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International Educational Innovation and Public Sector Entrepreneurship Vol: 23

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10 Jan 2014
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
296 pages - 152 x 229 x 20mm
International Perspectives on Education and Society
The internationally comparative perspective of the volume will frame educational innovation and social entrepreneurship using both the globalization and contextualization of educational quality and opportunity in disadvantaged communities worldwide as a foundation. Through the use of both empirical research reports and case study examples, this volume will examine the contributions of social entrepreneurs through educational programs, projects and systems worldwide, and how the social, cultural and political communities in each nation contextualize educational innovations. Chapters will examine evidence to assess the impact of social entrepreneurship in education and to make recommendations for innovative educational change. This volume will also highlight the importance of theory in both understanding and guiding innovative ideas in every stage of entrepreneurial development from research-to-practice.
About the Authors. International Educational Innovation and Public Sector Entrepreneurship. Subject Index. List of Contributors. Preface. International Perspectives on Education and Society. International Perspectives on Education and Society. Internationally Comparative Approaches to Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Education. Youth Entrepreneurship Education and Training for Poverty Alleviation: A Review of International Literature and Local Experiences. Socio-Educational Entrepreneurship Within the Public Sector: Leveraging Teacher-Driven Innovations for Improvement. Copyright page. Developing Innovation and Entrepreneurial Skills in Youth Through Mass Education: The example of ICT in the UAE. The Impact of Public Sector Entrepreneurship in International Education on Skilled Migration. Social Entrepreneurship and Information and Communication Technologies in Ecuador: Examples and Opportunities. What about Students’ Right to the “Right” Education? An Entrepreneurial Attitude to Teaching and Learning. Entrepreneurs in Private Higher Education: A Case Study of Education Entrepreneurs in a Middle Income Economy. Promises and Challenges for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Education.

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