13 octobre 2019

Is adult learning in Portugal future ready?

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and DevelopmentPosted by . Structural changes such as population ageing, globalisation, technological change, and the rise in non-standard work, are changing skills needs in the Portuguese labour market. These trends are putting the Portuguese’s adult learning system under mounting strain, even more so than in other OECD countries (see the Dashboard on Priorities for Adult Learning). More...

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Australia: adapting to changing demand for skills

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and DevelopmentPosted by . Two years ago, the last vehicle rolled off the production line in Adelaide, signalling the end of 69 years of car manufacturing in Australia. In addition to the 1,750 employees who lost their jobs at the Holden plant, the closure affected thousands of other people employed throughout the supply chain. More...

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Global considerations to restore trust in business

Building trust isn’t a communications exercise. It comes from having a clear corporate purpose, and consistent behaviours in the pursuit of that purpose (reliability, efficiency, honesty etc). It is about culture, over compliance. Just like in our personal lives, we don’t trust statements of intent, we trust observed character. More...

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Africa is the continent of the future. Are democracy and governance up to the challenge?

Africa is the world’s youngest continent with around 60% of the population currently under age 25. Between now and 2100, basically two generations only, Africa’s youth population is expected to increase by more than 180%, while Europe’s and Asia’s will shrink by more than 21% and by almost 28%, respectively. By the end of the century, Africa’s youth population will reach 1.3 billion people, double the expected total population of Europe, and will represent almost half of the world’s youth. More...

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Keeping children happy, healthy and safe in the digital age

What is childhood like in 2019? By any number of measures, children’s lives have improved over time, thanks to better public safety and support for their physical and mental health. Digital technologies help children to learn, socialise and unwind – and in times of need, help is always just a phone call (or WhatsApp message) away. More...

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Why it’s important to think like a mathematician

For many of us, mathematics is an abstract world of formulas and equations that we remember only vaguely from school – a set of skills we learned to pass exams, but that have no bearing on our daily lives. In today’s world, however, math is everywhere. More...

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Building a learning culture for the digital world: lessons from Moscow

While people have different views on the role that digital technology can and should play in schools, we cannot ignore how digital tools have so fundamentally transformed the world outside of school. Across the world, digital technologies are creating new business models and opportunities for firms to enter markets and transform their production processes. More...

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ESFRI Roadmap 2021 on Research Infrastructures

ESFRI, the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures, has launched a two-year process to complete its Roadmap 2021 Update. The update will focus on the inclusion of new research infrastructure projects and the evolution of research infrastructures already on the roadmap. More...

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Online survey: European Commission seeks your opinion on the “Curriculum Guidelines 4.0” initiative

The European Commission’s agency for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW), together with the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) invite experts, stakeholders and interested partners to complete their second online survey in the context of the "Curriculum Guidelines 4.0" initiative. The deadline is 18 October. More...

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Copyright Directive webinar series by LIBER Europe: 22 October, 4 and 19 November

Copyright law shapes many of the services libraries offer and the activities researchers undertake. LIBER Europe, the Association of European Research Libraries, is organising a webinar series on the Digital Single Market Directive for librarians and academics who wish to be involved in their country’s national implementation of the Directive and understand all the details. More...

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