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teacher recruitment

How can we reverse the teacher recruitment and retention crisis?

Emma Hollis, Executive Director of the National Association of School-Based Teacher Trainers sheds light on the issues around teacher recruitment and retention With issues around teacher recruitment and retention going way beyond discussions in staff rooms and school corridors and into the public eye, those of us at the heart...
working practices

The importance of smarter working practices in government

MF Warrender of Open Access Government explores the importance of smarter working practices across government Established in 2010, The Government Property Unit (GPU) works with central government departments, striving to drive savings across the government estate. Added to this, the GPU works with local authorities to support them in achieving...
public sector

Rise of the robots in the public sector

Paul Tomlinson, CEO of IEG4, argues that the public sector stands to benefit most from Artificial Intelligence A government report published last month: “Growing the artificial intelligence industry in the UK” highlights that increased use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) can bring major social and economic benefits to the UK, offering...
composite scale

Positive progress for people with Parkinson’s

The European Parkinson’s Disease Association (EPDA) provide an update about the positive progress being made for people with Parkinson’s My PD Journey is a multi-stakeholder European coalition led by the European Parkinson’s Disease Association (EPDA) and it is a positive development in terms of the positive progress being made for...
marine biodiversity

Towards healthy and productive seas with strong marine biodiversity

Hans Bruyninckx of the European Environment Agency (EEA) explores climate change and marine biodiversity in this insightful article Marine biodiversity, the global climate and our economy and social wellbeing all depend on healthy seas. Despite some improvements, our assessments show that the way we currently use Europe’s seas remains unsustainable....
deregulation and innovation

Deregulation and innovation: evidence from the electricity industry

Giacomo Valletta from EDHEC Business School sheds light on the key issues concerning deregulation and innovation in the European electricity industry Over the last three decades, the electric industry has changed enormously in terms of deregulation and innovation. Many western Governments have undertaken reforms to break apart and privatize monopoly...
eco-friendly plastics

Less plastic waste in the future

Can plastics be removed from the environment and be biologically degraded? Chemical engineers at TU Wien (Vienna) are working on it The use of plastics offers several advantages: they are cheap, versatile and easy to shape. However, they are responsible for today’s severe ecological problems. Plastics are difficult to degrade,...
sensory processing disorder

Overview of sensory processing disorder in children today

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group provides a comprehensive overview of sensory processing disorder (SPD) in children today Children with sensory processing disorder or dysfunction (SPD) are characterised by the occurrence of inward information in very atypical, diverting modes. Energising diagnosis and treatment through multi-sensory behaviour and activity...
geomicrobiological research

Phosphorus geomicrobiological research – biology, chemistry, and agriculture

Diliana D. Simeonova of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences imparts her seasoned expertise on phosphorus geomicrobiological research

Drug development for cancer and inflammatory disease

Sumith A Kularatne, Vice President of Research and Development at On Target Laboratories shares the research strides he has made in drug development

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