Staff Management in Adult Education Institutions, Poland

first_img +1 Pocket Similar Stories Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. Share 0 Staff Management in Adult Education Institutions, Poland LinkedIn 0 Reddit ← International Fulbright Science & Technology Fellowship, USA February 10, 2011 Published by Site Default Deadline: 27 April 2011Open to: adults from EU countries  working in the field of adult educationCosts: covered by Grundtvig grantVenue: 25 September – 1 October 2011, Lublin, PolandInitiative Fund Foundation, from Lublin, Poland,  is organizing international training courses within the Lifelong Learning Program, sub-program Grundtvig.The key aim of the training is to provide a comprehensive and contemporary knowledge of human resources management in adult education and training organizations with the emphasis on its psychological aspects and soft skills. The participants will gain thorough knowledge and practical skills of different staff management aspects implemented in educational institutions.Objectives:– increasing awareness of human resource management and their implementation especially in adult education institutions,– developing communication skills, team-building and leadership activities,– acquainting with types and methods of assessment and development of employees,– training and coaching,– cooperating and learning in multinational and intercultural context,– sharing experience in the field of human resources management,– exchanging examples of good practice across Europe.EligibilityAdults from EU countries  working in the field of adult education.ApplicationSend your application to [email protected] costs are covered by Grundtvig [email protected] Website Tweet Migrants in the Spotlight Media Award →last_img read more

GE invests $24 million in 151 MW PV project in India

first_imgGE invests $24 million in 151 MW PV project in IndiaThe project marks the U.S. group’s first PV investment in India. GE has exceeded $10 billion in renewable energy investment commitments worldwide to become one of the industry’s leading investors. April 28, 2014 Edgar Meza Finance Manufacturing Markets Markets & Policy Share U.S. conglomerate General Electric (GE) has made its first investment in India’s burgeoning solar market with $24 million for a 151 MW PV installation. The investment is part of the group’s GE Energy Financial Services new partnership with India’s Welspun Renewables Energy Pvt. Ltd. (WREPL) aimed atg expanding solar energy generation in the country. WREPL, one of India’s leading clean energy generating companies, put the solar farm — located in the state of Madhya Pradesh’s Neemuch District, into operation in August 2013, almost eight months ahead of schedule. The farm powers 624,000 homes and mitigates an estimated 216,372 tons of carbon emissions annually. The Neemuch project, part of WREPL’s 308 MW operational solar portfolio, is located on an 800-acre site in Neemuch, which sits on a 500-meter-high barren land ridge in Madhya Pradesh. The site receives among the highest levels of irradiation in India. Power from the project is sold to the Madhya Pradesh state utility, helping the country meet its target of 20 percent energy generation from renewable sources by 2020. Vineet Mittal, WREPL vice chairman, said, “The combination of our renewable project development expertise and GE’s financial strength and risk management will help achieve the ambitious goals set by the government to expand the use of renewable energy in India.” Raghuveer Kurada, business leader for India and South East Asia at GE Energy Financial Services, added, “With its geography, strong economic growth and commitment from the highest levels of government, India has gained incredible potential for the development of solar power. Our investment in Welspun Renewables’ solar project helps to realize that potential. WREPL’s history of developing benchmark projects ahead of schedule and with high generation power output helps us expand globally across the energy spectrum and meet the world’s energy needs.” With this transaction, GE Energy Financial Services has exceeded $10 billion in cumulative renewable energy investment commitments worldwide, including $1.8 billion in solar power commitments in seven countries. GE Energy Financial Services it would continue to invest more than $1 billion annually in wind, solar and other renewable energy projects, its fastest-growing energy sector and one that boosts sales of GE’s energy technology. Since its formation in 2006, GE Energy Financial Services has invested in 17 GW of mostly wind and solar projects. Of the more than $10 billion in cumulative renewable energy equity and debt investment commitments, $8 billion are in more than 12 GW of wind farms and $1.7 billion in 1 GW of solar power installations, with the balance in other renewables. 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Saturday roundup from the Spruce Meadows Continental CSI5*

