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Apple brings Everyone Can Code to schools serving blind and deaf students nationwide

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Beginning this fall, schools supporting students with vision, hearing or other assistive needs will start teaching the Everyone Can Code curricula for Swift, Apple’s powerful and intuitive programming language. Apple created the comprehensive Everyone Can Code curricula so students from kindergarten to college and beyond can learn and write code using Swift. With teacher guides and lessons, students learn the basics on iPad with Swift Playgrounds which lets you use real code to solve puzzles and control characters with just a tap, to App Dev... Read More »

FICA Young Investors Wall Street Summer Camps for Students Ages 8-19

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During the past eighteen years, the Future Investor Clubs of America’s (FICA) nationwide financial intelligence training summer camps has an international reputation of providing outstanding curriculum in the classroom, awesome financial field trips and real life financial market experiences. According to FICA's President and CEO, Mr. Frank Parks, "last summer was no exception especially for students attending the camp held at Manhattan Prep in New York." Students attending the New York, FICA summer camp financial intelligence training event; h... Read More »

Kimberly-Clark Awards $1.18 Million in College Scholarships to High School Students in North America

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Bright Futures scholarship grants are worth up to $20,000, or $5,000 per school year, for full-time students attending accredited colleges and universities. Since its inception, the program has awarded over $38 million in scholarships to more than 1,900 students. Recipients were chosen based on academic achievement, leadership, work experience and involvement in extracurricular activities. "Every year, our selection committee is very impressed with the scholarship applications we receive from the children of our employees," said Tom Falk,... Read More »

NASA Puts Dallas Students on Phone with Orbiting Astronauts

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The event will be hosted by the School for the Talented and Gifted at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Magnet Center. Students from the Cedar Hill, Dallas, DeSoto, Duncanville, Grand Prairie and Lancaster Independent School Districts also will participate.   Expedition 47 Flight Engineers Jeff Williams of NASA and Tim Peake of ESA (European Space Agency) will answer questions from the students. Williams launched to the space station on March 18 and is scheduled to return in September. Peake launched on Dec. 15 and will return in June. ... Read More »

Atos IT Challenge kicks off its hunt for the best app to manage personal data

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Atos, an international leader in digital services, opens registration for its IT Challenge – the first international student technology competition now in its fifth year. This year’s theme invites students to tackle one of the biggest conundrums of the 21st century - how to manage our own personal data on-line, so that we can benefit from all that the digital world offers, while protecting our privacy and importantly our Right to be Forgotten. Under certain conditions, the Right to be Forgotten gives individuals the right to request to have ... Read More »

Carrefour: Thirty international mobility grants for students of Paris-Dauphine in its 2015 intake

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Carrefour is committed to promoting equal opportunities and each year will fund part of the period of time spent studying abroad for around thirty students enrolled on master’s and bachelor’s degree programmes. They will be selected on the basis of their results and depending on resources. As result of this 4 year-long commitment, 27 students from the Dauphine Foundation’s 2015 intake will be studying at universities in Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Hong Kong, Madrid, Leuven, Prague, Copenhagen, Rotterdam, Frankfurt, Bogotá and Santiago. ... Read More »

More space for pedestrians and cyclists in Amsterdam

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More room will be created for cyclists and pedestrians. More cars will be able to park below ground in 12 new parking garages that are being developed. All these measures combined will provide more room in the busiest places at the busiest times, which will increase the available space by an area that is comparable to over 20 football pitches. In addition, the City of Amsterdam will implement measures to improve traffic flows and reinforce connections to and from the city. Amsterdam is growing In terms of the number of citizens, jobs, eve... Read More »

Top students wanted: Apply now for ‘Talent Meets Bertelsmann’ Careers Event

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Focus on applicants from around the globe High-profile event in Berlin from June 29 to July 1, 2015 Thomas Rabe, Chairman and CEO of Bertelsmann, said: “Bertelsmann is undergoing a restructuring process to become a faster growing, more digital, and more international group. To achieve this goal we need the ideas of creative, well-trained employees.” Immanuel Hermreck, Chief Human Resources Officer at Bertelsmann, added: “Last year, 660 candidates from 66 countries applied to attend ‘Talent Meets Bertelsmann’ – a record number that refle... Read More »

Capgemini celebrates National Apprenticeship Week with launch of Degree Apprenticeship Programme

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The Degree Apprenticeship Programme is a Tech Partnership led industry-wide initiative developed with the Government and has been designed to revolutionise the way young people develop high level skills through apprenticeships. From September, Degree Apprentices will spend the entirety of a four and a half-year course in client facing roles spread across Capgemini’s UK offices, developing core technical skills while working towards a full BSc (Hons) degree with Aston University. Students will be earning a salary without having to pay tuition fe... Read More »

Majority of students cite digital capabilities and services at universities as key factor in higher education choice, Accenture Survey finds

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“Our research revealed that as universities compete to attract students, digital capabilities are a major draw,” said Ryan Oakes, who leads Accenture’s education practice. “Like successful government programs and businesses, universities need to rise to the challenge of addressing demands for digital services among current and prospective students.” At the same time, most students considered alternatives before deciding to attend university, and the survey showed that the cost of attending a university was the number one reason such universi... Read More »

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