Vocational education

ICMA-RC Honors Fallen Public Sector Employees by Providing Scholarships to their Families

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 3:19pm

Since its inception, the ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship Fund has raised over $1.3 million and awarded more than 450 scholarships to surviving children and spouses of fallen public sector employees from across the nation.

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  • Since its inception, the ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship Fund has raised over $1.3 million and awarded more than 450 scholarships to surviving children and spouses of fallen public sector employees from across the nation.
  • Recipients are selected based on qualifications such as, financial need, academic success, leadership in school and community activities, honors received and work experience.
  • Individuals who apply must be the surviving child or spouse of a public employee who died in the line of duty.
  • Students may choose to study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university or post-secondary vocational or technical school.

Coding Bootcamp Market and Competitive Landscape 2020-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 2:27pm

The "Global Coding Bootcamp Market 2020-2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Global Coding Bootcamp Market 2020-2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The global coding bootcamp market is poised to grow by $453.59 million during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of 15% during the forecast period.
  • The study identifies the increase in student enrollments as one of the prime reasons driving the coding bootcamp market growth during the next few years.
  • This robust vendor analysis is designed to help clients improve their market position, and in line with this, this report provides a detailed analysis of several leading coding bootcamp market vendors that include:

Craft Academy Partners with Cybint to Launch Sweden's First Cybersecurity Bootcamp

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 12:00pm

STOCKHOLM, Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Sweden's leading coding bootcamp, Craft Academy , and international cyber education leader Cybint are partnering to launch the Cybint Bootcamp in Sweden.

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  • STOCKHOLM, Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Sweden's leading coding bootcamp, Craft Academy , and international cyber education leader Cybint are partnering to launch the Cybint Bootcamp in Sweden.
  • Developed by cybersecurity experts, the Cybint Bootcamp is an intensive, 12-week immersive training program that equips professionals to be job-ready to enter the cybersecurity workforce.
  • The Cybint Bootcamp will complement Craft Academy's existing premium coding bootcamp and tech-forward career approach.
  • As the newest member of the Cybint global Cyber Center Network, Craft Academy will also offer shorter corporate training programs from Cybint in addition to the Bootcamp.

COVID-19 Impacts: Community College Market in US Will Accelerate at a CAGR of Over 4% Through 2020-2024 | Focus on Non-traditional Learners to Boost Growth | Technavio

Monday, August 10, 2020 - 9:30pm

Our community college market in us report covers the following areas:

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  • Our community college market in us report covers the following areas:
    This study identifies the emphasis on the education marketing process as one of the prime reasons driving the community college market growth in US during the next few years.
  • Community College Market in US 2020-2024: Vendor Analysis
    We provide a detailed analysis of around 25 vendors operating in the community college market in US, including some of the vendors such as Alaska Vocational Technical Center, CENTRAL LOUISIANA TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Cleveland Community College, Garden City Community College, Lake Area Technical College, NCK Tech., North Florida College, Northeast Community College, Santa Barbara City College, and Walla Walla Community College.
  • Backed with competitive intelligence and benchmarking, our research reports on the community college market in US are designed to provide entry support, customer profile and M&As as well as go-to-market strategy support.
  • Community College Market in US 2020-2024: Key Highlights

Business English Language Training Market Analysis Highlights the Impact of COVID-19 (2020-2024) | High Demand for Vocational English Training to Boost Market Growth | Technavio

Monday, August 10, 2020 - 4:30pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200810005365/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Business English Language Training Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Business English varies from one country to another based on the type of business.
  • The rising demand for vocational English training is expected to fuel the growth of the global business English language training market during the forecast period.
  • The rising adoption of m-learning is expected to boost the growth of the global business English language training market during the forecast period.
  • Business English Language Training Market: Segmentation Analysis
    This market research report segments the business English language training market by end-user (Institutional learners and Individual learners), geography (APAC, North America, Europe, South America, and MEA), and Learning method (Blended learning and Online learning).

