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Taking a Long Look at Schools and Work

By The Editors In his latest book, Thank You for Being Late, Thomas L. Friedman argues that technological change, globalization, and climate change are happening at an accelerating pace all across the world. Artificial intelligence and automation are the engines driving much of the transformation in the workplace. Some experts ...

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How To Transform Your Teenagers’ Career Prospects

‘INSPiRED Teenager’ – from the UK’s Top Careers Advisor – Offers an Online Toolkit For Savvy Parents To Max Their Teenagers’ Prospects A new online resource will enable parents to transform their own teenagers’ academic and vocational career prospects. The ‘INSPiRED Teenager’ programme is an eight-part video-based career coaching toolkit ...

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Curvature Appoints Tech Industry Veteran Peter Weber as CEO, Bolsters Leadership Team to Meet Demand for Independent IT Support Services

Expanded Executive Leadership Accelerates Delivery of Global IT Services and Third-Party Maintenance CHARLOTTE, United States and RICHMOND, UK, 25 September 2017 – Curvature, the world’s largest provider of third-party maintenance and multi-vendor network and data centre IT lifecycle services, has announced the appointment of IT industry veteran Peter Weber as ...

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Schools Making ‘Extraordinary Progress’ With High-Speed Internet Access, Analysis Finds

The country’s “extraordinary progress” connecting schools to affordable high-speed internet continued last year, according to a new analysis from broadband-advocacy group EducationSuperHighway. All told, 94 percent of school districts in the country now meet the minimum federal connectivity target, the group wrote in its new report, “2017 State of the ...

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If A Job's Worth eSigning, It's Worth eSigning Well…

Zylpha’s Free eSignature Management Guide Advocates A Best-Practice Only Approach.A free eSignature Management Guide, from Zylpha (www.zylpha.com), is advocating that law firms pursue only Best Practice approaches when introducing the technology. The Guide highlights both the benefits of a full professional approach compared to the many pitfalls of attempting to ...

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69th country to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration

Education International welcomes the move by Burkina Faso to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, committing itself to protect students, teachers, schools, and universities during times of violent conflict. Burkina Faso’s government has become the latest country to endorse the international political commitment known as the Safe Schools Declaration. The commendation ...

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Swiss Education Day focuses on educators’ health

On the occasion of the Swiss Education Day, teachers’ unions demanded that efforts be made by employers to improve their health protection, with the slogan “Healthy Schools – Good Schools.” Individual efforts are not enough to keep teachers on the job healthy and motivated in the long term, but needs ...

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Coding, Robotics, Makerspaces Poised to Grow in Schools, Report Says

Coding and robotics highlighted in report By Sarah Schwartz Coding and the rise of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) learning are the trends to watch in K-12 educational technology this year, and schools may be expanding robotics programs and makerspaces, which are physical environments for hands-on learning, predicts ...

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