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Learning and Skills Development Agency

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

(LSDA)

Successor to the Further Education Development Agency, the LSDA provided advice and curriculum support for post‐16 education and training, and resources to support research...

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Learning and Skills Development Agency

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

(LSDA)

Successor to the Further Education Development Agency, the LSDA provided advice and curriculum support for post‐16 education and training, and resources to support research...

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Learning and Skills Development Agency

Edited by Susan Wallace.

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 47 words.

Successor to the Further Education Development Agency, the LSDA provided advice and curriculum support for post‐16 education and training,

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Learning and Skills Network

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 101 words.

A national UK organization that was formed in 2006 following the demise of the Learning and Skills Development Agency.

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Melia, Dr Terence Patrick

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 240 words.

CBE 1993

Born 17 Dec. 1934; s of John and Kathleen Melia (née Traynor); m 1976, Madeline (née Carne...

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Basic Skills Agency

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

Instituted in 1995, the Basic Skills Agency is an independent, not‐for‐profit organization working in England and Wales. Its aims are to identify, develop, and disseminate innovation and...

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Standards Unit

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

Following the UK government strategy for the development of the learning and skills sector as outlined in Success for All (2002), a new Standards Unit was set up in 2003 at the Department...

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Quality Improvement Agency

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

(QIA)

A non‐departmental public body set up in 2006 whose role is to monitor and raise standards of teaching and learning across the learning and skills sector. It succeeded the...

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Further Education Development Agency

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

(FEDA)

Established in 1994 as a result of the amalgamation between the Further Education Unit and the Further Education Staff College, FEDA's role was to support research into...

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national training organization

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

(NTO)

Replaced in 2002 by the sector skills councils, the NTOs were publicly funded bodies introduced in 1997 as part of the rationalization of education and training provision....

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Musical agency

Jackie Wiggins.

in The Child as Musician

September 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Developmental Psychology. 10938 words.

Rooted in a sociocultural perspective, this chapter focuses on musical agency and its development in learners. Drawing on social constructivist literature and literature from a variety of...

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Developing Creativity-Enabling Skills

Juniper Hill.

in Becoming Creative

November 2018; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis. 15099 words.

This chapter examines six skill sets for enabling creativity that are important across multiple music cultures: physical technique, aural skills, vocabulary and memory facility, syntax...

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Learning and Skills Network

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

(LSN)

A national UK organization that was formed in 2006 following the demise of the Learning and Skills Development Agency. It is a non‐profit organization which provides...

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Human Rights Education

Wolfgang Benedek.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 4490 words.

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Public Private Partnership

Kenneth W Abbott.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 4276 words.

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National Human Rights Action Plan of China (2009–2010)

in Chinese Journal of International Law

November 2009; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 15754 words.

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Protection and Development of Tibetan Culture

in Chinese Journal of International Law

March 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 8233 words.

This government whitepaper outlines China's policy regarding, and its promotion of, Tibetan culture as well as the motives behind such policy and promotion. It details the learning, use and...

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Centre for Excellence in Leadership

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

(CEL)

Created in 2003 as part of the Success for All initiative, CEL's role is to support the development of leadership skills in the learning and skills sector, particularly in...

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Development and deployment challenges for low emissions coal technology: the IGCC with CCS case

Julie-Anne Tarr.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

December 2011; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 6384 words.

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is a critical part of the global effort to address climate change as CCS has the potential to achieve deep cuts in CO2 emissions to atmosphere from the use...

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13 The IMO: Gender Equality, the Promotion of Women in the Maritime Sector, and Global Ocean Governance

Pamela Tansey.

in The IMLI Treatise On Global Ocean Governance

July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 21 pages. 9443 words.

This chapter highlights the steps taken by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to promote gender equality in the maritime sector, in line with the UN’s Millennium Development...

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Editorial Note

Colleen Duggan.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

November 2010; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; Human Rights. 6742 words.

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