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More work is needed to understand the ‘risks’ that AI could pose – Education Secretary

More work is needed to understand the ‘risks’ that AI could pose – Education Secretary

More work is needed to understand the risks that artificial intelligence could pose to schools, colleges and universities, the Education Secretary will say. Gillian Keegan will call on education leaders and technology experts to come forward with ideas on how generative artificial intelligence (AI) can be used in a positive way to support the education sector in the future. In a speech at the London Tech Week conference, Ms Keegan will launch a call for evidence to ensure AI is…

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Dal Engineering partners with Indigenous group to improve educational opportunities – Dal News

Dal Engineering partners with Indigenous group to improve educational opportunities – Dal News

A new partnership between Dalhousie’s Faculty of Engineering and an Indigenous-led charitable organization announced this week aims to help build a more representative and diverse engineering profession that will better serve society and the people it impacts.  The partnership with Ulnooweg Education Centre paves the way for the launch of an Indigenous stream of the Faculty’s new Inclusive Pathways to Engineering Careers Program, an initiative designed to remove barriers and increase access to an engineering education for individuals from equity-deserving…

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How will US universities look after affirmative action? | Education News

How will US universities look after affirmative action? | Education News

It has been a 40-year fight in the United States over affirmative action, or taking race into consideration for university admissions. Now, students and schools are adjusting to a new reality after the US Supreme Court reversed the precedent. The ruling is the culmination of a concerted legal campaign by conservative activist Edward Blum and his organization Students for Fair Admissions. Some US universities have stopped using affirmative action in the past, and the results show a minority of students…

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UCDSB details student impact from continued Indigenous Education

UCDSB details student impact from continued Indigenous Education

The Upper Canada District School Board says they are creating meaningful and personal land acknowledgments to work with Indigenous partners to identify the traditional territory each school is situated on, as well as implementing rich programming that offers Indigenous students the opportunity to form deeper connections with their own culture and share it with their non-Indigenous peers, as part of their commitment to Truth and Reconciliation. The impact of the actions being taken within the UCDSB was front and center…

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Inside the Escape to the Chateau property owned by Dick and Angel Strawbridge

Inside the Escape to the Chateau property owned by Dick and Angel Strawbridge

Dick and Angel Strawbridge are the owners of the 19th-century chateau in Martigné-sur-Mayenne, France, which provides the setting for Channel 4’s popular programme Escape to the Chateau. However, the show ended in December 2022 after rumours emerged of “a deteriorating relationship between [production company]Two Rivers and Dick and Angel’s Chateau TV for various reasons”. Now, it has been reported that the couple are set to “close” their French castle business, which they saw the building operate as a wedding venue….

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Ex-MPs billed taxpayers over $90K in ‘transitional’ education benefits

Ex-MPs billed taxpayers over $90K in ‘transitional’ education benefits

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Canadian Politics Canada A Canadian Taxpayers Federation official questions why former MPs who already get large severance checks upon leaving office need access to such benefits Published April 18, 2023 • Last updated 3 days ago • 4 minute read Former Conservative MP Brad Trost, who lost his party’s nomination in 2019, billed the full $15,000 limit on courses at Harvard University. Photo by Taylor Hermiston/Postmedia/File Article content Ivy League courses, executive training, and certifications from…

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