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Shin, Jung Cheol; Lee, Soo Jeung – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2015
This article focuses on South Korea, where the basis of the economy rapidly transformed from labor-intensive industries to heavy/chemical industries and then to technology-based industries within a short time period. The Korean case shows how national research systems evolve along with economic development. On the other hand, such rapid research…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Foreign Countries, Economic Change, Economic Development
Board of Governors, State University System of Florida, 2016
This system accountability report provides the Data Tables that are appended to the 2014-2015 accountability report. The data tables include detailed statistical information presented in a tabular format on the following subject matter: (1) Financial Resources; (2) Personnel; (3) Enrollment; (4) Undergraduate Education; (5) Graduate Education; and…
Descriptors: State Universities, Higher Education, Financial Support, Enrollment Trends
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Collins, Christopher S. – Review of Higher Education, 2017
In 2012, the United States Agency for International Development allocated $137 million to fund seven universities to create "development labs" to advance social/economic progress and reduce poverty. International economic development has become a booming field and industry but is also highly contested. The function of the university as a…
Descriptors: Poverty, Qualitative Research, Universities, Economic Development
Iowa Department of Education, 2015
The Department of Education, Division of Community Colleges, will annually provide the State Board of Education with The Workforce Training and Economic Development (WTED) Fund Annual Progress Report. Administration and oversight responsibility for the fund was transferred from the Iowa Economic Development Authority to the Iowa Department of…
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Economic Development, Annual Reports, Community Colleges
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Medvedeva, E. I. – Russian Education and Society, 2013
Research data show that a broad spectrum of changes is needed if education in Russia is to provide the kind of labor force that is required for economic development.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Economic Change, Labor Force
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Syomwene, Anne; Kindiki, Jonah Nyaga – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
This paper is a discussion of the relationship between women education and sustainable economic development in Kenya and its implications for curriculum development and implementation processes. The argument advanced in this paper is that the solution to the development problems in Kenya and other developing nations lies on women education.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Womens Education, Economic Development, Sustainable Development
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Shin, Jung Cheol – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2012
The features of Korean higher education development are related to sociocultural tradition (Confucian tradition), the model university ideas, and economic development in Korea. The modern university ideas adopted in Korean are based on the German model which was established by the Japanese colonial government and drawing on the US university model…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Development, Asian Culture
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Ohiwerei, Franklin Ohiole; Nwosu, Basil Ogomeziem – Educational Research Quarterly, 2013
The researchers tried to ascertain the role of vocational and technical education in the Nigeria economic development using historical survey in analyzing the views of various academic authors in an attempt to inform researchers' on current issues on the field. The research reveals that there was a defect in the curriculum of vocational and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economic Development, Vocational Education, Role of Education
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Massey, Jennifer; Field, Sean; Chan, Yolande – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2014
Universities play an increasingly prominent role in shaping regional, social, and economic development. In Canada, however, spatial, economic, and social differences between universities and their host communities continue to challenge positive town--gown relationships and undermine the benefits associated with high concentrations of prospective…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Community Relationship, Universities, College Students
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Moss, Peter; Urban, Mathias – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2017
In this article, the authors provide an update on what has happened over recent months with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's proposal for an International Early Learning Study, and review responses to the proposed International Early Learning Study, including the concerns that have been raised about this new venture in…
Descriptors: International Assessment, International Organizations, International Education, Early Childhood Education
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Perniciaro, Richard C.; Nespoli, Lawrence A.; Anbarasan, Sivaraman – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2015
This chapter describes the development of an applied research center at Atlantic Cape Community College and a statewide workforce training consortium run by the community college sector in New Jersey. Their contributions to the economic development mission of the colleges as well as their impact on the perception of community colleges by…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Research and Development Centers, Labor Force Development, Consortia
Maricopa Community Colleges, 2015
This Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) 2015 monitoring report presents governing board outcomes and metrics. The following sections are included: (1) 2020 Completion Agenda Goal; (2) Outcome 1: University Transfer Education and General Education; (3) Outcome 2: Workforce and Economic Development; (4) Outcome 3: Developmental…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Outcomes of Education, School Holding Power, College Transfer Students
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Rahaman, Mohammad Mizenur; Chowdhury, Mosaddak Ahmed – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
Education builds a nation. National development highly depends on Education. Education is the main component to execute the vision of the nation. The Global scenario of socio-economic development is changing while knowledge supplants physical capital as the source of present (and future) wealth. Sylhet is far better that other division of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Educational Needs, Statistical Analysis
Board of Governors, State University System of Florida, 2017
This Accountability Report shows the status and progression of the University of Central Florida (UCF) from one year to the next. The Executive Summary is divided into the following sections: (1) Dashboard; (2) Performance Funding Metrics; (3) Key Achievements; and (4) Narrative. Data tables on UCF's financial resources, personnel, enrollment,…
Descriptors: Enrollment, Bachelors Degrees, Masters Degrees, Doctoral Degrees
Board of Governors, State University System of Florida, 2017
This Accountability Report shows the status and progression of the Florida International University (FIU) from one year to the next. The Executive Summary is divided into the following sections: (1) Dashboard; (2) Performance Funding Metrics; (3) Key Achievements; and (4) Narrative. Data tables on FIU's financial resources, personnel, enrollment,…
Descriptors: Enrollment, Bachelors Degrees, Masters Degrees, Doctoral Degrees
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