Education

Ontario Teachers' names Jo Taylor President and CEO effective January 1, 2020, succeeding Ron Mock, who retires at year-end

TORONTO, July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Ontario Teachers') is pleased to announce the appointment ofJo Taylor as its new President and CEO, effectiveJanuary 1, 2020. Mr. Taylor, currently Executive Managing Director, Global Development, will succeedRon Mock, who is r...

2019-07-09 22:30 1444

App Development with Swift Curriculum now available in Canvas Commons

LONG BEACH, California, July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Instructure announced today at its annual InstructureCon event that App Development with Swift curriculum is now available inCanvas Commons. Swift, Apple's easy-to-learn programming language, is a powerful and intuitive programming language use...

2019-07-09 21:03 6999

Prometric Names Alex Paladino as Chief Revenue Officer

BALTIMORE, July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Prometric today announced Alex Paladino as the Chief Revenue Officer for the company. As a member of the senior management team, Ms. Paladino will be responsible for leading the client and industry-facing organizations, formulating and executing Prometric's...

2019-07-09 21:00 1449

Kopernio and Meta Combine Expertise to Support Accelerated Scientific Discovery

LONDON, July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of full-text scientific articles will soon be available through an easy copyright-compliant one-click process, thanks to a new partnership betweenKopernio, part of the Web of Science Group (a Clarivate Analytics plc company NYSE: CCC; CCC.WS) andMeta,...

2019-07-09 15:00 6858

Bright Scholar Accelerates Expansion of Overseas School Portfolio

FOSHAN, China, July 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Bright Scholar Education Holdings Limited ("Bright Scholar," the "Company," "we" or "our") (NYSE: BEDU), the largest operator of international and bilingual K-12 schools inChina*, today announced that it entered into an agreement to acquire all the equi...

2019-07-09 05:01 12677

China Mobile Hong Kong Joins Hands with Education Community to Launch the World's First 5G STEM Pilot School Initiative

HONG KONG, July 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education has become a hot topic inHong Kong in recent years, as the city strives to better equip students to realize their potential in science and technology. Students are the future pillars ofHong K...

2019-07-08 21:24 1666

Opportunities for Cooperation Explored at CEIBS Munich Forum

MUNICH, July 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) returned to the spectacular BMW Welt venue inMunich on July 5 for the latest instalment of the CEIBS Insights 5th Europe Forum 2019. The event, co-organised with Chinese Chamber of Commerce inGermany (CHKD), a...

2019-07-08 09:00 1442

Pro-Israel Philanthropists Dr. Miriam & Sheldon Adelson Receive the Friends Of Zion Award

JERUSALEM, July 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Friends of Zion Museum  bestowed the FOZ Award upon major Pro-Israel philanthropists Dr.Miriam and Sheldon Adelson, in recognition of their unwavering dedication to strengthening theState of Israel and the Jewish people. At ...

2019-07-05 19:00 1824

THE Young University Ranking 2019: Jacobs University Bremen is One of the Best Young Universities in the World

BREMEN, Germany, July 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Once again, Jacobs University performed excellently in a university ranking. In the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Ranking for universities which are younger than 50 years, the international, English-language campus university rank...

2019-07-04 21:22 1918

"Venture Tianfu" event was successfully held in Budapest, Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary, July 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On the afternoon of June 28, 2019, the "Venture Tianfu in Budapest" event was successfully held in the beautiful library of Eotvos Lorand University. More than 100 people which include the Hungarian Parliament, the Hungarian Export Promotion Agency,...

2019-07-04 15:28 1676

The perfection of Michelangelo's David reimagined in the age of the algorithm

FLORENCE and MELBOURNE, July 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A major Australian arts project commences this week at the feet of Michelangelo'sDavid as part of a global unveiling inFlorence and the opening of an online

2019-07-04 04:00 1714

SMART Art Education Group Hosts International Educators at Global Aesthetic Education Summit

BEIJING, July 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Aesthetic Education Summit (GAE Summit)was recently organized by SMART Art Education Group, and  co-organized with School of Art at Renmin University ofChina, Academy of Art and Design at Tsinghua University, Social Aesthetic Education Research Cent...

2019-07-03 10:43 1333

Tsinghua University Amgen Scholars Program Officially Launched

BEIJING, July 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Amgen Scholars Program (ASP) at Tsinghua University, funded by the Amgen Foundation, held its opening ceremony at Tsinghua campus. Tsinghua University Amgen Scholars Program Officially Launched L...

2019-07-02 20:20 2141

Youth Square's "Dunhuang Youth Internship Programme 2019" Officially Launched; Hong Kong Youth Inherit "Mogao Spirit" in the Heart of Historical Treasure

HONG KONG, July 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Youth Square's "Dunhuang Youth Internship Programme 2019" is officially launched from 16 June to 27 July, with its opening ceremony at Dunhuang Academy on 25 June. 16 students from local tertiary institutions inHong Kong have started the six-week internship...

2019-07-02 16:22 2116

Announcing the 2019 Eye Level Literary Award for Aspiring Young Authors

* As a global educational company, Eye Level is proud to recognize the drawing and writing talents of children around the world. * Contest is open to young writers from the US, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, and Thailand. RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., July 1, 2019 /PR...

2019-07-01 22:00 1422

Cultivating "Soft Power" Outside the Classroom: Whittle School & Studios Holds Signing Ceremony with New Studios Partner and Expert

SHENZHEN, China, July 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 21, a signing ceremony took place at the Shenzhen Whittle Information Center, marking Studios' formal partnership with the Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra, and the appointment of Wu Zhiyou, head curator of the Confucius Temple and Imperial Colleg...

2019-07-01 19:29 1353

Built for Learning: Construction Completed on Whittle School & Studios Shenzhen Campus Main Building

SHENZHEN, China, July 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 21, a ceremony took place to mark the official end of construction on the main building at Whittle School & Studios Shenzhen Campus, called the China Merchants Bureau Qianhai Economic and Trade Center Phase III, in Qianhai. Over the coming mon...

2019-07-01 19:17 1187

International Seminar on Greening Africa's Financial System Held in Morocco Co-hosted by Tsinghua University and Casablanca Finance City

CASABLANCA, Morocco, July 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Seminar on Greening Africa's Financial System, co-hosted by Tsinghua University and Casablanca Finance City, was held onJune 25th-26th in Morocco, Casablanca.

2019-07-01 18:49 1612

Nestle and Tsinghua X-lab launch joint innovation challenge for packaging sustainability

BEIJING, July 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Research and Development (R&D) China announced today an open innovation challenge in collaboration with TsinghuaX-lab based in Beijing, China. The challenge is expected to drive impact by leveragingChina's extensive capacity for innovation, while provi...

2019-07-01 15:00 1096

Announcing the 2019 Eye Level Literary Award for Aspiring Young Authors

* As a global educational company, Eye Level is proud to recognise the drawing and writing talents of children around the world.  * Contest is open to young writers from the US, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, and Thailand. SINGAPORE, July 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -...

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