MICs as organisational units of School Centres

MICs are organisational units od educational institutions for cooperation with world of work. Very important are managerial capabilities of leadership, involvements of different stakeholders interests, regardless of whether the PHI is public or private.

Being an employee and student at the same time – the dual model at the DHBW

Dual education at the Cooperative State University Baden-Wuerttemberg (DHBW) in Germany, which alternates between education in higher education training academies and campuses in 9 cities, geared more towards practice in teaching and learning. The subjects offered mainly include engineering, economics, information technology, nursing care and social work. The higher vocational training academy DHBW provides the […]

Responsibilities of an Academic Head of Programme for Work-Based Learning in companies at the DHBW

The collaboration work of program managers of faculties are vital, as they are at the interface between an institution’s decision-making bodies and managers and trainers on the job. They encourage the cross-fertilization of strategic approaches, build and support communities of practice, and nurture innovation in everyday practice in the collaboration among the three stakeholders, Higher […]

Work-based training in companies at the DHBW

Work-based training in companies performs different functions in relation to Germany’s dual systems in higher education. For students, work-based training provides them with a knowledge and understanding of what work is, and what occupational areas they are attracted to. It provides training for the students in the real-work environment to build specific competences needed for […]

Mondragon University’s collaborative research and knowledge transfer model

Mondragon University’s collaborative research and knowledge transfer model is based on a structured approach to industry collaboration, building on the university’s position as a member of the Mondragon group of co-operatives. Mondragon University has established nearly twenty long term collaborative research and knowledge transfer contracts with industry partners. These contracts generate over 300 projects per […]