ERIC Number: EJ633469
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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College and Community in Partnership: The Furniture College at Letterfrack.
Rosenfeld, Stuart A.
Rural America, v16 n2 p9-11 Sum 2001
A community economic development organization in rural Ireland partnered with a technical college to build a college to teach furniture design and manufacturing, with an emphasis on entrepreneurship and new production technologies. The college has been successful in attracting good students and helping them find employment. A research and development institute and a technology center have been added. (TD)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Economic Development, Education Work Relationship, Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries, Furniture Industry, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education, Rural Education, School Community Relationship, Vocational Education
For full text: http://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/ruralamerica/ra162.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Ireland