Business Community Engagement for Educational Initiatives

Business Community Engagement for Educational Initiatives

Mikhail Epshtein (College of Staten Island (CUNY), USA)
Release Date: September, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 325
ISBN13: 9781522569510|ISBN10: 1522569510|EISBN13: 9781522569527|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-6951-0


A recently created trend within the past few years is the active involvement of the business community in the development and implementation of various educational programs.

Business Community Engagement for Educational Initiatives provides innovative insights into the implementation of educational programs jointly by businesses, schools, teachers, and educational organizations. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as educational travel, internships, and summer school, this publication is designed for educational administrators, teachers, business leaders, academicians, and researchers seeking coverage on topics centered on business-supported educational programs.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • After School Programs
  • Business Engagement
  • Career Guidance
  • Educational Travel
  • Extracurricular Educational Projects
  • Internships
  • Non-Formal Education
  • Summer School

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Mikhail Epshtein received his Ph.D. in Pedagogy from St. Petersburg State Pedagogical University in 1998. Now he is Associate Professor in School of Education, College of Staten Island, CUNY (since 2016). He was the associate professor in St. Petersburg State University (2016-2019), St. Petersburg, Russia Areas of his research interests are alternative education, history of pedagogy, an interaction of business and education in the implementation of STEAM-programs with schoolchildren. He is engaged in the implementation of relevant projects in practice working in non-profit organizations and projects: School League (CEO, 2010-2015), Korczak Institute for Alternative Education (leader, 2006 - present.), the Educational center "Uchastie" (CEO, 1991-present).