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Netflix dropped some exciting casting news about Sex Education on Thursday. Actor Jason Isaacs will continue his Netflix Originals streak (after starring in The OA, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, and Castlevania), joining Girls star Jemima Kirke and singer-songwriter Dua Saleh on the cast list for Season 3. 

Isaacs — in what is perfect casting — will play Peter Groff, the older, arrogant, more successful brother of Headmaster Groff (Alistair Petrie) who steps back into his brother’s life in the wake of the Headmaster’s separation from his wife and his suspension from the school. Meanwhile, Kirke will play Hope, Moordale’s new Headmaster who steps in while Groff is out for the count and knows her way around the place — since

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HKSTP Calls Innovators Worldwide to Join the Virtual Elevator Pitch Competition 2020

EPiC offers US$200,000 in cash prizes and exclusive cross-border business and investment opportunities to entrepreneurs

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) announced that the Elevator Pitch Competition 2020 (EPiC 2020) is now inviting applications from around the world. Given current global circumstances, HKSTP will stage the event on a virtual platform for the first time. Local and international startups and innovators can go beyond the geographic boundaries and unlock tremendous opportunities at EPiC 2020, which will take place from 6 to 13 November.

Marking its fifth anniversary, EPiC 2020 comprises a series of one-week events for the 150 contestants shortlisted from a competitive pool of global-wide applications. The startups will simulate the signature 60-second elevator ride to pitch their innovative business ideas virtually via a 1-minute video to a judging panel of major investors and industry leaders, who will select the top 10 finalists. The finalists will be

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M’sia to join Covax Vaccine Plan, says Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia will join the Covax Vaccine Plan for Covid-19 vaccines, says the Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry.

“The Malaysian government will join the Covid-19 vaccine global access (Covax) to obtain part of the required vaccine needed.

“The government is discussing terms for Malaysia’s entry with the Global Alliance for Vaccine and Immunisation (Gavi), which is operating Covax,” the ministry said in a statement on Saturday (Sept 19).

In addition to Covax, the ministry said it is also working with other parties to obtain Covid-19 vaccines.

“We are also preparing the agreement to enter the Coalition for Epidemic and Preparedness Innovations (Cepi), as well as a government-to-government agreement with the Chinese government to receive access to the vaccine being developed by pharmaceutical companies in the country.

“The Malaysian government, through the Health Ministry, has also signed several non-disclosure agreements with international pharmaceutical companies that are at phase three testings

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Canadian Colleges & Universities Join Microsoft to Bolster Cloud Skills and Support Economic Recovery

Canada Skills Program delivers training, curriculum and Microsoft Azure credits, enabling students to graduate with in-demand data analytics, AI and cloud certifications

TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2020 /CNW/ – Today, Microsoft Canada and 12 post-secondary institutions announced the Canada Skills Program. Launching this fall, the program will bolster the data & AI skills and employability of more than 4,500 students in diploma, degree and continuing education programs.

The Canada Skills program provides opportunities for students to acquire in-demand digital skills and certifications enabling them to graduate with both a Microsoft certification, as well as their institution’s credential. This is phase one of the program; Microsoft will continue to expand to additional institutions and provinces, with the goal of reaching students across Canada. 

“The pandemic has accelerated digital transformation at unimaginable rates, making skills in cloud, data and AI more important than ever,” said Kevin Peesker, President, Microsoft Canada. “Microsoft

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Skydweller Aero CEO to Join Space Roundtable with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar

TULSA, Okla., Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Skydweller Aero Inc. CEO Dr. Robert Miller will participate in an “Innovation in Space” roundtable alongside NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, Under Secretary for Science Paul Dubbar, Oklahoma EPSCOR State Program Director Dr. Jerry R. Malayer, Oklahoma State University’s Dr. Jerry R. Malayer and representatives from University of Tulsa.

“We are honored to be representing the private sector alongside top industry and academic leaders in a fascinating discussion about the future of space science and technology,” said Skydweller Aero Inc. CEO Dr. Robert Miller. “It’s an incredibly exciting time for the United States, as private companies collaborate with NASA and DOE to further the development of life-changing technology that has reignited our country’s commitment to aerospace science.”