BVI makes significant investment to provide PPE for healthcare workers; Forges partnership with Haywood Vocational Opportunities (HVO) bringing new production capacity for Isolation Gowns in the US

Monday, August 10, 2020 - 1:00pm

HVO is a US based medical product manufacturer who provides vocational training and employment opportunities for adults with disadvantages and disabilities.

Key Points: 
  • HVO is a US based medical product manufacturer who provides vocational training and employment opportunities for adults with disadvantages and disabilities.
  • The partnership took form during the late spring in response to the shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The first recipients of the US-made gowns are healthcare workers throughout North Carolina, where HVO is based.
  • Haywood Vocational Opportunities (HVO) is a social enterprise business located in the beautiful blue ridge mountains of Western North Carolina.

DGAP-News: 132 trainees set to launch their careers at KION Group in 2020

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 10:02am

Within its brand companies Linde, STILL, and Dematic, as well as at KION Group IT, the KION Group employs almost 600 vocational and degree apprentices at nine locations in Germany, including the latest recruits.

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  • Within its brand companies Linde, STILL, and Dematic, as well as at KION Group IT, the KION Group employs almost 600 vocational and degree apprentices at nine locations in Germany, including the latest recruits.
  • "The large number of applicants shows that our innovative products and growth areas make the KION Group an attractive employer for young people," says Anke Groth, Labor Relations Director and Chief Financial Officer of KION GROUP AG.
  • As they begin their training with the KION Group companies at the start of August or September, the new apprentices will be laying the foundation for their future careers.
  • KION Group IT, Linde, and STILL are organizing 'Welcome Days' and induction weeks to help the new starters settle in.

KKR Invests in MasterD to Support Skills and Professional Development in Spain

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 8:00am

KKR, a leading global investment firm, and MasterD, the leading vocational training company in Spain, today announced an agreement for KKR to acquire a majority stake in MasterD.

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  • KKR, a leading global investment firm, and MasterD, the leading vocational training company in Spain, today announced an agreement for KKR to acquire a majority stake in MasterD.
  • These courses cover vocational training and professional certifications for the private sector and preparation for examinations focused on the public sector across a range of departments.
  • MasterDs offering helps support learners at all stages of their professional and educational development who want to improve their job or career prospects.
  • For additional information about KKR & Co. Inc. (NYSE: KKR), please visit KKRs website at www.kkr.com and on Twitter @KKR_Co.

Zonar Delivers COVID-19 Driver and Passenger Resources and Solutions for a Safe Return Back to School

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 5:00pm

Providing a safer and technologically enhanced environment is a crucial step for these operations to return to normalcy.

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  • Providing a safer and technologically enhanced environment is a crucial step for these operations to return to normalcy.
  • Taking every step to mitigate the risk of transmission as millions of students return to school is paramount.
  • "School bus drivers are tasked with being guardians of their pupil passengers to and from school.
  • For more information about the Zonar COVID-19 Return to School Safety Solutions, find the resource page here: https://www.zonarsystems.com/packages/covid-19-student-transportation-so...
    Founded in 2001, Zonar has pioneered smart fleet management solutions throughout vocational, pupil, mass transit and commercial trucking industries.

National Nonprofit Launches New Initiative to Expand the Economic Impact of Rural Community Colleges

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 1:00pm

Rural counties cover 97 percent of the U.S. land area, but are home to just 14 percent of the country's college campuses.

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  • Rural counties cover 97 percent of the U.S. land area, but are home to just 14 percent of the country's college campuses.
  • In August 2020, the Lab will issue a national, invitation-only RFP for rural community colleges or systems to participate in the Design Challenge.
  • Education Design Lab's team of education design and subject matter experts will work with selected institutions to identify barriers and design and test new models for how community colleges can expand economic opportunity in rural areas.
  • Through BRIDGES, these institutions can grow their capacity as drivers of innovation to enable greater economic mobility for rural learners."