American Politics Group conference: John Lees Memorial Lecture 2010
Standing Neustadt on his Head: The Leadership Style of Dwight D. Eisenhower
Author(s): Fred Greenstein

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Understanding society: Families
Here you will explore how different families have different ideas about how work in the home should be divided. You will also investigate the diversity of families. We will see how any discussion of the division of labour has to recognise that families differ in terms of shape and size.
Author(s): The Open University

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Learning Objects at CIPeL
Learning Objects at CIPeL - UNSPECIFIED Keywords:Health , patient journey , case study , quality of life , communication , phantom phenomena
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The end of the road for Gordon Brown?
 Dr Steven Fielding

Has Gordon Brown's reputation suffered irreversible damage?

In this Podcast Dr Steven Fielding, Director of the Centre for British Politics, looks at recent events and puts in perspective the concerns about the Prime Minister's leadership.

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Lavrov: Ukraine being pushed into "fratricidal war"
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the Ukrainian people are being pushed into a "fratricidal war." Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters ha
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SFAP 2011 - Le double effet : une règle à revisiter

Titre : SFAP 2011 - Le double effet : une règle à revisiter
Auteur(s) : J-C. FRONDRAS (Médecin-Philosophe - France).
Etablissement : Laboratoire d’éthique médicale, UFR médecine, université François Rabelais, Tours, France.
Résumé : La règle éthique dite du double effet est proposée en situation palliative terminale, lorsque des traitements symptomatiques, en particulier la sédation, sont susceptibles d’accélérer la survenue du décès. Les diverses for
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Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation Video
Video of excavation in progress, (for use with excavation quizzes 1 and 2) or your own purposes
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

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How Government Buys Your Support

[This article appears in the January-February 2016 issue of The Austrian.]

In Iraq and Afghanistan, US military officers routinely handed bundles of cash to local residents to buy influence and undermine resistance to the American occupation. Such payments came in especially handy after US troops inadvertently killed innocent civilians or sheep. Billions of dollars were shoveled out with little or no oversight as part of the Pentagon’s “Money as a Weapon System” progra
Author(s): James Bovard

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Herramientas de Informática para la Gestión
El programa de esta materia va encaminado a que el alumno, tras revisar los distintos elementos que componen el Sistema Informático (hardware más software), conozca las herramientas que éste les proporciona, tanto las de tipo estándar como las de diseño a medida.Primeramente, debe conocer las distintas configuraciones de equipos informáticos, los sistemas operativos más utilizados, las redes locales, los servicios de Internet para la empresa, los programas estándar de gestión (ERP), as
Author(s): Juan Jesús Bernal García,Juan Francisco Sánchez

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Dealing with workforce downsizing
Randall Peterson, Professor of Organisational Behaviour discusses why the way an organisation deals with workforce downsizing is important not only in supporting those being laid off but also in maintaining loyalty within the remaining workforce
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How Does the Digital Environment Change What Architects Do in the Initial Phases of the Design Proce
Some researchers have tried to answer the question: do we need to think differently while designing in terms of the digital environment? This methodological question leads to another question: what is the range of this difference, if there is one? This research investigates the range of changes in how architects conduct and develop the initial design within the digital environment. The role offered by the digital environment in visual design thinking during conceptual designing through shaping:
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Shaping the Education Bill - Reaching for Consensus
Back Bench Response to the Education White Paper: this document was published on 14 December, 2005, by a number of Labour MPs, Peers and other leading Labour Party figures. It highlights their concerns regarding the 2005 Education White Paper, and puts forward a number of proposals.
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To what extent are the differences between schools actually due to the head?
A speech by Maurice Smith, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools on Leadership is commented on and critiqued by Peter Tymms and Christine Merrell of the CEM Centre at Durham University.
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The Rose Report: Independent review of the teaching of early reading
The 'Independent review of the teaching of early reading' presents an interpretation of the evidence that Sir Jim Rose and his team of five advisors collected during their review of early reading and synthetic phonics. The review addresses five aspects. The first aspect is the most significant: "what best practice should be expected in the teaching of early reading and synthetic phonics", because the other four aspects which cover the development of national curricula; children with literacy dif
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Towards consensus? Citizenship in secondary schools
This Ofsted report has found that a quarter of English secondary schools have inadequate provision and weak leadership for the teaching of citizenship.
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Literacy Information technology
I'm writing my dissertation on how the use of ICT can enhance and benefit the teaching of literacy in the primary school (key stage one and two) I’ve looked through your research bank and found a lot of positive journals and links that support this statement, but I need to find some contradicting arguments, can you help? I would list the journals I’ve found so far, but there are loads, these are just some that I’ve looked at and found very helpful… Net Library Developing the ICT capable
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Primary Schools: the professional environment
This report is from the Primary Review, which is based at the University of Cambridge. The resource is one of three reviews within Theme 6 ‘Settings and Professionals’. The other two reviews in this theme relate to the built environment of schools and to the initial and continuing professional development of teachers. This resource focuses on two aspects, namely teacher professionalism and the leadership of primary schools. The authors review work in these areas from the time of the Plowden
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Teachers TV Leadership Week
Teachers TV has a week of programmes, 16-22 March, examining the vital role that good leadership has to play in today’s schools.
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The National College of School Leadership (NCSL)
The National College of School Leadership (NCSL) was launched in 2000 and aims to "to make a difference to children's lives through excellent school leadership". It is based at a purpose built learning and conference centre in Nottingham. The College is funded by the government and its work is informed by four key goals.
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Leading Sustainable Schools
The research document produced for NCSL looks into sustainability in schools, how these schools are being lead in a successful sustainable manner and the barriers that can prevent success. This document attempts to consider the issue of leadership for sustainability within the context of the wide spread changes in the English education system including buildings and grounds, curriculum and assessment, the relationship between schools and their local communities, the merging of education and chi
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