Research development

Colorado beats Texas for aerospace company’s new research and development headquarters – Canon City Daily Record

A Californian company that has designed an aircraft capable of vertical takeoffs and landings will open its new research and development headquarters in Colorado Springs. Governor Jared Polis said Thursday that the new PteroDynamics facility will also focus on assembly, capitalizing on the skilled workforce in El Paso County and across the state. “Colorado continues […]

Vocational training

How Google Singapore helps build in-demand skills

Announcing the opening of 600 additional professional training places for digital marketing and cloud technology, Ben King, Country Director of Google Singapore, also shared details of a new training track, called Data Engineering with Fundamentals of Technology. machine learning. When Google Singapore first launched the Skills Ignition SG program last July, it had one goal. […]

Professional courses

NPTEL offers free professional courses

VIJAYAWADA: The National Program on Technology-Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), a joint initiative of IIT and IISc, on Friday launched several new free courses for the July-December semester, including electric vehicles, internet of things, business and sustainable development on the SWAYAM platform to give everyone the opportunity to learn from anywhere and anytime. The faculty includes experts […]

Short courses

Improve your skills at home and explore new areas with short online courses

Some things can only be learned in a physical classroom or on a set with hands-on experience, but that doesn’t mean online learning has had its day. As Krista Jordan, Head of Facilitation and Head of Short Courses and Industry Certificates at AFTRS, “There’s always a part of the craft that’s based on practical skills, […]

Vocational training

Vocational training can start in schools

The government is set to launch a pilot project in schools, with vocational training as part of the curriculum from year six. The Ministry of Skills Development and Entrepreneurship has set up a commission to finalize the framework for integrating vocational training into school education as part of the National Education Policy 2020. The committee, […]

Vocational training

Vocational training startup Kaikeba raises $92M in Series B1

Chinese online professional training startup Kaikeba has raised 600 million RMB (92.4 million USD) in a Series B1 investment. The latest funding builds on a RMB 550 million Series A funding round closed last August by Hillhouse Capital and Gaorong Capital, and will be dedicated to product development and offline expansions. Founded in 2012, Kaikeba’s […]

Research development

AgriGold continues research and development of specialty products – AgriNews

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. — AgriGold continues to develop specialty products for farmers looking to diversify their crops. The four major specialty corn products are waxy corn, food grade hard/yellow endosperm, hybrid white, and conventional yellow dent. Chuck Hill, Head of Specialty Products at AgReliant Genetics, shared an update in each category at the AgriGold Specialty Products […]

Short courses

2U-edX deal shows short courses are ‘here to stay’

The $800m (£580m) deal between two major players in the edtech industry is a resounding endorsement of the short-term training and microloan offerings that have grown in popularity, experts have said. Trace Urdon, managing director of Tyton Partners, a strategy advisory and investment banking firm focused on the education market, said the acquisition of edX, […]