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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...

Charter Schools and Their Enemies

by Thomas Sowell Basic Books (July 13, 2020)

A leading conservative intellectual defends charter schools against the teachers' unions, politicians, and liberal educators who threaten to dismantle their success.

The black-white educational achievement gap...

The Treatise of Teknomix

by David N. Te'Kannon Austin Macauley Publishers (December 10, 2020)

Is capitalism on the brink of disaster?

Are we on the precipice of financial doom and gloom?

Will the next financial crash be the one that condemns us all to a life of misery?

What about an equality-based, new...

Charter Schools and Their Enemies

by Thomas Sowell Basic Books (June 30, 2020)

A leading conservative intellectual defends charter schools against the teachers' unions, politicians, and liberal educators who threaten to dismantle their success.

The black-white educational achievement gap--so...

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

by Peter F. Drucker & Michael Wells Blackstone Publishing (August 30, 2011)

This is the first book to present innovation and entrepreneurship as a purposeful and systematic discipline. It clearly explains and analyzes the challenges and opportunities of America’s new entrepreneurial...

OECD Reviews of School Resources: Portugal 2018

by Collectif Oecd (December 06, 2018)

pThis country review offers an independent analysis of major issues facing the use of school resources in Portugal from an international perspective. It provides a description of national policies, an analysis...

Skills Strategy Implementation Guidance for Slovenia

by Collectif Oecd (December 05, 2018)

pA well-coordinated adult learning system will be essential to support the achievement of Slovenia’s long-term development goals. The transformational effects of globalisation, technological progress and demographic...

Skills on the Move

by Collectif Oecd (November 24, 2018)

pMigration has been at the centre of political debate across the OECD in recent years. Drawing on data from the OECD Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC), this report provides new evidence on differences in migrants’...

Responsive School Systems

by Collectif Oecd (November 14, 2018)

pThis report on emResponsive School Systems Systems /emis the second in a series of thematic comparative reports bringing together findings from the OECD’s School Resources Review. Evolving educational objectives,...

Direction, Alignment, Commitment: Achieving Better Results Through Leadership (French)

by Cynthia D. McCauley & Lynn Fick-Cooper Center for Creative Leadership (March 01, 2018)

If your team isn’t getting results, you may think the problem starts with a failure in leadership. While the person in charge may have issues, a leadership problem doesn’t necessarily mean you have a “leader”...

Developing Schools as Learning Organisations in Wales

by Collectif Oecd (October 23, 2018)

pWales (United Kingdom) considers the development of schools as learning organisations as vital for supporting schools to put its new, 21st century curriculum into practice. A growing body of research evidence...

Equity in Education

by Collectif Oecd (November 06, 2018)

pIn times of growing economic inequality, improving equity in education becomes more urgent. While some countries and economies that participate in the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA)...

Millennials in the Modern Workforce

by Emerson Csorba Anthem Press (September 28, 2018)

Having grown up in a hyperconnected world, millennials are pressured by a lingering feeling that no matter their achievements, they can always do more. Conventional wisdom suggests that individuals should create...

Seven Questions about Apprenticeships

by Collectif Oecd (October 15, 2018)

pAfter a period of relative neglect in many countries, apprenticeships and other forms of work-based learning are experiencing a revival. Their effectiveness in easing school-to-work transitions and serving...

Delegating Effectively: A Leader's Guide to Getting Things Done (French)

by Clemson Turregano Center for Creative Leadership (April 24, 2018)

This guidebook outlines the benefits of effective delegation and the fears and concerns that can prevent or hinder it, then offers four key ideas that leaders can use to enable better delegation.

Napkin Finance

by Tina Hay Dey Street Books (December 30, 2019)


“An incredible, compelling read. It covers an astonishing amount of ground with basic simplicity and good humor. A masterful starting point for any investor. Tina Hay is a wizard.”—Ben...

Of Serfs and Lords

by Richard Kelsey Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 30, 2018)

This book identifies the causes of rising college tuitions. It identifies a system of policies, practices, and regulations that have converted higher education into an inefficient system that serves the interest...

Apprenticeship and Vocational Education and Training in Israel

by Collectif Oecd (June 14, 2018)

pOne of a series of studies on vocational education and training, this review assesses the apprenticeship system and vocational education and training in Israel and provides policy recommendations./p pIsrael...

Education for a Bright Future in Greece

by Collectif Oecd (May 22, 2018)

pAfter 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)

pOne of a series of studies on vocational education and training, this review focuses on the apprenticeship system in England and concludes with policy recommendations./p pEngland has launched a series of reforms...

Engaging Young Children

by Collectif Oecd (March 27, 2018)

pThe 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)...

Educational Opportunity for All

by Collectif Oecd (December 06, 2017)

pEquitable 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)

pThis 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)

pComputer 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)

pMany 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)

pAustralia’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)

pThis 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)

pSince 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)

pEducation 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...

The Feminist Financial Handbook

by Brynne Conroy Mango (September 30, 2018)

Sometimes the best way to stick it to the man is by doing well for yourself. There’s just one problem: it’s hard to do well for yourself when systemic oppression has placed innumerable hurdles between you...

Establishing a Framework for Evaluation and Teacher Incentives

by Collective Oecd (April 25, 2011)

pCountries 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)

pThe 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)

pAs 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...

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

by Collective Oecd (November 24, 2010)

pEducation 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)

pThis 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)

pDrawing 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)

pGrowing 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)

pThis 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)

pTechnology 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)

pThis 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)

pHigher-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)

pThis 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)

pConsumers 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...