A new OECD report on youth, skills and employabilty comments on the struggle young people have in gaining entry to the workforce. In some OECD countries, one in four 16-29 year olds is neither employed nor in education or training. Find the report, OECD Skills Outlook 2015, at http://www.oecd.org/education/oecd-skills-outlook-2015-9789264234178-en.htm
A United Nations global survey, MyWorld2015 Analytics, aims to capture people’s voices, priorities and views, so world leaders can be informed as endeavour to define global goals. The highest priority, globally, is that everyone has access to a good education. Check the survey results at http://data.myworld2015.org/ You can filter the results by country, gender, education levels and age groups.
Eduwebinar is hosting a free webinar on Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 8.00 pm, AEST
Book week 2015: Digital Resources to Engage Students
with Dr Jennie Bales, Adjunct Lecturer, Charles Sturt University. [BOSTES registered course.]
Register now for this free broadcast at http://eduwebinar.com.au/webinars
Book Week is a significant event on the annual calendar for classroom and English teachers and teacher librarians with its focus on quality literature. Supplementing and extending these reading experiences with resources available on the Internet and the use of web tools for students to respond creatively to the literature enriches the Book Week experience.
At this free webinar you will have:
- Web links to author information, book reviews, teaching resources and other relevant sites on each of the shortlisted titles.
- Suggested websites to follow for additional Book Week resources, teaching and display ideas.
- Digital tools and ideas to stimulate students’ response to the literature
- Access to an electronic list of the websites and their URLs to facilitate easy access after the event.