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Amgen Foundation Programs for Teachers

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Amgen Foundation has supported more than 6,000 teachers with effective professional development, strengthening their ability to deliver high quality services: 

Amgen Teach: Professional Development for Science Teachers Across Europe

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Launched in 2014, Amgen Teach is a European programme funded by the Amgen Foundation with direction and technical assistance provided by European Schoolnet.

The programme is designed to deepen student interest and achievement in science by strengthening the ability of life science secondary school teachers to use inquiry based teaching strategies in the classroom.

Amgen Teach: Professional Development for Science Teachers Across Europe

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Launched in 2014, Amgen Teach is a European programme funded by the Amgen Foundation with direction and technical assistance provided by European Schoolnet.

The programme is designed to deepen student interest and achievement in science by strengthening the ability of life science secondary school teachers to use inquiry based teaching strategies in the classroom.

Sustainable Mentoring: How to Help People Without Burning Up Your Time, Energy Or Networking Bridges

by Shannon Houde
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The greatest leaders are the ones who empower others to be the best they can be. If you aspire to being a great leader, then supporting the people beneath you on the career ladder can be an excellent way of developing your leadership skills, while also boosting your enthusiasm for your work and enhancing your networks.

Meet Huw Williams, Amgen Biotech Experience Teacher

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Huw Williams | Cambridge, United Kingdom  

  • ABE Participating School: Long Road Sixth Form College
  • Subject and Grade Taught: Applied Science and Biology at Level 3 (A-level and BTEC awards used for University entrance and for vocational work related career routes)
  • Years Teaching: 16
  • Years Participating in ABE: 4

"ABE enables teachers to have their ‘own experience’ including reflections and understandings."

The Women’s Leadership Conference — Back In Las Vegas

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By Jim Murren

2007, MGM Resorts International partnered with community organizations and Las Vegas businesses to create an event that has evolved to the Women’s Leadership Conference. This year’s conference is July 13 & 14 at MGM Grand Las Vegas.

Amgen Teach: Engaging Science Educators

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The Amgen Foundation supports professional development opportunities for life science teachers in ten countries across Europe through training workshops and distance learning events. Amgen Teach deepens student interest and achievement in science by strengthening the ability of teachers to use enquiry-based teaching strategies in the classroom.

Kohler Co. Associates Trade Jobs with U.S./Scotland Counterparts for a Week

Cool professional development opportunity exposes associates to business in another country.
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Trading Places

One week and a jam-packed schedule of new people, places and cultural experiences: this is the once-in-a-lifetime, whirlwind trip 10 associates enjoyed a few weeks ago.

As part of Kohler’s third annual Hospitality & Real Estate global exchange program, associates from The American Club® resort in Kohler, Wisconsin, traded workspaces, cultures and countries with associates from the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa in St Andrews, Scotland, for one week.

MGM Resorts Foundation Announces the 2015 Women's Leadership Conference July 13-14, 2015 in Las Vegas

Conference will offer career advancement training, workshops on entrepreneurship, work-life balance tips, networking opportunities and a forum to discuss real life challenges faced by women
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LAS VEGAS, Feb. 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ – As part of its continuing effort to promote career development and advancement among women, the nonprofit MGM Resorts Foundation (“Foundation”) today announced that the ninth annual Women’s Leadership Conference will be held July 13 and 14, 2015 at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.  The Foundation is the conference’s lead sponsor. 

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