Tag Archive: Economic

Pocket Watch – The OECD’s Annual Education Report

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Introduction This week the OECD published its latest report on the state of education across the 34 OECD member countries. It’s an annual stock take that provides lots of rich data for researchers and politicians alike and normally attracts considerable media comment largely because it offers a unique opportunity to compare one country against another…

Pocket Watch – President Obama’s Job Plans

Congress

Introduction President Obama’s recent ‘Jobs for Growth’ speech to Congress was a sharp reminder of the continuing economic difficulties facing the developed world. It came for instance as George Osborne was telling the City that “this is not a normal economic recovery” and the OECD was confirming in its latest assessment that “economic recovery appears…

Policy Tracker – August 2011

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Policy Tracker – ‘Keeping track of what happened in the world of education for August 2011’. Main talking points A month of heightened tension for many with riots on the streets, continuing worries about the economy and high emotion as A level and GCSE results are released. On the first of these, significant speeches by…

HE Policy Blog: Higher education – social necessity or economic imperative?

HE Policy Blog

I was kindly asked to speak at the annual Linking London conference recently on the above topic, below is a summary of my thoughts on this timely issue. Firstly I don’t think it’s a question with easy or simple answers – and that you should be suspicious of anyone who tries to tell you otherwise. Overall,…

Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment.

5B

17 February 2011 [2011/8] Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment. Introduction Economic commentators may be falling out over who is to blame and whether it’s worse now for young people than it was in the 1990s but from whatever angle it’s viewed, the job market for young people looks pretty bleak at…

Tag Archive: Economic

Pocket Watch – The OECD’s Annual Education Report

OECD-Logo

Introduction This week the OECD published its latest report on the state of education across the 34 OECD member countries. It’s an annual stock take that provides lots of rich data for researchers and politicians alike and normally attracts considerable media comment largely because it offers a unique opportunity to compare one country against another…

Pocket Watch – President Obama’s Job Plans

Congress

Introduction President Obama’s recent ‘Jobs for Growth’ speech to Congress was a sharp reminder of the continuing economic difficulties facing the developed world. It came for instance as George Osborne was telling the City that “this is not a normal economic recovery” and the OECD was confirming in its latest assessment that “economic recovery appears…

Policy Tracker – August 2011

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Policy Tracker – ‘Keeping track of what happened in the world of education for August 2011’. Main talking points A month of heightened tension for many with riots on the streets, continuing worries about the economy and high emotion as A level and GCSE results are released. On the first of these, significant speeches by…

HE Policy Blog: Higher education – social necessity or economic imperative?

HE Policy Blog

I was kindly asked to speak at the annual Linking London conference recently on the above topic, below is a summary of my thoughts on this timely issue. Firstly I don’t think it’s a question with easy or simple answers – and that you should be suspicious of anyone who tries to tell you otherwise. Overall,…

Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment.

5B

17 February 2011 [2011/8] Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment. Introduction Economic commentators may be falling out over who is to blame and whether it’s worse now for young people than it was in the 1990s but from whatever angle it’s viewed, the job market for young people looks pretty bleak at…

Tag Archive: Economic

Pocket Watch – The OECD’s Annual Education Report

OECD-Logo

Introduction This week the OECD published its latest report on the state of education across the 34 OECD member countries. It’s an annual stock take that provides lots of rich data for researchers and politicians alike and normally attracts considerable media comment largely because it offers a unique opportunity to compare one country against another…

Pocket Watch – President Obama’s Job Plans

Congress

Introduction President Obama’s recent ‘Jobs for Growth’ speech to Congress was a sharp reminder of the continuing economic difficulties facing the developed world. It came for instance as George Osborne was telling the City that “this is not a normal economic recovery” and the OECD was confirming in its latest assessment that “economic recovery appears…

Policy Tracker – August 2011

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Policy Tracker – ‘Keeping track of what happened in the world of education for August 2011’. Main talking points A month of heightened tension for many with riots on the streets, continuing worries about the economy and high emotion as A level and GCSE results are released. On the first of these, significant speeches by…

HE Policy Blog: Higher education – social necessity or economic imperative?

HE Policy Blog

I was kindly asked to speak at the annual Linking London conference recently on the above topic, below is a summary of my thoughts on this timely issue. Firstly I don’t think it’s a question with easy or simple answers – and that you should be suspicious of anyone who tries to tell you otherwise. Overall,…

Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment.

5B

17 February 2011 [2011/8] Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment. Introduction Economic commentators may be falling out over who is to blame and whether it’s worse now for young people than it was in the 1990s but from whatever angle it’s viewed, the job market for young people looks pretty bleak at…

Tag Archive: Economic

Pocket Watch – The OECD’s Annual Education Report

OECD-Logo

Introduction This week the OECD published its latest report on the state of education across the 34 OECD member countries. It’s an annual stock take that provides lots of rich data for researchers and politicians alike and normally attracts considerable media comment largely because it offers a unique opportunity to compare one country against another…

Pocket Watch – President Obama’s Job Plans

Congress

Introduction President Obama’s recent ‘Jobs for Growth’ speech to Congress was a sharp reminder of the continuing economic difficulties facing the developed world. It came for instance as George Osborne was telling the City that “this is not a normal economic recovery” and the OECD was confirming in its latest assessment that “economic recovery appears…

Policy Tracker – August 2011

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Policy Tracker – ‘Keeping track of what happened in the world of education for August 2011’. Main talking points A month of heightened tension for many with riots on the streets, continuing worries about the economy and high emotion as A level and GCSE results are released. On the first of these, significant speeches by…

HE Policy Blog: Higher education – social necessity or economic imperative?

