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Morrison, T. H.; Wilson, C.; Bell, M. – Journal of Rural Studies, 2012
There is a broad consensus that the corporate sector has an active role in facilitating community development through corporate-community investment. However, there remains uncertainty as to how much the sector should invest without taking on responsibilities and influencing decisions which are traditionally within the realm of the state. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Corporations, Regional Planning, Community Development
Wyoming Community College Commission, 2017
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, Educational Needs, College School Cooperation
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Lysenko, Iryna; Stepenko, Serhii; Dyvnych, Hanna – Education Sciences, 2020
Under globalization conditions, the main priority of the state education policy in many countries of the world is to ensure higher education quality. This is possible through close and efficient cooperation between the state, higher education institutions, future specialists, employers and innovative structures (clusters). This study focuses on…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Innovation, Educational Indicators, Competition
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Zaptcioglu Celikdemir, Deniz; Gunay, Gonca; Katrinli, Alev; Penbek Alpbaz, Sebnem – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to define the sustainable university in Turkey, by considering perspectives of various stakeholders such as experts, intellectual, public, political parties and media using public opinion formation analysis. The paper aims to re-define the "sustainable university" with all dimensions including…
Descriptors: Public Opinion, Sustainability, Universities, Definitions
UNESCO Bangkok, 2021
The Asia-Pacific Region is home to half of the world's 7,117 living languages. Impressive regional progress on Sustainable Development Goal #4's vision to "ensure inclusive and equitable quality education" has been severely jeopardized by the COVID-19 pandemic. The more marginalized the child, the greater the threat. This Guidance Note…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Inclusion, Equal Education
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Alves, João; Carvalho, Luísa; Carvalho, Renato; Correia, Florbela; Cunha, Jorge; Farinha, Luís; Fernandes, Joana; Ferreira, Manuela; Lucas, Eugénio; Mourato, Joaquim; Nicolau, Ana; Nunes, Sara; Nunes, Sandra; Oliveira, Pedro; Pereira, Cristina; Pinto, Sandra; Silva, José – Tertiary Education and Management, 2015
Higher education institutions and, particularly, polytechnic institutes in Portugal are, generally speaking, recognized as the key stakeholders in regional development. However, due to the economic recession of recent years and the consequent budget constraints, higher education institutions more than ever need to demonstrate the social and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Economic Development, Economic Impact, Socioeconomic Influences
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Lopes, Miguel Pereira; da Palma, Patricia Jardim; e Cunha, Miguel Pina – Social Indicators Research, 2011
Current theories on economic growth are stressing the important role of creativity and innovation as a main driver of regional development. Some perspectives, like Richard Florida's "creative class theory", have elected tolerance and diversity as a core concept in explaining differential development between different places, but his assumptions…
Descriptors: Economic Progress, Municipalities, Economic Development, Social Values
Wyoming Community College Commission, 2014
The "Annual Partnership Report" catalogs partnerships that Wyoming community colleges established and maintained for each fiscal year. Each community college maintains numerous partnerships for the development and provision of academic, occupational-technical, workforce development, and enrichment educational programs. These partnerships…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Partnerships in Education, Labor Force Development, Adult Basic Education
Eckmann, David A. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This case study of one comprehensive university's economic-development engagement in its region was designed to better understand perceptions and actions by higher education leaders and economic development professionals. Findings indicated that one regional comprehensive university was an effective economic development partner because its leaders…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Case Studies, Regional Programs, Partnerships in Education
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Chao, Roger Y., Jr. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2014
The Author argues that historical regional developments in Europe and East Asia greatly influence the formation of an East Asian Higher Education Area. As such, this article compares European and East Asian regionalization and higher education regionalization processes to show this path dependency in East Asian regionalization of higher education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Comparative Analysis, Geographic Regions
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Zuckerman, Sarah J. – Journal of Research in Rural Education, 2019
Cross-sector, place-based, school-community partnerships seeking to improve educational and other outcomes at scale have experienced a resurgence in the United States. Rather than isolated efforts, this new generation relies on scaling up models in networks, such as Strive Together. However, many of these models evolved in urban contexts, creating…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Rural Areas, School Community Relationship, Partnerships in Education
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Cai, Yuzhuo; Yang, Po; Lyytinen, Anu; Hölttä, Seppo – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2015
China has recently launched a radical reform to transform over 600 regional universities into application and technology oriented institutions. The reform is a response to diverse labour market demands, regional economic development and the suboptimal structure of the higher education system, and uses international experiences as a reference.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Regional Schools, Educational Change, Higher Education
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Wang, Yi-Ping – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
Tourism development could drive the enhancement of national income and the demands for international tourism that tourism benefits have become the key source of national revenue. The integration of cultural relics with tourism development to drive the national or regional development has currently become the world trend. Making good use of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Tourism, Cultural Background, Questionnaires
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Aubakirova, Gulzhan A.; Syzdykov, Kuanysh N.; Kurzhykayev, Zhumagazy; Uskenov, Rashit B.; Narbayev, Serik; Begenova, Ainagul B.; Zhumakayeva, Aikumys N.; Sabdinova, Dinara K.; Akhmedinov, Serikbay N. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The assessment of water resources plays an important environmental and economic role, since it allows developing an effective program of regional development with regard to the environmental load. The hydro-chemical regime of lakes includes water temperature, content of biogenic elements, total mineralization, oxygen regime, and other parameters…
Descriptors: Water, Natural Resources, Ecology, Foreign Countries
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Sulku, Seher Nur; Abdioglu, Zehra – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
This study investigates the factors influencing the success of students in primary schools in Turkey. TIMSS 2011 data for Turkey, measuring the success of eighth-grade students in the field of mathematics, were used in an econometric analysis, performed using classical linear regression models. Two hundred thirty-nine schools participated in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 8, Mathematics Achievement
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