Research development

API lab to accelerate drug research, development and commercialization

The Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) Plus laboratory, launched by the Deputy Minister of Science and Innovation Buti Manamela March 11, is working with universities and other industry partners to develop new competitive API manufacturing processes, with the goal of building local API manufacturing capacity in South Africa. One of the key outcomes of the API […]

Vocational training

Don advocates vocational training to save graduate unemployment

Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ibadan Polytechnic, Dr. KA Yusuf described higher education as the backbone of any society, saying that its quality determines the quality of human resources and the development of a country. He added that outsourcing of labor is inevitable in any company that requires rapid growth and development. Therefore, […]

Short courses

mujumdar: Symbiosis Chancellor Emphasizes Short Courses in Medicine | Pune News

PUNE: The Chancellor of Symbiosis International University, Dr. SB Mujumdar, has called on higher authorities to change their mentality regarding medical education and introduce four-year short courses for family doctors, nurses can also follow. This was one of the suggestions made by Mujumdar to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who on Sunday inaugurated the Golden Jubilee […]

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5 short courses that four students can take before joining the university

After months of studying for long hours and taking the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) final exam, fourth year leavers have plenty of time on their hands. What learners do with this time is mostly at the discretion of their parents. While most of these fourth-year leavers will remain largely occupied with household chores, […]

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Free short courses for multidisciplinary fields

OXFORDSHIRE, England, February 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — UNIATHENA, a leading online learning platform, has launched its most anticipated short course initiative to meet the long-standing demand for advanced learning from learners around the world. With over 250 online short courses, this free access platform is an integral part of UniAthena’s mission to create a barrier-free […]

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‘Big quit’ shift to short courses boosts FutureLearn outlook

The growing number of young people signing up with the UK’s leading online higher education provider in the wake of the pandemic suggests it can successfully meet the challenge of America’s biggest rivals, according to its new chief executive. . Andy Hancock became chief executive of FutureLearn in October, joining the Open University-founded platform from […]

Research development

Brookings Registry | Nagy named assistant vice president for research development and administration

BROOKINGS — Daniel Scholl, vice president for research and economic development at South Dakota State University, has named Dianne Nagy assistant vice president for research development and administration. A national search was conducted to fulfill the newly conceived role of leading SDSU’s research development and administration. Nagy had been in an interim role closely tied […]

Research development

Senior Research Development Officer job at UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

Full time, CDD until 31/12/2022 Be a key contributor to the performance of research funding at the University of Sydney Base salary $109,000 – $123,000 per year + 17% superannuation About the Opportunity As the Senior Research Development OfficerYou will play a key role in supporting the performance of research funding […]

Professional courses

Students will receive special training to apply for professional courses

Students must undergo special training to apply for professional courses: Karnataka Minister of Higher Education (representative) Image credit: Shutterstock Bengaluru: Karnataka Higher Education Minister Dr. CN Ashwatha Narayana on Sunday instructed officials to provide special training to students on how to apply for vocational courses. The Minister has instructed the Director of the Department of […]

Vocational training

PM’s focus on technology and job training

He said so yesterday (25 January 2022) when announcing higher and technical education reform initiatives supporting the Papua LNG project and other major upcoming developments in the oil and mining sectors. These are: Generational reforms in quality assurance, regulation and compliance; Work closely with our development partners; A National Skills Development Plan (PNDS) launched on […]

Short courses

Top 5 Short Courses to Study in London {January 2021} Read it!

Top 5 Short Courses to Study in London: Studying a certification course in the UK is generally regarded as one of the greatest academic achievements a prospective student can achieve in their lifetime and take a step closer to enhancing their professional and personal development. London education comes with modern facilities, international universities, high standard […]

Vocational training

IPDS and AATS sign Memorandum of Understanding to Establish Vocational Training Institutions in Pakistan

– ISLAMABAD/CHONGQING: Institute for Peace and Diplomacy Studies (IPDS) and ASIN ASEAN Group TS Chongqing have signed a memorandum of understanding to establish skills development and training institutions in underdeveloped regions from Pakistan. AATS President and Legal Representative Fei Cui and IPDS Director Muhammad Asif Noor signed the agreement on behalf of the organizations. The […]

Research development

Research, development path to follow: VP

the herald Herald Reporter Research and development institutions will continue to be supported to obtain high-end equipment as the government seeks to create an ideal environment for building a knowledge-based economy, Vice President Constantino Chiwenga said. He said so recently in a speech read on his behalf by the Permanent Secretary in his office, Mr. […]

Vocational training

Vocational training gives ray of hope to internal refugees from Syria

the Ataa Association for Humanitarian Aid, a non-profit organization registered in Turkey, established the Ataa Vocational Training Institute in June 2020. The institute was established in Idlib, about 35 kilometers from the Turkish border in an area beyond the control of the Syrian government . It receives financial support from SPARKa Dutch non-governmental organization. In […]

Short courses

University of Essex to develop new short courses to boost workforce skills on digital skills and data use

Following successful funding, the University of Essex plans to develop a set of short courses that aim to address the lack of data science and artificial intelligence skills in the current workforce. The University of Essex has received more than $2.6 million in funding from the Office for Students (OfS) to develop short courses as […]

