June 15, 2021


Inclusive leadership training is key to career success and equity in science (opinion)

Leadership and inclusion skill sets are increasingly recognized as essential competencies for Ph.D. students and postdocs, or trainees, in the biological sciences. As today’s trainees enter the workforce in research, education, business and advocacy, they will become leaders tasked with creating a more equitable and inclusive culture of science.

To develop inclusive leadership competency, trainees should reflect on career goals and make a training plan that incorporates opportunities to build leadership experience and self-awareness. They should seek out such leadership experiences and be able to recognize and articulate to others their leadership skills. In addition, institutions and educators

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Derek Li, Founder of Squirrel Ai Learning, Honored with 2020 BETT Asia Leadership Award

The British Educational Technology in Teaching (BETT) Awards are to encourage new teaching methods, innovative teaching concepts, and innovation that combines technology with education, considered the world’s largest and most authoritative awards in educational products. Opened to the whole world, the BETT awards are evaluated by globally famous educators in reference to the feedback of schools and users. Representative of the evaluation breadth, height and recognition of the global education circles, the BETT awards are reputed as the Oscars in the global educational technology community.

The Leadership Award is granted to individuals who continually raise educational technology standards in educational

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College faculty at Linfield express no confidence in university leadership

Faculty members at Linfield University voted Monday to express that they have no confidence in the leadership of the university president or the chair of the board of trustees. The faculty members are calling for both leaders to resign.

Faculty within the university’s College of Arts and Sciences took part in the vote during a meeting late Monday afternoon. A resolution signifying no confidence and calling for the resignation of President Miles Davis and board Chair David Baca passed in a 59 to 11 vote.

The vote came amid ongoing tension at the private university’s McMinnville campus. The conflict surfaced

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Seattle Pacific University faculty votes ‘no confidence’ in leadership after board upholds discriminatory hiring policy

Seattle Pacific University faculty members have cast a vote of “no confidence” in the leadership of the school’s Board of Trustees, which last week announced it would retain a hiring policy that discriminates based on sexual orientation.

The private Christian school in Queen Anne has long been accused of not supporting its LGBTQ+ students, faculty and staff, many of whom have repeatedly asked the school to reject a rule that doesn’t allow openly queer people to join the school’s full-time faculty. While many in the SPU community have voiced concerns about the policy for years, students say, a turning point

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Parker University Establishes Educational Technology Leadership Among Chiropractic Programs Worldwide. Initiative Creates New Breakthroughs for Both Online and In-Classroom Education.

Dallas, Texas, March 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Parker University announced a new partnership and technology initiative that firmly establishes the university as a leader in educational technology among any college or university chiropractic program worldwide. The partnership includes working with Touch of Life Technologies (Toltech) to deploy their Sectra 65-inch instructor touch table, four Ideum Colossus 86-inch touch tables, Sectra Education Portal software, and VH Dissector software. These solutions will enhance both in-classroom and distance teaching and learning well beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, making it possible to conduct sophisticated, hands-on lab instruction that provides realistic learning experiences for

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Engineering and Technology Education Doctoral Student Justin Egresitz ‘23PHD Selected to Participate in ITEEA 21st Century Leadership Academy | College of Education

Doctoral student Justin Egresitz ‘23PHD, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in the NC State College of Education’s Learning and Teaching in STEM in the engineering and technology education program area of study, has been selected to participate in the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) 21st Century Leadership Academy.

The ITEEA 21st Century Leadership Academy “provides an opportunity for rising technology and engineering educators from across the country to develop as professional leaders, develop community, and have experiences related to the promotion of technology and engineering education and support technological and engineering literacy for all students in

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