Download E-books Power for Development: A Review of the World Bank Group's Experience With Private Participation Inthe Electricity Sector (Operations Evaluation Studies) PDF

By Fernando Reyes Manibog, Rafael Dominguez, Stephan Wegner

Strength for improvement evaluates the functionality of the realm financial institution team through the Nineteen Nineties in selling inner most region improvement within the electrical strength quarter. This joint assessment goals to notify the implementation of the realm financial institution Group's 2001 power company Renewal procedure and the 2003 Infrastructure Plan. it really is in response to an evaluate of the area financial institution Group's counsel for personal quarter improvement of the electrical energy quarter in eighty nations. the most messages of the file are: - the realm financial institution team may still proceed to help deepest area improvement within the electrical strength zone as a key aim. Well-implemented financial institution staff actions during this quarter can enhance zone potency in nations politically dedicated to the development of energy zone reforms. - results of foreign Finance company and Multilateral funding warrantly supplier transactions were optimistic, however the Bank's project-level results have been disappointing, usually as the financial institution underestimated the complexity and time required for reforms to accomplish lasting and equitable results. on the zone point, results were bad or, at top, combined, other than in nations totally dedicated to reforms. - deepest region improvement of the electrical energy zone is a piece in growth as the energy zone reform technique is advanced, takes time, is resource-intensive, and calls for phasing and cautious sequencing to create the stipulations for zone transformation. - a lot paintings continues to be to combine poverty aid and environmental mainstreaming into the layout of strength zone reform and comparable options, which to this point have centred totally on quarter potency and macro-fiscal targets.

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Download E-books Advances in Web-Based Learning – ICWL 2005: 4th International Conference, Hong Kong, China, July 31 - August 3, 2005. Proceedings PDF

By Hongliang Gu, Yuanchun Shi, Guangyou Xu, Yu Chen (auth.), Rynson W. H. Lau, Qing Li, Ronnie Cheung, Wenyin Liu (eds.)

With the speedy improvement of Web-based studying, a brand new set of studying - vironments together with digital school rooms, digital laboratories and digital u- versities are being built. those new studying environments, although, additionally introduce new difficulties that have to be addressed. at the technical facet, there's a desire for the deployment of e?ective applied sciences on Web-based schooling. at the studying facet, the cyber mode of studying is especially di?erent from tra- tional classroom-based studying. at the administration facet, the institution of a cyber college imposes very di?erent necessities for the arrange. ICWL 2005, the 4th foreign convention on Web-Based studying, was once held in Hong Kong, China from July 31 to August three, 2005, as a persevered - tempttoaddressmanyoftheabove-mentionedissues.Followingthegreatsuccess of ICWL 2002 (Hong Kong, China), ICWL 2003 (Australia), and ICWL 2004 (China), ICWL 2005 geared toward proposing progresson the technical, pedagogical, in addition to administration problems with Web-based studying. The convention featured a finished application, together with a few tutorials, keynote talks, a major tune containing ordinary in addition to brief paper displays, and an program tune. We got a complete of ninety nine submissions from worldwide. this system Committee chosen 33 papers as typical papers for presentation frequently song, an attractiveness expense of approximately 33%. as a result of the high quality submissions, the Committee determined to additional settle for nine papers as brief papers for presentation.

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Download E-books Transforming the Multicultural Education of Teachers: Theory, Research, and Practice (Multicultural Education, 12) by Vavrus Michael J. (2002-08-01) Paperback PDF

By Michael J. Vavrus

Spotting the accountability associations need to arrange academics for trendy different school rooms, Vavrus indicates us easy methods to contain transformative multicultural schooling into instructor schooling curriculum, pedagogy, and review. putting race, racism, antiracism, and democracy on the heart of his analyses and suggestions, this quantity offers, concrete structural feedback for together with transformative multicultural schooling in larger schooling and K-12 in-service courses.

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Download E-books Machine Learning: ECML 2003: 14th European Conference on Machine Learning, Cavtat-Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 22-26, 2003. Proceedings PDF

By Pieter Adriaans (auth.), Nada Lavrač, Dragan Gamberger, Hendrik Blockeel, Ljupčo Todorovski (eds.)

The complaints of ECML/PKDD2003 are released in volumes: the P- ceedings of the 14th eu convention on laptop studying (LNAI 2837) and the complaints of the seventh ecu convention on ideas and perform of data Discovery in Databases (LNAI 2838). the 2 meetings have been hung on September 22–26, 2003 in Cavtat, a small vacationer city within the neighborhood of Dubrovnik, Croatia. As computer studying and information discovery are hugely similar ?elds, theco-locationofbothconferencesisbene?cialforbothresearchcommunities.In Cavtat, ECML and PKDD have been co-located for the 3rd time in a row, following the profitable co-location of the 2 eu meetings in Freiburg (2001) and Helsinki (2002). The co-location of ECML2003 and PKDD2003 led to a joint software for the 2 meetings, together with paper shows, invited talks, tutorials, and workshops. Out of 332 submitted papers, forty have been approved for e-book within the ECML2003proceedings,and40wereacceptedforpublicationinthePKDD2003 court cases. all of the submitted papers have been reviewed by way of 3 referees. In advert- tion to submitted papers, the convention software consisted of 4 invited talks, 4 tutorials, seven workshops, tutorials mixed with a workshop, and a discovery challenge.

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Download E-books Environmental Health Services in Europe 4: Guidance on Dev of Education & Training Curricula (Who Regional Publications, European Series) PDF

By Martin Fitzpatrick

A pragmatic advisor to the advance of curricula for the schooling and coaching of environmental overall healthiness professionals.Prepared in session with academic institutes in a few nations, the consultant responds to either growing to be problem approximately environmental risks and the necessity to make sure that pros are safely outfitted with wisdom and abilities. via recommending targeted version curricula for a number of expert different types, the publication additionally goals to motivate the harmonization of overseas efforts to extend competence within the safeguard of public wellbeing and fitness from environmental threats. The booklet opens with an outline of the improvement of environmental wellbeing and fitness companies inside of ecu international locations, via a dialogue of the most demanding situations confronted in present efforts to avoid and keep watch over environmental risks. by contrast heritage, the 1st major bankruptcy introduces a framework for discussing education wishes and defining studying goals. 16 center parts of environmental wellbeing and fitness are pointed out, starting from the tracking of air, meals, and water caliber via regulate of the security of agrochemicals, to auditing the protection of nuclear energy crops and different power assets. those actions are then mentioned in response to six center services of environmental healthiness prone, relocating from chance evaluate, administration and communique, to schooling, education and study. universal actions that aid every one functionality are mentioned including the corresponding necessities for wisdom and abilities. at the foundation of this research, the bankruptcy defines appropriate studying goals for education to accomplish all of the center features. next chapters think of the benefits and downsides of alternative methodologies for instructing environmental overall healthiness, and recommend more than a few instructions that may be used to judge a tutorial application. the 1st 1/2 the publication concludes with a sequence of concrete proposals for curricula judged compatible for education diverse different types of execs. the second one 1/2 the publication units out hugely certain version curricula, together with studying pursuits, suggested hours of guideline, and steered content material for modules for 4 different types of environmental overall healthiness experts and different types of managers.

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