Arkansas Department of Education DCTE Goes All-Virtual in Annual “Explore Success” Event

The Nepris online platform will give students across Southwest Arkansas an opportunity to see what their futures may hold

The Arkansas Department of Education, Division of Career and Technical Education, today announced the Explore Success Southwest Arkansas Development Alliance (SADA) Career Day will be available to schools and students across southwest Arkansas through a virtual platform hosted by Nepris.

“Our vision for Explore Success is to help expose all students to careers within their communities,” said Mary Godwin, Secretary and Treasurer with SADA. “It is so important to help schools and industry explore mutually beneficial partnerships that impact Arkansas’s future economy and we’re excited to present the 3rd year of this state and national award-winning event in a virtual conference format.”

The event provides 8th graders with a learning experience in coordination with SADA, the South Central Education Cooperative, DeQueen-Mena Education Cooperative, Southwest Arkansas Education Cooperative, Southwest Arkansas Planning and

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SIUE and SIUC to co-host annual Global Fusion Conference

EDWARDSVILLE — Southern Illinois University Edwardsville together with SIU Carbondale will host the 20th Annual Global Fusion Conference Friday-Sunday Oct. 9-11 in what will be the event’s first-ever virtual gathering.

The goal of the conference is to promote academic excellence in global media and international communication studies. It is sponsored by a consortium of universities, including SIUE, SIUC, the University of Texas at Austin, Texas A&M University, Ohio University and Temple University.

Under the theme “(In)visibility in global communication: Connections and Inequities,” the plenary panel brings together a rising filmmaker and two media scholars to discuss the Black Lives Matter and global anti-racist movement from Ferguson, Mo., to Cape Town, South Africa. Because it is virtual, there will be presenters from the Philippines, Myanmar, India and Europe.

According to Musonda Kapatamoyo, PhD, chair and professor in the SIUE College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Mass Communications, the virtual conference

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Achieve3000 and Successful Practices Network Bring Gold Star Education Leaders to 2nd Annual National Literacy Summit

RED BANK, N.J., Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Achieve3000, a pioneer in differentiated and personalized PreK-12 instructional solutions, and Successful Practices Network, a not-for-profit membership organization committed to improving education for all students, are once again partnering to present the 2nd Annual National Literacy Summit. In adherence with the CDC’s COVID-19 guidance, this year’s Summit will take place online November 5, 2020, from 8:30 am5:00 pm ET. Dynamic sessions led by 12 of today’s most respected and accomplished education thought leaders will offer compelling perspectives on literacy and learning in today’s rapidly changing K-12 environment.

This one-day professional learning event is designed for educators at all levels who are facing the difficult challenge of literacy instruction in the midst of a pandemic. Thought leaders and expert practitioners will explore the latest innovations and strategies to address the needs of students, especially those most at risk

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DAFI Annual Report 2019 – Refugee Students in Higher Education – World

Executive Summary

Over its 28-year history, the DAFI programme has supported more than 18,000 young refugee women and men to pursue their undergraduate degrees. DAFI remains the longest running and largest standalone tertiary scholarship programme for refugees and returnees, currently serving students in 54 countries. The idea underpinning the DAFI programme is simple but powerful: that talented, passionate students should be supported to thrive, pursue their dreams and become leaders in their fields of study and their communities. DAFI scholars have done just that and they continue to succeed beyond expectation. In 2019, a record number of 8,347 students were enrolled on DAFI scholarships. 1,063 of them earned their degrees in 2019, enriching and adding value to the academic communities and countries that host them and inspiring the thousands of young people that follow in their footsteps.

DAFI has grown rapidly since its inception, particularly over the last five years.

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BMO Capital Markets to Donate C$1.6 Million Following 16th Annual Equity Through Education Trading Day

  • Annual program donates a day’s worth of trading commissions generated by BMO Capital Markets globally
  • Has raised over C$26 million and supported more than 5000 students since 2005

TORONTO, NEW YORK and LONDON, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – BMO Capital Markets today announced that its 2020 Equity Through Education trading day raised C$1.6 million toward educational assistance for students in North America and the UK.

Every year, BMO Capital Markets donates a day of institutional equity trading commissions from the U.S., Canada and the UK to charities helping under-privileged students through scholarships, bursaries and other academic programs. Since the program’s introduction in 2005, over C$26 million has been raised and more than 5000 students have been provided with greater access to education.

“I’m proud of our Equity Through Education trading day, an annual event that helps us to boldly grow the good, even during these extraordinary times,” said

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