Mon, 21 May 2012 16:33:00 CEST
This blogpost by Marilyn Achiron sets out a new animated video on the importance of creating a larger and larger pool of people who have fully developed their skills, encouraging those people to supply their skills to the labour market, and then ensuring that those skills are used effectively on the job
Mon, 21 May 2012 15:33:00 CEST
This blogpost by Andreas Shleicher explains the importance for all of us - countries, companies and individuals - to develop the right skills, provide them to the labour market and use them effectively.
Mon, 16 Aug 2010 19:30:00 CEST
Higher Education in Regional and City Development: Paso del Norte, Mexico and the United States 2010
The Paso del Norte Region is the largest metropolitan area on the US-Mexican border, with Ciudad Juárez as a major manufacturing centre. However, the economic performance on both sides of the border region is below the OECD average. The long-term competitiveness of the region is under threat due to ongoing violence, brain drain and environmental degradation.
Mon, 16 Nov 2009 19:30:00 CET
Local stakeholders realise that it is no longer enough just to invest in formal education systems, and are turning towards a more diverse range of strategies to increase the supply of skills in their locality. This chapter from "Designing Local Skills Strategies" reviews such strategies in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Malaysia, Sweden, the UK and the US.