Polytechnics


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Pol`y`tech´nics


n.1.The science of the mechanic arts.
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At last they gave it up as hopeless, and shook the dust of the shorthand schools, and the polytechnics, and the London School of Economics from their feet for ever.
On the piteous spectacle of the pair spending their evenings in shorthand schools and polytechnic classes, learning bookkeeping and typewriting with incipient junior clerks, male and female, from the elementary schools, let me not dwell.
He had at once declared for a military life, and had in consequence studied hard, passed brilliantly through the Polytechnic School, and left it as sub-lieutenant of the 53d of the line.
He exhibited a model of his invention at the Polytechnic Institution.
Petersburg, or yet with the Travellers' Club, or even the Royal Polytechnic Institute, where his friend the statistician Cockburn ruled in state.
The main purpose of the PIN is to foster a close interaction among the technical community further education colleges, institutes of technologies and polytechnics in member countries in order to improve and expand the means by which they serve their own community, and recognizing the community's place in an international setting.
As one of Canada's leading polytechnics, SAIT Polytechnic provides relevant, skill-oriented education to more than 70,000 registrants a year," said Brian Moukperian, (Dean, SAIT's School of Transportation).
Hopefully, public higher education leaders and policymakers will promote the future growth and development of polytechnics, so that tomorrow's graduates are equipped with the scientific skills and the technical knowledge required for success in the 21st century.
Maharashtra will lead action, will lead the way, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, are also well on course, except that we need to change the way polytechnics function and, we need a new framework for this enterprise.
Meanwhile, Eman Mohammed, Mohammed Asif and Hanin Isa have landed Polytechnics International New Zealand (PINZ) scholarships, which will see them spend eight weeks in New Zealand on intensive English courses.
An international quality assurance auditor, The Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics Quality (ITPQ) from New Zealand, has hailed the institute's progress in its report that was released recently.
Ten Japanese technical colleges signed a memorandum of understanding Thursday with three Singaporean polytechnics for cooperation in research, education and exchanges to expose their students to a foreign culture in a more globalized business world.