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Trading For A Social Or Environmental Purpose

by IntelligentHQ.com

A social enterprise is a business that trades for a social and/or environmental purpose. Social enterprises generally have a remit to do good in some way by solving a social or environmental problem. These organisations...


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

by Fred Dawkins

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...


Higher Education in the Digital Age

by William G. Bowen & Kevin M. Guthrie

Two of the most visible and important trends in higher education today are its exploding costs and the rapid expansion of online learning. Could the growth in online courses slow the rising cost of college and...


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

by Christal Morehouse & Matthias Busse

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

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...


Financial Accounts in the Sstem of National Accounts (SNA) and in the Current Economy

by Daniele Fano

Daniele Fano is a graduate from the Universities of Siena and Harvard. He has worked in the public sector, in industrial and financial corporations, both on the management and on the research side. He is a guest...


Life Beyond Spending: Spend Less, and Live More

by Ernesto Caravantes

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...


Handbook of Corporate University Development: Managing Strategic Learning Initiatives in Public and Private Domains

by Dr Scott Taylor, Professor Geoff Peters, Professor John Storey & Professor Rob Paton

The emphasis on corporate universities has been a driving force in moving companies beyond a restricted approach to training, to a central vision for learning within the organization. However, there have been...


Establishing a Framework for Evaluation and Teacher Incentives

by Collective

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...