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Trusteeship, 2011
Major demographic changes around the world. Disproportionate sovereign debt. A shift from North America, Western Europe, and Japan to emerging economies as centers of growth. Unprecedented levels of market risk and volatility. The structure of the global economy is undergoing significant changes. Michael Oyster, managing principal of Fund…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Foreign Countries, School Personnel, Economics
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Lay, Ah-Nam; Osman, Kamisah – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2018
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of Malaysian "Kimia" (Chemistry) Digital Games (MyKimDG) module on students' achievement and motivation in chemistry as well as 21st century skills. Chemistry education in Malaysia should put greater emphasis on combination of cognitive, sociocultural and motivational aspects to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Chemistry, Video Games, Science Achievement
Morrell, Louis R. – Business Officer, 2001
Asserts that while the Nasdaq bubble did burst, the new economy is real and that failure to understand the rules of the digital economy can lead to substandard investment portfolio performance. Offers guidelines for higher education institutional investors. (EV)
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Higher Education, Investment, Money Management
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Raffo, Carlo – Journal of Education Policy, 2006
The aim of the paper is to examine current and evolving supply side transition policy initiatives in the light of (a) particular demand side needs of urban young people classified as those most disadvantaged and potentially marginalized; and (b) the emerging realities of accessing and operating within particular examples of high value-added…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Adults, Qualitative Research, Disadvantaged Youth
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Moore, Anne H. – EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 2007
Many observers describe the 21st century as a complex age with new demands for education and new requirements for accountability in teaching and learning to meet society's needs in a new, global economy. At the same time, innovations in teaching and learning and proposals for measuring them often seem disconnected from public and political…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Information Technology, Accountability, Technological Literacy
Indiana Commission for Higher Education, 2019
The key measure of college success is the completion of a degree or certificate. This report measures the proportion of learners who complete their degree or certificate by campus. Nearly all of the new jobs being created in today's economy will require a credential beyond a high school diploma. That's why Indiana set a bold goal for at least 60…
Descriptors: College Students, Graduation Rate, Credentials, Academic Degrees
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Peters, Michael A. – Policy Futures in Education, 2006
This article reviews the claims for the new economy as necessary background to analyzing changes in knowledge production and the role of the university in the so-called learning economy. The article develops an argument for "knowledge networks" as a basis for the university to promote regional development at home and international development…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Role, Role Perception, Research and Development
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Campbell, Bruce – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2012
The Pathways to Prosperity initiative was launched in 2012 as the result of several years of research conducted by the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The Harvard Graduate School of Education's (2011) report challenged the United States' education model, pointing to some of the merits of the European education paradigm, which has adopted a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, School Districts, High School Graduates
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Zamagni, Stefano – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2017
After a brief historical reconstruction of the emergence of the market economy as a model of social order in Europe, dating back to the eleventh century--the century of the commercial revolution--the paper focuses on the decisive contribution of the Franciscan school of thought to furnish the theoretical infrastructure of the new mode of…
Descriptors: Intellectual History, Free Enterprise System, Social Structure, Humanism
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Mendenhall, Ruby; Kalil, Ariel; Spindel, Laurel J.; Hart, Cassandra M. D. – Social Forces, 2008
We use a life course framework to examine how the "new risk economy" has left middle-age professionals, managers and executives more vulnerable to job loss and unemployment despite high levels of human capital. Using in-depth qualitative data from 77 recently-unemployed white-collar workers, we examine perceptions of macro-economic…
Descriptors: White Collar Occupations, Human Capital, Coping, Job Layoff
Beardmore, Kevin Wayne – Online Submission, 2019
The problem of a prepared workforce is perennial. Part of the challenge is one of supply and demand, as education systems attempt to produce graduates with the technical competencies required for the current jobs available. In the new service- and knowledge-based economy, however, soft skills are cited as a greater need by today's employers.…
Descriptors: 21st Century Skills, Higher Education, Achievement Gap, Knowledge Economy
Syverud, Gretchen; Williams, Candace – New England Board of Higher Education, 2016
Higher education institutions--as major employers of the workforce, purchasers of goods and services, managers of real estate, and attractors of external investment--are frequently the subject of research measuring economic impact. This research often falls into one of two categories: (1) institution-focused studies that measure the monetary…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Geographic Regions, Economic Impact, Human Capital
Rothwell, Jonathan – Brookings Institution, 2013
Workers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields play a direct role in driving economic growth. Yet, because of how the STEM economy has been defined, policymakers have mainly focused on supporting workers with at least a bachelor's (BA) degree, overlooking a strong potential workforce of those with less than a BA. This report…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Knowledge Economy, Skilled Workers, Skilled Occupations
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Shahrill, Masitah; Petra, Mohamad Iskandar; Naing, Lin; Yacob, Joanna; Santos, Jose H.; Abdul Aziz, Anita B. Z. – International Journal of Educational Management, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to share how it was possible to change the way business was conducted in a short period in order to continue the academic semester and seek alternatives to manage the day-to-day university affairs in the midst of a pandemic crisis at a higher education setting. As a result, the authors' experiences have created new norms…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing
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Shaffer, Leigh S.; Zalewski, Jacqueline M. – NACADA Journal, 2011
We began this series by addressing the challenges of career advising in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous environment. In this article, we define human capital and suggest that advisors encourage students to utilize the principle of maximizing human capital when making decisions. We describe the personal traits and attitudes needed to…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Career Counseling, Career Choice, Career Development
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