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polytechnic

1. Brit a college offering advanced full- and part-time courses, esp vocational courses, in many fields at and below degree standard
2. of or relating to technical instruction and training

polytechnic

(in England and Wales between 1965 and 1991), the second tier of the HIGHER EDUCATION system (see BINARY SYSTEM). Elsewhere the use of the term is variable, and polytechnic institutions, as in France, may be of a higher status than universities. see also NEW UNIVERSITY.
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Massaquoi, Sr., emphasizes that the education department is prepared to provide an enabling environment through which students attending the Polytechnic can acquire better education.
He said the institution had sponsored 10 academic staff for various courses in railway engineering in India as part of the plan to open the railway engineering department in the Polytechnic.
This comes amid plans by the Ministry of Education to establish at least one national polytechnic in every county and technical colleges in constituencies.
The SUG President appealed to the government to come to the aid of the Polytechnic management, as the infrastructural decays littering in the school was slowing down academics.
This is a real kick in the teeth for polytechnics who are already struggling with falling international students, uncertainty, job losses and now a reform process that is predicting less learners and polytechnics going further into the red.
The polytechnic's students can use PayNow to pay their fees.
Under House Bill 9023 or the proposed Revised Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) Charter, the National Polytechnic University shall be strengthened to guide and support other polytechnic state universities and colleges (SUCs) in developing professional courses and other technical programs.
Al-Ansari welcomed Shaikh Hesham, lauding keenness of Bahrain Polytechnic, since its establishment, on adopting the principle of gender equal opportunities and setting up the Equal Opportunities Committee, so as to pave the way for Bahraini women to take up leadership and guidance posts at the institute.
JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visited the Saudi Railway Polytechnic (SRP) in Buraidah on Wednesday, where he was briefed on the progress of the Haramain High-Speed Railway project.
Mr Doherty said: "We are delighted to support Dongguan Polytechnic in becoming an international centre for technical skills and we are very much looking forward to further progressing our partnership, backed by our outstanding-rated apprenticeships and our teacher training."
examine the basis for the establishment of archival records and manuscripts within the polytechnic libraries;
In the interim before income from the endowment bursary fund is earned, the donor is also providing seed funding to the Bursary of S$15,000 per year for each polytechnic for 2017 and 2018 to start supporting students.