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

Dialogue with Russia:  moving from a resource based to a knowledge based economy [WP996]
Date
Thursday 19 - Sunday 22 November, 2009
Venue
Wiston House

Wilton Park
Wiston House, Steyning
West Sussex
BN44 3DZ
+44 (0) 1903 815 020

For more information see Your stay at Wilton Park

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WP996
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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?

Contacts

Robin Hart: Programme Director

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Robin Hart: Programme manager