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diploma

A certificate indicating achievement of a certain level of education. In the UK, diplomas include the 14–19 diploma (awarded to secondary school students), the Diploma of Higher Education, which is below the bachelor's degree, and the postgraduate diploma in various medical specialties, which is higher than the bachelor's degree.
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Cidesco has invited colleges and schools to add the diplomas to their programs.
With the commencement of the Jammu and Kottayam Regional Centres of IIMC in the academic year 2012-13, this was the first time that students of the PG Diploma Course in Journalism (English) from all six campuses of IIMC country-wide received their diplomas and awards at the convocation.
This new Applied Diploma in Engineering Technology will be a wonderful pathway for those students who either can't enrol directly in the BAS courses, or who want to enter the workforce or who are working and want to enhance their skills.
Most recently, in January 2012, the EEOC adopted as policy--quite under the radar--that a high school diploma requirement would constitute discrimination on the basis of national origin under the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Then the documents are introduced to a 13-member special commission working under a body called Nacid (national centre for information and documentation), which takes the decision to validate or invalidate diplomas issues abroad.
Naipaul's Nobel Prize Diploma (he won it for Literature in 2001), Swedish artist Bo Larsson drew a floral painting with flowers in an oddly-shaped vase.
The awards aim to recognise the excellent work taking place in schools around the country which offer the new diploma qualification.
In the region, most diplomas are being undertaken in the Newcastle area and Newcastle has the highest number of young people learning at Levels 1 and 3.
The Diploma in Digital Marketing and Diploma in Managing Digital Media cover topics such as Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Pay per Click (PPC), Online advertising, Social Media as well as the relevant legislation, regulation and codes of practice that govern Digital Marketing.
It concludes: "AoC believes the data shows that schools and colleges are reluctant to accept learners with average, or below average prior attainment onto diplomas, with the result that a number of young people cannot access the diploma and may need an alternative learning route.
These new Diplomas expand the range of opportunities for our students and establish new pathways for progression onto higher level courses which can only be a good thing.
They are in addition to existing diplomas in 'Construction & the Built Environment'; 'Creative & Media'; 'Engineering'; 'Society, Health & Development' and 'IT.

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