Call for papers: III. Building innovation capacities through education and learning

In this call, we intend to bring theoretical, methodological, and empirical approaches from different academic and practical perspectives. We therefore invite contributions that respond to the following criteria:

  1. New social challenges in education and learning
  2. Innovative public policies in education and learning
  3. Learning needs in education and training programmes
  4. Case studies and best practices
  5. The role of innovation in open education and learning
  6. Training, innovation, and the future of work
  7. Digital culture in innovation and training
  8. Social networks and collaborative learning
  9. Innovation and lifelong learning



Baumol, W. J. (2005). Education for innovation: Entrepreneurial breakthroughs versus corporate incremental improvements. Chicago. Innovation policy and the economy, 5: 33-56.

Cederquist, A., & Golüke, U. (2016). Teaching with scenarios: a social innovation to foster learning and social change in times of great uncertainty. Berlin. European Journal of Futures Research, 4(17): 1-8.

Cobo, C. (2013). Skills for innovation: envisioning an education that prepares for the changing world. UK. Curriculum Journal, 24(1): 67-85.

Farnham, L., Fernando, G., Perigo, M., Brosman, C., Paul Tough, P. (2015). Rethinking How Students Succeed. Palo Alto, California. Stanford Social Innovation Review.

Latoski, A., Bulgacov, Y. L. M., & Cunha, S. K. D. (2017). The interface of innovation and activity theory. Geneva. International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 21(1): 35-53.

Maritz, A., De Waal, A., Buse, S., Herstatt, C., Lassen, A., & Maclachlan, R. (2014). Innovation education programs: toward a conceptual framework. London. European Journal of Innovation Management, 17(2): 166-182.

Tether, B., Mina, A., Consoli, D., & Gagliardi, D. (2005). A Literature review on skills and innovation. How does successful innovation impact on the demand for skills and how do skills drive innovation. A CRIC report for The Department of Trade and Industry, ESRC Centre for Research on Innovation and Competition.  Manchester. University of Manchester.

The Young Foundation. (2010). Learning and education: what we do and why we do it. London. The Young Foundation - Briefing paper.

Villalba, E. (2007). The Relationship between Education and Innovation, Evidence from European indicators. EU. JRC Scientific and technical Reports, vol. 22797: 1-57.




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