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Bosch Power Tools invests more than 10 million euros in Leinfelden


Investment is a clear commitment to the Leinfelden location Training center spanning an indoor and outdoor area of 3,000 square meters Increasing product diversity and rising attendances Following a construction time of 13 months, the resulting indoor and outdoor area of the training center measures 3,000 square meters, making it nearly fifty percent larger than before. The product range of Bosch Power Tools has grown continually in recent years, which meant that the capacities of the old center's premises were increasingly being stretc... Read More »

ALTANA organizes draw for high-quality chemistry experiment sets for elementary schools


CEO Dr. Matthias L. Wolfgruber today presented school pupils at the Konrad Duden elementary school in Wesel, representing all the winners, with an experiment set: “Simply fantastic just what great ideas the school children from the Wesel district have!” The submissions show above all that the children want to grapple with chemistry. That is precisely the reason why ALTANA wanted to find winners for the sets, which consist of teaching materials, experiment and laboratory equipment, as well as ALTANA lab coats and safety glasses. “We would lik... Read More »

School Food Plan – Brakes comment


“The plan contains exciting aspects such as the focus on quality of ingredients, increasingly sourced from within the UK with nationally recognised accreditations such as Red Tractor and Freedom Foods. Seeing school children as customers who will only use the service, and persuade their parents to use the service, if it good enough, is another interesting perspective offered by the report. “Brakes has been asked to work in partnership with LACA, CEDA and Annabel Karmel on food solutions, be they ingredients, recipes or innovation supply chai... Read More »

Group Danone, simulator “Dairy Farm”


In the hands of teachers proforientirovannyh school program will be an important educational tool. It will help students understand what a modern dairy farm and what are the principles of its operation. The first will be the experimenter school number 52 in Samara. It is not the first year working closely with the company to obtain the equipment and presentation material. In September, the students sit at the computer and try to break through the intricacies of the economic strategy. Program, which is unique in Russia yet, for the Group D... Read More »

UK: Aviva Commercial Finance lends over £28 million on York student accommodation project


Aviva has provided a £28.5 million loan to Student Accommodation Provision Three LLP, a joint venture between Evans Property Group and the University of York, who will be building and developing a new residential campus for the University. James Pitt, development director at Evans Property Group, said: "Having completed the award winning Langwith campus in September last year we are delighted to be working again in partnership with the University on the third student campus at Heslington East. This latest transaction demonstrates our continu... Read More »

Bosch sponsoring 36 European student teams to take part in Formula Student Germany


230 students invited to Boxberg to optimize race cars built to their own designs Two-day workshop for teams sponsored by Bosch Over 230 participants and 25 race cars lined up for testing Bosch Group supporting 36 teams across Europe “The workshop allowed us to prepare our cars for FSG and to exchange ideas with the engineers and experts at Bosch. We rarely get such ideal test conditions and such a big track to work with,” says Dominic Mildenberger, president of RWTH Aachen University’s Ecurie Aix racing team. “Here in Boxberg we run ... Read More »

Opening up European education to the world


The European Commission’s higher education strategy urges action on 3 fronts: international student and staff exchanges internationalising and improving curricula, including digital learning cooperation, partnerships and capacity building Studying abroad in numbers The number of higher education students worldwide is expected to quadruple from around 100m in 2000 to 400m in 2030. The number of students going abroad rises by 7% every year (with major growth in China, India and South Korea). Europe currently attracts around 45% of i... Read More »

UvA, AUAS/HvA and pantar launch new work placement company


Under the agreement, unemployed youth, school-leavers and people re-integrating into the job market will be able to gain work experience in site, room, bicycle and waste management at the UvA and AUAS/HvA. This work experience, which is part of a broader rehabilitation programme, will improve their prospects when re-entering the job market. Over the longer term, Pantar will begin offering work placement and research positions to UvA and AUAS/HvA students with an interest in social issues and problems affecting young people. Sustainable furnitu... Read More »

Lloyds Banking Group, 150 Interns get ready to make their mark


The Lloyds Scholars Programme, which offers students from lower income backgrounds a unique combination of financial support and, through mentoring and internships, the opportunity to develop their employability skills, is a key component of Lloyds Banking Group’s community investment programme and goes to the heart of its business strategy. The Group is committed to investing in the long-term economic future of the UK and helping Britain prosper. Graham Lindsay, Group Director, Responsible Business for Lloyds Banking Group, said: “We know t... Read More »

Mapping cross-border provision of higher education in the EU


The study maps the intensity and spread of the cross-border provision of higher education through franchising and validation agreements and the establishment of branch campuses. It also looks at whether and how Member States regulate this, and into issues of quality assurance. The study finds that levels of cross-border provision of higher education are highest where outgoing student mobility is also high. This might suggest that insufficient domestic supply, limited to demand in specific areas, might be an important factor behind the increa... Read More »

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