Tag Archives: Education

OECD Skills Outlook 2015: Youth, Skills and Employability

More than 35 million young people, aged 16-29, across OECD countries are neither employed nor in education or training (NEET). Overall, young people are twice as likely as prime-age workers to be unemployed. Governments need to do more to give young people a good start to their working lives and help them find work, according …
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Public Services in Spain

The BBVA Foundation jointly with Ivie has published the report “Public Services, Territorial Differences and Equal Opportunities”. The study analyzes the evolution of spending on essential public services (education, health and social protection) in Spain and its autonomous communities from 2002 to 2013. The study concludes that regional disparities in per capita spending on education, …
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La Formación Profesional dual como reto nacional. Una perspectiva desde la empresa

Coordinated by Prof. José Ramón Pin, the director of IESE’s International Research Center on Organizations (IRCO), this study provides a broad overview of the professional training landscape in Spain, comparing it with the reality in Germany, in the EU and across OECD nations. The cases featured in the study lend the content a strongly practical vision. …
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Entrepreneurship Education: A road to success

European Commission has just published the “Entrepreneurship Education: A road to success” Report. Entrepreneurship education is given a significant role in supporting the main goals of the Europe 2020 strategy. Therefore, it is important to gather knowledge and evidence from across Europe and elsewhere that shows whether and how impact is achieved. In 2013 DG …
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QS Best Student Cities in the World 2015

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 London in second and third position respectively. Barcelona in 19th position and Madrid 39th, the only two Spanish cities to make the top 50 list. The report points out …
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Armonizar educación con empleo en España

This study jointly published by IESE’s International Research Center on Organizations (IRCO) and Grupo Persona brings together the opinions and insights of more than 40 experts on why companies are struggling to find the talent they need. Sweeping changes in the management of education centres are urgently required, both to make them more flexible and improve …
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Erasmus Impact Study

The EC has just published “Erasmus Impact Study: Effects of mobility on the skills and employability of students and the internationalization of higher education institutions.” The study’s key findings show: -Enhancing their employability abroad is increasingly important for Erasmus students -Transversal skills important to employers are also the skills improved during an Erasmus period abroad …
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The Rising Role of Women in Business Globally

Passport by Euromonitor has published the datagraphic “The Rising Role of Women in Business Globally,” which provides global data on working women. The user-friendly format allows you to quickly view data and graphs related to women and employment, business, education worldwide. The fulltext of the datagraphic is available on the web to students, professors, research …
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Education to Employment: Getting Europe’s Youth into Work

McKinsey has just published the report “Education to employment: Getting Europe’s youth into work.” The report focuses on four broad questions: 1. Is the scale of the youth-unemployment problem in Europe a result of lack of jobs, lack of skills, or lack of coordination? 2. What are the obstacles that youth face on their journey …
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Human Capital Report 2013

The World Economic Forum in collaboration with Mercer has published the “Human Capital Report 2013”. The study measures how countries are developing and deploying their most precious resource by encompassing aspects of education, health, the workforce and the enabling environment. It covers 122 countries. While there is a strong correlation between national income and human …
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