first_img Subscribe to the Horse Sport newsletter and get an exclusive bonus digital edition! We’ll send you our regular newsletter and include you in our monthly giveaways. PLUS, you’ll receive our exclusive Rider Fitness digital edition with 15 exercises for more effective riding. Well-Deserved Win for Bliss HeersSaturday afternoon of the Spruce Meadows ‘Continental’ CSI5*, presented by Rolex, brought sixty-six horse/rider combinations into the Meadows on the Green for the Canadian Utilities Cup (1.50m). The technical track by FEI Course Designer Michel Vaillancourt (CAN) tested the riders over thirteen obstacles (sixteen efforts) including three double combinations and two liverpools.Six riders representing five nations posted clear rounds advancing to the jump-off. Darragh Kenny (IRL) was first to go and put the pressure on posting a clear ride and quick time of 37.71s. Second-last to go was Bliss Heers (USA) and she laid it all on the line. Jumping a clear round, she posted a time of 36.68s to take the lead. It came down to the wire with world number one Steve Guerdat (SUI) last to go and he was just off the pace, posting a clear round and a time of 36.82s to take second place.“This is really quite emotional for me. A year ago I broke my back and now to win at Spruce Meadows and to beat two Olympic champions is very special,” said Heers of her first career win at Spruce Meadows.Beezie Madden (USA) Wins the AKITA Drilling Cavalry SpeedThe AKITA Drilling Cavalry Charge (1.50m) marked the second leg of the Alberta Power Speed Challenge. This series gives riders the opportunity to ride the same course in four different competitions over the 2019 Summer Series. The horse/rider combination with the best overall ranking over all four competitions wins the Alberta Power Speed Challenge.The course was designed by FEI course designer Leopoldo Palacios (VEN) and made to fit in the International Ring and Meadows on the Green without any alteration to the track. This week thirty-nine horse/rider combinations tackled the track looking to move up the standings in the Alberta Power Speed Challenge.With five horses left to go, Kent Farringon (USA) was sitting at the top of the leader board with a quick time of 77.33s. Beezie Madden (USA) stepped into the ring looking to best her previous week’s time of 79.29s that had landed her in fourth place. Madden’s 9 year-old mare Jiva quickly settled into the course and the pair knocked two seconds off their time to land on 77.23s – taking them to first place.“She’s (Jiva) a very careful horse and sometimes a little shy when going fast over a lot of impressive fences out here. This (Alberta Power Speed Challenge) as been really good for her building her bravery and it showed today.” – Beezie Madden (USA) on her horse Jiva in the AKITA Drillling Cavalry Charge.A Second Win for Arturo Parada Vallejo (MEX)The North American Ring had a full schedule Saturday of the ‘Continental’ CSI5* Tournament starting with the one round Friends of the Meadows Cup (1.45m) in the morning. FEI Course Designer Tom Holden (IRL) laid out the track that thirty competitors put forth their best effort in an attempt to make it to the winner’s circle.Arturo Parada Vallejo (MEX) was on point today aboard the eight year-old Zangersheide gelding, Cassidy Z. The pair put forth a clear quick ride with a time of 67.30s making it their second win of the 2019 Spruce Meadows Summer Series.Full results here. Tags: Leopoldo Palacios, show jumping, Michel Vaillancourt, Canadian Utilities Cup, Spruce Meadows ‘Continental’ CSI5*, Arturo Parada Vallejo, Bliss Heers, Email* Horse Sport Enews SIGN UP More from Horse Sport:Christilot Boylen Retires From Team SportAfter an exemplary career as one of Canada’s top Dressage riders, seven-time Olympian Christilot Boylen has announced her retirement from team competition.2020 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair CancelledFor only the second time in its history, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has been cancelled but plans are being made for some virtual competitions.Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Statement on 2020 EventAs the Province of Ontario starts to reopen, The Royal’s Board and staff will adhere to all recommendations put forward by government and health officials.Government Financial Assistance for Ontario FarmersOntario Equestrian has recently released this update of several financial assistance packages available, including those for farm business.last_img read more

Dagur decided: Uwe Gensheimer stays captain!

first_imgRecommended for you Croatia save point against BIG Japan! ShareTweetShareShareEmail Related Items:Dagur Sigurdsson, handball, Uwe Gensheimer WORLD BEST LEFT WING 2020? Japan beat Angola to secure Main Round start with 1 point ShareTweetShareShareEmailCommentsThe new German national team coach, Dagur Sigurdsson (41), ahead of the his debut as coach against the Switzerland, has decided that the current captain, Uwe Gensheimer, deserves to remain national team captain. The 27-year has so far 90 caps. “I’m delighted to have been given the trust by Dagur, and I know that I have to manage a very good team with strong personalities”, said Gensheimer on the honour. Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.Comment Name Email Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.last_img read more