This event will explore new opportunities to collaborate between agencies and across the private sector and academia to accelerate and maintain the United States’ leadership in

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Georgia State, Georgia Tech Join Technology and Social Science Researchers to Address Injustices – Georgia State University News

ATLANTA—Twenty Georgia State University and Georgia Institute of Technology faculty and graduate students, recently named Public Interest Technology – University Network (PIT-UN) Fellows, are now collaborating on interdisciplinary research projects designed to address historic social and racial inequality in the Southeast.

This PIT-UN program pairs faculty from commuting and the social sciences together to advance justice and improve public well-being via technology. The projects will address problems or challenges related to public health, criminal justice, housing displacement or disinvestment, and nonprofit organizations.

Susan M. Snyder and Scott Jacques, both of Georgia State’s Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, co-lead the fellowship program with Ellen Zegura of Georgia Tech, which administers the PIT-UN “Network Challenge” grant that funds it. The grant is the first of its kind awarded by PIT-UN, which is supported by the Ford Foundation, New America and the Hewlett Foundation.

“We are grateful to New America and the

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Hanseul Kang, D.C.?s state superintendent for education, to join The Broad Center

D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) appointed Kang as superintendent in 2015, and she has served alongside three chancellors and two deputy mayors for education.

Bowser said she will launch a nationwide search for a replacement.

The state superintendent’s office is the District’s equivalent of a state education department. It is the liaison between the federal Education Department and the city, and has a range of responsibilities. Those include administering standardized exams, overseeing early-childhood education programs and providing transportation for special-education students.

Kang is credited with improving the reputation and credibility of a hard-to-define agency that residents often know little about. She boosted early-childhood education offerings and made some data about schools more accessible to families.

“There has been continued progress in student achievement and outcomes,” Kang said of her tenure. “We have seen that progress in student assessments.”

Kang was responsible for creating the DC School Report Card, a

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Mekapati Goutham Reddy: Mekapati wants industry biggies to join hands with AP to set up skill development colleges | Amaravati News

AMARAVATI: In his bid to secure support from the top industries in setting up the skill development university and colleges in Andhra Pradesh, industries minister Gautham Reddy held discussions with several top officials of NTPC, ITDC, SAIL and BHEL in New Delhi on Wednesday.
He requested the top firms to join hands with the state government to train the youth of the state. He wanted them to join as stakeholders in setting up the industry-specific skill development colleges.
Gautham Reddy met Sail chairman Anil Kumar Chaudhury and requested him to extend support in setting up skill development college in the state. He explained that state government has been implementing multiple skill development programmes aimed at students in schools, colleges, dropouts and unemployed and decided to develop industry friendly eco-system by supporting them with skilled workforce.
“In this connection, CM Jagan has proposed to establish Skill Development University and at least
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MTC Education Will Join with Stargate Theatre to Present Original Virtual Play THE DIVIDE

Streaming Thursday, September 10 at 7PM EST on MTC’s Facebook and YouTube.

Each summer, MTC Education employs a group of young men whose lives have been impacted by the justice system to form Stargate Theatre.

They develop a play that reflects their lived experiences and their dreams for the future and perform it on an Off-Broadway stage. This year, amidst the COVID-19 crisis, closed theatres, and our nation’s current reckoning with racism, our ensemble came together remotely to create The Divide.

Tune in to The Divide on MTC’s Facebook or YouTube pages at 7pm on Thursday, September 10.

Stargate employs young individuals identifying as male who have been involved with the justice system to create and perform an original play. Led by artistic professionals, they explore the world in which they live and reflect it on the stage. Our theatre-making process enables company members to envision new possibilities for their

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meet the people who have quit their jobs to join the NHS

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It wasn’t that Zeta Annear didn’t like being a dinner lady. The children were lovely and the school felt like a community. It was straightforward work – because her school was small, all Annear had to do was collect cooked food from a nearby, bigger school, dish it out, then wash up. But the 39-year-old mother of three from Cornwall always felt as if something was missing. “I felt like I wasn’t using my brain whatsoever,” Annear says. “As much as I loved the teachers, the children and the people, I needed more.”

Annear has wanted to be a nurse since she was a child. Her desire to work in healthcare was reignited when she lost her daughter Sophie, who was stillborn, in 2010. “My midwife was absolutely phenomenal … even though I was going through the most horrendous experience ever, she made me feel like everything was OK,” Annear

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