Labor Department aims to grow apprenticeships with new rule

Labor Department aims to grow apprenticeships with new rule

Dive Brief:  The U.S. Department of Labor released final regulations this week establishing a new system to evaluate apprenticeships that could make it easier for employers and education providers to create their own programs.  Starting in mid-May, the Labor...
MOOC providers offer some free course access amid coronavirus outbreak

MOOC providers offer some free course access amid coronavirus outbreak

Dive Brief: Two large MOOC providers are opening access to their course catalogs to help colleges that are moving instruction online in response to the coronavirus pandemic.  Coursera announced Thursday it is temporarily waiving fees for colleges to use Coursera for...
Ireland closes schools and colleges to combat pandemic

Ireland closes schools and colleges to combat pandemic

The government announced the measures on March 12 after the total number of cases in the country rose to 70 and the first death linked to the virus was reported.  “The safety of students and staff is paramount” David Russell, chairman of PCN– an organisation...
NYSC seeks expansion of Kano orientation camp

NYSC seeks expansion of Kano orientation camp

NYSC DG, Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim The Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Kano state, Hajiya Aisha Tata has called for expansion of the permanent orientation camp from its current 2,500 to 5,000 capacity. The  state Coordinator made the call during...