Tag: higher education

England regulator launches review of blended learning standards

Universities in England will be told which approaches to blended learning do not meet industry regulator requirements as part of a review launched on in-person versus online course delivery. The Office for Students will review institutions’ approaches to post-pandemic learning after what it said were concerns about the poor quality of the online experience for […]

Kerala government finally wakes up, higher education gets much-needed boost – The New Indian Express

By Express press service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Seeking to accelerate the state’s transition to a knowledge economy, Kerala’s budget for 2022-23 has focused on many futuristic initiatives in the higher education sector, with particular emphasis on development skills and entrepreneurship. A sum of Rs 200 crore has been set aside to develop translational research centers, start-ups and […]

Working with black girls to improve an education system that disproportionately punishes them | Rutgers University

When Jamelia Harris, a researcher at RutgersUniversity Newark, set out to study an education system that disproportionately punishes and criminalizes black girls, she looked to girls themselves for answers. “Adults make the mistake of thinking that we know better than students how to address racial and gender inequalities in our school system. But it’s so […]

Amazon partners with Clark State Community College to expand educational program

On Friday, Clark State College announced that it had been selected by Amazon as one of 10 colleges in its Career Choice Ohio program. “We are thrilled to help further Amazon’s commitment to its employees by being a partner in their Career Choice Ohio program,” said Dr. Dawayne Kirkman, vice president of student affairs at […]

Startup Mantra: Bringing education to the local level

Initially launched as a B2B software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform for on-campus internship preparation, ed-tech company Pariksha (KnocTowl Technologies) had to pivot in just three years to a B2C model offering achievement-based education in regional languages ​​for students aspiring to state government job competitions and exams. The company, founded in 2015 by graduates of Symbiosis University and […]

Rethinking remedial programs to promote the success of college students

Many incoming students are deemed underprepared for the rigors of college-level study and are referred to remedial courses (or developmental education). Up to 65% of community college students complete at least one remedial course within six years of initial enrollment. Black students, Hispanic students, and students from low-income backgrounds are disproportionately placed in these courses. […]

Officials silent on potential action against GWTeach professor – The GW Hatchet

Administrators have repeatedly refused to say whether they will take disciplinary action against a professor who uttered the N-word during an anti-racism class last month, as students called for his firing. Officials said GWTeach teacher Alicia Bitler quit teaching the course after calling her use of the N-word an “oops moment” and later apologized to […]

“Metaversity joins virtual reality, identity, assets for a holistic education”

A fundamental change in the way education is thought about is needed and it should not be limited to uploading videos of educational and professional courses online, believes MANISH MAHESHWARI, former head of Twitter India and co-founder of Metaversity. In an exclusive interview with AASHISH ARYAN, he says higher education should not be limited to […]

What to expect if you have applied for programs in Australia with the escalating Covid curve?

The outbreak of the Covid pandemic in 2019 led countries around the world to close their borders to cope with rising infections and deaths. The ripple effect has hit industries that depend on international travel very hard. The overseas education market has been one of many bearing the brunt of border closures as a result […]

FourthRev Secures $8M in Series A Funding to Expand Digital Skills Programs to Academia and Industry

Get instant alerts when news breaks on your stocks. Claim your one week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. First European impact fund on education technologies, Educapital joins Reach Capital and Emerge Education as well as edtech entrepreneurs as investors in FourthRev New university partnership established with King’s College London to develop additional Career Accelerator […]

Economic and technological changes favor skills-building programs

(TNS) — “Skills, not schools” may not be the most well-known motto of our time, but it is becoming increasingly popular among employers. A growing number are willing to consider applicants for high-paying white-collar jobs based on what they can do rather than whether they have a bachelor’s degree. Earlier this month, technology consultancy Accenture […]

PJSC Sberbank: Launch of “Let’s Teach It!” student competition for the best educational course concept

