Country: Global






International Charity Financial Benchmarking 2019

The charity sector continues to face uncertain times and this is particularly relevant for international charities. Significant media attention, such as high profile safeguarding cases and the public’s perception of the sector, combined with economic and political uncertainty, including Brexit, has created a difficult environment for many organisations within the sector. Whilst the external environment is challenging, there remains great need around the globe.   Our report, which builds upon and utilises the results from last year’s benchmarking survey, again takes a broad look at the sector, and includes charities of different sizes and operating models. The sample includes 180...


Date Published: 16th October 2019
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How Robots Change the World

Over the past decade, a robotics revolution has captured the world’s imagination. As their capabilities expand, so does the rate at which industries purchase and install these increasingly intelligent machines. Since 2010, the global stock of industrial robots has more than doubled—and innovations in engineering and machine learning portend an accelerated adoption of robots in service sector occupations over the next five years.   This report sheds new light on both the current impact of robots on manufacturing jobs around the world and the potential for robots to transform the much larger (but as-yet far less automated) global services sector....


Date Published: 26th June 2019
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Wellcome Global Monitor – How does the world feel about science and health?

Wellcome Global Monitor is the first study of public attitudes to science and health on a global scale, conducting nationally representative surveys of people aged 15 years or older in over 140 countries. We spoke directly to over 140,000 people around the world. The survey covers topics such as whether people trust science, scientists, and information about health, the levels of understanding and interest in science and health, the benefits of science, the compatibility of religion and science, and attitudes to vaccines. The report explores how attitudes vary by characteristics such as nationality, gender, income,...


Date Published: 19th June 2019
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TALIS 2018 Results – Teachers and School Leaders as Lifelong Learners – Volume 1

Volume One - Teachers and School Leaders as Lifelong Learners   Do teachers spend more time on actual teaching and learning in a typical lesson compared to previous years? Do they feel prepared to teach when they start teaching? What sort of continuous professional development programmes do they participate in and how does it impact their practice? This report looks first at how teachers apply their knowledge and skills in the classroom in the form of teaching practices, with an accompanying assessment of the demographic makeup of those classrooms and the school climate to provide context on learning environments. The...


Date Published: 19th June 2019
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Global Wellness Tourism Economy November 2018

GWI unveiled its groundbreaking Global Wellness Tourism Economy study in 2013, bringing attention to wellness tourism worldwide and defining it as “travel associated with the pursuit of maintaining or enhancing one’s personal wellbeing.” The new 100-page edition is packed with more regional and national data and trends analysis than ever before – including, for the first time, the spending premiums for wellness travelers (both inbound and domestic) for dozens of countries and the national tourism boards worldwide that are actively promoting wellness tourism.   “Wellness tourism burst into the consumer consciousness just a very few years ago, and it’s hard to...


Date Published: 6th November 2018
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Global Wellness Monitor – October 2018

Since its 2014 inaugural report, the Global Wellness Economy Monitor has become the go-to source of comprehensive global wellness economy data for business leaders, researchers and the media. The 2018 report provides updated figures for the ten industry segments that comprise the global wellness economy: fitness and mind-body; healthy eating, nutrition and weight loss; personal care, beauty and anti-aging; preventative and personalized medicine and public health; spa economy; thermal/mineral springs; traditional and complementary medicine; wellness real estate; wellness tourism; and workplace wellness. The report includes a comprehensive, updated picture of the size, scope, and growth trends/projections for the global...


Date Published: 6th October 2018
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