Education Mining News

Gov't of Australia announces new employment and training scheme in the South-West

The Government of Western Australia announces that a new employment and training scheme in the South-West will make it easier for employers in the region to hire apprentices and trainees. Employment and Training Minister Cheryl […]

DOLE’s safety and health training covers ‘7 industry big winners’

Philippines: The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), through its Occupational Safety and health Center (OSHC), yesterday announced a year-round schedule of training aimed at improving safety and health of the workforces in the country's […]

Alberta Heavy Equipment College to Deliver Train-The-Trainer Instructor Certification for Yukon Mine Training Association

Yukon Mine Training Association (YMTA) launches a second year of training partnership with their delivery agent, Northern Safety Network Yukon training heavy equipment operators to work in the Yukon mining industry. Located in Whitehorse, YMTA's […]

eLN presents practical tips for learning design and development

eLearning Network presents Ron Hubbard's presentation on practical tips for learning design and development. Watch the presentation he gave at Learning Technologies 2011.

College for miners successful

A college program, that was six years in the planning, has delivered the goods: 12 locally trained underground hard rock miners will be graduating this coming Friday with a solid foundation on which to build […]

Towards a Knowledge Building Community: From Guided to Self-Organized Inquiry

Drawn from the Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie - Abstract: Over four academic years a design experiment was conducted involving four online university courses […]

Clive on Learning: Relevance drives out resistance

Clive Shepherd of Brighton, U.K. comments on the inroads being made by e-learning in his country, and the sacrifice of quality for cost and time savings.

Skills shortage warning

The Australian mining industry has been warned that growth is at risk if its leaders fail to address long-term workforce development and training. The call came from the recently appointed chief executive officer of SkillsDMC, […]

Plenty to celebrate at SIC during 'Career and Technical Education Month'

February is recognized nationwide as "Career and Technical Education Month," and Southeastern Illinois College in Harrisburg will celebrate the occasion accordingly - as a productive pathway for residents of the area to the good-paying, sustainable […]

Training in trades sector available at LBCC, Oregon

Dave Baker, training director of the Central Electrical Training Center in Tangent, said the trades sector has been hit especially hard during the recession, but the center continues to accept students into its hands-on programs. […]

The Canadian Press reports that First Nations may be answer to aging mining workforce

Craig Wong of The Canadian Press reports on Laurie Sterritt, executive director of the B.C. Aboriginal Mine Training Association, and her solution to the aging mining worfoprce. Sterrit says that with a province rich in […]

CIM donates $3,700 to local science and tech students

Students at Algonquin Road Public School, Lively District Secondary School and Espanola High School will share more than $3,700 in funding from the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum, Sudbury Branch. Funding will be […]

Can four-year degrees coincide with budget cuts?

While budget-cutting and expanding degree programs seem to be at odds, Eastern Arizona College President Mark Bryce believes both can be accomplished in Graham County. Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer recommends slashing the state funding of […]