13 novembre 2018

Finland: VET learner grants up to EUR 1 400 for materials

Home The Finnish government’s new budget proposal for 2019 includes plans to grant a learning material supplement to some upper secondary learners, including VET. Although upper secondary education is free of charge, students are required to buy their own learning materials. More...

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09 novembre 2018

TVET colleges fail to prepare youth for agricultural jobs

By Christabel Ligami. In spite of some progress, technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions in Africa are still too theoretical and are not providing the real skills needed by the agricultural sector, according to experts at the Sixth African Higher Education Week and Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) Biennial Conference, held in Nairobi, Kenya, from 22-26 October. More...

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06 novembre 2018

Can blockchain transform credentialing?

eCampus NewsThis community college is one of a handful of schools using the technology to give students ownership of their academic record. More...

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Community colleges see success with varied semester start dates

eCampus NewsResearch from the American Council on Education shows that almost 60 percent of U.S. undergraduate students are nontraditional, meaning they are 25 or older, work full-time, and have work, family, or other obligations that require flexibility in their educational options. More...

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05 novembre 2018

Policy strategies for pursuing adequate funding of community colleges

University Business Magazine logoCommunity colleges are uniquely situated to address a paramount national challenge: reducing economic inequality. Students who complete an associate’s degree have higher rates of employment and significant earnings gains over those with only a high school degree or a general equivalency diploma (GED). More...

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Dual enrollment on the rise

University Business Magazine logoCommunity college and school district leaders are collaborating more than ever, judging by huge increases in dual enrollment in recent years. More...

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Mountwest to gain funds under proposed model

University Business Magazine logoUnder the proposed new funding model for West Virginia community colleges, Mountwest Community and Technical College in Huntington would receive 26 percent more in state funding. More...

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Jefferson Community College looking at sites for downtown center

University Business Magazine logoThe search has begun for a site to house Jefferson Community College’s planned Downtown TechSpace Center. More...

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04 novembre 2018

Why technical education is booming in Greater Lansing

University Business Magazine logoTucked within Michigan State University’s Plant and Soil Sciences Building, a class of students hovers around lab tables equipped with small plants, plastic cups and water, working in teams to practice irrigation techniques. More...

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Pima Community College buys another West Drachman motel

University Business Magazine logoPima Community College has purchased another motel on West Drachman, as expansion continues at their Downtown Campus. More...

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