This book could not have been written without Meredith McIver, a writer of many talents. She served her apprenticeship with the New York City Ballet, worked on Wall Street, and for the past two years has been an executive assistant at The Trump Organization, stationed at a desk outside my office. As you know, my door is always open, so Meredith has heard everything, and she’s taken good notes.
Today, at work or other activities, the email in English has become so popular. So, practice writing in English will improve your vocabulary significantly. If you are taking an apprenticeship program in Alberta, you must meet the educational requirements for your trade before you can start your technical training.
This book is dedicated to Prof. Dr. Heinz Gerhäuser on the occasion of his retirement
both from the position of Executive Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for
Integrated Circuits IIS and from the Endowed Chair of Information Technologies
with a Focus on Communication Electronics (LIKE) at Friedrich-Alexander University,
Erlangen-Nuremberg. The contributions to this Festschrift were written by
Fraunhofer IIS staff and external project team members in grateful appreciation of
his lifetime academic achievements and his inspiring and much-valued leadership
of Fraunhofer IIS.
Nonetheless, due to the availability of the most of the data, these studies tend to be
conducted within the developed markets and only minor studies have focused on the mutual
funds in emerging markets. In addition, studies in the emerging markets still take the
prevailing approach and concentrate on showing how fund managers perform, neglecting
other relevant issues. Therefore, we still know too little about mutual fund investment in
emerging markets and this impedes the development of this industry. ...
A ﬁrst major defect lies in its insistence that (real world) problem solv-
ing must be the focus of school mathematics ([N1], p.6) and the particular
way this decision is implemented. A second major defect is that the ﬂoor
of mathematics education has been set far too low (cf. [N1], p.9). The
ceiling, which is described as “the NCTM Standards for College-Intending
Students”, is consequently also dragged down.
A focus on developing countries and transition economies. These are investment
funds included in the stock-taking focus on investments in developing countries,
particularly SSA and transition economies. Whenever the fund’s operations also include
former transition economies (e.g. EU-member countries such as Romania and Poland),
the respective fund has been included in the stock-taking, due to the particular interest in
the EECA agricultural sector. These funds also tended to have a more private focus than
many in SSA and serve as examples for other regions....
The aim of this document is to provide guidance for teachers, and
learning support assistants where appropriate, on ways to teach
writing skills in order to help learners to become more effective
This document is designed to raise awareness of the many individual
skills that a learner has to grasp (including consideration of the
content of their writing, the ideas, arguments or plot) when learning
The Project Kick Off step is concerned with carrying out a high level review of the
background to the project and of related initiatives, recruiting the involvement of
those senior people who will be the ultimate customers and sponsors of the
project, reviewing and customizing the standard work breakdown structure for the
Project Initiation Stage and setting up a small team to carry out the Project
Initiation Stage. The manager for the Project Initiation stage may be different to the
manager of subsequent stages.
The development of MiFID will strengthen ESMA’s role in product intervention. The proposals seek to strengthen investor protection through an even stronger framework for the provision of investment services to retail clients and possibly a more proactive approach from NCAs.
SSCs achieve these aims by contributing to the development of National Occupational Standards, the design and approval of Apprenticeship frameworks, brokering Sector Skills Agreements and creating Sector Qualification Strategies. There are currently twenty-five SSCs, covering about 85 per cent of the British workforce. SSCs are licensed by the Government through the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES).
The passage of salt (NaCl) across a plasma membrane is of primary importance to most cells. The
chloride ion (Cl–) usually crosses the plasma membrane because it is attracted by positively charged
sodium ions (Na+). First sodium ions are pumped across a membrane, and then chloride ions simply
diffuse through channels that allow their passage.
As noted in Figure 4.2a, the genetic disorder cystic fibrosis results from a faulty chloride channel.
Ordinarily, after chloride ions have passed though the membrane, sodium ions (Na+) and water follow.
Sally Aldridge is now in her fourth career as Head of Accreditation at the British
Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), a post she took up in 1999. She
began work as a teacher of African history in Zambia and returned to the UK to train as a
counsellor. Sally then spent a period working as a counsellor and Director of Student
Services at Staffordshire University, and taught counselling skills and counsellor training
courses at the University of Keele. At Staffordshire she set up the University Harassment
and Bullying Network.
At the beginning of the guide we saw how the
word “project”, which exists in most languages,
has very different meanings in different contexts.
It’s useful to spend time checking that there really
is agreement on basic concepts and what they mean.
It’s often worth doing a glossary. The choice of
working languages is crucial – if there’s only one
there’s a risk of (a) misunderstanding (b) the project
being dominated by native speakers. Translation and
interpreting are expensive and time consuming,
though, so a compromise solution is usually
Some insurers have research units and can advise manufacturers and other
organizations of theft trends and vulnerabilities of various vehicles to theft. The
Coalition Against Insurance Fraud’s public awareness campaign includes airbag theft
and works with legislators to address insurance fraud issues.
The National Insurance Crime Bureau has brought together insurers and law
enforcement agencies to facilitate identification, detection and prosecution of
auto theft-related insurance fraud.
For people like Cindy, who have struggled with no credit, illness, and
challenging life situations, a car can make the difference between
creating a better life and being stuck in a bad situation.
As Cindy said in the documentary, “That car did it for me. The car was
the final piece of the puzzle that I needed to complete my goals, which
was getting into the apprenticeship and getting a better job and sup-
porting my kids. I went to school, tried out for the Iron Workers and
was accepted and…just went from there. But I couldn’t have done
any of that without...
In this section we describe a simulation study that was designed to assess the bias and mean-
squared error of ˆ under different basis representations for f and the ﬁve approaches to selecting
df that were described in Section 2. Our goal is to generate data from confounding scenarios
that are comparable with situations found in real data and to evaluate the estimation procedures
in each of these scenarios. The deﬁnition of the scenarios relies on the timescales at which con-
founding occurs and the strength of the concurvity between the pollutant series and the seasonal
As a next step, we investigate whether the emission elasticity of the
population variable changes with population size. Our second model, for
which results are reported in column II, therefore allows for a non-linear
relationship between population and pollution emissions by including
population squared (POP2
). The linear term becomes statistically insignifi-
cant, which suggests that the relationship is not quadratic.
only include the linear population term in the estimations that follow.
The NAC recommends that local and district shows not allow work entered in the Industry Self-Promotion or Public Service Categories to be eligible for Best of Show consideration. The NAC suggests the creation of local, district and national Public Service Special Judges Award.
The NAC has revised the suggested method for selection of best copywriting and best art direction in the show. The NAC suggests that local and district shows charge their judges to select the best art direction from all Gold ADDY winning entries in the show.
. Expenses for entertainment must be directly related to, or associated with,
the active conduct of official university business. When a university
employee acts as an official host, the occasion must, in the best judgment
of the approving authority, serve a clear university business purpose, with
no personal benefit derived by the official host or other university
employees. In addition, the expenditure of funds for entertainment should
be cost effective and in accordance with the best use of public funds....
For so many years Bellingham has had its abode in my fancy that I find it hard to associate the town with a
definite geographical location. I connect it rather with the places of dreams and wonderland; the lost cities of
the Oxus and Hydaspes, the Hesperian Gardens and those visionary realms visited and named by poets.