Vocational Education

UQ Chancellor calls for education to be key focus in India trade

University of Queensland Chancellor Mr Peter Varghese has called for education to be a ‘flagship sector’ as Australia seeks to lift trade and …

Australian Universities

Paying teachers more may help retention but not fix turnover | McClatchy Washington Bureau

Some days, Kyla Ward finds being a teacher overwhelming.<p>Like the time when she was taking graduate courses to boost her salary, paying for her own …

Education

How farms can help improve the lives of disadvantaged young people

A couple of years ago, I met Adam (not his real name) at a farm in Dorset. Adam was 14 and had been excluded from mainstream education due to …

Education

Hillsborough Schools To Get Less State Aid Than Promised

Montgomery Schools will get the same promised. More than 200 school districts got less than what Governor Murphy said they would.<p>HILLSBOROUGH, NJ — …

New Jersey

Here’s what Influencers had to say about universal pre-K, other education issues

Closing racial achievement gaps and boosting vocational education were high on the Missouri Influencers’ list of priorities.<p>For more than 60 percent …

Education

Don't want the power to go out? Bring back vocational education in our schools

<b>To the editor:</b> You got the gist correct in your editorial on the recent power outages when you cited “an enormous backlog of deferred maintenance projects, leaving the system vulnerable.”<p>Energy efficiencies and renewable electricity are steps in the right direction, but the real story is the dearth …

Education

State of the State: South Australia

Speaking at the State of the State event in Adelaide on almost the 100th day in government, Mr Marshall discussed the state economy, priorities and …

Economic Development

A welcome upgrade to apprenticeships

THE Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) in South Yorkshire, England, looks like the very model of a modern industrial site—bright, shiny, …

Education

Crikey Worm: Turnbull faces more pressure on migration

Good morning, early birds. The PM is facing pressure to make further cuts to migration. Plus, France has taken out the FIFA World Cup. It's the news …

Australia

Central Europe’s Goldilocks economies

THEY evoke metal gorillas in a cavernous, floodlit hall: 640 robots with riveting guns and arms for handling parts. They will spring into action this …

Central Europe

Palo Alto cafe employing adults with disabilities asking for community support

Many people know Ada's Café as a social enterprise that aims to make a difference in the lives of adults with disabilities. However, as food and …

Disability

New hope, new drive for trades and skills

Regional employers and business have been crying out for years about skills shortages – and it’s still the way today.<p>Getting skilled workers, and …

Employment

Lifelong learning for everyone: What we’ve learned from our European social innovation partners

The skills needed in today's workplace are changing fast. A recent report from McKinsey forecasts that the demand for technological, cognitive, …

Machine Learning

Ginny Brown is leading North San Diego Soroptimists

Having fun while helping women and girls obtain the skills to have successful lives are among the stated priorities of the new Soroptimist …

San Diego

Government set to appoint Commissioner at Unitec

The Government is set to appoint a Commissioner to oversee Unitec in Auckland, the biggest polytechnic in the country.<p>Education Minister Chris …

New Zealand Politics

Voting At 16 In Austria: A Possible Model For The EU? – Analysis

Austria has been the only country in the EU that allows voting at the age of 16 at all political levels. Could this be a future model for the EU?By …

Europe

An Open Letter to Secretary DeVos: How to Create a World-Class Career and Technical Education System

Dear Secretary DeVos,<p>You are clearly intrigued with the vocational education and training systems in Switzerland, the Netherlands and England and …

Education

UNESCO-UNEVOC Youth and skills

World Youth Skills Day 2018<p><i>Improving the image of TVET</i><p><b>UNESCO-UNEVOC follows the United Nations’ stride in celebrating the World Youth Skills Day</b> …

World Economy

An Open Letter to Secretary DeVos on Creating A World-Class Career and Technical Education System

Dear Secretary DeVos,<p>You are clearly intrigued with the vocational education and training systems in Switzerland, the Netherlands and England and …

Education

New Chris King ad says he’s the boldest Democrat

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris King has a new TV ad airing in Tampa Bay, Jacksonville, Orlando, Panama City, and West Palm Beach-Fort …

Tampa Bay

The New Wave Of Education

Knowledge transforms a poverty-stricken society into a fully modernized economy. Education has been the cornerstone for China’s development, …

Business

England does not need a nation of Oxford degrees, Government's chosen social mobility chief warns

England does not need a nation of adults with Oxford degrees, the Government's chosen social mobility chief has warned.<p>Dame Martina Milburn told MPs she is concerned that many young people are being "forced down an academic route that doesn't suit them" and wants to see an overhaul of vocational …

Education

Concerns raised over college enrollment competition structure

Thu, 07/12/2018Top NewsAfter state lawmakers told them to come up with a funding formula proposal for their colleges, a couple of school presidents …

College & University

Government needs to take back control of England’s further education colleges as part of a National Education Service

THE government’s ‘Area Review’ is now complete: a development plan which has rationalised the number of further education colleges across England.… …

Salaries & Wages

VET training opens doors globally

11-Jul-2018<p>Misha Kostkova aspires to be a high end pastry chef<p>Technical expertise is as important as practical skills to secure a good job, according …

Australian Universities

'Double our money' says new social mobility chief

The Government’s preferred choice to lead the Social Mobility Commission has asked for its budget to be nearly doubled to £1m to allow it to make …

Education (UK)

BRICs education ministers sign deal to tackle challenges | Cape Times

BRICS Ministers of Education yesterday signed a declaration to address 21st century challenges and opportunities regarding the Fourth Industrial …

BRICS

Internships - WISH

Internships at WISH-TV are for full-time Juniors and Seniors in 2 – 4 year colleges and universities. Interns receive college credit and are without …

College & University

Ivanka Trump Protesters Greeted The First Daughter In Syracuse With Chants Of "Shame!"

The latest in a series of Trump administration officials to receive public backlash for policy outcomes, Ivanka Trump was met by protestors in …

Donald Trump

Why Iowans should be concerned about the nation's pilot shortage

For the fourth consecutive month, The Eastern Iowa Airport has enjoyed record-breaking passenger numbers. To date, 4.6 percent more passengers have …

Iowa