Uplift Education Supports Students Lives and Careers at Uplift College and Career Fair

DALLAS, TX / ACCESSWIRE / September 14, 2020 / The Uplift College and Career Fair is an annual free event that will be held Tuesday, September 22nd from 9am-12pm and Thursday, September 24th from 4pm-7pm for Uplift junior and seniors. This year marks our 13th annual College and Career Fair, hosted through Crowd Cast over two days. This event is very special to us as it is the first in many aspects; first two-day virtual College and Career Fair, first time we invite our Uplift juniors and Uplift parents to attend the fair! This will be the first year that we include a parent component to the fair such as a Financial Aid Informational and other seminar in both English and Spanish. As we continue to grow, we anticipate that over 1,700 Uplift juniors and seniors will attend this year’s fair! We hope that two offerings will give our students

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World Bank supports Mozambique’s skills development programmes

World Bank approved funding for Mozambique's skills programme.
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The World Bank has approved a $104 million grant from the International Development Association (IDA) in support of skills development programmes for Mozambican youth.

The project will invest in Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and Higher Education (HE) subsystems to improve access and quality of educational curriculums and skills development training in response to the country’s priorities and economic sectors.  

It is targeted to help increase access to quality education and training at TVET and HE levels in priority areas relevant to future economic development, focusing on science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and climate change.

“Empowering its youth by developing higher-level skills through quality post-secondary education, while working on policies to incentivise the creation of jobs linked to modern productive systems, are among the most important challenges facing the country if it’s to reap the benefits of its demographic dividend,” noted Idah Z. Pswarayi-Riddihough, World Bank country

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CANADA FX DEBT-Canadian dollar firms as jobs gain supports ‘recovery story’

* Canadian dollar rises 0.2% against the greenback * Canada added 245,800 jobs in August * Price of U.S. oil decreases 0.5% * Canadian bond yields rise across a steeper curve TORONTO, Sept 4 (Reuters) – The Canadian dollar edged higher against its broadly stronger U.S. counterpart on Friday as domestic jobs data added to evidence of economic recovery, with the currency clawing back some of its prior day’s sharp decline. The loonie was trading 0.2% higher at 1.3104 to the greenback, or 76.31 U.S. cents. The currency, which on Tuesday notched a near eight-month high at 1.2990, traded in a range of 1.3077 to 1.3140. For the week, the loonie was on track to dip 0.1% after posting on Thursday its biggest decline in over two months. Canada added 245,800 jobs in August, most of them full-time, and the unemployment rate fell to 10.2% as the economy continued to

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Dreamstime Supports Educators and Students with a 50% Education Discount

09/01/2020, BRENTWOOD // KISSPR //

Over the past months, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our lives and societies and has closed schools for more than 1.5 billion children worldwide. As we welcome the return to school in any format, Dreamstime offers a 50% education discount to all educators and students looking for visuals to enhance their assignments, courses, or teaching materials. The campaign will run from August 15th until September 30th, 2020, and is available on the agency’s School is Cool page.

The 50% discount applies to any of the licensing plans available on Dreamstime, and users can download images, clips, or audio files from the 143+ million image gallery with perpetual, lifetime license for educational purposes. Eligibility for the promo is subject to review and applicants are required to upload a proof of eligibility, such as a student/teacher card or a tuition bill.

“We believe education is pivotal for

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