From cannabis to dinosaurs, online classes cover it all

Open this photo in gallery Mount Royal University, in partnership with Kwantlen Polytechnic University, is offering an online course called the Cannabis Education Program. The course is taught by horticulturalists, marketing specialists, and scientists working in the industry. Ted S. Warren/The Associated Press Kayden Abel was four years old when he started playing soccer. Having just turned 25, the Edmonton resident has parlayed his technical skills into success as a freestyle pro and coach. He’s in demand for his specialized work, but, career-wise, he wanted to expand his options. Mr.…

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Qlik academic programme to cover 50 education institutions in India

Data analytics company Qlik, has announced the expansion of the Qlik academic programme to cover 50 education institutions across 25 cities in India. Under this programme, more Universities will be able to teach marketable data literacy and analytical skills to students along with  their academic discipline. The Qlik Academic programme is open to accredited university-level institutions globally including profit and non-profit colleges alike. To name a few,it include education institutions like IIM Bangalore, IIM Lucknow, IIM Indore, SP Jain School of Global Management, NIT Karnataka, NMIMS Mumbai, SCMHRD, Xavier Institute of Management…

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Grammar schools may ask parents for donations to cover funding cuts

Grammar school headteachers are threatening to seek monthly donations from parents to cover government budget cuts, joining the chorus of protests over the emerging funding crisis. The government’s plans for a revised “fair funding” formula would mean most grammar schools were worse off as a result of the changes proposed by the education secretary, Justine Greening – at a time when the government is banking on grammar school expansion as a key domestic policy aim. The Grammar School Heads’ Association said more than 100 of the existing 163 grammar schools…

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Classes to cover Windows 10, online selling

The Oswego Senior Center, 156 E. Washington St., offers free computer classes and mobile device help in the computer lab. Learn about Windows 10 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 8 and Nov. 10. A program on Learning Microsoft Word or Word Pat will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 17. Information on Online Shopping & Selling Items Online will be given from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 29. Computer assistance will be offered by appointment on Nov. 15 and Nov. 22. Registration is required for all…

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