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Entrepreneurship in UK education: the local dimension

The National Centre for Entrepreneurship in Education (NCEE) launched the Inspiring Entrepreneurship in Education report last week at the House of Lords, capturing the views of 62 Heads of Enterprise from UK universities (I provided the analysis). Key findings from the Inspiring Entrepreneurship in Education survey launched last night with @appg_e and @ACSintschools to view […]

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How does city reputation affect city performance?

According to researchers studying 76 Spanish cities: we find that good city reputation is positively associated with economic activities and negatively with unemployment, but not related to net migration. With the exception of city reputation having little association with net migration, these findings aren’t particularly surprising; indeed, the article is perhaps more notable as a […]

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More people needed

Issues facing universities are often shared by the city they are in

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Four reasons to look at universities and urbanism in Ghana

Universities meet education and skills needs, but are also local development actors in their own right. In Ghana they can play an important role in both

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Brain drain and mobile talent: where international development and higher education overlap

Efforts to improve retention or to attract skilled people will fail if the place itself isn’t an attractive destination to live and work