Education Press Releases

One Million Degrees Partners with Allstate to Launch New Summer Academic and Professional Acceleration Program

One Million Degrees (OMD)—a Chicago nonprofit organization that empowers low-income, highly motivated students at 11 Chicago-area community colleges to succeed in school, in work, and in life—announced a new partnership with Allstate to support the pilot of OMD's first-ever summer acceleration program.

Go the Distance for Autism Gears Up for May 31

Go the Distance for Autism invites the community to attend a day of autism-friendly family fun on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at Bergen Community College. Attendees will be treated to bounce houses, a trackless train, sweet treats, a catered BBQ lunch and numerous vendors from 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The Umansky Law Firm Hosts Mock Trial for Local Middle School

8th graders from Conway Middle school in Orlando, FL were recently given an opportunity for some hands on legal experience, as they held a mock trial in The Umansky Law Firm's Courtroom. Students from the middle school's legal studies program played out every detail and even had a bailiff present to keep order in the courtroom.

KLK School of Welding and Theory Launches 16 Week Course with South Western Welding Academy

In today's environment, students are perhaps in the worst position they have ever been in terms of finding meaningful and gainful employment. Education focuses almost entirely on Academia and Sports, and both these areas employ a tiny fraction of the total population. Practical skills and apprenticeships are needed for people to thrive in a working environment. Now, KLK School of Welding and Theory is partnering with the South Western Welding Academy to provide both skills and apprenticing experience. Their new course will see students split their time between the Academy and KLK's factory, gaining on the job experience that will be invaluable when students begin seeking work.

Final Talent Call: Chart-Topping Singer Stephen B. Steward to Award $1,000 Scholarships in Annual Youth Talent Competition

LogoAward-winning worship artist Stephen B. Steward, in partnership with LOV Olive Branches, CDC – a nonprofit organization serving at-risk youth - announces final youth talent call for the highly anticipated annual "SBS Youth Talent Competition and Festival."

Catalyst Awarded Highest Honor at 21st Annual Communicator Awards

LogoAustin, Texas-based marketing firm Catalyst was awarded the 2015 Gold Award of Excellence in Marketing Effectiveness for The Marq.

Explainer Videos Become Viral Among Small and Medium Businesses Around the World. Can You Afford Not to Have One?

As Explainer Videos are more and more popular among a high number of small and medium businesses, Idea Videos, a new video producing company, has taken this one step further, combining the normal presentation video concept with the whiteboard style, resulting an extremely engaging video presentation for every business.

Michael Strickland Seeks Funding Support via Indiegogo for 'The Oracle of Shoes Project'

LogoMichael Strickland has a dream of building a world of equal opportunity without any illiteracy whatsoever. He wants to achieve this objective by storytelling through his upcoming venture, The Oracle of Shoes Project. This project will comprise of a series of educational products such as apps, education oriented games, and eBooks. All these products will be based around storytelling, one of the most effective learning tools.

New Report Issued by Edsmart Shows the Top Community Colleges in California for 2015

EDsmart.org announces the top 15 community colleges in California for 2015 segmented into three school rankings for large, medium and small colleges. Each of these categories includes 5 of the best schools in the region that are the most popular choice for students and their parents.

Raj Consultants Pvt Ltd Offers Extensive Counseling to Students Who Wish to Study Medicine Abroad

Raj Consultants is easily one of the best and most trustworthy overseas education consultants in the country. They have extensive knowledge about the education market in international countries and based on the needs and vision of the students, they match them with an MBBS or other medicine program in a country that would work best for them.

Valentine Vows to Wow Houston Designers

Diann Valentine, the internationally acclaimed wedding, event and interior designer, has finalized plans for her groundbreaking Master class at Chateau Cocomar. Planning and development for the project has been underway since the beginning of the year, and is near completion. Confirmed class date is June 1st, 2015.

Edsmart Releases the Rankings of the Top Community Colleges in California for 2015

EDsmart.org announces the top 15 community colleges in California for 2015 segmented into three school rankings for large, medium and small colleges. Each of these categories includes 5 of the best schools in the region that are the most popular choice for students and their parents.

Daycare Alternative, Monarch Montessori, Stimulating Growth and Leadership with Engaging Learning Environment

LogoIn an effort to aid and benefit the development of children's learning, Monarch Montessori is a highly respected daycare alternative in Passaic County, NJ that focuses on stimulating growth and leadership through their hands-on approach to learning. Much more than a traditional daycare facility, the teachers study and utilize the approach set forth by Dr. Maria Montessori through personalized focus and mixed-age groupings.

National High School Promoting Everyone's Right to Education Through Education for All Campaign

LogoNational High School, an online academic institution focused on providing students with quality education through innovative teaching tactics, announced its Education for All Campaign and the benefits that it has for adult learners all over the world.

Edsmart.Org Has Released Its Rankings of the Top Community Colleges in California for 2015

EDsmart.org announces the top 15 community colleges in California for 2015 segmented into three school rankings for large, medium and small colleges. Each of these categories includes 5 of the best schools in the region that are the most popular choice for students and their parents.

MAEER's MIT Vishwashanti Gurukul Schools Now Presents an Advanced Approach of Education Beyond Books

Maintaining their prime position as one of the top rated day schools in India, MAEER's MIT Vishwashanti Gurukul Schools is now presenting an advanced approach of education beyond books. Since physical education and sports are the educational aspects that also share an equal learning platform, so the institute has incorporated part of such learning tactics in their curriculum. Through this approach of education beyond books, the individuals will get assistance in learning things in the more advanced and practical way. Various co-curricular activities that the institute organizes at regular intervals for their participants involves sports like Cricket, Foot Ball, Volley Ball, Badminton, Hockey and many more Indoor games like Chess, Carrom, Table Tennis, and much more. Besides this, they have even included Yoga, student parliaments, value education classes, organic farming etc., in their curriculum too.

