Floyd Green Bats For More Scholarships

Floyd Green Bats For More Scholarships

Earl Jarrett (second right), general manager of Jamaica National Building Society and chairman of JN Foundation, and Floyd Green, minister of state in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, pin JN Scholars awardees at a Jamaica National Foundation Scholarship Awards function in 2016. 1 2 State Minister for Education, Youth and Information Floyd Green is imploring more Jamaicans, including those in the diaspora, to become involved by offering more scholarships to needy Jamaican students. “Sometimes we may see it just as a way to help an individual, when, in…

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7 Indians selected for Gates Cambridge Scholarship

7 Indians selected for Gates Cambridge Scholarship

The scholarship programme was established in October 2000 by a donation from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the university.(Reuters File) Seven Indians are among 92 scholars from 28 countries selected for the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship to pursue postgraduate study in various subjects at the University of Cambridge from the academic year beginning later this year. The 2018 cohort comprising 49 women and 43 men will pursue PhD and MPhil courses. The scholarship programme, established in October 2000 by a donation from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation…

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How to sign up for Mike Rowe’s trade scholarship

How to sign up for Mike Rowe’s trade scholarship

If you or someone you know is interested in a job in the trades — such as plumbing, electrical work or welding — former “Dirty Jobs” host Mike Rowe is offering a scholarship program through his charitable foundation that will offer money for skilled jobs training. This is the fifth year in a row that the organization has offered its Work Ethic Scholarship, which is taking applications through June 4. The amount awarded has not been specified in terms of dollars, but the organization refers to it as a “pile of money” and, in a video announcing…

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Social Media Scare for Many ‘C.H.S.’ Schools

Social Media Scare for Many ‘C.H.S.’ Schools

SOUTH CENTRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A threatening photo posted on social media put school districts all across the country on alert, including a high school in Columbia County. Although the threat was very real, it wasn’t actually a threat for the school in our area. The principal of Central Columbia High School in South Centre Township became aware of a threatening social media post that targeted a school with the initials “C.H.S.” School officials and local and state police responded, and students were put on lockdown for almost two hours…

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HCL launches career training programme for women

HCL launches career training programme for women

An intensive class-room training course to refresh their skills. CHENNAI: HCL Technologies has launched a career training programme titled ‘íBelieve’ to help women who have taken a career break to re-ignite their IT career and refresh their skills. After the programme, based on the experience and skill sets, they will be placed in jobs at HCL. “With the women’s second career programme, HCL wants to offer a chance to these women to pick up their career from where they left off. We believe that the zeal to do well and…

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A trend toward transparency for Ph.D. career outcomes?

A trend toward transparency for Ph.D. career outcomes?

For decades, blue ribbon reports, studies, panels, and commissions have bemoaned universities’ lack of transparency about the career prospects of their Ph.D. recipients and postdocs. In particular, experts have criticized institutions’ failure to track and report how their doctoral and postdoctoral alumni fare in the labor market. As administrators at 10 U.S. research institutions warned in a Science article this past December, without knowing what kinds of jobs graduates can expect after graduation, students can’t “mak[e] informed choices about their pre- and postdoctoral training activities.” But finally, like small green shoots hinting at…

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Kerala SET 2018: Admit Card Available For Download; Exam On February 25

Kerala SET 2018: Admit Card Available For Download; Exam On February 25

Kerala SET 2018: Admit Card Available For Download; Exam On February 25 NEW DELHI:  The hall ticket for Kerala State Eligibility Test is available on the official website for download. Through SET, candidates would become eligible for recruitment as Higher Secondary School Teachers and Non-Vocational Teachers in VHSE. The exam will be conducted on February 25, 2018. There will be two papers in the exam and exam will be conducted for 35 different subjects. While paper I will be consist of general knowledge and teaching aptitude questions, paper II will have…

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TNPSC Recruitment 2018: Apply For 113 Motor Vehicle Inspector, Grade II Posts

TNPSC Recruitment 2018: Apply For 113 Motor Vehicle Inspector, Grade II Posts

TNPSC Recruitment 2018: Apply For 113 Motor Vehicle Inspector Posts NEW DELHI:  Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has released notification for recruitment of Motor Vehicle Inspector, Grade II. The application process will end on March 13, 2018. There are a total of 113 vacancies. The selection will be done on the basis of candidate’s performance in a written test which will be conducted on June 10, 2018. In addition to applying online, candidates would also need to submit attested copies of their documents with print out of online application form….

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MSDE Introduces New Affiliation Norms For ITIs

MSDE Introduces New Affiliation Norms For ITIs

MSDE Introduces New Affiliation Norms For ITIs NEW DELHI:  Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has introduced new affiliation norms for ITIs to enhance the overall quality of these institutes and to check on the mushrooming of unauthorized institutes. ‘These norms will be applicable for new proposals from academic session 2018-19 and accordingly, arrangement is being made to invite new proposals for ITIs on a IT based platform, which would be soon notified.’ Similar infrastructure for a total of 13192 ITIs in the country fulfilling the vocational needs across various…

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Government Institutes Among 800 Sent Notice For Closure By AICTE

Government Institutes Among 800 Sent Notice For Closure By AICTE

AICTE had earlier said that institutes with less than 30 % seats filled will be closed down. NEW DELHI:  As many as 800 technical institutes, including around 80 run by the government, may face closure if they do not find enough students to fill their seats as they have been served notice for poor performance, technical education regulator AICTE said on Monday. Faced with a large number of institutes which are not able to fill their seats, the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) served notices to 800 technical institutions…

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