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Altron Arrow Mobilize Youth Skills Development in South Africa

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Johannesburg, South Africa – In June, Altron Arrow partnered with Resolution Circle to educate 120 South African students in engineering, mobile phone skills and battery repairs.

After building a relationship with Resolution Circle, the companies set out to reach hundreds of South African unemployed youth by upskilling student interns with practical workforce learning skills and micro business development training.

A Deeper Look at CECP's Investing in Society: People

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Investing in Society, CECP’s recently launched compendium of data, research, and case studies illustrates innovations in corporate efforts to solve the world’s most pressing problems. Divided into five sections – Priorities, Performance, People, Planet, and Policies – the collection of insights offers a far-reaching assessment of what leading companies are doing in each of the five focus areas.

Middle School Educators Across Southeast Michigan Adopt Computational Thinking Curriculum to Prepare Students For 21st Century Careers

Through “Ignite My Future in School” Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education Deliver Job Readiness to Students and World-Class Professional Development for Educators at Belleville High School in Belleville, Michigan
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BELLEVILLE, MI, August 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Tata Consultancy Services, (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital education content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, have announced the Michigan launch of their Ignite My Future in School (IMFIS) initiative.

How Do We Make STEM Education More Equitable?

Learnings from CECP's Accelerate Community: Systemic Investments in Equity, Talent, and Tech
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The challenge of diversifying the tech workforce is confronting companies across sectors as more jobs are requiring computational thinking and digital fluency. Simultaneously, the demographics of the United States are changing rapidly, and companies are challenged with ensuring that the talent pipeline reflects those dynamic shifts. Developing a robust and diverse technical workforce in the United States is becoming a national priority as a result of the emerging technologies and their impact on industries.

Close the Gap’s DigiTruck on a Tour Through Kenya

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One of Close the Gap’s DigiTrucks (the one sponsored by Arrow Electronics) is currently traveling through Kenya. Two of Close the Gap’s local partner organisations, who are also the operators of this DigiTruck, Computers for Schools Kenya (CFSK) and the WEEE Centre, are touring through different Kenyan (sub)counties the next few weeks. The first visit of the DigiTruck is Mlolongo, Machakos county.

How Cisco Is Helping Tweens Become Tech-Savvy Global Problem Solvers

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by Tae Yoo, SVP Corporate Affairs

When you think back to the first time an experience inspired you to take action, you’d likely point to your adolescent years. An engaging teacher, a passionate parent, an enthralling book, or a movie that you watched time and time again. In that moment you may not have realized, but as you look back, you clearly see that your perspective on the world—and a belief in your ability to shape it—were being formed.

Giving Back that Stands Out: Symantec's Volunteer of the Quarter

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Symantec has a long and proud history of encouraging our employees to volunteer. Volunteering makes our company a better place to work, so employees are helping both Symantec and the organizations they volunteer for. Every quarter we feature employees across the world standing out for their dedication to giving back.

From Royal Inspiration to Royal Recognition

Celebrating Symantec’s Volunteer of the Quarter & Community Leader Nick Coates
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Symantec’s Volunteer of the Quarter initiative highlights and rewards those employees who dedicate their time and talents to address societal and environmental issues. We have a long and proud history of encouraging our employees to volunteer. While the driving force of our efforts is largely altruistic, there is even more to volunteering than giving back to our communities. Volunteering makes our company a better place to work, so employees are helping both Symantec and the organizations they volunteer for.

Today we highlight our Volunteer of the Quarter Nick Coates, Principal ITSM Solutions Engineer, Production Engineering, in our Reading UK office.

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Symantec’s Volunteer of the Quarter initiative highlights and rewards those employees who dedicate their time and talents to address societal and environmental issues. We have a long and proud history of encouraging our employees to volunteer. While the driving force of our efforts is largely altruistic, there is even more to volunteering than giving back to our communities. Volunteering makes our company a better place to work, so employees are helping both Symantec and the organizations they volunteer for.

Today we highlight our Volunteer of the Quarter Nick Coates, Principal ITSM Solutions Engineer, Production Engineering, in our Reading UK office.

Middle School Educators Across Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Learn New Strategies for Integrating Innovative Computational Thinking Approaches into Classroom Learning to Better Prepare Students For 21st Century Careers

Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education Partner on “Ignite My Future in School” Initiative, Delivering Professional Learning to Educators and Supporting the Integration of Computational Thinking into Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ Curriculum
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., August 2, 2018  /3BL Media/ – Tata Consultancy Services, (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, and Discovery Education, the Charlotte-based leading provider of digital education content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, this week announced the Charlotte, N.C. launch of their Ignite My Future in School (IMFIS) initiative.

VIDEO | Discover Data Program Aims to Ignite Interest in Data Among Middle School Students

The Nielsen Foundation recently launched Discover Data in collaboration with Discovery Education and The Afterschool Alliance
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It’s never too early to get excited about data, especially in today’s world, where connectivity and technology play such a key role in everything from marketing to entertainment to business strategy. We’re passionate about data, and we look forward to future generations sharing that passion.

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