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UK to Equip 6,000 Underprivileged with Digital Skills, for Free

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It’s 2017, so you might imagine that in the United Kingdom, all citizens have access to technology. Sadly, that’s not the case, but the government is working to change that with a five-year plan.

The UK government has a little-known program with big impact called Digital Strategy. The program sets the vision and policy actions for the country’s digital economy for the next five years.

Why Technology in the Classroom is About More Than Just the Tools

by Cynthia Temesi, Executive Education Consultant, with contributions from Carmen A Rahm, Assistant Superintendent & Chief Information Officer, Kent School District
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When it comes to thoughtfully placing technology into the classroom and the curriculum, it’s about more than just providing the tools.

Kent School District in Kent, Washington knows firsthand about the shift from giving students and educators technology access, to providing them with the right technology access and skills to empower learning. They recently underwent a multi-step visioning process to drive this shift. To do so, they hosted a Tech Summit for students, educators, administrators and community members.

VIDEO | Creating a Pipeline for Cisco Veteran Hiring

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The Cisco Veteran Talent Incubation Program (VTIP) creates a pipeline for transitioning service members and veterans to gain skills and qualify for Cisco Services entry-level engineer roles. Learn more at csr.cisco.com

Watch video here.

Samsung emPOWER Tomorrow Program Concludes with Awards and Showcase in Miami to Shine Spotlight on STEM Projects

Program Promotes Exploration in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from Young Female Students at Lakeview Elementary
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RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J. & MIAMI, April 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Samsung Electronics America  (KRX:005930) (“Samsung”) today unveiled the  projects from the Samsung emPOWER Tomorrow program at Lakeview Elementary School in Miami, Fla.

IT Training Helps Young People Thrive in India’s Digital Economy

by Dipak Basu, CEO of the Anudip Foundation
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Anudip Foundation is a nonprofit company working for the economic empowerment of at-risk youth. We believe the key to human progress and sustainability is skill development and financial stability.

Woman Teaches 335 Low-Income Students to Code, in One Week

by Sarah Jasinski, HP Business Analyst, and Clane Hayward, Lead Writer for HP Employee Communications
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When most of us think of Texas, it’s dusty ranches and longhorn cattle that come to mind. But there’s more to the Lone Star State than desert scrub. Around Austin each Spring, the prairies burst into bloom with stunning native wildflowers known as bluebonnets, and Texas’s capital has a rich and diverse culture as well.

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