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Innovations in educational policies and programs

 
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Education

Business and Education: Powerful Social Innovation Partners

Fostering entrepreneurship education and social innovation skills in schools improves youth employment prospects.

By Caroline Jenner | 2 | Aug. 27, 2012
 
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Socially Responsible Business

Driving Innovation Through Math Education

The private sector needs to support and encourage an innovative math curriculum.

By Joe Laymon | 3 | Aug. 22, 2012
 
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Education

India Needs More Teachers, Better Teachers

If teachers aren’t focused on guiding students to learn and gain knowledge, the fight against educational inequity won’t progress.

By Devanik Saha | 4 | Aug. 14, 2012
 

Economic Development

Development Controversy a Sign of Sophistication

Public debate about two prominent poverty-alleviation programs shows that over the past 15 years international development has become much more scientific.

By Dean Karlan & Caroline Fiennes | Aug. 7, 2012
 
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Environment

Disadvantaged Populations Feel the Heat

The connection between environmental quality and the predicament of disadvantaged populations is coming into ever-sharper relief.

By Karim Al-Khafaji | 8 | Aug. 3, 2012
 
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Technology & Design

Gaming with a Purpose

Serious games tap into the same culture of online friendship from social networking to fuel peer involvement and encourage collaboration around real-world challenges.

By William Brindley | Jul. 9, 2012
 
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Global Issues

Rio+20: Is a $513 Billion Down Payment Enough?

Advances in reducing poverty, environmental protection, and other global issues threaten the status quo—a report from Rio+20.

By Jigar Shah | Jul. 2, 2012
 
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Socially Responsible Business

Is Business the New Charity?

Investing in small business and new ventures is a good thing and vital to our communities, but we must not confuse it with charity or strategic long-term social investment.

By Aaron Hurst | 9 | Jun. 26, 2012
 
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Education

Entrepreneurial Synthesis in Higher Education

How can global communication help students understand the world better and grow as innovators?

By Stefano Guidotti | Jun. 22, 2012
 
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Education

Fun: The Missing Ingredient

Online games make school relevant and engaging.

By Allyson Peerman | 2 | Jun. 20, 2012