The Prison System: Priorities for Investment report considers the state of the current prison system and recommends that the government focuses on making improvements to sentencing policy; the prison estate; safety; and the workforce.
This report considers the role of grammar schools and whether they are an appropriate way to recruit students for universities and if they truly support diversity and social mobility.
This is a position paper where the notion of developing environmental literacy through inquiry-based practices is explored. The premise is that one would assume that teachers themselves would have to first become environmentally literate before they can effectively provide opportunities for students to engage in activities to develop environmental literacy. As environmental education is predominantly delivered through an interdisciplinary infusion model, the recommendation is for a teacher’s environmental literacy to be developed alongside their inquiry literacy.
The 11th Plenary Session of the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM) gathered over 100 representatives of local and regional authorities at the UfM headquarters in Barcelona with climate action at the centre of the debates.
The EBRD and Izmir are joining forces to work on an action plan that will improve the urban environment and lives of the 4.3 million people who live in Turkey’s third-largest city.
The action plan developed with the EBRD will articulate Izmir’s sustainable development vision, strategic objectives, actions and investments for a five-year period to address priority issues. Beyond prioritizing investments and reforms, the document is also expected to serve as policy guidance to help Izmir promote awareness and additional financing for green initiatives within the city.
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