Prince Charles backs $10 million new education bond for marginalised children in India

Prince Charles backs $10 million new education bond for marginalised children in India

Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla attend a cultural event at the British Council in New Delhi on Wednesday. Photo: AFP London: Britain’s Prince Charles, on a two-day visit to India, has given his backing to a new development bond for India to provide education to marginalised children in the country. The $10 million education development impact bond (DIB) has been created by the British Asian Trust, founded by the Prince of Wales to fight poverty in south Asia, and is designed to improve learning outcomes for thousands of marginalised…

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MP backs distance learning at TAFE

MP backs distance learning at TAFE

There’s to be an increase in the number of courses available at the TAFE in Glen Innes in the upcoming term and into the new year. What’s called a Connected Learning Centre means colleges in Glen Innes, Tenterfield, Quirindi and Coonabarabran will be able to share specialist resources like a particular teacher who is expert in a particular field. Local MP, Adam Marshall, said the introduction of distance learning via video links and other technological improvements was an “absolute game-changer” for the way people in this area were educated. He added:  “By…

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Exclusive: Former Nokia exec backs AI-powered recruitment platform AirCTO

Exclusive: Former Nokia exec backs AI-powered recruitment platform AirCTO

AirCTO, a human- and artificial intelligence-powered recruitment platform that helps companies hire technical talent, has raised an undisclosed amount in angel investment from former Nokia director Francesco Cara, a company executive said. The company plans to invest the seed capital in building an AI chatbot to help human resource departments to automate the initial screening process. In addition, the company is also planning to spend significantly on expanding its sales and marketing teams, Atif Haider, founder of AirCTO.com, told VCCircle. Cara worked with Nokia for about seven years as director,…

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Headteachers’ leader backs ‘innovative’ answers to permit cheaper family vacations

Headteachers’ leader backs ‘innovative’ answers to permit cheaper family vacations

primary lengthens faculty day to permit longer half-term breaks – and wins help from the NAHT A headteachers’ leader has supported the idea of making the college day longer to be able to deliver students more excursion – pronouncing that colleges need to take a innovative method to time period times. Russell hobby, trendy secretary of the NAHT headteachers’ union, backed Chiddingstone CofE primary faculty in Kent, which has lengthened its faculty day by way of 20 mins to permit two greater weeks’ of vacation a year. returned to first…

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