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XVIth PASCAL Conference

British Council and the University of Glasgow join forces to provide training in Leadership Development in Ukraine - learning city spin-offs

Written by Rob Mark on Jun 24, 2019 11:34 am

The British Council has recently made an award to Donetsk State University in the Ukraine to progress the field of leadership development. A Certificate has been awarded as part of a training programme which included a week-long visit to University of Glasgow from the Rector and Vice Rector of the university and three other staff. The visit to Glasgow provided an opportunity to learn from the experience of staff at Glasgow University and included lectures, workshops and visits within the School of Education. A cultural programme was also organised in the city.

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NEP: New Economics Papers - Social Norms and Social Capital - Digest, Vol 103, Issue 1

Written by Fabio Sabatini on Jun 24, 2019 07:07 am

In this issue we feature 6 current papers on the theme of social capital, chosen by Fabio Sabatini (Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”):

  1. An Experimental Study on the Effects of Communication, Credibility, and Clustering in Network Games - Charness, Gary; Feri, Francesco; Meléndez-Jiménez, Miguel A.; Sutter, Matthia;
  2. Network Effects in Internal Migration - Laszlo Lorincz; Brigitta Nemeth;
  3. The Economic Preferences of Cooperative Managers - Alves, Guillermo; Blanchard, Pablo; Burdín, Gabriel; Chávez, Mariana; Dean, Andre;
  4. Identity and Redistribution: Theory and Evidence - Sanjit Dhami; Emma Manifold; Ali al-Nowaihi;
  5. Immigration, Social Networks, and Occupational Mismatch - Sevak Alaverdyan; Anna Zaharieva;
  6. Ostracism in alliances of teams and individuals: Voting, exclusion, contribution, and earnings - Stephan Huber; Jochen Model; Silvio Städter.

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Workshop on “Using Theory of Change for Greater Impact”: 17-19 July 2019 at PRIA, New Delhi

Written by Rajesh Tandon on Jun 23, 2019 12:31 pm
Start: Jul 17 2019
End: Jul 19 2019
Timezone: Asia/Calcutta
42 Tughlakabad Institutional Area
New Delhi

PRIA International Academy (PIA), the educational wing of PRIA, has launched a New Workshop on “Using Theory of Change for Greater Impact”. This Three-Day workshop will be held on 17-19 July 2019 at PRIA, New Delhi (India). The course will equip the students, researchers, development practitioners from CSOs, CSR programmes, and donors with strong perspectives on social and human development and rigorous analytical skills to develop programme and projects that can surely make a difference. 

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Report on the International Symposium On Ageing Well and Public Service Delivery: Policy & Practice 15-16 June 2019 Beijing, China

Written by Denise Reghenzani-Kearns on Jun 22, 2019 09:44 pm

Convened by Tsinghua University (Beijing) and a consortium of partners in other Universities, Ageing Centres, Associations and Public Organisations, the Ageing Well theme focussed on:

  • Building a health care policy system,
  • Cultivating professional personnel talents, and
  • Developing high quality health care services.

The urgency was stressed, i.e. to ensure healthy environments for ageing and to optimise public service delivery.

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