Short courses

DMU chosen by Office for Students to develop new short courses

Short courses that will help bridge the regional skills gap are to be developed at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) as part of a national government campaign. The Office for Students announced today that DMU will be one of 22 universities across the UK to pilot the new Higher Education Short Courses – a key […]

Vocational training

Opinion – Unleash the potential of vocational training (Part 2)

All of us, until after the year 2019, went through the old normal education system until matriculation; this is the 12th year. The year 2020, however, has seen a new normal – the scrapping of grade 12, although a small percentage goes to grade 12. A pool of learners will thus emerge in grade 11 […]

Vocational training

University graduates seeking vocational training

More and more university graduates have turned in recent years, in a context of financial crisis and high unemployment, to the studies offered by vocational training institutes (IEK), hitherto relatively shunned. Research conducted by the Center for Educational Policy Development of the General Confederation of Greek Workers (KANEP-GSEE) has shown that, compared to ten years […]

Short courses

COVID prompts people to take short courses to future-proof their careers

Since the COVID pandemic, more and more Australians are looking to take quality short courses that will improve their skills, protect their jobs and advance their careers, according to a recent survey commissioned by the University of Melbourne. The survey results show a significant increase in demand for refresher courses since the start of the […]

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Launch of short courses to develop STEM skills

To continue reading please Register Where connection to your OHW+ account. Short courses to help employees gain STEM skills will start rolling out later this month, the government has announced. Sixty-five courses on topics including artificial intelligence, digitization of manufacturing, digital construction, agricultural robotics and cybersecurity will be delivered at 10 institutes of technology (IoT) […]

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Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford announces new online professional short courses and extends its partnership with 2U, Inc.

OXFORDEngland and LANHAM, Md., August 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU), a global leader in education technology, and Said Business School, University of Oxford, today officially announced the creation of six new GetSmarter professional short courses on high-demand and market-relevant business topics, from “the future of real estate” to “emergency preparedness. to climate […]

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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, […]

Vocational training

Can technical and vocational training fill the void?

Last month’s news that the government is planning a 50% reduced spending on arts subjects for higher education in England was a shock. The proposal that subjects in music, dance, theater and performing arts; Art and design; Media studies; and archeology have been identified as “not among its strategic priorities” seems an unnecessary and damaging […]

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Short courses, global growth at the heart of acquisitions: president of upGrad

Edtech platform for higher education, upGrad, is considering inorganic growth to expand its footprint in international markets and enter new verticals. The startup has acquired six companies to date and will hire more than 1,000 employees over the next three months to fuel its growth. It had recently raised $120 million from Temasek Holdings in […]

Vocational training

Vocational training is the answer to modern challenges – Sserwanja

Asadu Sserwanja is the co-founder of the Kyadondo Technical Institute, which provides young people with professional education leading to certification and a diploma. Sserwanja’s decision to establish a professional institute was inspired by his struggle to access higher education. Raised by a mother who struggled to feed her family, Sserwanja found himself stuck after finishing […]

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Short courses ‘carry risk’ as Australian universities pile up

Australian universities are increasing their short course offerings as income from international education evaporates, but observers fear some are investing too heavily in a time-limited source of income that narrows their future options. Undergraduate and postgraduate certificates, created last year as part of Canberra’s Covid relief scheme, account for at least 10% of teaching grant […]

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It’s boom time for industry-focused short courses

One of the strategic approaches is that of RMIT Online, which this week will announce its Future Skills Credit Pathway to Degrees initiative. The program allows students to stack two microcredits into a single unit which will then be recognized for a graduate certificate or MBA. However, out of the 40 microloans developed for the […]

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Boom time for short courses

Victoria’s Federation University Australia, like CQ University in Queensland, is dual-sector, teaching both degree courses and TAFE. It offers the Victorian Government’s free TAFE program to over 1,070 students studying ‘priority’ trades. The state launched Free TAFE in 2019 and it covers more than 40 vocational certificate and diploma courses. The Federation also offers 11 […]

Research development

App State’s Karen Fletcher leads a national organization of search development professionals

BOONE, NC — Appalachian State University faculty and staff have access to a myriad of resources that support their research, creative, and scholarly endeavors. Among these is Karen Fletcher, Director of Resources and Grant Services (GRS) at the Office of Appalachia Research (OR). Fletcher, who has worked in research development since 2010 and joined the […]

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GW launches 10 short courses for professionals – The GW Hatchet

Media credit: Olivia Anderson | photo editor Provost Forrest Maltzman said the programs will target workers who want to learn additional skills in their industries – a new area for the University. Update: November 15, 2018 at 8:18 p.m. GW is trying to help professionals get back into the classroom with 10 new online programs, […]

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Popularity of Short Courses Reveals Industry Trend

Tracking demand across its three portals, Studyportals has noticed that the number of students interested in short courses abroad on Shortcourseportals has increased by 500% over the past four years, at a rate of 2. 1 times that of licenses and masters. “We recommend that all our university partners be present in this new modality” […]