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Webinar: Students, Computers and Learning: Making the Connection - September 8, 2015

Are there computers in the classroom? Does it matter? Students, Computers and Learning: Making the Connection examines how students’ access to and use of information and communication technology (ICT) devices has evolved in recent years, and explores how education systems and schools are integrating ICT into students’ learning experiences.


Event: Launch of OECD 2015 Development Cooperation Report - Sept 9, 2015 (Brookings)

With the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals, the question of how to finance, implement and monitor these goals moves to the centre of the debate. Erik Solheim, Chair of the OECD Development Assistance Committee will be at the Brookings Institution to launch the 2015 Development Cooperation Report on September 9.

  July 7, 2015

Canada could do more to help laid-off workers

2.2% of Canadian workers with at least one year of tenure are laid off each year when their company goes bankrupt or downsizes. Just under half of them find a new job within one year, and almost two-thirds within two years. But many face significant earnings losses when rehired, with one in five having hourly wage cuts of 25% or more in their new job.


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