Logano nabs victory in ‘The Clash’ after wild final lap

first_imgKevin Harvick, driving a Ford for the first time at NASCAR’s highest level, came home fifth. Even though “The Clash” featured a mandatory caution at Lap 25, and even though the cars had been set up for racing under the lights, drivers were uniformly aggressive in the opening segment, often running three-wide in an attempt to gain track position. Danica Patrick dodged the Turn 2 melee to surge from 10th to fourth on the final lap to post her first top-five finish in any Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race, though the result is not official because “The Clash” is an exhibition event with a limited field. That wreck set up the wild 11-lap run to the finish that saw the opportunistic Logano take advantage of the last-lap tangle between Keselowski and Hamlin. Daniel Suarez, in his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start, finished eighth.  </p> DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — When Brad Keselowski and Denny Hamlin collided in Turn 2 on the final lap of Sunday’s rain-delayed Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway, Joey Logano was there to seize the moment. “I was just minding my own business in the low groove and we got tagged in the right rear,” Kurt Busch said after exiting the Infield Care Center. “It’s kind of a shame — all of the hard work and the effort everybody puts into the off-season — Doug Yates and his engines and everybody from Ford and everybody at Stewart-Haas, all of the effort put toward building a car and we didn’t even make it to the first pit stop, so it’s kind of a bummer.”  The race was decided when Keselowski challenged defending winner Hamlin for the lead on the final lap. Keselowski, who came home sixth, powered his Ford to the bottom of Turn 2. Hamlin tried to protect his position, and the cars collided, Hamlin’s Toyota spinning wildly and Keselowski’s Ford losing momentum off the corner. Logano’s victory was the first in “The Clash” for a Ford driver since Dale Jarrett took the checkered flag in 2004. Joe Gibbs Racing Toyotas settled into the first four spots after a restart on Lap 65, but Team Penske teammates Keselowski and Logano sped toward the front in the outside lane, successfully side-drafted and broke up the Camry armada.center_img Logano pulled out to a 100-yard lead and maintained it as Busch and Bowman battled side-by-side behind him. “We had to think that same way as Ford (drivers), and we Stewart-Haas and the Penske cars, we were able to get a good enough run to work together enough to break them up and make the passes, and then there at the end, it was kind of a mess. RELATED: Results | SHOP: Logano gearBUY TICKETS: See the Daytona 500 Live! On Lap 17, Kurt Busch fell victim to a handling problem with reigning Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Jimmie Johnson‘s No. 48 Chevrolet. Johnson got loose in Turn 4 and spun into the right rear of Busch’s No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford, turning Busch hard into the outside wall. Johnson car survived that wreck, but the handling remained evil, and on Lap 49 he spun again off Turn 4 and clobbered the inside wall near the entrance to pit road. The wreck put Johnson out of the race, his sixth straight DNF in the season-opening exhibition event. Charging to the outside and grabbing the lead near the entry to the Superstretch at the 2.5-mile speedway, Logano took the checkered flag 1.121 seconds ahead of runner-up Kyle Busch, who beat third-place finisher Alex Bowman to the stripe by .018 seconds. With 14 laps left, Martin Truex Jr. tried to fill a hole that wasn’t there and clipped the right front of Kyle Larson‘s No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet. Truex spun in Turn 3, rocketed toward the outside wall and caught the left rear of Chris Buescher‘s No. 37 Chevrolet, which needed two trips to pit road to repair the damage. “That was the play,” Logano said of the side-drafting strategy. “The Toyotas are so selfless, I guess is the way to look at it. They’re able to work together and think of one car winning, and they’re really good at that. “Everything was going really fast, and I was just in the right place at the right time.”last_img read more

Sheryl Crow Announces Virtual Performances, “Songs From The Big Green Barn”

first_imgNine-time Grammy award winner Sheryl Crow has announced two virtual concert performances in a project titled “Songs From The Big Green Barn”.On Friday, September 18th at 9:00 p.m. ET, Crow will begin her “Outside” performance. This initial concert will be a fully electric outdoor show featuring Crow and her touring band. Then, on Saturday (9/19), she will perform an intimate, acoustic “Inside” show from The Big Green Barn starting at 1:00 p.m. ET. This performance will also include members of her touring band and has been intentionally scheduled to allow for convenient viewing outside of North America.Related: Sheryl Crow Shares Video For “Lonely Alone” Feat. Willie Nelson [Watch]“I’m really excited to bring fans inside the Big Green Barn for this pair of shows, they’re going to be special,” said Crow of her creative musical space in a press release.She continued, “Obviously with COVID, we haven’t been able to tour this year. We put a lot of thought into how to make these shows unique, and to reach people around the world in countries that we haven’t played for in a long time, perhaps ever.”In addition to a live broadcast, Crow’s “Songs From The Big Green Barn” will be available on demand for two weeks, allowing ticket purchasers to watch at their convenience. Partnered with Lifeline Streaming, tickets for the performances are available now, starting at $19.99. Additionally, fans who purchase both shows ahead of time will receive them for a discounted price of $34.99. Click here for “Songs From The Big Green Barn” tickets and limited edition Sheryl Crow merchandise.last_img read more

