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News Iceland Education: De-financialising the economy: what is to be done?

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
De-financialising the economy: what is to be done?
News source: https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/oureconomy/de-financialising-economy-what-be-done/

A huge fiscal stimulus to ensure full employment; plans for improving provision of universal services that were previously heavily financialised (e.g. education, public transport ... the pessimistic ...

News Iceland Education: Harley Willard: ‘Iceland’s a good place just to concentrate on your football’

Published on: Tuesday 08 October 2019
Harley Willard: ‘Iceland’s a good place just to concentrate on your football’
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/oct/08/harley-willard-next-generation-guardian-southampton-iceland

The penny appears to have dropped, to some extent, for young English footballers and their representatives that foreign leagues are a logical next step from the academy education. Willard feels his ...

News Iceland Education: Iceland LGBTI group criticizes Pence ahead of visit to country

Published on: Wednesday 21 August 2019
Iceland LGBTI group criticizes Pence ahead of visit to country
News source: https://www.washingtonblade.com/2019/08/21/iceland-lgbti-group-criticizes-pence-ahead-of-visit-to-country/

“Now, the government of Iceland intends to welcome Mike Pence ... spearheads LGBTI-specific issues as director of the country’s National Center for Sexual Education, in 2017 refused to attend an event ...

News Iceland Education: Robots Explore 'Mars-Like' Lava Field in Iceland as Prep for NASA's Mars 2020 Rover

Published on: Wednesday 21 August 2019
Robots Explore 'Mars-Like' Lava Field in Iceland as Prep for NASA's Mars 2020 Rover
News source: https://www.space.com/rovers-explore-iceland-lava-field-mars-2020.html

manager of space and education, at Canada's Mission Control Space Services, said to AFP. "The rovers that we have on Mars and the Moon would be a lot more sensitive to the environment and conditions ...

News Iceland Education: Hal Prince, Legendary Broadway Producer and Director, Passes Away at 91

Published on: Wednesday 31 July 2019
Hal Prince, Legendary Broadway Producer and Director, Passes Away at 91
News source: https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Hal-Prince-Legendary-Broadway-Producer-and-Director-Passes-Away-at-91-20190731

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of legendary Broadway director and producer Hal Prince at 91 years of age after a brief illness, in Reykjavik, Iceland ... Prince received his education ...

News Iceland Education: Not OK, but not forgotten

Published on: Tuesday 06 August 2019
Not OK, but not forgotten
News source: https://www.travelweekly.com/Europe-Travel/Insights/Not-OK-but-not-forgotten

... awareness about climate change and the effects on Iceland's glaciers as well as to preserve Iceland's cultural heritage and biodiversity. "Education through travel is the biggest defense we have ...

News Iceland Education: UNESCO adds five sites to World Heritage List, including Babylon

Published on: Friday 05 July 2019
UNESCO adds five sites to World Heritage List, including Babylon
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2019/07/05/UNESCO-adds-five-sites-to-World-Heritage-List-including-Babylon/6561562358687/

July 5 (UPI) --The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization added five archaeological and natural sites to its World Heritage List on Friday, including the ancient city of ...

News Iceland Education: What we can learn about happiness from Iceland

Published on: Wednesday 03 July 2019
What we can learn about happiness from Iceland
News source: https://www.theladders.com/career-advice/what-we-can-learn-about-happiness-from-iceland

They have access to quality education, whatever the educational background of their parents. And Iceland is the country with the narrowest gender gap in the world, where it is now illegal to pay women ...

News Iceland Education: Iceland glacier national park named World Heritage site

Published on: Saturday 06 July 2019
Iceland glacier national park named World Heritage site
News source: https://www.philstar.com/world/2019/07/07/1932797/iceland-glacier-national-park-named-world-heritage-site

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — UNESCO on Friday added Iceland's Vatnajokull ... of the Vatnajokull National Park will benefit the area and further ensure its integrity," Education Minister Lilja Alfredsdottir ...

News Iceland Education: Scottsdale student wins trip to Iceland through National Geographic Competition

Published on: Friday 31 May 2019
News source: https://www.scottsdaleindependent.com/education/scottsdale-student-wins-trip-to-iceland-through-national-geographic-competition/

(Independent Newsmedia/Arianna Grainey) A Scottsdale student is on her way to Iceland with a National Geographic crew as the scholarship winner of the 2019 Nat Geo Mundo Explorer Program. Amy Zhou, ...

News Iceland Education: In VNR Main Messages, WEOG Countries Outline Achievements, Gaps

Published on: Thursday 30 May 2019
News source: http://sdg.iisd.org/news/in-vnr-main-messages-weog-countries-outline-achievements-gaps/

Iceland’s main messages report that the SDGs have been integrated ... in developing countries that relate to almost all the SDGs, with a particular focus on education, advancing the rule of law, and ...

News Iceland Education: Carnegie Hall Citywide Brings Free Music To Audiences Across NYC In 2019-2020 Season

Published on: Monday 03 June 2019
News source: https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Carnegie-Hall-Citywide-Brings-Free-Music-To-Audiences-Across-NYC-In-2019-2020-Season-20190603

With artists from Iceland, Ireland, Haiti, Japan ... and the Weill Music Institute in partnership with the New York City Department of Education. Lead funding has been provided by Marina Kellen French ...