Jusoor’s ‘Startup Business’ course obtains EOCCS certification

Jusoor EOCCS

We are pleased to announce that the Startup Business course offered by Jusoor has been awarded EOCCS certification. Congratulations to the organisation, and welcome to the EOCCS community! Acknowledging the institutions, Keith Pond, EOCCS Director, commented, ‘Warm congratulations to Jusoor for obtaining EOCCS certification! The course’s societal impact, practical focus, dedicated team, and robust ecosystem are…

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Online education that breaks paradigms

online education

Thinking that online education is bad by default is an outdated prejudice that may well reduce our opportunities for professional development and employability. This is demonstrated by the findings of the recent study carried out by ISIL – San Ignacio de Loyola Institute (Lima, Peru) on the competitiveness of Peruvian professionals with online studies. One…

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L’Oréal Brandstorm – the only EOCCS-certified youth innovation competition

Brandstorm

The 32nd edition of Brandstorm, L’Oréal’s signature innovation competition for young people, has just launched. L’Oréal Brandstorm is L’Oréal’s Group’s signature innovation competition for young people. Brandstorm is one of L’Oréal’s longest-running programs, dedicated to helping youth kickstart their careers. The competition takes place annually, and each year, it challenges young minds with a different…

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Employers split on the value of online versus in-person degrees

online

Many business schools offer both virtual and in-person education – but what how do employers view the graduates of each option? A new survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) reveals that 54% of employers consider graduates of online and in-person programmes to be equally valuable. However, the survey also finds that those who…

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Paella, and successful online engagement

Spain

No visit to Spain is complete without sampling a delicious dish of paella. However, obtaining agreement on the “best” or “original” recipe for this Valencian or Catalan delicacy is more problematic. Is it a meat dish? Is it seafood fare? Does the rice go in first or last?… The 7th annual EOCCS learning community symposium, hosted…

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Online engagement: EOCCS Learning Community symposium 14-15 September

engagement

This blog is an unapologetic plug for the 7th EOCCS Learning Community symposium on the topic of online engagement. When considering this blog post, I remembered the various blogs I have written over the years on the subject of engagement. Blogs such as: Marvellous – a blueprint for student engagement? and, Youth (and education) wasted…

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