Professional courses

Pune: Several colleges under SPPU seek permission to end vocational courses

AS THE Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) Board of Management meeting takes place on June 26, it will decide the fate of several colleges that have asked the university for permission to close courses or even entire institutions . Among those who have requested permission to close are Dr. DY Patil College of Engineering and […]

Professional courses

Free time and the dismal job market push students towards vocational courses and skills development

Due to college closures over the past year during the pandemic, many students have started using their free time to search for jobs and learn skills that will give them an edge in the job market. Online courses for skill development are in high demand among students, as are professional courses in specialized fields. Dipika […]

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 […]

Vocational training

Tutors International explains why a home tutor means parents don’t have to choose

When a young person shows a particular talent for something outside of the regular school curriculum, parents can feel torn between nurturing their talent and ensuring a high quality academic foundation. Elite courses the society, International tutors (TI), say a full-time home tutor is the best way to accommodate professional training without it coming at […]

Research development

University of Notre Dame Announces Appointment of New Associate Vice President for Research Development | News | News and Events | Search Notre Dame

Patricia L. Clark, Rev. John Cardinal O’Hara professor of chemistry and director of the Biophysics Instrumentation Core Facility, has been named associate vice president for research at the University of Notre Dame, effective July 1, 2021. Clark will be responsible for research development, including helping faculty develop a successful research portfolio, collaborating with federal and […]

Vocational training

Vocational training and education has changed forever due to the pandemic – FE News

A full return to pre-pandemic TVET policy and practice is unlikely, says a new report by @AoC_info published today at the @BritishCouncil #GoingGlobal2021 International Education Conference The report by the British Council and authored by the Association of Colleges outlines how international technical and vocational education and training (TVET) is innovating and changing due to […]

Research development

Pac-12 Research Development Director Dr. Kimberly Harmon Honored by the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine

Washington Football Team Physician Dr. Harmon Receives AMSSM Founders Award SAN FRANCISCO- In the latest of recognitions spanning the Pac-12 Student-Athlete Health & Well-Being Initiative (SAHWBI), Dr. Kimberly Harmon, University of Washington football team physician and current Pac-12 Research Development Director, has been honored by the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) with the […]

Short courses

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 […]