Romer on Charter Cities
Paul Romer of Stanford University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about charter cities, Romer's idea for helping the poorest of the poor around the world. Romer envisions a city where the rules about property and safety and contract and so on are rules that allow individuals to flourish in an urban setting in contrast to the cities they live in now where so many aspects of economic and personal life are dysfunctional. Charter cities would be havens for the world's poor and could be created
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Food security

pdfThis section of the Defra website outlines the UK government's assessment of national food security issues. Two basic documents are also accessible from this page: the government approach and a detailed analysis of the national and global issues. These define food security,
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Technical Paper 6A - The Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) Project: Characteristics
As part of the study all pre-schools were assessed using an observational assessment known as the Early Childhood Rating Scale, (ECERS-R) plus an extension to it (ECERS-E) based upon the Desirable Learning Outcomes (QCA 1996). ECERS provides measures of the quality of education and care which children receive in settings plus some measures of facilities relating to facilities and human resources. Completion of the ECERS profile required one day of observation plus talking to staff about aspects
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Tan Table
Calculate the height of a building, Tan Table
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Spaces We Love: Althouse Study Lounge
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Enhancing graduate inter-cultural capability and embedding Internationalisation of the Curriculum at
From implicit to explicit: Enhancing graduate inter-cultural capability and embedding IoC at Griffith Universlty, Australia. Professor Michelle Barker of Griffith University, Brisbane Australia and Dr Viv Caruana of CAPRI, Leeds Met University UK discuss recent work in embedding internationalisation of the curriculum across the full range of disciplines and programmes of study at Griffith. Professor Barker also shares insights from a recent ALTC-funded project focused on intercultural or cross-
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Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey, Worksheet for Bigger Room
Light Intensity Survey worksheet, activity including resources, for bigger room
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Gene Expression - Eukaryotic Transcriptional Regulation (GPC)
Jeffrey Mahr
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Discuss the role of transcription factors in gene regulation Explain how enhancers and repressors regulate gene […]

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Act as a motivator for clients
A personal trainer has a key role in motivating a client to stick with a fitness program. In this scenario the learner is required to identify any behaviours in their client that may indicate the client is losing motivation to continue in the program. The learner is then to develop some motivational strategies that will support the client continuing in the program and develop steps that may be taken to improve the client’s adherence to the program.
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Deal with conflict situations
This resource covers the skills and knowledge required to resolve conflict situations with customers and colleagues and deals with the resolution of escalated complaints. It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics covered include: identify causes and situations that could result in conflict at personal and organisational levels, develop tactful action to prevent escalation of conflict, apply strategies to resolve conflict situations aimed at minimum disruption
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Develop a Business Plan for the Transport Industry
This module is designed to help you develop the knowledge and skills to write a Business Plan for a transport and distribution business. This module reflects elements from the Small Business Management Competency Standards: Clarify personal expectations, values, skills and experience; Apply the business plan; Secure rights to products/services. This module nominally requires 20 hours of time to complete it is part of the Certificate III in Small Business Management (Transport and Distribution)
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Time Management for Small Business Owners: Work Life Balance
Work Life Balance. This unit examines the balance between work and personal time, it extends the principals of time management to personal time. It focuses on small business owners; though is applicable to general time management. This is part 5 of 5 in the Time Management for Small Business Owners series.
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Work safely
This learning object addresses the competency required to maintain safety in the workplace. Topics include identifying hazards and controlling risk, isolation, regulations and procedures, personal safety, keeping fit, protective equipment, and emergency procedures.
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Work safely
This learning object addresses the competency required to maintain safety in the workplace. Topics include identifying hazards, controlling risk, isolation, regulations, procedures, personal safety, keeping fit, and protective equipment.
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Implement personal marketing plan - PRDRE30A
Your personal appearance, professionalism and communication skills all play an important role in building credibility and trust with your client. These personal qualities are what make you stand out from other real estate agents. Your greatest marketing tool as a real estate agent is yourself. It's crucial that you maintain and continually improve your professional image. Your first task is to conduct a self-assessment and identify any areas that need improvement in your personal marketing. You
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Working effectively in retail
Learners are presented with background information about how to present themselves professionally in the retail industry. This includes personal presentation, corporate image, teamwork and individual roles and responsibilities.
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How do I look? - Customer service
Learners follow a retail operator through her journey into discovering why her attitude and personal presentation is not acceptable to her manager and her efforts to improve. They also have the opportunity to evaluate a range of other workers' presentation skills and fitness for their retail environment. It teaches them personal presentation skills, as well as effective interaction with customers and appropriate behaviour at work in a retail environment.
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Meet workplace health and safety requirements
This unit covers a broad spectrum of issues related to safe working practices in the aquaculture industry. Activity 1 covers basic occupational health and safety legislation and its implications in the aquaculture workplace. Activity 2 focuses on identifying safety hazards and risks at the aquaculture workplace. It covers two main areas - the shed and the chemicals store. It also covers actions that can be taken to remove or control the risks. Activity 3 covers the proces
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Apply chemicals and biological agents
This unit deals with the equipment and methods used to apply chemicals and biological agents in aquaculture. Activity 1 shows learners how to identify personal protective equipment, select appropriate personal protective equipment for a task and clean and maintain personal protective equipment. Activity 2 looks at hazardous chemical substances, dangerous good symbols, product labels and material safety data sheets. In Activity 3 students will learn how to use application
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