Free Education Presentation Software Released by Focusky: New Teaching Tool for Professors

LogoFocusky Software Co. Ltd announces the recent lunch of an innovative teaching tool for professors developed by the dedicated company's team. It is free education presentation software that uses animation to make learning more fun and engaging. The tool is completely free of charge and available for download, so that teachers can start playing with students' imagination while presenting the knowledge the kids have to learn.

Champion Traffic School Recommends the Best Yet Simple Preventive Measures Against Road Traffic Accidents

LogoOne of the leading causes of deaths and debilitating injuries is attributed to road traffic injuries such as car crashes and tragic car collisions based on the statements made by the World Health Organization. The international organization states in their 2013 report that an approximate of 1.24 million deaths due to road traffic accidents; and around 20 to 50 million people were known and documented to have suffered from non-fatal injuries but has sustained some disabilities due to the accident.

Online Physician Assistant Program Publishes Information on State Requirements

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median pay for physician assistants in 2012 ran $90,930 a year or $43.72 per hour. MyBudget360.com states the median wage for American workers, in contrast, was $26,695, as of December 31, 2012. Individuals interested in working as a physician assistant may wish to look into online physician assistant programs to learn more about this occupation, what it entails and the training required in various states.

Phoenix Training Provides Their Participants with Situational Leadership Training in London

LogoIn order to maintain their position as the most reliable provider of management and business training in the UK, Phoenix Training is now offering Situational Leadership Training in London. Participants can expect the best training throughout the course as Phoenix Training is the leading exponent of the Situational Leadership model. The company boasts unrivalled expertise in communicating leadership and development training to benefit teams and individuals. After attending the leadership programme, participants will be able to do a wide range of things such as: recognise the accountability inherent in their leadership role, understand the need to develop people to a point at which the leader is no longer required, lead performance in a consistent way and much more.

I-Skool Is an Exciting New Education Revolution

LogoThe inspired minds behind "i-Skool" have launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo in order to introduce their interactive educational software to the public. This campaign has a funding goal of $30,000, which needs to be raised in order to bring i Skool to market, and begin the process of getting it into education systems everywhere. i-Skool is a platform based mobile learning solution for use as an essential part of a child's educational experience, both at home and at school. When asked about their inspiration the team states, "We started i-Skool to make a real difference. We believe in giving all children a chance. Each day of school is an opportunity for a student to explore, learn and dream of a better future for themselves and for their communities." The team is also offering complete and total transparency to any parent, teacher or education supporter that wants to get involved with i-Skool and operate as a consulting "privy councilor".

Cocktail Event at Coral Gables Museum Kicks-off 3rd Annual Global Educators Conference

LogoLast night, educators from around the world attended the opening cocktail reception for the Third Annual Global Educators Conference at Coral Gables Museum.

Proceeds from the New Book "Chasing Butterflies" to Go Into Empowering African Girls

LogoYejide Kilanko selected WAAW foundation along with the World readers as beneficiaries of the proceeds from her second book "CHASING BUTTERFLIES", she said, "Proceeds from the sale of this edition of CHASING BUTTERFLIES will benefit Worldreader and the Working to Advance African Women (WAAW) Foundation. Both organizations make a huge difference in the lives of children, their families and communities."

WAAW Foundation's Campaign on Indiegogo Seeking Funding for STEM Camp Initiative

LogoWAAW STEM camps are weeklong learning experiences in STEM that introduces African girls between the ages of 13 and 17 years who are currently enrolled in Senior Secondary School SS1 - SS3 to the fun of STEM through innovative hands-on learning challenges. WAAW program director, Tolulope Owajoba said, "Our camps target girls from Public/Government school or low income families who would otherwise not have the opportunity to learn about or be exposed to possible STEM careers and learning in a fun, interactive and hands-on way."

New Survey from Millennial Magazine Aims to Examine Millennial Engagement in the Workplace

LogoThe incorporation of Millennials into the workplace has not been an easy transition. Many Millennials have found it challenging to find satisfaction in their jobs, and as a result, many employers have struggled to engage and retain their younger talent.

World Landforms, an Educative Online Portal, Provides Composite Volcano Information

Due to various geographical changes, the earth has evolved to be what people see it as today. These gorgeous landforms are formed due to a series of changes that happen over millions of years. With the erosion of soil, wind, tectonic activities and deposition of land in various places, different kinds of landforms have formed over time. Out of the many geographical features that formed in the process, volcanoes are the most interesting. Therefore, World landforms, an educative online portal, provides composite volcanoes information. They are also known as strato volcanoes because of their layered structure or composite strata. It forms due to the material that erupts through the earth's crust.

Wedo Training Launches Free Practice Exam Service to Improve Qualification Rates

Health and Safety is big business in the UK, and those looking to elevate themselves to senior positions in the building and construction industries are well advised to earn qualifications from the governing bodies of major health and safety programs and methodologies. Doing so can be difficult without knowing where to look, which is why Wedo Training provides a comprehensive resource centre listing courses available throughout the country, hosted by qualified professionals. The website has just launched a range of practice exams to help people prepare and get the best results.