GFG Alliance | July 21, 2020
Sanjeev Gupta, Executive Chairman of LIBERTY Steel Group and GFG Alliance, today celebrated the restart of LIBERTY Magona’s Pickling Line and the completion of the restart work for the plant’s Organic Coated Line No1. The €10 million investment has led to a 40% increase in production capacity and a 20% increase in employment at the site with 81 young recruits joining the business.Sanjeev Gupta, Executive Chairman, LIBERTY Steel Group and GFG Alliance said: “I’m delighted to celebrate the first steps in our transformation plan for LIBERTY Magona just 12 months after we acquired the business, and many years since the facility has received investment. The €10 million we have invested to restart the mothballed production lines will boost our capability and competitiveness, but most importantly it will see the next generation coming into our business with 81 new recruits between the ages of 20-25 years joining the LIBERTY Magona team. It is vital to the future of our economy and wider society that we attract more young people into the high-quality, high-skilled, jobs our industry can offer.
Lightspeed Systems | August 12, 2020
Austin, TX, Aug. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lightspeed Systems™ (“Lightspeed” or “the Company”), creator of the leading K-12 online safety and analytics solutions, today announced a groundbreaking, statewide partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education to implement their cloud-based Filter statewide across K-12 public schools. Through the partnership, the Lightspeed Filter will be available to almost a million students, teachers, and administrators across the state of Kentucky.
PowerSchool | January 15, 2022
PowerSchool, the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education, today announced that Parkway School District in Chesterfield, Missouri, utilizes PowerSchool solutions to create optimal learning environments for students. Through their partnership, Parkway Schools sees benefits from PowerSchool’s Unified Classroom® Schoology Learning and Naviance by PowerSchool solutions to support district-wide teacher collaboration and student career preparation efforts, respectively.
“As a long-time Unified Classroom Schoology Learning and Naviance by PowerSchool user, both solutions have played an instrumental role in improving our in-person, distanced and hybrid learning environments,” said Bill Bass, Innovation Coordinator - Instructional Technology, Information, Library Media, and Federal Programs, Parkway School District. “Thanks to PowerSchool's dedication to interoperability and teaching and learning, we have been able to transform our work and foster more meaningful learning experiences for our students and staff. PowerSchool continues to serve as a trusted partner and resource for our district, and I look forward to working with them for years to come.”
Parkway Schools cited PowerSchool’s Unified Classroom® Schoology Learning as an instrumental solution that has helped the district foster improved learning environments over the years, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. With the district’s ongoing usage of Schoology prior to school shutdowns, the district was prepared to shift from in-person to virtual classrooms in a timely and efficient manner, creating a seamless virtual (and now blended) learning environment for students and staff. Additionally, the district said Schoology’s Assessment Management Platform (AMP) enables educators to collaborate with one another to create improved question-based assessments for students.
Prior to partnering with PowerSchool, the district used various learning management systems and realized the need for a comprehensive platform to manage student assessments, district curriculum, e-learning efforts and digital content. Since integrating Unified Classroom® Schoology Learning, Parkway School District has seen improvements related to personalized student instruction, teacher collaboration and student performance. The district has also used Naviance by PowerSchool, providing students self-discovery tools that help them uncover their strengths and interests to make informed decisions about their futures.
“Parkway School District’s use of our Unified Classroom Schoology Learning and Naviance by PowerSchool solutions truly shows the expanded capabilities educators can have by partnering with PowerSchool. We’re proud to see the continued impact our solutions make for Parkway Schools’ educators and look forward to empowering these changemakers for years to come.”
Craig Greenseid, PowerSchool Chief Revenue Officer
Parkway School District is a diverse, suburban school district located in Chesterfield, Missouri. The district serves over 17,000 students across 29 campuses within the St. Louis County community. Since its founding, Parkway Schools has received several accolades within the broader St. Louis community, including a designation as a Top Workplace by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Business Health Culture Award from the St. Louis Area Business Health Coalition, among others.
PowerSchool is the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education. Its mission is to power the education ecosystem with unified technology that helps educators and students realize their full potential, in their way. PowerSchool connects students, teachers, administrators, and parents, with the shared goal of improving student outcomes. From the office to the classroom to the home, it helps schools and districts efficiently manage state reporting and related compliance, special education, finance, human resources, talent, registration, attendance, funding, learning, instruction, grading, assessments and analytics in one unified platform. PowerSchool supports over 45 million students globally and more than 13,000 customers, including over 90 of the top 100 districts by student enrollment in the United States, and sells solutions in over 90 countries.
Advance HE | August 24, 2020
In a turbulent operating environment all providers need high performing governing bodies that are equipped to shape the strategic course of the organisation. Governance effectiveness depends on strong foundations and in this new brochure Advance HE outlines how we support good governance throughout HE by: Advance HE is at the forefront of providing support to boards, individual Governors and staff such as Clerks and Secretaries to improve governance effectiveness and has been for more than 15 years. Our commitment to embedding ‘Equality, Diversity and Inclusion’ (EDI) is inherent to all strands of our governance portfolio.