Ambow Education Announces Inaugural Certification of 100 Strategic Career Planning Consultants

BEIJING, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ambow Education Holding Ltd. (“Ambow”, “Ambow Education” or the “Company”) (NYSE American: AMBO), a leading national provider of educational and career enhancement services in China, today announced that the first 100 trainees have successfully completed the Global Career Quality Assurance program in strategic career planning and received certification since such program was kicked off in late June 2020 on Ambow Huanyujun Education Hub. 

In light of the evolving macro environment now unfolding in the post-pandemic period in China, both individuals and enterprises are facing new uncertainties and challenges finding, identifying and securing suitable employment matches. For individuals this means reassessing personal career management strategies and new potential pathways; for enterprises this accelerates the need to adopt new talent management strategies reflecting new market conditions.

Earlier in 2020, Ambow Education teamed up with Dr. Tom Clawson, Founder and President of Global

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State senate candidates: Career and technical education key to environmental, economic success

BRUNSWICK — Supporting career and technical education programs for young people could go a long way toward ensuring a future for Maine that is both economically and environmentally sustainable, according to four candidates vying to represent the Midcoast in the Maine Senate Districts 23 and 24.

Sen. Eloise Vitelli, the Democrat incumbent, and Holly Kopp, a Republican, are running to represent District 23, which encompasses Sagadahoc County and Dresden. Rep Mattie Daughtry, a Democrat, will face Republican Brad Pattershall for the seat representing District 24, which includes Brunswick, Freeport, Harpswell, North Yarmouth and Pownal. 

The four candidates participated in a virtual forum hosted by the Southern Midcoast Chamber of Commerce on Friday. 

Vitelli, Kopp, Daughtry and Pattershall all expressed staunch support for making Region 10 Technical High School, the area’s vocational and technical school, a full-fledged, four-year comprehensive technical high school where students learn career and technical subjects alongside their

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Career Technical Education Pathway Gives Students a Chance to be the Expert-on-Call

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — When Learn4Life high schools transitioned to distance learning, distributing laptops and hotspots to all students was fairly easy. The challenge was the increase in requests to the Learn4Life information technology (IT) help desk. The staff had been serving about 2,800 employees with tech problems. Now, the IT help desk needed to respond to 23,000 students as well. So, they turned to their own students in the IT career technical education pathway, building a corps of interns to support fellow students and staff with help desk requests – with great success.

A Learn4Life student in the IT career technical education pathway

“The program is working remarkably well and we’re so proud of our students,” said Nick Carlson, IT teacher. “Just imagine the confidence boost when a student can solve problems for a teacher or principal and be zealously thanked for it. Especially for many of our at-risk students who come to us

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For Many AISD Teachers, It’s Career vs. Family: AISD forces reluctant teachers to return to campus – News

AISD families deliver questions outside district headquarters during Education Austin’s Sept. 26 community car caravan (Photos by John Anderson)

As thousands of Austin ISD students prepare to return to their campuses on Monday, almost all AISD teachers will be doing the same – even those with immunocompromised family members or young children – and many of them still lack a clear idea of what the return will look like. That’s unless they refuse to come back, as the teacher union suggests might happen.

Texas schools are required to return in person at some point in the fall semester or face a loss of state funding. AISD has received permission from the state to return to campus in phases, and will be operating at up to 25% capacity in the first week of in-person instruction, beginning Monday, Oct. 5. The district is prioritizing specific groups of students to be part of

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Boris Johnson announces ‘radical shakeup’ of adult education as Covid-19 forces career changes

Boris Johnson has promised Britons the right to four years of loans for higher education, declaring that “huge numbers” will need to change their jobs because of Covid-19.

In a speech at a further education college in Exeter, Mr Johnson announced the Government would end the “bogus distinction” between further and higher education in expanding the ability to get student loans.

Minister intend to make higher education loans more flexible, allowing adults and young people to space out their study across their lifetimes, while a new “lifetime skills guarantee” offers a fully-funded college course to people over 18 in England without an A-level or equivalent.

