08 avril 2019

Turning The Tide Against Corruption Through “Naming and Faming”

There has been a deluge of corruption-related news and scandals around the world this year. The President of Guatemala has expelled a key UN anti-corruption body from the country and Romania’s anti-corruption chief has stepped down just as the country is taking over the Presidency of the EU. More...

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Maximising the benefits of foreign direct investment

The potential benefits of foreign direct investment (FDI) are now widely accepted by policy makers. In the right conditions, FDI can bring the capital essential for meeting the Sustainable Development Goals, technology and improved ways of doing business, and it can create jobs and foster exports. More...

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Taming Parliamentary Integrity: A Changing Foundation of Democracy

The public accountability and transparency of parliaments are keystone principles to which all OSCE participating States have subscribed. In 1990, they declared in Copenhagen that “the will of the people, freely and fairly expressed through periodic and genuine elections, is the basis of the authority and legitimacy of all government”. More...

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La montée en puissance des relations entre universités et entreprises

Focus RH - Gestion de carrière et évolution professionnelleLes entreprises ne peuvent plus ignorer le vivier de jeunes talents que proposent les universités.
Ces dernières réunissent en effet chaque année plus de la moitié des effectifs d'étudiants dans l'enseignement supérieur…
Autant de candidats prêts à s'insérer sur le marché de l'emploi. Un vivier dans lequel les entreprises n'ont pas forcément l'habitude d'aller chercher leurs candidats. Plus...

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Creating inclusive adult learning opportunities in South Africa

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and DevelopmentPosted by . The South African labour market has been faced with high levels of unemployment for many years. In the final quarter of 2018, 6.1 million South Africans were unemployed, representing 27% of the labour force. A further 2.8 million people were willing to work but not actively looking for a job (i.e. discouraged job seekers). More...

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Adult Learning in Italy: what role for training funds?

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and DevelopmentPosted by . Action on adult learning is needed urgently in Italy. As a result of the introduction of new technologies, 15.2% of jobs have a high risk of automation, and a further 35.5% may experience significant changes to how they are performed. Italy also has an old and ageing population and around 38% of Italian adults have low levels of literacy and/or numeracy proficiency, well above the OECD average of 26.3%. More...

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How can artificial intelligence enhance and transform education?

Education & Skills TodayAs arguably the driving technological force of the first half of this century, artificial intelligence (AI) promises to transform virtually every industry, if not human endeavours at large. Businesses and governments worldwide are pouring enormous sums of money into a wide array of AI technologies, and dozens of AI-focused start-ups have received billions of dollars in funding. More...

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How Italy developed a state-of-the-art school assessment culture

Education & Skills TodayI first visited Italy’s National Institute for Evaluation (INVALSI) in 1989. In those days, when it was called the CEDE, it was a place where academics debated educational research and contributed to international comparative studies. Back then, few would have thought the institute would build a comprehensive national assessment of the Italian school system. More...

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How can teachers be more effective in diverse classrooms?

Education & Skills TodayTeaching is a complex, multifaceted task – especially at a time of rapid societal change. Recent migration patterns have led to increasingly diverse classrooms, which present new challenges to teachers. More...

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Should schools teach coding?

Education & Skills TodayAs technology continues to transform the skills that today’s students need to shape their future, many countries are responding by layering more content on top of their school curricula and timetables. Adding new subject material is an easy way for education systems to show that they are responding to emerging demands, but it is always harder to remove older material. More...

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