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Dialogue with Russia: moving from a resource based to a knowledge based economy [WP996]

This conference discussed the following points

  • What cultural, social and economic trends is Russia exploring for future development?
  • What ambitions do younger generations have for their country?
  •  What mechanisms and institutions do they consider necessary to achieve them?
  • How to educate for entrepreneurship and make educational systems responsive to the needs of business leaders and the labour market?
  • How to balance skill requirement and aspiration in the workforce? What impact from demographic and migratory trends?
  •  What lessons can be learnt from Russia’s model for technical education?
  •  How to ensure respect for national identity and diversity?
  • What place for religious concerns in the sociological and educational context?

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