Interdisciplinary Inquiry

Creativity and Education, 12/2012

12/10/2012
KPCC photo

1.) "LA Unified Makes Arts Education a Core Subject"by Tami Abdollah: Click here to read article"L.A.

Continue Reading

Creativity, Innovation and The Economy, 12/2012

12/10/2012

1.) Otis Report on the Creative Economy of the LA region, 2012: Click here to read report: "This is the first study to capture the monumental economic force of the creative industries in Southern California."        

Continue Reading

Creative Professional Online Sites, 12/2012

12/07/2012
From USA Projects and Fellows

USA Projects and Fellows: "We support the highest level of excellence in work created by America’s finest artists throughout all stages of their careers." Learn about artists' projects and fellowship possibilities.Click here to join

Continue Reading

Upcoming Conferences, 12/2012

11/30/2012

2012 Hong Kong International Conference on Education, Psychology and Society (2012 HKICEPS) is an interdisciplinary international conference that invites academics, independent scholars and researchers from around the world to meet and exchange the latest ideas and discuss issues concerning education, psychology and society towards sustainable development.

Continue Reading

New study released: Keep soldiers out of schools and universities

11/24/2012

The use of schools and other education institutions for military purposes by armed forces and non-state armed groups during wartime endangers students and their education around the world, said the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack in a new study.  The 77-page study, “Lessons In War: Military Use of Schools and Other Education Institutions during Conflict”examines the use of schools and other education institutions for military purposes by government armed forces and opposition or pro-government armed groups during times of armed conflict or insecurity. Schools are used for barracks, logistics bases, operational headquarters, weapons and ammunition caches, detention and interrogation centers, firing and observation positions, and recruitment grounds.

Continue Reading

Global Gender Gap Report 2012 Released

11/20/2012

The Global Gender Gap Report 2012 benchmarks national gender gaps of 135 countries on economic, political, education- and health-based criteria. The Global Gender Gap Index was developed in 2006, partially to address the need for a consistent and comprehensive measure of gender equality that can track a country’s progress over time. The index points to potential role models by revealing those countries that – within their region or income group – are leaders in dividing resources more equitably between women and men than other countries, regardless of the overall level of resources available.

Continue Reading

Exploring Leadership and Learning Theories in Asia (ELLTA)

11/16/2012

Exploring Leadership and Learning Theories in Asia (ELLTA) will take place December 11-13, 2012 in Malaysia and will be co-hosted by the University of Utara Malaysia. ELLTA invites contributions to highlight Asian perspectives on Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Given the enormity and diversity of challenges facing the world at large, and Asia, in particular, the transformation of societies requires creative and innovative responses, and individual and collective entrepreneurship. http://ellta.org/

Continue Reading

Art Basel, Miami

11/16/2012

Art Basel, MiamiFrom December 6 through 9, Miami Beach, Florida, will host the 11th edition of Art Basel. More than 260 leading galleries from North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa will take part, showcasing works by more than 2,000 artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. http://miamibeach.artbasel.com/

Continue Reading

Creative Innovation (CI) in Melbourne, Australia

11/16/2012

Creative Innovation (CI) is a conference and series of workshops in Melbourne, Australia. It will take place November 28-30, 2012. It is the place to learn from world-changing innovators, futurists and inspired thinkers in an interactive community. Discover strategies and techniques for creative leadership and innovation. http://www.creativeinnovationglobal.com.au/ 

 

 

Continue Reading

New Resource from the UN: Guidance for Effective Mediation

11/02/2012

The UN Guidance for Effective Mediation, presented in September 2012 at a high-level event on the sidelines of the 67th United Nations General Assembly, is the first broad UN guidance of this kind available to mediators. It reflects the experience of mediators over more than six decades and was developed in close cooperation with United Nations partners including member states, regional and subregional organizations.

Continue Reading