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Iverson, Ellen R.; Bragg, Debra D.; Eddy, Pamela L. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2020
This chapter describes research on a four-year National Science Foundation grant project that supported instructional, organizational, and professional change made by geoscience faculty change agents. The faculty change agents participated in sustained professional development, led regional workshops, and engaged in college-, program-, and…
Descriptors: STEM Education, College Faculty, Change Agents, Earth Science
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Pawlowski, Krzysztof – Higher Education in Europe, 2009
Beginning with a view of the role of tertiary-level educational institutions in the globalizing world and the condition of the Polish higher education system in 2007, the author presents the factors affecting the regional development as well as those that exert the strongest influence on long-term regional development. While examining current…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Regional Programs, Economic Impact, Global Approach
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Zhao, Xuan – Education Quarterly Reviews, 2020
Shanghai has promoted regional induction for first-year teachers since 2012. In Mar 2012, Shanghai Municipal education commission (SMEC) issued "Guidance of regional standardized training of first-year teachers in Shanghai"(RSTFTS). According to this guidance first-year teachers are required of 1-year induction after recruitment. As…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Inservice Teacher Education, Foreign Countries, Beginning Teacher Induction
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Xiantong, Yang; Mengmeng, Zhang; Xin, Song; Lan, Hou; Qiang, Wang – Journal of Baltic Science Education, 2019
Due to the vast territory, there are problems of unbalanced development of education and students' ability level in China. In order to explore the relation between regional education equity and the development of students' scientific ability, and to better promote the development of education and students' growth, it is urgent to carry out the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 6, Science Experiments
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Pinheiro, Rómulo, Ed.; Young, Mitchell, Ed.; Šima, Karel, Ed. – Palgrave Studies in Global Higher Education, 2018
This book analyses the role of universities as critical actors in the socio-economic development of peripheral regions in Norway and the Czech Republic. Examining the ambiguities of the traditional mission of a university in comparison to contemporary demands, the editors and contributors move past single-case analyses to adopt an integrated…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Role, Economic Development, Socioeconomic Status
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Wang, Qi; Zhang, Mu; Luo, Jing – Higher Education Studies, 2016
There exists mutual improvement and restriction between regional tourism industry and the development of the tourism subject. With the rapid development of the tourism industry, it has set up the tourism program in the universities of Yunnan Province. However, the regional development of the construction of tourism subject is not balanced and its…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions, Tourism, Population Distribution
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Aranguren, Mari Jose; Guibert, José María; Valdaliso, Jesús M.; Wilson, James R. – Industry and Higher Education, 2016
There is increasing interest in the role academic institutions can play as catalysts of change within the territories in which they are located, by contributing proactively to shaping socio-economic development processes. This role for universities takes us beyond the typical focus on knowledge transfer activities or broad economic impacts. It…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Universities, Geographic Regions, Higher Education
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Fongwa, Neba Samuel; Marais, Lochner – Africa Education Review, 2016
The role of knowledge in the current knowledge economy cannot be overly emphasised. Successful regions are continuously being linked to excellence in the production, accumulation, and application of knowledge. Universities have increasingly been at the centre of such knowledge production, application and transfer. Yet, there is little research and…
Descriptors: Geographic Regions, Technology Transfer, Knowledge Economy, Developing Nations
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Po, Yang; Cai, Yuzhuo; Lyytinen, Anu; Hölttä, Seppo – Chinese Education & Society, 2016
This paper intends to learn from international experiences in order to facilitating China's ongoing regional university transformation with an ultimate goal to enhance the role of university in regional economic development and innovation. In so doing, this paper compares major models of universities of applied sciences (UAS) around the world from…
Descriptors: School Business Relationship, Universities, Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions
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Rasmussen, Palle; Staugaard, Hans Jørgen – International Review of Education, 2016
Adult education is governed at many levels--internationally, nationally and locally. The authors of this paper look at the challenges, structures and practices of adult education policy at the local level, more specifically in North Denmark (Northern Jutland), one of the five administrative regions of the Danish nation-state. In many ways, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Sustainable Development, Geographic Regions
Wyoming Community College Commission, 2019
The "Annual Partnership Report" catalogs partnerships that Wyoming community colleges established and maintained for each fiscal year. This partnership report fulfills statutory reporting requirement W.S. 21-18-202(e)(iv) which mandates the development of annual reports to the legislature on the outcomes of partnerships between colleges…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Community Colleges, College School Cooperation, Intercollegiate Cooperation
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Galvão, Anderson; Marques, Carla; Ferreira, João J. – European Journal of Training and Development, 2020
Purpose: This study aims to understand how entrepreneurship education and training programmes (EETPs) influence the development of entrepreneurial competencies and creation of business ventures. Design/methodology/approach: The study included a questionnaire distributed to 103 EETP participants. The data were processed using SmartPLS software to…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Business Skills, Business Administration, Motivation
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Amaral, Marcelo; Ferreira, Andre; Teodoro, Pitias – Industry and Higher Education, 2011
This study is part of a broader research project, conducted by the Triple Helix Research Group--Brazil, focusing on university-industry-government linkages in the state of Rio de Janeiro. The case study reported here is that of the Regional University of Volta Redonda: the aim was to develop an understanding of how a regional university can be…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Industry, School Business Relationship, Foreign Countries
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Vicente, Paulo Nuno; Lucas, Margarida; Carlos, Vânia; Bem-Haja, Pedro – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
Over the past decade, the societal impact of digital transformation, with the prospects of a Fourth Industrial Revolution, has led to an innovation imperative in European policymaking regarding higher education institutions (HEIs). However, not only is the institutional strategic planning of HEIs still understudied, as the individual perceptions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Technical Institutes, Technological Advancement
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Danson, Mike; Todeva, Emanuela – Industry and Higher Education, 2016
This conceptual paper contributes to the discussion of the role of regional government and regional Triple Helix constellations driving economic development and growth within regional boundaries. The impact of regionalism and subsidiarity on regional Triple Helix constellations, and the questions of governmentality, governance and institutional…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Governance, School Business Relationship, Government School Relationship
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