Intertek Supports the Development of Products for The Ocean Cleanup Ensuring Quality, Testing and Compliance of Recycled Materials

Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, is a proud supporter of the development of materials and products for The Ocean Cleanup, a non-profit organisation developing advanced technologies to rid the world’s oceans of plastic debris, microplastics and lost fishing gear and netting.

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, located in the North Pacific Ocean between Hawaii and California, is considered the ocean’s largest collection of trash. By deploying a fleet of floater systems with a screen underneath, The Ocean Cleanup has estimated that 50 percent of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch can be removed every 5 years.

With the first ocean mission complete, the management of the collection of the plastic has begun. In order to ensure the collected plastics are used again in other products, the goal is to convert the collected ocean plastic into products that can be sold to the public and have 100%

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Norwich University presents free online symposium “Redefining Workforce Development in a Challenging Business Reality”

Sessions from Norwich Pro® will spur discussion on key topics in today’s workforce development in the age of a pandemic, a changing economy and more.

Northfield, Vt., Oct. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Norwich University Innovation Center of Denver presents “Redefining Workforce Development in a Challenging Business Reality,” a free one-day online symposium, on Oct. 28.

Workshop sessions, running from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. MDT, will teach new workforce initiatives and employee training concepts to help human resource professionals, executive management and trainers remain successful in the rapidly changing marketplace.

Sessions from Norwich Pro® will spur discussion on key topics in today’s workforce development in the age of a pandemic, a changing economy and more:

  • Wall Street versus Main Street – Daniel Daoust – Norwich Pro director.

  • Advanced Technologies and Artificial Intelligence – Daniel Daoust – Norwich Pro director.

  • Innovation and Design Thinking – Steve Palmer – Norwich Pro

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Education Thought Leaders Introduce a New Model of Teacher Development and Evaluation

Bloomington, Ind., Oct. 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In Improving Teacher Development and Evaluation—published by Marzano Resources—authors Robert J. Marzano, Cameron L. Rains and Philip Warrick with Julia L. Simms introduce a paradigm-shifting approach to supporting teacher growth and evaluating performance. 

Written for teachers, coaches and educational leaders, the book is separated into two parts: improving teacher development and improving teacher evaluation. 

  • In part II, readers will find a discussion of the inherent problems with classroom observations, along with a concrete way to solve such problems. This section also includes specific steps about how to generate reliable and valid teacher evaluation scores and how to use them in a manner that improves the teaching workforce.

When speaking to the need for a new model of teacher improvement and evaluation, the authors explained, “Teachers and other professionals can only develop expertise over a substantial period of time, but time alone

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Georgia Tech Professional Education Expands and Updates Military Programs for Active Duty Service Member Professional Development

SAVANNAH AND ATLANTA, GA, Oct. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Georgia Tech Professional Education is updating its impressive selection of Military Programs, which now includes the addition of U.S. Army Credentialing Assistance opportunities to assist active duty service members.

Credentialing Assistance allows soldiers from around the nation to pursue credentials and off-duty training programs that support their professional development and prepare them for meaningful employment upon transition from service.

Georgia Tech Professional Education’s military programs offer skill development in sought-after subjects, such as lean six sigma and project management. Upon completion, participants receive a professional certificate from a world-renowned academic institution and are better positioned for career advancement.

U.S. Army Credentialing Assistance funds training for soldiers that leads to credentials, licensure, certification and even recertification through ACCESS, ArmyU plus books, fees, materials and exams. Georgia Tech Professional Education programs are CA-eligible and available online, making it easy for service members

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Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) (nsf17537)

This document has been archived and replaced by NSF 20-525.

Replaces Document(s):

NSF 15-555

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National Science Foundation

Directorate for Biological Sciences

Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering

Directorate for Education & Human Resources

Directorate for Engineering

Directorate for Geosciences

Directorate for Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Directorate for Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences

Office of Integrative Activities

Office of International Science and Engineering

Full Proposal Deadline(s) (due by 5 p.m. submitter’s local time):

     July 19, 2017

     Third Wednesday in July, Annually Thereafter


     July 20, 2017

     Third Thursday in July, Annually Thereafter

for ENG

     July 21, 2017

     Third Friday in July, Annually Thereafter



Eligibility requirements have been revised to clarify the

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Home | Career Development Center

Though our physical office is closed due to the state mandate, the Career Development Center team is still here to serve you. 

We do have an online chat function to connect with students and alumni! Feel free to ask us questions about resumes, cover letters, interviewing, student employment, the extern program, or any other Career Development and Student Employment relevant questions! We look forward to hearing from you!

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Please check out the student section of our website to find resources and videos regarding resumes, cover letters, interviewing, and job/internship search.  Virtual events hosted by employers/graduate program are listed on our SIU Career Development Center Facebook page and/or Hire a Saluki.

See Career Development Center FAQs below for more information. 

Student Employment FAQs can be found at

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Career Education & Professional Development

One-on-one Remote Advising:

All of our career advisors are offering remote appointments, available via the Career Portal  found on your MyTC.  You can use these appointments to work on overall career search strategy, to refine your resume and cover letters, or to practice for an interview. 


We’re offering a series of online, live workshops on a number of topics including how to improve your LinkedIn profile, networking strategies, and making the most of a summer internship. Is there a topic you’d like to see us add? Let us know!

CEPD Website and Calendar: 

This will be updated throughout the semester, please check

Online CEPD Course: 

Accessed through Canvas

Stay Connected:

CEPD shares news and updates about our programs and resources on our social media channels. Stay connected with us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter. 

We’d love to hear from you. Stay in touch with us at 

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Education | Philippines | U.S. Agency for International Development

Philippines Education Homepage

Grade school students use reading materials provided by USAID.

To support broad-based and inclusive growth, USAID works with partners to improve the quality of both basic and higher education across the country. USAID invests in the next generation’s ability to sustain growth by improving early-grade reading skills, strengthening education governance at the community, helping universities align research and curricula with industry demands, and strengthening the science, technology and innovation ecosystem.

In support of its goal of fostering peace and stability, USAID is also active in providing education, economic and leadership opportunities to vulnerable out-of-school youth in conflict-affected areas in Mindanao. USAID is strengthening the capacity of stakeholders such as local governments, civil society, and the private sector to deliver education and training so that youth may return to school, join the workforce, or start their own business. Leadership and civic engagement training also builds social connections and trust to make

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Education – United Nations Sustainable Development

4.1 By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education leading to relevant and Goal-4 effective learning outcomes

4.2 By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys have access to quality early childhood development, care and preprimary education so that they are ready for primary education

4.3 By 2030, ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, including university

4.4 By 2030, substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills, for employment, decent jobs and entrepreneurship

4.5 By 2030, eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations

4.6 By 2030, ensure that all youth and a substantial proportion of adults, both

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