The STEM Excellence and Leadership Program

May 30, 2019

Recognising students with great potential and supporting them in their academic endeavours is of utmost importance, particularly for disadvantaged children from rural areas or low-income families. Dr Susan Assouline and Dr Lori Ihrig, at the University of Iowa’s Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development, which is part of the UI College of Education, have developed a program to support high-ability students in their transition to high school and completion of higher-level courses.

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Emile Education

Emile is a world class maths program that uses real games to teach real maths. Covering a maths mastery approach, and designed to meet the requirements of 6-9 years old, Emile is being used across the world. Developed under a Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University, Emile is a world leading product based on cutting edge teaching techniques. The project has been funded by Innovate UK, Creative England, the Regional Growth Fund and Cyber Coach.

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Protecting Higher Education with the Fortinet Security Fabric

whitePaper | January 31, 2020

As institutions of higher education embrace technology to enable learning and collaboration, they accelerate their adoption of cloud services and support for mobile applications. They are also deploying a wide range of Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices as part of smart campus initiatives. With the influx of these new technologies, however, come increased risks to network security and to the intellectual property and personal data connected to it. University CIOs can competently manage these risks with the Fortinet Security Fabric.

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Social Dimension of Higher Education:what role and what perception for our institutions?

whitePaper | December 13, 2019

The objective of the paper is to outline the approach to social dimension in higher education in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) through an overview of the way it has been addressed in the different higher education Ministers’ Communiques. In addition, the way it has been approached in the Basque University System linking it to social responsibility and with the support of the Basque Government will be highlighted.

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Nutanix Frame Streamlines Distance Learning

whitePaper | June 1, 2021

Colleges and universities everywhere are preparing for a world in which distance learning has become a critical capability and an important differentiator in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. While providing a substitute for in-person lectures is important, successful distance learning also means ensuring that students have access to the computing services and applications they need. The ability to deliver a good user experience is essential.

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Education Matters - Business Education Alliance

whitePaper | February 25, 2020

These goal-oriented and evidence-based projects are designed to improve opportunity for all Alabamians. Among these projects are the recent launching of the Alabama Committee on Credentialing and Career Pathways; Strong Start, Strong Finish; Born Ready; the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, the Advisory Council for Excellence in STEM; and Success Plus. The curriculum incorporates employability skill standards that help students succeed in the workplace, such as problem solving, critical thinking, teamwork, communications, and workplace etiquette.

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THE BENEFITS OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR INDIVIDUALS AND SOCIETY

whitePaper | January 14, 2020

As in previous editions, Education Pays 2019: The Benefits of Higher Education for Individuals and Society documents differences in the earnings and employment patterns of U.S. adults with different levels of education. It also compares health-related behaviors, reliance on public assistance programs, civic participation, and indicators of the well-being of the next generation. In addition to reporting median earnings by education level, this year’s report presents data on variation in earnings by different characteristics such as gender, race/ethnicity, occupation, college major, and sector.

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Barrows STEM Academy Boosts Student Learning and Performance in Science on State Tests

whitePaper | December 17, 2019

Students now use the PASCO sensors — along with the AirLink® interface, which allows them to connect the sensors wirelessly via Bluetooth® — for accurate, real time data collection. Available for over 80 measurements, the rugged, reliable sensors combine advanced technology with plug-and-play usability for easy use in and out of the classroom. Students also use the SPARKvue software with the sensors for real-time quantitative measurement and analysis.

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Emile Education

Emile is a world class maths program that uses real games to teach real maths. Covering a maths mastery approach, and designed to meet the requirements of 6-9 years old, Emile is being used across the world. Developed under a Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University, Emile is a world leading product based on cutting edge teaching techniques. The project has been funded by Innovate UK, Creative England, the Regional Growth Fund and Cyber Coach.

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