Let Dot-Marie Jones Hit You With Her Best Shot in These New Rock of Ages Photos

first_img Dot-Marie Jones has taken over the bar at Rock of Ages. The Glee star began her stint as Dennis Dupree on February 24, which has her singing a number of rock songs like “Can’t Fight This Feeling” and “We Built This City.” Dennis owns the bar that the show takes place in and he is trying to save it from demolition. Jones is the first woman to play the role and she will be in the show through April 19. Rock of Ages, with a book by Chris D’Arienzo, is currently playing an open off-Broadway run at New World Stages. It originally ran at the venue in 2008, after which it transferred to Broadway where it ran until 2015. See photos of Jones below and see her sing those hit songs in person at Rock of Ages. from $39.00 Dot-Marie Jones View the Full Gallery Here View Comments Dot-Marie Jones(Photos: Caitlin McNaney) Rock of Ages Star Files Related Showslast_img read more

Shawnee Mission changes fee structure for damaged digital learning initiative devices

first_imgAs school begins this week, thousands of Shawnee Mission students in northeast Johnson County will be handed pricey Apple products that they’ll be entrusted with keeping damage-free throughout the year.Of course, when you’re talking about kids and teenagers and iPads and laptops, there are bound to be some drops, spills and scratches — not to mention devices that are simply lost. The district estimates that somewhere south of 10 percent of the devices it issued last year were either damaged, lost or stolen.Last year, however, coverage for repairing devices that were damaged came through an optional insurance policy offered by Worth Ave. Group, a third-party insurance provider. That policy cost $80 per year.This year the district did not renew its agreement with Worth Ave., and is instead rolling out a plan to pay for damaged devices that requires no upfront payment, but that could cost more than the $80 of the insurance policy for every instance of a damaged, lost or stolen device.For iPads, the damaged device cost schedule is as follows:1st Damaged Device: $752nd Damaged Device: $1253rd and Subsequent Device Damage: Actual cost of repair/replacement or $250, whichever is greater.For the MacBook Air laptops, the damaged device schedule is as follows:1st Damaged Device: $1002nd Damaged Device: $1503rd and Subsequent Device Damage: Actual cost of repair/replacement or $300 whichever is greater.The district says it instituted the change for a number of reasons. For one, having an outside entity responsible for deciding whether or not to approve or deny a claim for a damaged device put the district in an awkward position. Worth did deny a number of claims during the year, which left parents who had paid $80 for the insurance policy still stuck with expensive repair fees. The Worth policies also did not cover lost devices, which frustrated some parents who assumed the policy covered such situations.The new district policy requires that students who lose their devices be assessed the replacement value for the device — a controversial provision because it requires that used iPads or MacBook Airs much be replaced with new versions.“The district must replace a lost device with a new, like-model device,” reads an FAQ prepared by the district on the new policy. “During year one of the digital learning initiative, we found that very few devices were actually lost. Many of them were either reported stolen and proof was provided that a police report had been filed, or the device, initially reported as lost, was found prior to families having to pay the assessed replacement fee.”The district says the new fee structure is not expected to save the district much money, but that it will be assessing the costs of the new structure and the structure used in the first year to help determine what kind of system to use moving forward.last_img read more

