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Entrepreneurial Edge 2-Book Bundle: Everyday Entrepreneur / Family Entrepreneur

by Fred Dawkins Dundurn (September 25, 2014)

In this 2-book bundle, successful entrepreneur Fred Dawkins uses storytelling and an informal approach to take readers through a series of business lessons that will show them how to identify their own entrepreneurial...


How to Keep a Competitive Edge in the Talent Game: Lessons for the EU from China and the US

by Christal Morehouse & Matthias Busse Centre for European Policy Studies (October 30, 2014)

This book offers a comparison of the provision of higher education in the EU, the US and China, an evaluation of how the EU fares and recommendations for how higher education might be improved in order to secure...


Family Entrepreneur: Easier Said Than Done

by Fred Dawkins Dundurn (October 08, 2014)

Family Entrepreneur guides you through a reassuring learning experience on the qualities entrepreneurs need and the challenges they can expect when operating a family business. Issues are brought out by discussion...


Life Beyond Spending: Spend Less, and Live More

by Ernesto Caravantes Hamilton Books (September 20, 2013)

Caravantes explores how people can trade one paradigm of conspicuous consumption for another of frugality and simplicity. With over one hundred easy-to-do fun ideas and entertaining activities that are free...


Education for a Bright Future in Greece

by Collectif Oecd (May 22, 2018)

After a decade of severe fiscal crisis also impacting education, Greece is looking ahead. Now is the time to invest effectively in education and define a forward-looking path for Greece. Building on the current...


Apprenticeship in England, United Kingdom

by Collectif Oecd (April 11, 2018)

One of a series of studies on vocational education and training, this review focuses on the apprenticeship system in England and concludes with policy recommendations.

England has launched a series of reforms...


Engaging Young Children

by Collectif Oecd (March 27, 2018)

The first years of life lay the foundations for a child’s future development and learning. Many countries have increased their financial support for provision of early childhood education and care (ECEC) over...


Educational Opportunity for All

by Collectif Oecd (December 06, 2017)

Equitable educational opportunities can help to promote long-lasting, inclusive economic growth and social cohesion. Successful education and skills policies can empower individuals to reach their full potential...


OECD Reviews of School Resources: Chile 2017

by Collectif Oecd (December 01, 2017)

This country review report for Chile provides, from an international perspective, an independent analysis of major issues facing the use of school resources in Chile, current policy initiatives, and possible...


Computers and the Future of Skill Demand

by Collectif Oecd (October 27, 2017)

Computer scientists are working on reproducing all human skills using artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotics. Unsurprisingly then, many people worry that these advances will dramatically change...


Schools at the Crossroads of Innovation in Cities and Regions

by Collectif Oecd (October 12, 2017)

Many people would not consider schools among the most innovative institutions of modern societies. This perception is not entirely accurate, since education is innovating in many ways in order to meet the demands...


Building Skills for All in Australia

by Collectif Oecd (October 07, 2017)

Australia’s overall performance in the Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC) ranges from average to very good. However, three million adults, representing one-fifth of the working age population, have low literacy...


The Funding of School Education

by Collectif Oecd (June 26, 2017)

This report on the funding of school education constitutes the first in a series of thematic comparative reports bringing together findings from the OECD School Resources Review. School systems have limited...


OECD Skills Outlook 2017

by Collectif Oecd (May 04, 2017)

Since the 1990s, the world has entered a new phase of globalisation. Information and communication technology, trade liberalisation and lower transport costs have enabled firms and countries to fragment the...


OECD Reviews of Integrity in Education: Ukraine 2017

by Collectif Oecd (March 27, 2017)

Education in Ukraine is marked by integrity violations from early childhood education and care through postgraduate study. In the past decade policy makers and civic organisations have made progress in addressing...


Higher Education in Kazakhstan 2017

by Collectif Oecd (March 15, 2017)

Higher education policy is the key to lifelong learning and this is particularly important as the ageing population is increasing in many countries. It is a major driver of economic competitiveness in an increasingly...


