International Workshop on the Socio-Economics of Ageing
Organised by ISEG, to be held at ISEG, Technical University of Lisbon Lisbon Portugal from 2009-10-30 to 2009-10-30
International Conference on the Teaching of Psychology
Organised by Kwantlen Polytechnic University & Douglas College, to be held at Kwantlen Polytechnic University Vancouver Canada from 2009-07-24 to 2009-07-26
International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)
This is the standard setting body responsible for the development of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs), permitted or required by over 100 countries across the world. It aims to 'develop a single set of high quality, understandable, enforceable and globally accepted international financial reporting standards (IFRSs) through its standard-setting body, the IASB. ' The board consists of 15 independent experts who have relevant high level experience. The website offers news about
International Labour Organization sectoral activities : hotels; catering; tourism
This section of the International Labour Organization (ILO) website provides details of developments in the hotels, catering and tourism sector. There is also information about relevant standards and rights at work; employment issues; social protection (including child labour); and social dialogue and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The website features links to related websites and to full-text publications on tourism issues, downloadable as PDF files, including Sectoral Activities Work
Rethinking the classics in international business strategy
Professor Alain Verbeke, guest speaker at the 2009 CIBAM Distinguished Lecture, has written International Business Strategy that will have boardrooms poring over its every word in great detail. It dispels guru messages using real cases and constructs a new framework for the essence of international business strategy and the foundations of global corporate success. Gurus, he thinks underestimate the complexity of the markets.
Power at the point of need
Damian Miller set up his company 'Orb Energy' in India after working for Shell and completing his PhD at Cambridge Judge Business School. His new book, Selling Solar, looks at solar technology in the emerging countries and how it can stimulate local economies.
Learning by Comparison: International Experiences in Education and Training
This is a publication reporting the proceedings of a DfES research conference with 250 delegates in 2003. The main theme is the importance of international comparisons in education and training.
ESD Briefing Document: Chapter Three: International Developments
Education for Sustainable Development Briefing Document: Chapter Three: International Developments
ESD Chapter 1:The International Context
Education for Sustainable Development Briefing Document : Chapter One : The International Context
What Works in Parenting Support? A Review of the International Evidence
This is a review, completed in 2004, of the international evidence regarding the effectiveness of parenting support programmes, carried out by the Policy Research Unit on behalf of the DfES.
Early Years Education: An International Perspective
Funded by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) and other key stakeholders, this 2002 report focuses on trends in Early Years Education around the world. The report is the result of collaboration between the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) and QCA. The International Review of Curriculum and Assessment Frameworks Archive (INCA) was a major source of the data presented.
NASA CONNECT International Space Station: Up to Us
In NASA CONNECT International Space Station: Up to Us learn how ground research + space research = true science as international researchers anticipate working together onboard the International Space Station.
Report from the International Society for Teacher Education 27th International Seminar
The International Society for Teacher Education (ISTE) 27th International Seminar was held at the Institute of Education, University of Stirling, Scotland. This was a truly international conference that welcomed delegates from all over the world to explore the theme ‘The Future of Teacher Education and Professional Development'.
Early Years Education - perspectives from a review of the international literature
This resource is an article from NFER's "Practical Research for Education" and focuses on the national review examining reforms for the education of 3-18 year olds in the UK. The review draws on international literature to concentrate on key issues and to critically review existing evidence.
Report on the 1o Congrès Internacional Noves Tendències en la formació Permanent del Profesorat (
By the start of this largely Castillian language conference, 612 people had registered and there were almost 200 papers, including oral and poster presentations. The participants included a Minister of Education, representatives of local and regional authorities, teacher educators and researchers. They came from many European countries and virtually all Latin American countries.
International Review of Curriculum and Assessment Frameworks Internet Archive (INCA) website
This a brief guide to using INCA, a QCA funded website providing descriptions of government policy on most aspects of education in over 20 countries. It addresses the following issues: What is it? Why is it useful? How can you use it?
Aims and Values in Primary Education: national and international perspectives
The Primary Review published its most recent research surveys on 18th January 2008. These are interim reports, part of the thirty research surveys commissioned by the Review as evidence and drawn from more than 280 published sources. They ‘offer historical, contemporary and international perspectives on the question of what in a fast-changing and uncertain world the central aims of England's system of primary education should be, and by what values that system might be underpinned'.
The Structure and Content of English Primary Education: international perspectives
Three further research surveys from the Primary Review were published on 8th February 2008. The reports, entitled ‘The Structure and Content of English Primary Education: international perspectives', focus on international comparison in order "to consider the structure of the national primary system and the content of the primary school curriculum".
Childnet International website
This is the website of Childnet International, a non-profit organisation started in 1996 by Nigel Williams. It is concerned not only with child protection issues from the use of new technologies, but also the positive, transforming ways they can help young people and empower them. The website gives information about its work and it serves as a portal to its various projects on education, awareness and protection work regarding new technologies.
Standards in English Primary Education: the international evidence
This report, one of a series of interim reports from the Cambridge Primary Review, is an independent enquiry into the condition and future of primary education in England with a specific focus on the comparative performance of English pupils in reading, mathematics and science.