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First-ever SECD International course: Featured fellows share their experiences

December 7, 2017 • Written by

The first-ever 16-week Science of Early Child Development (SECD) International Course, co-facilitated by Red River College and Aga Khan University in Nairobi, recently came to an end this fall.

The course was a key component of the year-long World Bank Africa Early Years Fellowship, created for the purpose of assembling a select group of African professionals to work at capacity-building in their home countries, in support of governments and World Bank teams as they ramp up investments in early years resources.

Read about the experience here.

Manitoba’s vehicle manufacturing, maintenance and construction firms invited to go virtual

December 7, 2017 • Written by

Manitoba’s vehicle and construction industries are going virtual. Representatives from heavy vehicle manufacturing and construction firms participated in a live demonstration yesterday of Librestream Technologies’ award-winning Onsight Collaboration Platform, which allows companies to bring their experts to field situations virtually, from anywhere, at any time.

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Green Jobs – Science and Technology Internship Program Funding Available!

November 29, 2017 • Written by

The Green Jobs – Science and Technology Internship Program is a federal program that provides funding to organizations, businesses and institutions to hire post-secondary graduates in the natural resource sectors in a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) field. This helps young graduates to gain relevant and meaningful work experience within their field of study.

Hiring organizations can receive a contribution payment for up to 50% of the intern’s salary to a maximum of $15,000 for a 6-12 month internship. Read More →

RRC Nursing Students Celebrate Big Win at International Skills Competition

November 21, 2017 • Written by

A pair of Red River College (RRC) Nursing students have returned home with some new hardware and a greater sense of pride in their work. Elyse Griffith (2nd year) and Rachel Rubin (3rd year) took first place amongst international student competitors, earning a Silver medal overall, in the 7th annual International Nursing Competition held in Shanghai, China. Read More →