$85,000 Cleveland Foundation Grant Will Fund Virtual Internship Program Pilot To Teach Students Remote Workforce Skills

Lakeland Community College has received an $85,000 grant from the Cleveland Foundation to develop and pilot a unique virtual internship program.

With remote work capabilities now the norm for many people, the college wants to prepare its students entering today’s workforce with internship experiences that include the ability to do remote work.

Typically, students get their introduction to real-world work environments through on-site internships. But because of the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses closed their offices and shifted to remote work which resulted in no internship opportunities throughout the past months for students. Now that work-from-home has been implemented on such a large scale, employers are willing to explore how to best bring interns into the fold.

“We are very grateful for this Cleveland Foundation grant to help move our students’ education forward. Engaging students in experiential learning of all kinds is critical as they move from students

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Using AI Based Learning To Teach Solve Generation Skill Gap

As economies continue to address the fallout from COVID-19, research from the G20 network’s Think20 is discovering that the skills of those employed “no longer meet evolving market requirements.”

The G20 is an international forum for the governments and central bank governors from 19 countries and the European Union.

To help global economies address the challenges of being prepared for the digital age, the TF6 taskforce of the G20 is offering four key recommendations countries can adopt to utilize AI-based learning including:

  • Embracing and regulating industry micro-credentials;
  • Accessing government funding for workplace learning in traditional sectors and those working within the platform and gig economies;
  • Promoting immersive, interactive AI for skills development as a learning aid and not in replacement of teachers;
  • Promoting innovative technical and vocational education training (TVET) institutions with the backing of quality control and licensing bodies.

“It is evident we are on the cusp of a

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Zscaler and New York University Teach Cloud Security Expertise to Cybersecurity Master’s Students

Partnership with Tandon School of Engineering Giving Students Hands-on Experience in SASE and Zero Trust through Zscaler Certifications

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zscaler, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZS), the leader in cloud security, today announced a new partnership with New York University Tandon School of Engineering and their prestigious Master of Science in Cybersecurity Risk and Strategy. The partnership will allow Master’s candidates to gain practical, first-hand knowledge of secure access service edge (SASE) and zero trust best practices using the Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange through courses that teach Zscaler Internet Access (ZIA) and Zscaler Private Access (ZPA).

Gartner predicted there would be a global shortage of two million cybersecurity professionals by the end of 2019 and that the COVID-19 pandemic has further escalated the problem. NYU is leading the way to equip students for the real world of cybersecurity by offering progressive curriculum

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Kentucky awarded nearly $1 million to teach young parenting responsibilities, finance skills – KyForward.com

Eight states, including Kentucky, have been tapped by the Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families (ACF) to develop nine programs that educate teens and young adults who do not yet have children about the financial, legal and emotional responsibilities of parenthood.

The agencies will collaborate with youth job development programs, foster care transition services, juvenile justice agencies, teen pregnancy prevention programs, community colleges and public schools to integrate child support and responsible parenting education into a wide range of youth-centered systems.

Gov. Andy Beshear

“As the dad of a 10- and 11-year-old, I know personally that parenting is the hardest and most rewarding job in the world,” said Gov. Andy Beshear. “That’s true under any circumstances, but if Kentuckians become parents at a young age, they will face additional challenges as they balance their own educational,

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Rutgers STEM MBA focuses on technology management and analytical skills to teach students data-driven decision-making

Rutgers Business School STEM MBA curriculum emphasizes advanced mathematics or management of technology and includes courses in operations analysis, data mining, business forecasting and quality management

NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Rutgers Business School is enhancing its traditional MBA program with an optional STEM designation that offers students the ability to focus on the technology and analytic skills demanded in a changing work world.

While Rutgers has taught rigorous data-driven analytical skills as part of its management education for the past 64 years, the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) MBA designation reflects the increased importance for business leaders to have a solid understanding of how to use data analytics and innovation to drive decision-making.

“We have taken another giant step toward building a strong business school for the future of work,” said Rutgers Business School Dean Lei Lei. “The STEM designation will provide our students with

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