18 novembre 2018

Why understanding the relationship between migration and inequality may be the key to Africa’s development

Pick up any newspaper or switch on any TV in Europe over the past five years and you might think that the entire population of Africa is on the move – and heading across the Mediterranean. More...

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Unlocking Africa’s Aviation Potential

Africa has 731 airports and 419 airlines with an aviation industry that supports around 6.9 million jobs and USD 80 billion in economic activity. According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Africa is set to become one of the fastest growing aviation regions in the next 20 years with an annual expansion of nearly 5%. More...

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How can the new African free trade agreement unlock Africa’s potential?

Africa has an opportunity to show leadership on the world stage through strength in unity, as the rest of the world retreats from multilateralism and increases protectionism. For the first time in recent history, with the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Africa could wholly embrace intra-African relations, global trade, structural transformation and sustainable development. More...

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Fostering formal sector job creation to further improve living standards in Indonesia

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgBy . The Indonesian economy has grown solidly in recent years, which together with helpful government policies has raised incomes and brought down poverty rates to record lows, as highlighted in the latest OECD Economic Survey of Indonesia (OECD, 2018). Prudent macroeconomic policies have contributed to economic stability, muted inflation and limited government debt. Even with the more challenging external environment, GDP growth is expected to remain around 5¼ per cent in 2018 and 2019. More...

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Making trade and digitalisation work for all

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgBy . For some, the financial crisis was an eye-opener exposing the inequalities in life chances between those with the right skills and those without, between those born and educated in the right places and those who were not.  But for many others the growing gap in well-being has been a reality for decades. More...

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How Wales is transforming its schools into learning organisations

Education & Skills TodayIn 2011, Wales embarked on a large-scale reform to improve the quality and equity of its education system. Since then, the reform has increasingly focused on the implementation of a new, 21st-century school curriculum that calls for developing young people into “ambitious, capable and lifelong learners” who are “enterprising and creative, informed citizens, and healthy and confident individuals”. This vision also aligns with the framework being developed by our Education 2030 project. More...

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Why we should dispel the myth of migrants as a homogeneous group

Education & Skills TodayOn television, in newspapers and on social media, migrants are often described in blanket terms: they’re mostly unskilled, they have little chance of integrating in their host country, and they are a burden on the public purse because they rely on benefits more than they contribute to financing them. It’s a broad generalisation, and it often forms the basis of a polarised debate. But the data tell another, more differentiated story. More...

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The OECD Skills for Jobs Database 2018

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and DevelopmentPosted by . On 22  October, the OECD released the 2018 edition of its Skills for Jobs Database at a launch event in Paris. The updates and new results of the database were presented during an interactive session with employers, trade unions, government representatives, NGO’s, researchers and other stakeholders. More...

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Rencontre régionale sur les troubles cognitifs et psychiques : Penser la compensation du handicap en formation

Aquitaine Cap MétiersLe Centre Ressource Formation Handicap invite les professionnels de la formation de l’orientation et de l’emploi le 4 Décembre 2018 à Angoulême pour une journée consacrée aux « troubles cognitifs et troubles psychiques – Penser la compensation du handicap en formation ». Plus...

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Preparing for a no-deal Brexit: A checklist for universities

EUA has published a short checklist for universities to prepare for a no-deal Brexit scenario. The negotiations were supposed to end in October, however a deal has not yet been reached. More...

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