On International Education Day, ahead of Students’ Day in Russia, applications will be open for the “Let’s Teach It!” competition organized by SberEducation in collaboration with the best Russian universities: Moscow City University, MIPT, NUST MISIS, HSE University, ITMO University and Ural Federal University. Students of Russian higher education institutions have until February 20, 2022 […]

Administrators and professors should embrace open source textbooks – The GW Hatchet

The second semester is well under way, bringing with it the semi-annual ritual of buying textbooks at exorbitant prices. The national average price for course materials is $153 per course, which can mean that students may end up paying around $1,000 per semester just to get the reading materials they need. This puts additional financial […]

Indigenous educational institution obtains accreditation

The Kenjgewin Teg Educational Institute (KTEI) on Manitoulin Island has achieved accreditation in the Province of Ontario, a first step in giving the education authority the authority to award certificates, diplomas and degrees. KTEI announced on January 14 that it had obtained its accreditation through the Indigenous Education and Advanced Skills Council (IAESC), which oversees […]

Start your career path at Galway Community College of Further Education

Galway Community College, GCC, is one of the leading continuing education course providers in the city of Galway, offering full-time QQI accredited courses at levels 5 and 6. It offers courses in six specialist departments, design and technology ; sport; cinema, music and theatre; science and engineering; Social Protection; and Business and Secretarial. The college […]

Malcolm Gladwell, Paul Simon and ‘Miracle and Wonder’

Miracle and Wonder: Conversations with Paul Simon by Malcolm Gladwell and Bruce Headlam Published (released?) in November 2021 The news was filled with stories of higher education’s struggles to adapt to the realities of Omicron. We all seem to be doing our best to navigate an educational environment that is part analog and part digital, […]

St. Mary’s Academy – New AP Capstone Degree Program

St. Mary’s Academy is one of 2,000 schools worldwide to offer a research-focused and collaborative AP Capstone degree program at the university level. The AP Capstone™ program will provide SMA students with the skills to become collaborators, critical thinkers, and consumers of information. – Principal of St. Mary’s Academy, Mrs. Mary Rose Batungbacal LOS ANGELES, […]

UGC Changes ABC Platform Rules to Bring All Institutions into Its Scope

The Academic Credit Bank will hold students’ academic credits and facilitate multiple entry and exit to and from different courses and universities The platform was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the first anniversary of NEP 2020. (Image source: Shutterstock) NEW DELHI: The University Grants Commission has placed all higher education institutions under the […]

What’s next for higher education?

For nearly two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented disruption to California students and the institutions they attend. The coming year will likely be filled with continued uncertainty as colleges and students seek to return to some semblance of normality. How should policy makers and higher education leaders leverage their efforts to help students […]

Quebec government offers education assistance to children of single parents – Manila newsletter

News / Metro / The Quebec government offers educational assistance to children of single parents The Quebec government offers educational assistance to children of single parents On Thursday, January 13, the Quezon City Social Services Development Department (QC SSDD) handed over P 5,000 in cash to 500 children of indigent single parents registered in the […]

Closing Schools 2.0: Check the list of states that have closed schools and colleges amid fear of third wave of Covid

Amid an increase in Covid-19 cases in the country, it is once again that time of year when state governments have decided to shut down schools and other educational institutions to contain the virus. Several states had resumed offline lessons for high school and primary classes, however, the recent outbreak has forced students to return […]

Reinventing education – The Shillong Times

The increase in the number of Covid cases in recent times is sounding the alarm bells for officials of educational institutions, teachers, students and their parents. Everyone is worried, but the reasons are different. Parents know very well that the two years 2020-2021 are lost since their children have never really studied in the true […]

Critical Ideas Related to Racial Theory Found in Compulsory Programs of Over 230 Colleges and Universities: Report

At least 236 colleges or universities have some form of compulsory student training of courses on ideas related to Critical Race Theory (CRT), according to a database containing information from more than 500 institutions. Among these are 149 institutions that have some form of mandatory teacher or staff training, with 138 making school-wide curriculum requirements […]

Assistant Professor / Teacher in Communication job with WENZHOU – KEAN UNIVERSITY

