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Remote work is the new normal for many, but what of the future? There may be far better reasons to embrace it than just avoiding the coronavirus

Published in: Talent Management

Pisana Ferrari – cApStAn Ambassador to the Global Village Much has been said and written in past months about how the current coronavirus crisis will affect the future of work. Carola Milanesi is the founder of The Heart of Tech, a consultancy focused on education and diversity, and is often quoted ...

The Chaos Management Skills Assessment Series: A Test Translation Case Study Episode 4 – Linguistic Quality Assurance and Optical Check

by Steve Dept, cApStAn CEO Readers of this informative series on good practice in test translation are aware that the Chaos Management Skills Assessment is a fictitious project, which we set up for the exclusive purpose of the series. The purpose is to illustrate the complexity of test translation and ...

Opportunity@Work and Accenture call on employers to tap into the hidden pool of talent of “Skilled Through Alternative Routes” (STAR) workers

Pisana Ferrari - cApStAn Ambassador to the Global Village The debate on whether skills training could emerge as a viable and scalable future alternative to college is long standing and heated. There appears to be, however, a mounting consensus that colleges and universities have not come close to keeping up ...

Cambridge Assessment International’s new survey reveals that students want to learn more about climate change in school

by Pisana Ferrari - cApStAn Ambassador to the Global Village Over 11.000 students aged 13 to 19 took part in Cambridge International's first ever "Global Perspectives" survey. The results, announced on March 2, reveal that students are keener than ever before to learn about global issues like climate change in ...

The EU’s “Digital Education Action Plan” is currently being updated to address the growing global skills challenge

by Pisana Ferrari - cApStAn Ambassador to the Global Village The 2018 "Digital Education Action Plan" is the last in a long series of initiatives taken by the EU in the field of digital education. It warns of the persistent divide between and within EU Member States, in particular regarding ...

The Chaos Management Skills Assessment Series: A Test Translation Case Study Episode 3 – Translation Technology and Support to translators

by Steve Dept, cApStAn CEO By now, readers of this informative series on good practice in test translation are aware that the Chaos Management Skills Assessment is a fictitious project, which we set up for the exclusive purpose of the series. The purpose is to illustrate the complexity of test ...

UNICEF teams up with PricewaterhouseCoopers to help equip young people around the world with the skills they need to get jobs

by Pisana Ferrari - cApStAn Ambassador to the Global Village UNICEF released today the results of an online poll it conducted in February 2020 on 40.000 young people in over 150 countries. The poll revealed the major limitations of current education sytems in preparing young people for the skills needed ...

The Chaos Management Skills Assessment Series: A Test Translation Case Study Episode 2 – Translatability Assessment and item-by-item Translation and Adaptation Notes

by Steve Dept, cApStAn CEO By now, readers of this informative series on good practice in test translation are aware that the Chaos Management Skills Assessment is a fictitious project, which we set up for the exclusive purpose of the series. The purpose is to illustrate the complexity of test ...