Focus – Issue 23

Government innovation

With non-state entities playing a larger role in our lives than ever before, governments must evolve to keep up. Here’s how forwardthinking global administrations are giving their citizens a more involved ownership of their civic lives

Government innovation
 
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Funding with bite

Australia, Chile, China, Spain, UAE, Germany and India are all innovating for social good

Engaging with youth, liaising with private companies, encouraging innovation… all are possible with both financial and interpersonal backing. Below, in no particular order, see how a brace of major state-backed drives to fund innovative entrepreneurship are transforming visionary ideas into reality

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Street smart: ushering Dubai into a new era

Special Feature street smart dubai

Digital innovation in governance is the way forward in helping Smart Dubai fulfil its vision of making Dubai the happiest city on Earth. Samia Qaiyum learns how to use data smarter, from the Director General of the Smart Dubai Office, Her Excellency Dr Aisha Bin Bishr

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Ahead of the curve

Special feature Youth engagement

The world’s youngest generations are rapidly moving way beyond baby boomers and millennials in their grasp of the modern world and governments must develop ever more sophisticated ways of connecting and engaging with them. 

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Meeting Points

Special Feature meeting points

To better serve their citizens, governments are increasingly synergising with tech companies to come up with ever-smarter solutions to urban challenges. By Zahra Hankir

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Happy Cities

In an increasingly urbanised world, how can we ensure that our global cities are best meeting our needs? 

Happy Cities
 
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A commute to wellbeing

Dubai public transport

Good public transport is vital element to a city's liveability strategy. His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer explains how Dubai Roads and Transport Authority are on a mission to make commuters happier

Focus – Issue 21

Higher Education

Is Higher Education on the cusp of metamorphosis? Are we preparing our graduates for a new globalised and innovation-intensive workplace or do things need to change?

Higher Education
 
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School’s out!

education online higher degree entrepreneurship entrepreneur creativity innovation work start-up

Online education and support hubs for aspiring entrepreneurs are disrupting the traditional system of higher education, creating opportunities for those prepared to follow unconventional alternatives to university.

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Disruption by degrees

Access to education

As technology transforms the world, our education systems need to adapt to equip students with a 21st-century armoury of skills. By Dr Tim Jones

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