Preparing a Workforce for the New Blue Economy

Preparing a Workforce for the New Blue Economy: People, Products and Policies discusses the Blue Economy, how the industry will develop, and how to train the next generation. The book considers the use of big data, key skillsets, training undergraduate and graduate students, the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) in the US, economic opportunities in African coastal countries, and governmental agencies, non-profits and NGO’s. Finally, a broad range of case studies are provided, covering oil spills, commercial fishing, data protection and harvesting, sustainability and weather forecasting, all presented to highlight the educational requirements of the workforce and potential economic opportunities. Coordinates efforts from different disciplines and sectors, and shares effective teaching practices and approaches Includes comprehensive case studies that highlight the educational requirements of the workforce and potential economic opportunities Presents a framework for unifying several workforce sectors that are dependent upon the ocean

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  • Author : Liesl Hotaling
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 634 pages
  • ISBN : 0128214325
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Preparing a Workforce for the New Blue Economy

Preparing a Workforce for the New Blue Economy
  • Author : Liesl Hotaling,Richard W. Spinrad
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 May 2021
GET THIS BOOKPreparing a Workforce for the New Blue Economy

Preparing a Workforce for the New Blue Economy: People, Products and Policies discusses the Blue Economy, how the industry will develop, and how to train the next generation. The book considers the use of big data, key skillsets, training undergraduate and graduate students, the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) in the US, economic opportunities in African coastal countries, and governmental agencies, non-profits and NGO’s. Finally, a broad range of case studies are provided, covering oil spills, commercial fishing, data protection

Preparing the Workforce for Digital Curation

Preparing the Workforce for Digital Curation
  • Author : National Research Council,Policy and Global Affairs,Board on Research Data and Information,Committee on Future Career Opportunities and Educational Requirements for Digital Curation
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 22 April 2015
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The massive increase in digital information in the last decade has created new requirements for institutional and technological structures and workforce skills. Preparing the Workforce for Digital Curation focuses on education and training needs to meet the demands for access to and meaningful use of digital information, now and in the future. This study identifies the various practices and spectrum of skill sets that comprise digital curation, looking in particular at human versus automated tasks. Additionally, the report examines the

Skilling Up Vietnam

Skilling Up Vietnam
  • Author : Christian Bodewig,Reena Badiani-Magnusson,Kevin Macdonald
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release : 02 July 2014
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The demand for workforce skills is changing in Vietnam’s dynamic economy. In addition to job-specific skills, Vietnamese employers value cognitive skills, like problem solving, and behavioral skills, like team work. This book presents an agenda of change for Vietnam’s education system to prepare workers to succeed in Vietnam’s modernizing economy.

Beyond the Blue Economy

Beyond the Blue Economy
  • Author : Peter Rudge
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 12 April 2021
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This book argues for a broader approach to sustainable growth in Small Island Developing States (SIDS). Small island states such as those in the Caribbean, Indian Ocean and South Pacific face significant and growing threats from climate change, increasing political and social volatility, and rapidly evolving global trends in technology and tourism. Based on ten years of research, this book looks beyond the Blue Economy of tourism and fisheries and provides a model of how creative industries, innovation networks, creative

The Gig Economy

The Gig Economy
  • Author : Diane Mulcahy
  • Publisher : AMACOM
  • Release : 15 November 2016
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Today, more than a third of Americans are working in the gig economy--mixing together short-term jobs, contract work, and freelance assignments. For those who’ve figured out the formula, life has never been better! You, too, can learn how to embrace the independent and self-sufficient world of freelance!The Gig Economy is your guide to this uncertain but ultimately rewarding world. Packed with research, exercises, and anecdotes, this eye-opening book supplies strategies--ranging from the professional to the personal--to help you

Advancing the Regional Role of Two-Year Colleges

Advancing the Regional Role of Two-Year Colleges
  • Author : L. Allen Phelps
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 10 April 2012
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In the midst of a challenging economic recovery, the nation’s policy makers and education leaders are seeking new and potentially more effective strategies to align personal and public educational investments with job creation, increased levels of employment, small business development, and entrepreneurial activity. Reaching the 2020 national college completion goal will require powerful and fully implemented innovations in two-year colleges, particularly in states and regions where economic difficulties are more deeply entrenched. Grounded in the Midwest context, this special issue

Building Better Students

Building Better Students
  • Author : Jeremy Burrus,Krista Mattern,Richard D. Roberts,Bobby D. Naemi
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 17 September 2021
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"Building Better Students discusses issues surrounding workforce readiness in the 21st century. Leading experts from psychology, education, and the workforce present cutting edge research on the topic. By synthesizing the latest thinking on a febrile topic, this volume stands at the forefront of offering promising new directions for reducing the emerging skills gap"--

Fostering Skills in Cameroon

Fostering Skills in Cameroon
  • Author : Shobhana Sosale,Kirsten Majgaard
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release : 11 May 2016
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Cameroon has strong goals for its growth and development. By 2035, it aims to be an emerging economy. The country’s medium-term goals are focused on alleviating poverty, consolidating democracy, and achieving national unity—while respecting diversity. This report contributes substantively to the Government’s vision on Strategy for Growth and Employment, putting human development and employment at center stage. Cameroon faces three main challenges: • Developing more robust formal and informal employment opportunities by strengthening human development. • Increasing productivity in agriculture,

The Phenomenon of Obama and the Agenda for Education

The Phenomenon of Obama and the Agenda for Education
  • Author : Brad J. Porfilio,Paul R. Carr
  • Publisher : IAP
  • Release : 01 May 2011
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Who should read this book? Anyone who is touched by public education – teachers, administrators, teacher-educators, students, parents, politicians, pundits, and citizens – ought to read this book. It will speak to educators, policymakers and citizens who are concerned about the future of education and its relation to a robust, participatory democracy. The perspectives offered by a wonderfully diverse collection of contributors provide a glimpse into the complex, multilayered factors that shape, and are shaped by, institutions of schooling today. The analyses

Handbook of Research on Race, Gender, and the Fight for Equality

Handbook of Research on Race, Gender, and the Fight for Equality
  • Author : Prescott, Julie
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 March 2016
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Diversity in the workforce can be attributed to both a popular, cultural shift and legislative intervention. Despite these forces, discrimination endures in all aspects of Western society from education to employment. Unequal pay and opportunities for promotion are symptoms of a systematic discrimination of individuals based on race and gender. The Handbook of Research on Race, Gender, and the Fight for Equality provides a critical look at race, gender, and modern day discrimination. Focusing on workplace and educational dynamics, the

Continuing Professional Development - Preparing for New Roles in Libraries: A Voyage of Discovery

Continuing Professional Development - Preparing for New Roles in Libraries: A Voyage of Discovery
  • Author : Paul Genoni,Graham Walton
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release : 02 May 2006
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Librarians and information workers the world over are faced with the constant challenge of remaining abreast of developments in their field. Rapid changes in technology and workplace roles threaten to make their skills obsolete unless they undertake constant professional development. This international collection presents a comprehensive overview of current continuing professional development theory and practice for those who manage and work in library and information services. Papers by academics and practitioners describe numerous innovative responses to emerging continuing education and