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Publications

AFRICA'S PULSE, AN ANALYSIS OF ISSUES SHAPING AFRICA'S ECONOMIC FUTURE, World Bank Group, October 2017

Following a sharp slowdown over the past two years, a recovery is underway in Sub-Saharan Africa. Gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the region is expected to strengthen to 2.4 percent in 2017 from 1.3 percent in 2016, slightly below the pace previously projected. The rebound is being led by…

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THE LEARNING PORTFOLIO IN HIGHER EDUCATION, Darina Scully, Michael O’Leary & Mark Brown, 2018

The ‘learning portfolio’ is often lauded as a powerful pedagogical tool and, consequently, is rapidly becoming a central feature of contemporary education. This report synthesizes and critically reviews the literature pertaining to its use in universities and higher education institutions specifically….

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EUROPORTFOLIO FINAL REPORT, Igor Balaban, 18.05.2016

As you are probably aware, Europortfolio started as a Lifelong Learning project and has been funded with support from the European Commission. We started at the beginning of 2013 and finalized the project by the end of 2015. The project ended, but the portal and the community of ePortfolio experts and practitioners communicating here remain alive and vivid…

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EXTENDING MOOC CAPABILITIES WITH DEDICATED NETWORKS: THE E-PORTFOLIO TRAINING CASE, Marcelo Maina, Lourdes Guàrdia & Ivan Alsina Jurnet, 9-12.06.2015

A recent survey (Elaine Allen & Seaman, 2015) on the state of the art of online higher education in the United States shows that academic leaders consider online learning a key strategic issue for their institutions, and this figure has grown from 48.8% in 2002 to 70.8% in 2015. The major role in education of online learning is also attested by international studies like the Docebo (2014) report that depicts the growing market tendency of e-learning worldwide…

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