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Planting Seeds Now Produces a Future Harvest

Guest blog by Kathryn Beaven, Director of Global Sustainability, DP World

Business leaders over the centuries have dreamt of long term business success. Some planned for it. Some achieved it. Most will cite a commitment to it as part of their make-up, with strategies to get there and plans to weather oncoming storms.

Northumberland College Set To Produce The Next Generation Of Tech Workers

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Coding and programming is an increasingly important part of this new era, one that requires young people to be more digitally literate so they can keep up in this changing world.

The Rules of Kindness Project

(3BL Media/Justmeans) –  Teaching children to have compassion, to care and be able to pay it forward in kindness, is just as important as teaching them mathematics and English, as these life skills will help them forge a kinder, more supportive culture.

Microsoft Partners with BGCA to Close Skills Gap in Computer Education

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Technology is integral to almost every aspect of life today, but not many people have technical skills. This is resulting in fewer job opportunities at every level. Lack of access to computer science education is a part of the problem. Less than 25 percent of high schools in the U.S. offer computer science classes. Only 2.5 percent of U.S. high school graduates go on to study computer science in college, and only one in five of these graduates is female.

Ginny Baker From Fox’s New Drama ‘Pitch’ Hopes To Inspire More Women Into Sport

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – There was ‘girl power’ at the recent Olympics in Rio as overall, women did extremely well. While the full American squad — both men and women — won the most medals, 121, it was the US women who captured most of those; winning 61, the men gained 55.

Women’s Equality Day: Interview With Shelley Zalis, Revolutionary Thinker

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Equality in the workplace and gender pay is a stubborn issue, one which hit the UK headlines on 23 August, when research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies showed that women earn 18 percent less than men on average, and that the gap balloons after women have children, r

National Libraries Support Efforts to Adopt the UN 2030 Goals

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Library and information services contribute to sustainable development by helping to ensure free access to information. Library services bridge the digital divide by helping people improve educational and social skills, which are critical for active participation in a democratic society and the preservation of universal civil rights.

Disney Helps To Get Kids Coding

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Students who learn to program early in life gain a deeper and more complete understanding of the logic and advanced thinking behind programming. Learning and practicing this type of thinking early in development helps influence a child’s brain. We know the future of our world is digital and computer science will play a critical role in the careers of the next generation of innovators and storytellers.

Amgen's New STEM Survey Shows What Motivates American Students

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The Amgen Foundation and Change the Equation (CTEq) have released the results of their latest survey, which throws light on what motivates American high school students to study science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

JPMorgan Chase And Bloomberg Grants Help Secure America’s Economic Future

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – It’s now a moral and economic crisis when many young Americans graduate from high school without being on a pathway to a well-paying job. In Greater New Orleans, nearly one in five young people are neither working or in school.

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