INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INNOVATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
ISSN 1849-7020 (print)
ISSN 1849-7551 (online)

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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INNOVATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The COVID-19 pandemic necessitated many essential modifications across all sectors of the economy, including the education sector. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the Technical and Vocational Education and Training lecturers were offered via a blended mode. The COVID-19 pandemic commanded entire Virtual Teaching and Learning for these students and lecturers. The article looks at the impact of student academic success due to only Virtual Teaching and Learning during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Department of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), Windhoek, Namibia.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INNOVATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

 This approach requires a deep understanding of societal challenges, strong business acumen, and collaborative efforts to accomplish shared goals. Essential interdisciplinary skills such as critical thinking, effective communication, teamwork, and problem-solving are crucial and transferable across industries and positions. Embracing digital transformation additionally boosts social entrepreneurship, enabling the creation of new products, streamlined operations, and broader outreach to diverse audiences.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INNOVATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

By identifying how enterprises utilize AI, what is the impact of implementing AI in enterprise operations, and how does it affect the efficiency, productivity, and overall performance of the business? This exploratory research begins with insight into understanding AI and addresses how AI has been utilized and implemented in businesses, ethical and societal considerations, and potential benefits and challenges that businesses may confront.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INNOVATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

This paper presents research informing the Welsh Government’s (WG) Health and Wellbeing chapter of the new Innovation Strategy for Wales (ISW). WG recognises the need for a cross portfolio Innovation Strategy to bring greater coherence and alignment to our existing Welsh health and social care innovation ecosystem, particularly in a post EU environment.Our analysis of qualitative data collected through an extensive consultation process led to the emergence of areas of prioritisation for the ISW. Three areas of prioritisation were identified in the analysis: a) Creating coherency across the innovation ecosystem, where every partner understands their role; b) Focusing innovation activity on NHS Wales organisational needs/priorities, generating ‘Innovation Pull’; c) Creating an ‘adoption ready’ pipeline of innovation externally into health and social care at scale, creating an ‘Innovation Push’ offer.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INNOVATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The research compares the predictive capacity of Twitter sentiment regarding Covid-19 with traditional housing price predictors, such as structural and neighbourhood characteristics. Findings indicate that utilizing Twitter sentiment related to Covid-19 yields superior predictions compared to relying solely on traditional predictors, outperforming two specific traditional predictors.

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