HE Policy Blog

I was kindly asked to speak at the annual Linking London conference recently on the above topic, below is a summary of my thoughts on this timely issue. Firstly I don’t think it’s a question with easy or simple answers – and that you should be suspicious of anyone who tries to tell you otherwise. Overall,…

Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment.

5B

17 February 2011 [2011/8] Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment. Introduction Economic commentators may be falling out over who is to blame and whether it’s worse now for young people than it was in the 1990s but from whatever angle it’s viewed, the job market for young people looks pretty bleak at…

Tag Archive: Economic

Pocket Watch – The OECD’s Annual Education Report

OECD-Logo

Introduction This week the OECD published its latest report on the state of education across the 34 OECD member countries. It’s an annual stock take that provides lots of rich data for researchers and politicians alike and normally attracts considerable media comment largely because it offers a unique opportunity to compare one country against another…

Pocket Watch – President Obama’s Job Plans

Congress

Introduction President Obama’s recent ‘Jobs for Growth’ speech to Congress was a sharp reminder of the continuing economic difficulties facing the developed world. It came for instance as George Osborne was telling the City that “this is not a normal economic recovery” and the OECD was confirming in its latest assessment that “economic recovery appears…

Policy Tracker – August 2011

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Policy Tracker – ‘Keeping track of what happened in the world of education for August 2011’. Main talking points A month of heightened tension for many with riots on the streets, continuing worries about the economy and high emotion as A level and GCSE results are released. On the first of these, significant speeches by…

HE Policy Blog: Higher education – social necessity or economic imperative?

HE Policy Blog

I was kindly asked to speak at the annual Linking London conference recently on the above topic, below is a summary of my thoughts on this timely issue. Firstly I don’t think it’s a question with easy or simple answers – and that you should be suspicious of anyone who tries to tell you otherwise. Overall,…

Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment.

5B

17 February 2011 [2011/8] Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment. Introduction Economic commentators may be falling out over who is to blame and whether it’s worse now for young people than it was in the 1990s but from whatever angle it’s viewed, the job market for young people looks pretty bleak at…

Tag Archive: Economic

Pocket Watch – The OECD’s Annual Education Report

OECD-Logo

Introduction This week the OECD published its latest report on the state of education across the 34 OECD member countries. It’s an annual stock take that provides lots of rich data for researchers and politicians alike and normally attracts considerable media comment largely because it offers a unique opportunity to compare one country against another…

Pocket Watch – President Obama’s Job Plans

Congress

Introduction President Obama’s recent ‘Jobs for Growth’ speech to Congress was a sharp reminder of the continuing economic difficulties facing the developed world. It came for instance as George Osborne was telling the City that “this is not a normal economic recovery” and the OECD was confirming in its latest assessment that “economic recovery appears…

Policy Tracker – August 2011

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Policy Tracker – ‘Keeping track of what happened in the world of education for August 2011’. Main talking points A month of heightened tension for many with riots on the streets, continuing worries about the economy and high emotion as A level and GCSE results are released. On the first of these, significant speeches by…

HE Policy Blog: Higher education – social necessity or economic imperative?

HE Policy Blog

I was kindly asked to speak at the annual Linking London conference recently on the above topic, below is a summary of my thoughts on this timely issue. Firstly I don’t think it’s a question with easy or simple answers – and that you should be suspicious of anyone who tries to tell you otherwise. Overall,…

Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment.

5B

17 February 2011 [2011/8] Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment. Introduction Economic commentators may be falling out over who is to blame and whether it’s worse now for young people than it was in the 1990s but from whatever angle it’s viewed, the job market for young people looks pretty bleak at…

Tag Archive: Economic

Pocket Watch – The OECD’s Annual Education Report

OECD-Logo

Introduction This week the OECD published its latest report on the state of education across the 34 OECD member countries. It’s an annual stock take that provides lots of rich data for researchers and politicians alike and normally attracts considerable media comment largely because it offers a unique opportunity to compare one country against another…

Pocket Watch – President Obama’s Job Plans

Congress

Introduction President Obama’s recent ‘Jobs for Growth’ speech to Congress was a sharp reminder of the continuing economic difficulties facing the developed world. It came for instance as George Osborne was telling the City that “this is not a normal economic recovery” and the OECD was confirming in its latest assessment that “economic recovery appears…

Policy Tracker – August 2011

tracker-web

Policy Tracker – ‘Keeping track of what happened in the world of education for August 2011’. Main talking points A month of heightened tension for many with riots on the streets, continuing worries about the economy and high emotion as A level and GCSE results are released. On the first of these, significant speeches by…

HE Policy Blog: Higher education – social necessity or economic imperative?

HE Policy Blog

I was kindly asked to speak at the annual Linking London conference recently on the above topic, below is a summary of my thoughts on this timely issue. Firstly I don’t think it’s a question with easy or simple answers – and that you should be suspicious of anyone who tries to tell you otherwise. Overall,…

Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment.

5B

17 February 2011 [2011/8] Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment. Introduction Economic commentators may be falling out over who is to blame and whether it’s worse now for young people than it was in the 1990s but from whatever angle it’s viewed, the job market for young people looks pretty bleak at…