Orange County Bar Association seeks Leadership Law Program participants

first_imgThe Orange County Bar Association is currently enrolling participants for its award-winning Leadership Law program.The program was developed last year to provide Central Florida business owners and managers an opportunity to learn about and experience the legal system in action. Leadership Law was awarded the National Association of Bar Executives’ LexisNexis Community Education and Outreach Award at the ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago this past summer.Leadership Law, which meets once monthly at the OCBA center, includes interactive, seminar-style courses on business matters led by Central Florida judges and attorneys.Mary Ann Etzler, the program’s facilitator, said in addition to substantive information, Leadership Law provides participants a behind-the-scenes opportunity to “network with the presenters and have some of their questions answered on issues that impact their businesses. It is information our participants just can’t go to school for.”Leadership Law includes topics related to complex business litigation, contract negotiation, intellectual property, employment law, and bankruptcy law. Seminars are held at the OCBA center as well as off-site at the Orange County Courthouse, the federal courthouse, the medical examiner’s office, and Orange County’s juvenile justice center.“The program gave us an opportunity to put a human face on the lawyers and the courts and see how our society is interlinked,” said 2012 class participant Jim Daniels, an insurance agent and the vice president of legal and legislative affairs for the National Association of State Farm Insurance Agents.Tiffany Altizer, a CPA, along with 45 other business owners, managers, and community-based organization leaders, attended last year’s program.“Our local justice system will touch you in some way, at some time during your career,” Altizer said. “Gaining this education makes the process less intimidating and ultimately will help with the navigation when the time arises.”In speaking about the association’s mission, OCBA President-elect Paul Scheck emphasizes its “long, rich history and tradition of serving the profession and providing ongoing services to the community” that goes back almost 80 years.“Leadership Law extends the reach of the bar’s programs, augmenting the valuable civics education provided to local students, and the quality legal assistance and advocacy provided to low-income residents, the working poor, children, and disadvantaged groups with special legal needs in Orange County,” Scheck said.The Leadership Law 2013 enrollment deadline is December 14. Details about meeting dates, curriculum, and enrollment are available on the OCBA website at Orange County Bar Association, a voluntary professional association established in 1933, is comprised of 3,200 attorneys, judges, and other legal professionals. Orange County Bar Association seeks Leadership Law Program participants THE OCBA 2012 LEADERSHIP LAW inaugural class participants attended a seminar presented by Jan C. Garavaglia, M.D. (center) at the Ninth Judicial Circuit’s medical examiner’s office. “Dr. G” spoke about the history of the profession and its importance within the judicial system and led a tour of the facilities.Orange County Bar Association seeks Leadership Law Program participantscenter_img November 15, 2012 Regular Newslast_img read more

Walk-on Winkel makes the most of his chances in the lineup

first_imgThis season, he has made his presence felt in the opportunitieshe’s been given.Winkel finished in second place and earned a 14.500 on theParallel Bars in the Arnold Challenge, the team’s most recent meet. The scorewas the best for any Gophers gymnast on Parallel Bars this season.  “Last year was a littlebit frustrating knowing that I had the potential to benefit the team,” Winkelsaid. “It’s nice this year to reach my potential.” Head coach Mike Burns said the other Gophers gymnasts were sohappy for him after the performance at the Arnold Challenge, they “went crazy”and crowded around him. Winkel had a different reaction.“[Winkel] was just like ‘I Still didn’t do a very good [peachbasket], though,’” Burns said.Winkel, an Afton, Minnesota native, said he always had a goal tocompete with Minnesota gymnastics. Winkel walked on to the team last year.“Growing up, I’ve always came to the meets,” Winkel said. “I wasjust always a fan of gymnastics, so it was nice to see the collegiate-levelguys [growing up].”Winkel cracked the lineup for the first time during the WindyCity Invite this season. He earned a seventh-place finish and a 13.700 on theParallel Bars. The sophomore made the starting lineup in the dual after the WindyCity. Winkel scored a 13.450 this time, but he finished in fifth as Minnesotadefeated Air Force.Winkel still does not have a scholarship. Burns was also a walk-ongymnast in college when he competed for Penn State. The team has just 6.3 full-ridescholarships to allocate to gymnasts. Burns said about 16 of the 19 gymnasts onroster receive some sort of scholarship. Walk-on Winkel makes the most of his chances in the lineupWinkel mostly competes in the Parallel Bars for the Gophers. Jack WhiteMarch 11, 2017Jump to CommentsShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare via EmailPrintSophomore Ben Winkel didn’t crack the lineup a single time hisfirst year with the Gophers. “I’ve got a soft spot for guys like [Winkel],” Burns said. “[Awalk-on starting] is just a feather in the cap of a kid who’s willing to putthe time and effort in.”Winkel’s specialty is the Parallel Bars. He has made the lineupin that event four times. He has also made the lineup for Still Rings,competing twice in that event.The sophomore earned a 13.100 on the Still Rings in Minnesota’sloss to Illinois. The performance was actually a personal best for Winkel,however, he finished in 12th place out of 12 gymnasts. Junior Ryan Bergman also specializes in Parallel Bars. Bergmansaid it was nice to see Winkel succeed as of late.“I work pretty close with [Winkel] on P Bars, and we work everyday,” Bergman said. “It was really cool to see him go out there and do what weall knew he could do.”Winkel balances his collegiate sport with his electricalengineering major. The sophomore said he chose his major because of his passionfor renewable energy. “I think solar energy is going to be big in the future,” Winkelsaid. “I kind of want to get into that field.”Winkel competed in six duals this season and now he will look to compete in two straight meets when Minnesota hosts No. 8 Iowa and No. 15 Arizona State. He said his main goal for this year is to be a consistent memberin Gophers meets.“Keep being a solid competitor,” Winkel said. “Compete in Big Ten[championships] and NCAA [championships].”last_img read more