The Government will pay for the policy under an £2.5bn boost to England’s National Skills Fund, which has already been announced and will come into effect next April.

“We’ve got to end the pointless, nonsensical gulf that’s been fixed for generations, more than 100 years,

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Career and Technical Education Leaders present about CTE benefits for students

CASPER, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) – CTE leaders say there are about 30 programs at the Pathways Innovation Center for students to take advantage of. Benefits like getting a career or college credentials in high school are a couple of reasons why leaders are hoping to get the word out.

a man wearing a suit and tie: Career and Technical Education Leaders present about CTE benefits for students

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Career and Technical Education Leaders present about CTE benefits for students

“Students can get a college degree or go into the workforce and support a family with little or no debt,” said Lucas Dow, Administrator at Pathways Innovation Center.


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Rob Hill, a construction teacher at Pathways, adds they don’t want to steal the thunder from junior colleges but work together with them.

“We feed into our programs for our students’ desire to go to post-secondary education and we have a seamless partnership between the two,” Hill said.

Dow adds another recent advantage of

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A Mother Of Two Sons With Autism Launches Special Ed Teaching Career Amid Pandemic

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Leticia Avelar prepares to teach her virtual class from her home in El Cajon....

Photo by Joe Hong

Above: Leticia Avelar prepares to teach her virtual class from her home in El Cajon. Sept. 18, 2020

When Leticia Avelar’s older son Jonah was diagnosed with autism, his first special education teacher helped her navigate the complexities of the special education system. With the teacher’s help, Avelar was able to get the services Jonah needed.

The experience not only filled her with gratitude, but also opened her eyes to a new career.

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“Once he was diagnosed, you kinda just get an initial diagnosis and they’re like, ‘OK, bye!’ For me, I knew there had to be more than that,” she said. “His first special education teacher guided me through the whole process. And I wanted to be that for somebody because I knew how important it

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DVIDS – News – STEM Education The Building Blocks For Career Success

An education with a focus on STEM encompasses a broad series of disciplines that opens doors to many career fields.

In her own words, Maj. Esther Cleggs-Burns talks about how she began her career with an education in Plant Science with concentration in Biotechnology from Fort Valley State University. Leveraging her skills and education gained at FVSU she expanded her reach working for the US Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency as the Farm Loan Chief.

FVSU gave me the foundation to think through problems critically which has assisted in my development as an officer working in plans and operations. In addition, I joined ROTC my junior year which gave me a solid military foundation.

Combining these backgrounds and experiences into a career, I didn’t do it alone, I leaned on mentors and family as inspiration.

In high school, I had the desire to pursue biomedical engineering or become

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Renewing the Case for Career and Technical Education

There are articles every day in the trade magazines describing the new digital programs that will revolutionize manufacturing. They are all about bringing digital technology to the shop floor to increase productivity. According to the experts, everybody should be on the Industry 4.0 bandwagon today, or they will be left in the dust.

The articles also say that adopting these advanced technologies will require high-skilled workers who can use the new technologies in their work on the shop floor. But in the rush to adopt the new digital technologies, nobody seems to want to address the big question—where will these highly skilled workers come from and where are the advanced training programs that will teach them the new skills during a skills gap?

I began following the skills gap in 1990 when I read the report America’s Choice: High Skills or Low Wages? The report made the case that manufacturing

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Art education group honors Zachary teacher’s career, work | Zachary

Darryl Alello teaches planning, execution and problem-solving as they fall under the umbrella of art. His 14th year of teaching has brought both the greatest challenges and greatest accolades. Amid coronavirus obstacles, Alello has been named the Louisiana Art Teacher of the Year and is actively vying for the national honor.

The 2020 school year is full of unprecedented pitfalls, but Alello’s approach and philosophy have stayed the same. Life, for him and his students, has learned to imitate art. “Every single project that kids do in here is critical thinking — everything they do,” he said. “They make a mistake and they ask me, ‘How can I fix this?’ and I’m like, OK, you need to stop and think about it for a minute. What can you do to make this mistake look like you intended to do this?”

Renowned artist and teacher Bob Ross became famous for capitalizing

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