IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/h/isv/mklp12/609-615.html
   My bibliography  Save this book chapter

School and Development of Innovation

Author

Listed:
  • Franc Cankar

    (National Education Institute, Slovenia)

  • Stanka Setnikar Cankar

    (University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Administation, Slovenia)

Abstract

Slovenia lags behind more organised and globally competitive states, as measured by a number of important indicators. This has exposed its lack of appropriate strategies and policies to improve the situation. The following paper presents the findings of a project that monitored the work of enterprise circles and analysed their strengths and weaknesses. Differences were also found between the positions taken by the group of teachers that participated in the project and a randomly selected control group of teachers. The findings indicate that teachers who led enterprise circles were critical of an over-emphasis on administrative work connected to the preparation of typical business plans. They were frustrated by overly detailed and prescriptive syllabuses, are more likely to accept pupils’ ideas, and make more frequent use of ICT in their teaching. They are less likely to attribute open thinking and innovation to their schools and also believe that their schools are less tolerant of mistakes and put more emphasis on discipline.

Suggested Citation

  • Franc Cankar & Stanka Setnikar Cankar, 2012. "School and Development of Innovation," Knowledge and Learning: Global Empowerment; Proceedings of the Management, Knowledge and Learning International Conference 2012, International School for Social and Business Studies, Celje, Slovenia.
  • Handle: RePEc:isv:mklp12:609-615
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://www.issbs.si/press/ISBN/978-961-6813-10-5/papers/ML12_123.pdf
    File Function: full text
    Download Restriction: no

    File URL: http://www.issbs.si/press/ISBN/978-961-6813-10-5/MakeLearn2012.pdf
    File Function: Conference Programme
    Download Restriction: no

    References listed on IDEAS

    as
    1. Pankaj Ghemawat, 2003. "Semiglobalization and international business strategy," Journal of International Business Studies, Palgrave Macmillan;Academy of International Business, vol. 34(2), pages 138-152, March.
    2. Williamson, Oliver E, 1993. "Calculativeness, Trust, and Economic Organization," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 36(1), pages 453-486, April.
    3. Lode Li, 2002. "Information Sharing in a Supply Chain with Horizontal Competition," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 48(9), pages 1196-1212, September.
    4. Hau L. Lee & Kut C. So & Christopher S. Tang, 2000. "The Value of Information Sharing in a Two-Level Supply Chain," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 46(5), pages 626-643, May.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    Citations

    More about this item

    Keywords

    school; teachers; innovation;

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:isv:mklp12:609-615. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Alen Ježovnik). General contact details of provider: http://www.issbs.si .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If CitEc recognized a reference but did not link an item in RePEc to it, you can help with this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.