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Schools at the Crossroads of Innovation in Cities and Regions

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Many people would not consider schools among the most innovative institutions of modern societies. This perception is not entirely accurate, since education is innovating in many ways in order to meet the demands of the 21st century economies and societies. But teachers and schools cannot do it alone. They should be seen as actors and partners in broader ecosystems of innovation and learning at the local and regional levels. Schools are networking organisations, making important contributions to the regional economy and local community. Businesses, industry, organisations and communities can help and support schools, and can also benefit from their roles in learning, knowledge development and innovation.

This report serves as the background report to the third Global Education Industry Summit which was held on 25-26 September 2017 in Luxembourg. On the basis of recent OECD analysis, it discusses innovation in education, schools driving progress and well-being in communities, the role of industry and employers in supporting schools and suggests policies towards better ecosystems of learning and innovation. The report argues for better networking and partnerships between schools, regional industries and local communities.

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Report from the 2015 Global Education Industry Summit, held in Helsinki on 19-20 October 2015

Centre for Educational Research and Innovation

The following text provides a report, drafted by the general rapporteur and the session facilitators, of the discussions that took place at the first Global Education Industry Summit in Helsinki on 19-20 October 2015.

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