Education

Published on Wed, 07/10/2019 by Top Hat

Top Hat Awards $100,000 Scholarship to Five Exceptional University Students

Top Hat Awards $100,000 Scholarship to Five Exceptional University Students

Nominated by their professors, honorees across North America selected for displaying leadership, growth and academic success.

Recipients of the first annual Top Hat Scholarship attend Ohio University, Michigan State University, Texas A&M, University of North Georgia and Dalhousie University.

Top Hat Gives Back with $100,000 Scholarship: The five recipients of the inaugural Top Hat Scholarship were nominated by their professors for displaying leadership, growth and academic success.

TORONTO--/COMMUNITYWIRE/--Top Hat, the leading active learning platform for higher education, has awarded scholarships worth a combined $100,000 USD to five exceptional North American students for their academic achievements and the positive learning environ

Published on Wed, 06/26/2019 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

ABC Life Literacy Canada releases two new Money Matters videos

ABC Life Literacy Canada releases two new Money Matters videos

TORONTO, June 26, 2019 – /COMMUNITYWIRE/ – National literacy organization ABC Life Literacy Canada (ABC) has just released two new videos relating to its Money Matters program – an introductory financial literacy course targeted at adult literacy learners. The videos highlight the success of two program adaptations: Money Matters for Indigenous Peoples and Money Matters for Newcomers and New Canadians.

Published on Wed, 06/26/2019 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Financial literacy program proving to be effective in minority communities

Financial literacy program proving to be effective in minority communities

“We’ve seen the proven success of financial literacy programs when they’re tailored to the needs of individual communities, which is why we’re excited to be expanding the Money Matters program even more.”

Statistically speaking, new immigrants and Indigenous Peoples are more likely to face financial stress. In fact, some studies suggest that as many as 15% of individuals in Aboriginal communities may not even have a bank account. For newcomers to Canada, the challenge is very different. While a high proportion of new immigrants are well-educated, many struggle to find work, thus hindering their earning capabilities. Enter ABC Life Literacy Canada.

Published on Mon, 06/10/2019 by Scouts Canada

A Scout’s Guide to the Ultimate Summer Camping Trip

A Scout’s Guide to the Ultimate Summer Camping Trip

High-resolution photos can be downloaded here.

27ºC. That’s the perfect temperature for summer camping according to Scouts – Canada’s youngest outdoor experts. So, go check the thermometer. It’s time to answer the call of the wilderness!

Published on Mon, 06/03/2019 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

New family financial literacy resources encourage families to openly discuss money

New family financial literacy resources encourage families to openly discuss money

"Helping kids set good habits from a young age and acting as a role model with money is vital to improving children’s confidence and success in financial literacy."

BRAMPTON, Ontario, June 3, 2019 – /COMMUNITYWIRE/ – ABC Life Literacy Canada (ABC) is pleased to announce that its HSBC Family Literacy First program has been renewed with a new focus on family financial literacy. ABC will design three new “Numbers & Cents” family financial literacy modules, all of which will be available in English, French and Simplified Chinese.

Published on Wed, 05/01/2019 by NEO Exchange Inc.

WE Charity Opens NEO

WE Charity Opens NEO

Celebrating a $1,000,000 Donation to build a School of Business Management in Kenya

Published on Wed, 04/03/2019 by Health City

Advancing Community-Driven Health Research, Innovation and Education at the Heart of New MOU

Advancing Community-Driven Health Research, Innovation and Education at the Heart of New MOU

Announcing a new collaboration with Concordia U Edmonton to advance partner and community-driven health initiatives by fostering students in applied artificial intelligence, and the entrepreneurship and business incubator space

EDMONTON, Alberta /COMMUNITYWIRE/ – Concordia University of Edmonton (CUE) and Health City have entered into a collaboration to advance partner and community-driven health initiatives through the development of customized training and creation of opportunities for CUE’s students.

Published on Thu, 03/28/2019 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Connecting tech-savvy youths with adult learners

Connecting tech-savvy youths with adult learners

It would seem that connecting tech-savvy Canadians with those who could learn from their digital know-how could benefit both the teacher and the learner.

Many young Canadians have grown up with technology as a constant in their lives. They’ve always had the Internet at their fingertips; mobile devices and tablets always on-hand to be kept up-to-date on the latest news. For these Canadians, the rapidly changing demands of technology are expected and exciting, with the introduction of new devices promising to make everyday tasks easier and quicker.

Published on Thu, 03/28/2019 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Youths teach digital literacy to Adult Learners

Youths teach digital literacy to Adult Learners

"Youth Teaching Adults will bring together youth tutors and adult learners for a rewarding intergenerational learning experience where both the tutor and adult will build confidence and skills."

TORONTO, March 28, 2019 /COMMUNITYWIRE/ – In the age of rapidly changing technology, it can be difficult to keep up. While some Canadians thrive on new digital devices and technology, others find it confusing and daunting. How do we connect tech-savvy individuals with those who could benefit the most from their knowledge? Introducing: Youth Teaching Adults.

Published on Thu, 03/14/2019 by Concordia University

Concordia Receives $5.6-Million Gift to Spark Creative Minds; Largest Gift Ever to Quebec-Based Fine Arts Faculty

Concordia Receives $5.6-Million Gift to Spark Creative Minds; Largest Gift Ever to Quebec-Based Fine Arts Faculty

The Peter N. Thomson Family Trust has given $5.6-million to Concordia’s Faculty of Fine Arts to support students in three key areas: graduate scholarships, field school awards and an art innovation fund.

Peter N. Thomson Family Trust supports fine arts students and lends momentum to the Campaign for Concordia: Next-Gen. Now

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