Monthly Archives: July 2016

In the Shadow of Power: EGOS Trip report by Mike Ward

The European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) held its 32nd annual colloquium in Naples, Italy during July this year.  Mike Ward was supported to attend this conference by the Environmental Learning Research Centre at Rhodes University and provided this brief trip report.

The theme of this year’s EGOS conference was Organising in the Shadow of Power […]

July 26th, 2016|Report-backs|

Review of a Paper for Green Skills Research Considerations

Paper reviewed: Peter Ferguson. 2015. The green economy agenda: Business as usual or transformational discourse? Environmental Politics, 24(1), 17-37. DOI: 10:1080/09644016.2014.919748

In the considerable body of literature on the green economy there are some papers that skills researchers will in my view find particularly useful, even if these papers do not refer to research or to […]

July 26th, 2016|Report-backs|

Calling All Green Skills Scholars!

We invite all those who are currently reading in the green skills arena, as part of a research project, or a course of study, to review for the website a paper, report or chapter that they have found particularly useful from the perspective of green skills research. The review can be short (1-2 pages or […]

July 26th, 2016|Requests for input|

New Ranger Qualification

The SADC region has a new qualification for Rangers, said to be the first of its kind in the world.  The Anti-Poaching Ranger Qualification aims to equip rangers with world class skills to fight biodiversity crime, to cut out spurious training, and to give the entry-level practitioner a measure of pride and, hopefully, a career […]

July 18th, 2016|New Developments|