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QS Best Student Cities in the World 2018

Climbing two places from last year’s cities ranking, London is now the top student city in the world according to this year’s QS Best Student Cities ranking, followed by Tokyo and Melbourne in second and third position respectively. Barcelona in 31st position and Madrid 32nd, are the only two Spanish cities to make the top 50 list. Home to several leading universities, …
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Sources of Knowledge Used by Entrepreneurial Firms in the European High-Tech Sector

The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission has recently launched the following Working Paper: Sources of Knowledge Used by Entrepreneurial Firms in the European High-Tech Sector, by Sara Amoroso, David B. Audretsch, and Albert N. Link. The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between an entrepreneur’s experience and education and his/her …
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All You Need to Know About the Global Government Spending

MarketLine has just published the report “Global Government Spending”, which provides data on the global sector’s size, value and volume between 2011 and 2015, as well as forecasts to 2020. The report includes size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic forecasts. The profile also contains descriptions …
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Education at a Glance 2016

The OECD has just published “Education at a Glance 2016.” According to the report, OECD countries must step up their efforts to improve the quality and equity of their education systems as part of their commitments to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) for education by 2030. The study measures countries’ efforts to achieve “inclusive …
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European Commission – EntreComp: The Entrepreneurship Competence Framework

As part of the Skills Agenda for Europe, the European Commission has published an ‘Entrepreneurship Competence Framework’ to raise consensus about what entrepreneurship skills are. The development of the entrepreneurial capacity of European citizens and organisations is one of the key policy objectives for the EU and Member States. The Entrepreneurship Competence Framework (EntreComp) proposes …
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New Vision for Education

The World Economic Forum in collaboration with the Boston Consulting Group has just published the report “New Vision for Education: Fostering Social and Emotional Learning through Technology.” According to the study, to thrive in the 21st century, students need more than traditional academic learning. They must be adept at collaboration, communication and problem-solving, which are …
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All You Need to Know About the Government Spending in Turkey

MarketLine has just published the report “Government Spending in Turkey”, which provides data on the Turkish government spending sector, value and volume between 2011 and 2015, as well as forecasts to 2020. The report includes size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic forecasts. The profile also …
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Human Development Index

Norway, Australia and Switzerland top the Human Development Index (HDI) as part of the 2014 Human Development Report (HDR) published annually by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Spain was ranked 26th. The HDI is a composite index covering education, health and income aspects of well-being. HDI is calculated by combining a country’s gross domestic product (GDP) …
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QS Best Student Cities in the World 2016

Paris is the best city for students for the third year in a row, according to this year’s QS world university rankings, followed by Melbourne and Tokyo in second and third position respectively. Madrid in 22nd position and Barcelona 30th, the only two Spanish cities to make the top 50 list. Compiled before November’s terrorist attack on the city, …
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Education at a Glance 2015

The OECD has just released the latest edition of the OECD’s annual “Education at a Glance.” According to the study, governments need to tackle persistent inequalities in education and focus on improving efficiencies in their education systems in order to ensure that every child, whatever their background, can realise their full potential and benefit from a …
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