About the University of Wenzhou-Kean Wenzhou-Kean University (WKU), located in Wenzhou, China, one of three Sino-American universities with NYU Shanghai and Duke Kunshan University, is approved by the Ministry of Education of China. Launched in 2012, WKU offers a unique model of higher education in partnership with Kean University, a comprehensive public university in the […]

Start the New Year on the right foot! Register now for college courses in New York

With the new year here, it’s time to consider a resolution to seek a better career through higher education. Most colleges in the New York area are still registering courses for Fall 2022 or Spring 2023. You can choose to attend in person (as long as you are vaccinated) or register for distance learning courses. […]

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC): Transforming Learning Experiences

Education has always been the emblem of contemporary social, cultural and economic transformation. With the emergence of Covid-19 as a pandemic and the dire circumstances that resulted from it, leading to the closure of conventional learning methods, have brought a new dimension to education. Online learning had to be the alternative to minimize educational waste […]

Rockford University selects CollegeSource to optimize student transfer decisions and help grow the overall student base

With the help of transferology, our entire community will now enjoy unprecedented certainty about courses from other institutions that will transfer credits to student studies – Acting Vice President for Enrollment Management at Rockford University Michael J. Quinn, Ph.D. ROCKFORD, Illinois (PRWEB) 05 January 2022 Providing unprecedented visibility and guidance on student transfer decisions, the […]

Graduate assistants deserve a living wage

There are over 7,900 graduate students in Nevada – 3,671 from UNR and 4,261 from UNLV. About a fifth of them are teaching or research assistants, meaning they are responsible for leading undergraduate courses and labs while maintaining their own research and academic obligations. A graduate assistant position is a highly sought after academic position […]

Pakistan’s education aid in Afghanistan – Kashmir Media Service

Sheikh Fakhar-e-Alam Pakistan has always played a constructive role in improving educational standards for Afghan refugees in addition to providing support to the Afghan education sector. Pakistan’s contribution to the educational empowerment of Afghan refugees is extraordinary. Facilitating Afghan students for study in Pakistan aims to cement people-to-people contacts and promote mutual collaboration in higher […]

With Nep, Colleges Seek to Invest in Professional Education Courses for Students | Bangalore News

Bangalore: With the implementation of the new National Education Policy (NEP), vocational training in colleges has accelerated like never before, according to industry experts. What was once popular among engineering schools and Tier 1 cities has now spread to all institutions, regardless of major or location. According to Teamlease Edtech, a platform that provides learning […]

Could online degrees be the way forward for Afghan women?

Thousands of women were forced out of their classrooms after the Taliban took control of Afghanistan – and now, months later, they have little hope of resuming their education under the extremist regime. But the president of the University of the People (UoPeople) believes that online courses may offer a way to reach them. The […]

Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) market to grow at healthy 35% CAGR through 2029

market-mooc-by-customer-category The global MOOC market is valued at less than US $ 3 billion in 2019, it is well positioned to exceed US $ 60 billion by the end of the forecast period. ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND, USA, December 21, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – MOOC market is gaining traction with flexible learning and availability of micro and nano […]

2021: A year in which edtech has made a giant leap

Let’s take a step back and retrospect some of the key trends for 2021 that will continue into the next year as well. By Mayank Kumar The rapidly changing technological environment, coupled with changing learning mechanisms, has accelerated the edtech space over the past two years, more than ever before. With physical schools, colleges closed, […]

Texas 60×30 education plan needs update, higher education official says

In 2015, the state of Texas launched an ambitious plan to have 60% of its young adult population graduate with a higher education degree or two-year certificate by 2030. But lawmakers couldn’t predict that the COVID-19 pandemic would impact the abilities of many students to attend college. Harrison Keller, Texas’ commissioner for higher education, announced […]

