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The Impact Investing Illusion

For many who have been working in the social enterprise space for a long time, nothing has been quite so startling as the recent lightning fast acceleration of the so-called "impact" investing movement. In the U.S., much of the traction for the movement has been supplied by the rise of new "hybrid" …

Widgets

Four Strategies For Measuring Impact From Leaders Rocking the World of Social Good

Money is a straightforward goal. Helping people? Not so much. Four social-sector leaders discuss their strategies for measuring impact.<p>Businesses aiming for profit need only count their money to understand whether they’re on the right track. But social impact organizations don’t always have as …

Education

Can Recycling Reduce South African Youth Unemployment In The Circular Economy?

Photo: redisa.org.za<p>When it comes to monetizing recycled tires, South Africa claims to be a world leader.<p>Approved in 2012, government-funded …

Skills Instructional Designers Should Have

Instructional design is a robust field that requires constant vigilance to new technology and methodology. If you don’t hone your craft and keep your …

Instructional Design

Universities create national initiative for competency-based education - Page 2 of 2

“As competency-based education gains momentum nationwide, there is a growing need for resources that will help interested colleges and universities …

How should quality assurance for competency-based ed work? - Page 2 of 2

Even though the first wave of online learning innovation unleashed some great benefits for students and employers, because the incentives focused on …

Top 10 Social Innovation Breakthroughs of 2015

From New York City subways approving period advertisements to crowdsourced legislation, so far 2015 has been an incredible year for social innovation …

Top 10

Digital citizenship is more important than ever

A lot has changed since <i>Digital Citizenship in Schools</i> was first published four years ago. But one thing has remained constant: the importance of …

The future is the Internet of Things—deal with it

Welcome to Ars UNITE, our week-long virtual conference on the ways that innovation brings unusual pairings together. Today, we examine the …

To Really Help the Global Poor, Create Technology They’ll Pay For

Investing in technology can help lift people out of poverty, and investments that use technology for development are good for business, creating millions of new customers. But the development landscape is littered with projects that never got past the pilot stage. When the seed funding from …

Profit

Why the Social Sector Needs the Scientific Method

The book <i>Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance</i>, of all things, offers a critically important message for people who work in development and …

Clinical Trials

Could A Pair Of Panties Help Change The World?

Menstruating girls skip school, leading to high dropout rates. But what if all they need is better supplies?<p>There’s a simple reason girls in sub-Saharan Africa–and many other parts of the developing world–miss school more often than boys. When they have their period, and they can’t afford (or find) …

13 priceless benefits your startup can offer potential employees

Working for a startup can be fun, and it can also be terrifying. But for all the media emphasis on cool perks and crazy hours, the employees who …