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Schools Network, 2008
The Specialist Schools and Academies Trust (SSAT) is an independent, not-for-profit membership organisation dedicated to raising levels of achievement in secondary education. It has a membership of over 4900 schools and organisations. SSAT works with head teachers, teachers and students to encourage them to develop and share new and effective…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Change, Specialists, Achievement Gains
Schools Network, 2007
The Specialist Schools and Academies Trust (SSAT) works with schools and academies throughout England, and in 36 countries across the world, to raise achievement for pupils of all ages and backgrounds. This annual report: (1) describes SSAT's activities and achievements between April 2006 and March 2007; and (2) sets out how far SSAT progressed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Educational Improvement
Thorson, Annette, Ed. – ENC Focus, 2001
The Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education (ENC) helps teachers by offering a broad assortment of services to enable them to quickly locate educational resources. This theme issue of the serial "ENC Focus" is designed to give educators information on curriculum resources available for teaching math and science in…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Education
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Piegonski, Fred – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2002
Offers information from the ERIC database on partnerships between community colleges and the larger community, focusing especially on regional and state partnerships. Emphasizes the process of developing partnerships, providing examples of successful models and guides. Cites 16 annotated sources and presents eight additional unannotated sources…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Community Colleges, Education Work Relationship, Partnerships in Education
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Spangler, Mary S., Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2002
This volume addresses the theme of collaboration and partnership among community colleges, businesses, and the community by focusing on credit-based examples of innovative connections. Each chapter describes the ingenuity of individuals committed to establishing a relationship based on a recognized need or opportunity. Each chapter also offers…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Economic Impact, Job Training, Labor Force Development
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Anyansi-Archibong, Chi; Czuchry, Andrew J.; House, Claudia S.; Cicirello, Tony – Journal of SMET Education: Innovations and Research, 2000
Presents results of a survey designed to test the level of development and application of cases in non-business courses such as sciences, mathematics, engineering, health, and technology. Findings support the growing popularity of the case method of teaching and learning outside the business domain. Suggests a framework for establishing win-win…
Descriptors: Business Education, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Engineering Education, Higher Education
Grimshaw, William F. – 1982
The most practical and productive response to how to deal with hard times seems to be coming from those rural schools which are renewing and energizing their partnership with business and the community. There are three keys to this cooperation: on all sides leaders specify the persons who are to work together; leaders see to it that people…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Business, Industry, Leadership Responsibility
Logan, Joyce – 1996
Tech prep and school-to-work (STW) programs, partly based on the Southern Regional Education Board's High Schools that Work, are being used to restructure secondary education in Kentucky. Tech prep aims for a better understanding and application of technology, career awareness and planning, skills for a highly educated work force, a more focused…
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Curriculum Development, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin. – 2000
Texas' new higher education plan sets goals of enrolling 500,000 more students in higher education and increasing the number of certificates and degrees awarded by 50%, by 2015. Distance learning technology, which is already opening doorways to higher education, is poised to play an even larger role in helping Texas reach these goals. The Texas…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Distance Education, Educational Development