Las Positas program helps guide students’ journey | Schools / Education

Livermore’s Las Positas College (LCP) is part of a national movement called Guided Pathways, an organization designed to make navigating higher education less difficult and more focused. Since the program began five years ago, LPC has made progress in implementing new policies consistent with the Guided Pathways – a framework shared among all community colleges […]

YuviPep – A center of excellence for young minds

YuviPep’s courses stimulate creativity, critical thinking, problem solving, and practical skills in students. The rise of technology has invaded everything and the need to be in step with the evolution of the world is now a reality. This trend is also observed in our education system. Today, school authorities and parents welcome the idea of […]

University of Phoenix Hosts Education Equity Webinar on Conscious Consumerism During Holiday Spending Season

PHOENIX–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The University of Phoenix will host a webinar on December 16 as part of its educational equity webinar series, titled “Conscious Consumerism: Applying Anti-Oppression Awareness to Year-End Spending. ” The event is part of a public series aimed at educators, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) practitioners, higher education leaders and administrators, employers, […]

Ensure strict compliance with the STCW Convention

As countries rush to prepare future naval officers for the high-tech workload on advanced ships, software developers have come up with highly responsive Learning Management Systems (LMS) for their education and training software applications that ensure strict adherence to the 1978 STCW Convention, as amended. . For those who are not yet familiar with IT […]

Give yourself the gift of higher education! Register now for college courses in New York

Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across New York City Along with shopping for loved ones this holiday season, you might also consider treating yourself to a gift: a bachelor’s degree or graduate degree that opens the door to […]

Survey shows STEM teachers remain optimistic despite several barriers to online education

E-learning organizations present new research brief and conference presentation on survey of STEM teachers OAKLAND, California, December 2, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) and Bay View Analytics today announce new research based on a national survey of 869 STEM professors from October 2020 in all STEM disciplines and all types […]

ChildCare Education Institute offers a free online course on Communication with Staff: Educational Partnerships

Receive instant alerts for news on your actions. Claim your 1-week free trial for Street Insider Premium here. ATLANTA, GA, December 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – ChildCare Education Institute® (CCEI), a dedicated online childcare training provider dedicated exclusively to early years and education staff, offers CCEI960: Staff Communication: Educational Partnerships as a free trial course […]

Minnesota West receives grant to develop courses with free textbooks and other materials

A Z degree includes courses that incur no cost for required textbooks, lab manuals, or other educational resources. The courses use online textbooks and electronic materials, called open educational resources, which replace traditional printed textbooks. Online materials allow students to access recent and up-to-date information. Minnesota West has campuses in Granite Falls, Canby, Jackson, Pipestone […]

“The exponential age” and e-learning in 2030

The exponential era: how the acceleration of technology is transforming business, politics and society by Azeem Azhar Published in September 2021. Living between pandemic periods has made it difficult to think about the future of higher education. Most of the time, we are all trying to get through our days. Planning for the University of […]

Transformative Higher Education System Reforms Can Be Created Under NEP-2020: Adviser Bhatnagar – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

Reviews progress on the implementation of NEP-2020, other HED programs JAMMU, November 27: Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, adviser to the lieutenant governor, today pointed out that transformative reforms of the higher education system can be created under the National Education Policy (NEP) -2020, in addition to an environment for promoting research and innovation in higher education […]

Italian Shipping Academy and BCA GIME join seafarer training

Image courtesy of FAIMM Posted on November 26, 2021 at 8:47 PM by The maritime executive [By: FAIMM] We are proud to announce the agreement between the Fondazione Accademia Italiana della Marina Mercantile (Italian Navigation Academy, FAIMM) and the Business College of Athens (BCA), Greek Institute of Maritime Education (GIME) for the provision of the Online […]

Transformative Higher Education Reforms Can Be Created Under NEP-2020: Adviser Bhatnagar

Added the 27 november 2021 KI News Reviews progress on the implementation of NEP-2020, other HED programs JAMMU: Lieutenant Governor’s Advisor Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar today noted that transformative reforms of the higher education system can be created under the National Education Policy (NEP) -2020, in addition an environment for promoting research and innovation in higher […]

Marquette President Mike Lovell talks about the future of the university

MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY, like other educational institutions, had to immediately and drastically change the way it educated students when the COVID-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. The most dramatic decision involved the shift from in-person classes to fully online educational programs. The return of students to campus at the end of the summer for the current […]

A report by the Indian regional group of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) reveals gaps in knowledge of enterprise risk management (ERM) in the system of Indian higher education

The publication ‘Business Risk Management and the Indian Higher Education System ‘ attracted responses from over a thousand Indian institutions. This initiative engages with higher education organizations to help them improve risk management education, while focusing on integrating ERM education across the country. The research was led by Dr. Shashank Shah, SAI Fellow’17, Harvard University, […]

Underground Scholars Initiatives Expands to Host More Activities and Events for Students Affected by Incarceration

The Underground Scholars Initiative (USI) attempts to map a prison-to-school rehabilitation route through recruitment, retention and advocacy for incarcerated, formerly incarcerated and system-impacted students. In the spring of 2013, the Underground Scholars Initiative was established at UC Berkeley as a student-led organization, led by students previously incarcerated and impacted by the system. As a result, […]

Education Consulting Market Size To Increase USD 287.08 Million | Market Research Insights Highlights Growing Demand for Personalized Learning as a Key Driver

See a FREE sample: to know additional highlights and key points on various market segments and their impact in the years to come. Supplier Information The global education consulting market is fragmented due to the presence of several global and regional players. Suppliers adopt various growth strategies such as providing services through multiple distribution channels […]

Jamia Millia Islamia University 2021 Admissions: JMI Begins Admission Process for Distance Online Courses – Check Latest Date, Other Details

Interested applicants can find the admission forms for these courses on the official websites of the university-jmicoe.in and jmi.ac.in. Admissions to Jamia Millia Islamia University 2021: Applicants wishing to resume or begin their graduate studies at an open university should take note of the recent admission notice published by Jamia Millia Islamia University in which […]

upGrad Launches International Expansion in Asia-Pacific and Establishes Regional Hub in Singapore to Drive Growth Across Region

upGrad makes its first foray into the diverse APAC region by launching its international portfolio of online degrees and courses in Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Australia. Several local offices are expected to open across the region as the company fulfills its mission of helping accelerate careers through the development of skills relevant to […]

Chinese Academy of Arts Campus in Liangzhu / Atelier FCJZ

Chinese Academy of Arts Campus in Liangzhu / Atelier FCJZ Cantilevered workshop eaves. Image © Qingshan Wu + 55 To share To share Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/971983/china-academy-of-art-liangzhu-campus-atelier-fcjz Spatial organization of the campus with dormitories upstairs and workshops downstairs. Image © Fangfang Tian Towards a new mode of education. Liangzhu is a district […]

University of Alaska Anchorage: Call for Applications – $ 1,000 Award for Affordable Course Materials

November 17, 2021 Have you adopted open educational resources (OER) * or, in another way, significantlyreduces the cost of course materials or textbooks in that current semester or in aprevious? Or do you know a colleague who has? If so, consider nominating yourself or a colleague (s) for a $ 1,000 consortium library.Affordable course material […]

Broward College President Gregory Haile at his Dallas Herring Lecture: “We must prevent every resident, child and adult from not realizing the opportunity for post-secondary education”

As a child who grew up in a low-income neighborhood, Gregory Haile, president of Broward College in Florida, first heard the word “college” mentioned in conversation when he was in sixth grade. By contrast, Haile’s girls remembered their college potential from when they were in elementary school, as each class had the name of a […]

Scholarship applications available through the Boca Grande Woman’s Club

The Boca Grande Woman’s Club scholarship committee is now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year. Applicants to the program must meet the following criteria: 1) have applied for admission to a higher education school, such as a university, college, trade or vocational school; 2) Demonstrate a cumulative grade point average of B or better […]

