Posts by Rebecca White

Brexit Another Strategic Surprise

23 Jul

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The School of International Futures has published Professor Michael F. Oppenheimer’s, Clinical Professor, NYU School of Professional Studies Center for Global Affairs, reaction to the Brexit referendum and the role that strategic futures analysis could have played in anticipating and preparing for its outcome.

This week’s hot links include rethinking the Robin Hood principle, justice and governance, innovation policy and how regional bodies can help deliver Sustainable Development Goal 16.

22 Jun

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This week’s hot links include rethinking the Robin Hood principle, justice and governance, innovation policy and how regional bodies can help deliver Sustainable Development Goal 16.

“The Morning after the Vote: First Reactions to Britain’s EU Referendum”

18 Jun

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As we approach the week of the British European Union (EU) referendum, the rest of Europe is also thinking and preparing for the outcomes and effects of the #brexit vote.

ToughRoad: interactive educational game

15 Jun

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ToughRoad is an interactive educational game where young people can acquire knowledge of globalisation, trade, commodity chain and inequality.

Committee for the Future – Finnish Parliament

15 Jun

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Cat recently visited Finland and was invited to speak by the Finnish Expert Panel for Sustainable Development. The purpose of this session was to discuss various models for enhancing synergies between sustainable development goals and foresight and other work on the future.

This week’s hot links include redefining eastern geo-economic policy and reviewing western geo-strategic interests, global terrorism, mental development and the EU Marshall Plan.

15 Jun

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This week’s hot links include redefining eastern geo-economic policy and reviewing western geo-strategic interests, global terrorism, mental development and the EU Marshall Plan.

Call for proposals for foresight workshop production and facilitation support Short proposal including costing and details of previous work due by 13 June sent to jessica.bland@nesta.org.uk copying in harry.armstrong@nesta.org.uk. Project outline A new research project ‘Employment in 2030: Skills, Competencies & their Implications for Learning’ will assesses what mix of skills and competencies will be required for the types of jobs that the US and UK economies will need in 15 years time. The analysis will be used to develop recommendations as to how educators and policymakers should change their practices to address future skills gaps

11 Jun

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Call for proposals for foresight workshop production and facilitation support

This week’s hot links include geostrategy, World Environment Day, funding the SDGs and green data.

8 Jun

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This week’s hot links include geostrategy, World Environment Day, funding the SDGs and green data.