Establishing a Framework for Evaluation and Teacher Incentives

by Collective Oecd (April 25, 2011)

Countries with underperforming education systems are recognising that effective reform is vital. But what types of programmes are likely to be effective, and how can they be implemented given local norms and...


Performance-based Funding for Public Research in Tertiary Education Institutions

by Collective Oecd (December 14, 2010)

Governments are seeking to channel research funds into universities and other institutions in ways that support high-quality research in strategically important areas and bolster effective knowledge diffusion....


Reviews of National Policies for Education: Kyrgyz Republic 2010

by Collective Oecd (December 13, 2010)

The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a highly influential instrument for monitoring the quality of education systems and provides a strong evidence base for informed policy making and...


Innovative Workplaces

by Collective Oecd (November 04, 2010)

As human capital is the source of innovation, one of the policy principles of the OECD Innovation Strategy is to "foster innovative workplaces". Education and training systems must rise to the challenge of providing...


Reviews of National Policies for Education: Santa Catarina State, Brazil 2010

by Collective Oecd (November 24, 2010)

Education is a central priority for the State of Santa Catarina. Its policy makers are firmly committed to provide a relevant and efficient education system that responds to the requirements of the global economy...


Students with Disabilities, Learning Difficulties and Disadvantages in the Baltic States, South Eastern Europe and Malta

by Collective Oecd (September 29, 2009)

This book provides an internationally comparable set of indicators on the educational provision for students with disabilities, learning difficulties and disadvantages (SENDDD). It covers the number of students...


Evaluating and Rewarding the Quality of Teachers: International Practices

by Collective Oecd (November 06, 2009)

Drawing on relevant international research, including information from experts’ presentations and papers given at the December 2008 Joint Conference between the OECD and the Government of Mexico, this book...


Higher Education to 2030, Volume 2, Globalisation

by Collective Oecd (November 18, 2009)

Growing flows of knowledge, people and financing cross national borders and feed both worldwide collaboration and competition. These effects of globalisation increasingly impact higher education. How then might...


Creating Effective Teaching and Learning Environments

by Collective Oecd (July 21, 2009)

This publication is the first report from the International Teaching and Learning Survey (TALIS). It provides quantitative, policy-relevant information on the teaching and learning environment in schools in...


Beyond Textbooks

by Collective Oecd (November 09, 2009)

Technology is a key driver of educational innovation, and a variety of programmes focusing on investment in infrastructure, equipment, in-service training and digital learning resources have been established...


Working Out Change

by Collective Oecd (November 10, 2009)

This book analyses systemic innovation in education by looking at the ways in which educational systems encourage innovation, the knowledge base and processes used, and the procedures and criteria used to assess...


Designing Local Skills Strategies

by Collective Oecd (November 16, 2009)

Higher-level skills are increasingly demanded by the knowledge-based economy. But with rising mobility and demographic change, it is no longer so simple to invest in a skilled workforce for the future. Actions...


Reviews of National Policies for Education: Tertiary Education in Chile 2009

by Collective Oecd (April 02, 2009)

This joint OECD and World Bank review gives a brief overview of post-secondary education in Chile and describes its development over the past twenty years. It presents an analysis of the system and identifies...


Promoting Consumer Education

by Collective Oecd (February 25, 2009)

Consumers today are challenged by growing amounts of information and wider choices of products, requiring them to develop skills and knowledge for making good choices in complex markets. This publication examines...


Inspired by Technology, Driven by Pedagogy

by Collective Oecd (October 04, 2010)

This report highlights key issues to facilitate understanding of how a systemic approach to technology-based school innovations can contribute to quality education for all while promoting a more equal and effective...


Education Today 2010

by Collective Oecd (October 13, 2010)

What does the OECD have to say about the state of education today? What are the main OECD messages on early childhood education, teacher policies and tertiary education? What about student performance, educational...


Trends Shaping Education 2010

by Collective Oecd (September 28, 2010)

What does it mean for education that our societies are increasingly diverse? How is global economic power shifting towards new countries? In what ways are working patterns changing?

Trends Shaping Education 2010...


