Tag Archives: skills

SkillsVision Forum for Librarians

(30 October 2018) The Forum offers an opportunity to learn from the library success stories from renowned universities, in strategical support of research and leadership. This is a programme designed for library leadership roles supporting fast changing academic workflows ranging from research to innovation and lifelong learning. Highlights include: Expert sharing from speakers from East […]


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Credo helps libraries address the skills gap with new and expanded instruction offerings

(24 September 2018, Boston, MA)  Credo has created a Learning Tools product family to offer librarians new and updated resources for teaching foundational skills like information literacy (IL), critical thinking, and communication. The highly-acclaimed InfoLit Modules will now be known as InstructTM to best reflect the growing range of possibilities opened up by the revamped […]


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Leadership Skills for the Future of Work

Coursera for Business is hosting a webinar, “Leadership Skills for the Future of Work“, on Thursday, September 7th at 10 am PST. (23 August 2017) The world of work is rapidly changing due to technology, globalization, and a new generation of workers. In this changing landscape, the ability to identify and develop capable leaders will […]


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Enago and Thieme partner to empower researchers to achieve publication goals

(31 July 2017, New York/Stuttgart)   Thieme, the award-winning international medical and science publisher serving both health professionals and students for more than 125 years, has recently concluded an agreement with Enago, an internationally trusted name in author services for the global research community. This collaboration will benefit researchers hoping to improve their chances of being […]


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Poor digital leadership will see universities struggle to attract students

(24 March 2017) New research highlights the growing importance of higher education staff being capable of delivering technology-enhanced learning experience for students. A survey of 1,000 16-24 year olds, commissioned by Jisc in the UK, found that three quarters (75%) of higher education students surveyed believe that having staff with the appropriate digital skills is […]


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NUS introduces new CFG Future-ready Index to track future-readiness of students

Senior NUS students have strong competencies in soft skills such as adaptability, entrepreneurial thinking and pursuing convictions, which are attributes valued by employers (7 February 2017) Students from the National University of Singapore (NUS) can now find out how well they fare in skillsets that employers value in new hires through a novel index that […]


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Wiley announces publishing agreement with Amazon Web Services

(8 August 2016, Hoboken, N.J.) John Wiley & Sons Inc. (Wiley) today announced a publishing agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to bring to market official certification study guide learning tools for the AWS Certification Program. The AWS Certification Program recognizes IT professionals that possess the skills and technical knowledge necessary for building and maintaining […]


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