ERIC Number: EJ982033
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 50
UK Higher Education Institutions and the Third Stream Agenda
Clough, Stephen; Bagley, Carl A.
Policy Futures in Education, v10 n2 p178-190 2012
This article focuses upon the adoption and implementation of United Kingdom government support for third stream business-facing activities in UK higher education institutions (HEIs). The article, concerned with income generation and the creation and application of knowledge beyond the confines of the academy, draws on policy literature and qualitative data from research conducted in three contrasting HEIs. It reflects critically on the policy embrace of the third stream agenda in the UK, to suggest that despite increased UK government funding and policy pronouncements in support of such activities, the take-up and operationalisation at institutional level remains variable and piecemeal.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Finance, Foreign Countries, Government Role, Program Implementation, Politics of Education, Adoption (Ideas), Commercialization, Educational Policy, Research and Development, Technology Transfer, Qualitative Research, Case Studies, Interviews, Institutional Characteristics, School Business Relationship
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom