Pandemic Impacts Millions of Students; How Digital Learning Can Help

The global scale and speed of disruption in education from the COVID-19 pandemic is “unparalleled” according to the United Nations with an estimated 290 million students impacted globally and growing. And several schools and universities have chosen to forgo in-person classes in favor of remote learning. The closing of classroom doors couldn’t come at a […]

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P-TECH Aims to Make Irish Workforce More Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive

As a P-TECH industry partner working at Irish Life & Canada Life in Dublin’s north east inner city, we’re working to integrate innovative and emerging technologies in our business –with support from local community talent to make our workforce more diverse, equitable, and inclusive. All industries across all sectors are digitizing and the jobs market […]

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On International Space Day, Students Create Virtual Assistants with AI

To celebrate International Space Day, IBM hosted 35 students from the Brooklyn-based Pathways in Technology Early College High School program, who got an inside look, and first-hand experience, in how to leverage artificial intelligence for the advancement of space exploration. The P-TECH students learned about CIMON (short for Crew Interactive MObile CompanioN), which was developed by Airbus […]

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Nova Scotia Taps into Tomorrow’s Potential

The Government of Nova Scotia continually works to support the future potential of our students and help create opportunities for young people to see a future for themselves in our province. We are pleased to announce a new option for students through a unique IBM-inspired program that will provide more opportunity in the information technology […]

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In Their Own Words: Leading Women in Tech Confront the Gender Gap

With only a quarter of U.S. technology jobs currently filled by women[1], there is far more we must do as an industry to close the gender gap. And let’s be clear, closing the gender quality gap benefits society as a whole; there is a strong correlation between business performance and a gender diverse workforce; companies […]

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P-TECH: Reflections on a Milestone

When we launched Brooklyn P-TECH in 2011, we had high hopes – for our students, for the community, for a transformation in education that would restore (and then advance) our mission to serve the next generation. We thought we had the right idea: to connect high school to college and “new collar” careers. And we […]

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