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Posted: Sep 16, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
How can we invest in education to ensure future generations of life-long learners? Cognizant’s Making the Future education initiative, launched in 2011, is making great strides in accomplishing that goal. Inspired by the Maker Movement, the initiative emphasizes the “doing” of projects, encouraging collaboration, interdisciplinary problem-solving, and risk-taking by grade school through high school age learners across socio-economic backgrounds.
Posted: Sep 02, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
The American Electric Power Foundation's program, called Credits CountSM, makes college more affordable and helps students earn college credits toward a degree or job-ready certificate in fields such as information technology, engineering, energy and other disciplines while still in high school.
Posted: Aug 31, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
We began to think about the next generation of pilots and positions such as aircraft mechanics, maintenance technicians, dispatchers and route planners. One common theme became clear; all of these careers rely on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills. If students aren’t gravitating towards STEM courses, what will that mean for future of the aviation industry?
Posted: Aug 28, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
While improving teacher skills and improving technology represent important pieces of the puzzle, equally important is gaining the support of individuals with whom the students spend most of their time – their parents, and members of the communities in which they live.
Posted: Aug 26, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
We have engaged nearly a million kids in STEM after-school education programs and persuaded another million adults to stand behind them. We have taught kids to hypothesize, to think and to invent.
In spite of many great outcomes, there is one code we have not cracked: the one keeping women out of computer science.
Posted: Aug 24, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
It’s no secret our students continue to fall behind in science, technology, engineering and math – the STEM fields. The business and academic communities have responded by commissioning studies, launching programs, giving grants, finding ambassadors and building mentorships.
Yet, even after all of these efforts, the broad statistics are still troubling.
Posted: Jul 31, 2015 – 04:03 PM EST
The value of education for an increasingly complex future is becoming more vital than ever.
Posted: Jun 19, 2015 – 01:47 PM EST
Seven students from the Russellville City Schools of Russellville, Ala., won first place in the International Rocketry Challenge at the 2015 Paris Air Show on June 19. The U.S. team, sponsored by Raytheon, beat teams from the United Kingdom, who came in second place, and France, who took home third.
Posted: Jun 27, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST
When it comes to technology, the question remains: how can education remain relevant in this rapidly changing environment? Jeannette Weisschuh, Director Economic Progress for HP, addresses on Talkback.
Posted: Feb 05, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST
Localized developments should be considered while developing purpose-driven strategies in Asia, Europe, Latin America and the U.S. Carol Cone and her team at Edelman lay out the results from the 2014 Trust Barometer. On Talkback.
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