Two Ways to Reconcile Education Assistance Benefits with the Tax Code

Employees are leaving their jobs at an alarming rate. Some experts call it the Great Resignation. Since we can’t think of anything smarter, we’ll stick with it. Unfortunately for businesses, hiring is both exhausting and costly. In fact, it is much cheaper to retain employees than to find new ones. In such a seller’s market, […]

A new educational program has opened in the experimental educational area of ​​Hainan – society & culture

SANYA, October 20. / TASS /. The Institute for International Education Programs has officially started working at the Lian Experimental Zone for International Education and Innovation in Lingshui County in Hainan, reports the Hainan Daily. According to the newspaper, the project will provide 86 students with a one-semester internship. Among the students studying there is […]

Kpone-Katamanso MP launches graduate scholarship

Mr. Joseph Akweteh Tettey, MP for Kpone-Katamanso constituency, pledged to award scholarships to students as part of a broader strategy to improve higher education. “All students who pass their 2021 West Africa Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) with distinction and are admitted to higher education institutions are eligible for the scholarship,” he said. The MP […]

55,000 students to benefit from GH ¢ 84 million government scholarship

Kingsley Agyemang is the Registrar of the Scholarship Secretariat About 55,000 people will benefit from the government scholarship program for higher education in the 2021/2022 academic year, said Kingsley Agyemang, the registrar of the Scholarships Secretariat. Speaking at a ceremony in Accra to open the online portal for the district-level scholarship application program, Kingsley Agyemang […]

Milgard Education Assistance Program Helps Team Member Achieve Two Degrees

“Working at Milgard while graduating improved both experiences for me,” says Crittenden. Tweet this “I bet on myself and beat all the odds,” says Crittenden, who for a time was a full-time student and a full-time member of the Milgard team while raising her 5-year-old daughter. years. “I am eternally grateful for all the support […]

Shluchim Campus introduced to revolutionary educational program

A group from the Shluchim campus gathered last Monday for the first such safe in-person gathering in many months. But unlike other summits and conferences of this type, there was a very specific goal at hand: onboarding twenty-five new members for Chabad on Campus, JewishU’s innovative and groundbreaking educational program. Full story A group from […]

142 students benefit from a WAPCo scholarship

Shama Traditional Zone Acting President Nana Kwamena Wieno of Yabiw commended the West African Gas Pipeline Company Limited (WAPCo) for their continued support in education, vocational training and health in their communities of Home. This follows the awarding of scholarships to 142 students from five communities in Shama District of the Western Regions and Greater […]

Intuit TurboTax launches # LeadingConEducación, a multi-year educational program

SAN DIEGO, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – TurboTax, from Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU), is empowering the next generation of Latino students to take control of their finances with the launch of # LeadingConEducación. In partnership with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, Intuit TurboTax will award grants and scholarships to high school and college students who are […]

Horse Farm Workers Education Assistance Fund awards 23 scholarships

Twenty-three children of full-time equestrian workers are pursuing higher education this year with the help of the Equestrian Workers Education Relief Fund. To date, 707 annual scholarships totaling $1,554,150 have been awarded since the Fund was created. Scholarships are awarded for education or vocational training after high school and are based on financial need, merit, […]

Toys For Kids Presents the First Annual Dave “Hendu” Henderson Scholarship Presented by RedCloud Consulting

BELLEVUE, Washington – (BUSINESS WIRE) – November 9, 2018–RedCloud Consulting is proud to announce the launch of the Toys for children1st Annual Dave “Hendu” Henderson Scholarship presented by RedCloud Consulting, awarded this week to Duerte Mohamed, a student at Tyee High School in SeaTac. In a ceremony in front of the school’s senior class, Brett […]

Educational aid extended to dependents of firefighters

Educational aid extended to dependents of firefighters Effective September 14, 1999, educational financial assistance became available to dependents of federal firefighters and state and local public safety officers killed or permanently and totally disabled in the line of duty. Benefits will be available under Federal Law Enforcement Dependents Assistance (FLEDA) following changes made by the […]

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