Improving Schools

by Collective Oecd (September 30, 2010)

This report develops comparative knowledge for reforms in teacher and school management policies in the context of an OECD member country: Mexico. Mexico’s education outcomes can be improved by enhancing the...


Learning for Jobs

by Collective Oecd (August 10, 2010)

Learning for Jobs is an OECD study of vocational education and training designed to help countries make their Vocational Education and Training (VET) Systems more responsive to labour market needs. It expands...


The Nature of Learning

by Collective Oecd (August 09, 2010)

What do we know about how people learn? How do young people’s motivations and emotions influence their learning? What does research show to be the benefits of group work, formative assessments, technology...


Chile’s International Scholarship Programme

by Collective Oecd (September 02, 2010)

Chile has long considered education as a central priority and as key for its economic development. Over the past two decades the country has made great strides to increase the numbers of young people entering...


Improving Health and Social Cohesion through Education

by Collective Oecd (September 17, 2010)

Today’s global policy climate underlines the importance of better addressing non-economic dimensions of well-being and social progress such as health, social engagement, political interest and crime.

Education...


Reviews of National Policies for Education: Higher Education in Egypt 2010

by Collective Oecd (April 08, 2010)

In recent years, the Government of Egypt has driven major reforms for modernising the country. However, Egypt’s higher education system has remained largely unchanged and without fundamental reform of the...


TALIS 2008 Technical Report

by Collective Oecd (March 31, 2010)

The OECD’s new Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) has been designed to provide data and analyses on the conditions needed for effective teaching and learning in schools. As the first international...


Educating Teachers for Diversity

by Collective Oecd (February 25, 2010)

This publication summarises key research findings which can be used to redesign initial and continuing teacher education to help practitioners effectively teach diverse students. It looks at challenges teachers...


Learning Our Lesson

by Collective Oecd (February 09, 2010)

Leaders and academics can improve the quality of higher education teaching, and thereby the quality of their graduates, by reflecting on institution-wide practices. This book explores the interplay between actors...


Are the New Millennium Learners Making the Grade?

by Collective Oecd (March 11, 2010)

Using data from PISA 2006, this book analyzes to what extent investments in technology enhance educational outcomes. One of the most striking findings of this study is that the digital divide in education goes...


Closing the Gap for Immigrant Students

by Collective Oecd (March 24, 2010)

OECD has conducted policy reviews of migrant education in Austria, Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden and has examined the migrant education experience in many countries. This book offers...


Recognising Non-Formal and Informal Learning

by Collective Oecd (April 15, 2010)

Although learning often takes place within formal settings and designated environments, a great deal of valuable learning also occurs either deliberately or informally in everyday life. Policy makers in OECD...


PISA 2009 Assessment Framework

by Collective Oecd (January 19, 2010)

This book presents the theory behind the development of the 2009 PISA survey. The re-worked and expanded framework for reading literacy includes not only the assessment of reading and understanding printed texts,...


The Toxic Boss Survival Guide - Tactics for Navigating the Wilderness at Work

by Craig Chappelow, Peter Ronayne & Bill Adams Center for Creative Leadership Press (April 04, 2018)

Chances are, you already know what it’s like to work for a toxic boss. You know they suck the air out of a room and the life out of their employees, and you don’t need a research report to tell you that...


The Complete Penny Stock Course

by Jamil Ben Alluch Ben Amar & Sykes Timothy Millionaire Publishing LLC (December 15, 2017)

You can learn trading penny stocks from the masses and become part of the 90% of traders who lose money in the stock market, or you can learn from the Best. The Complete Penny Stock Course is based on Timothy...


How to Start a Home-Based Tutoring Business

by Beth Lewis Globe Pequot Press (January 06, 2010)

Private tutoring represents a billion-dollar industry in the United States, serving millions of students a year. For educators, a home-based tutoring business may represent a part-time job to supplement their...


The Ten-Day MBA 4th Ed.

by Steven A. Silbiger HarperBusiness (July 24, 2012)

Revised and updated to answer the challenges of a rapidly changing business world, the 4th edition of The Ten-Day MBA includes the latest topics taught at America's top business schools, from corporate ethics...