Higher Education and Industry Collaborations: A Primer
In Support of the USAID Higher Education Learning Agenda
This document supports USAID’s Higher Education (HE) Learning Agenda and the goals of USAID’s HE Program Framework. The document provides an overview of the existing scholarship to strengthen evidence-based activity implementation to assist USAID Missions, implementing partners, and other practitioners in better supporting higher education programming in collaboration with the private sector.
From the ten learning questions of the HE Learning Agenda, this primer captures key considerations for question 7:
“How can HEIs collaborate more effectively with the private sector to enhance the relevance and quality of teaching and learning, and research and innovation?”