Investigating how benefits of an industry-school partnership vary between industry sectors


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Author: Lee, Kerry; Abdulghani, Fatima; Hope, John


This chapter investigates which industry sectors are supporting schools and why they are doing so. It begins with an explanation of the driving forces behind industry-school partnerships and the accompanying changes to the education system. The chapter outlines a New Zealand study which investigated the benefits to various industry sectors when they linked with schools. It explores some of the political motives which may have influenced these changes to both education and business practice. The findings, discussion and conclusion identify the benefits to each industry sector as well as...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Industry; Providers of education and training; Secondary education; Outcomes

Keywords: Education industry relationship; Partnership in education and training; School; Education and training reform

Geographic subjects: New Zealand; Oceania

Published: London, England: Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2019

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Pages: pp. 23-37

Related items: TD/TNC 133.717

ISBN: 9781138501041 (print); 9781315144115 (ebk)

Resource type: Book chapter

Document number: TD/TNC 134.836

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