Types of educational institutions

An educational institution is a facility that either a state or local regulation following has a primary educational mission, or is awarded an indirect educational mission. Educational institutions are found either in the field of public education or voluntary bodies, with particular communities entrust to free carriers with public education tasks.

Educational Institutions

Among the public educational institutions in an original educational mission:

  • Kindergarten
  • School (primary school, special school, secondary school, secondary school, high school, technical school )
  • Establishment of the tertiary education sector ( University of Cooperative Education, Business and Administration Academy, academy or technical school )
  • University (university, college, College of Education, College of Music, Sports University )
  • Adult education institutions (eg, community college, adult education center )

An indirect educational mission of public education institutions have the following:

  • Museum
  • Library
  • Documentation Centre

Non-public educational institutions

In addition, there is a variety of non- public educational institutions. The support of such a device, for example, a company, an association, a club or even a single person to be. As examples may apply:

  • Academies of political parties, churches, trade unions, business associations
  • Self-help groups
  • Private museums and collections
  • Youth farms and active playgrounds

Other forms of educational institutions

Sometimes educational institutions are also an integral part of other organizations and provided in their organization processes as part of an education, training or further education. Examples include departments for education and training, knowledge management, innovation management.

Educational institutions often constitute as a networking organization, ie several project partners bring resources and personnel into its own new organization that offers educational services as a competence center or such coordinated. Example of this:

  • Expert networks
  • Projects for regional education marketing ( " Learning Region " )

Private education companies

Education is increasingly discovered by private educational corporations. An Australian study is based on a quadrupling of demand for higher education in the next 20 years. The volume of global education lies at about $ 2,200 billion ( study of the investment bank Merrill Lynch ).

In June 2007, Education Trend AG, Hamburg, a subsidiary of the holding company Aton GmbH, invests 23 million euros in the International University in Germany Bruchsal and the private Hansa Rostock University ( PHU ). In July 2007, the International University of Applied Sciences Bad Honnef -Bonn by Florian Schütz and the Munich Auctus GmbH was taken over. Also, the Ernst Klett Verlag had commanded the FH Bad Honnef.

In August 2006, the middle of the bilingual school Phorms Management AG opened in the Berlin district. Other locations to open in summer 2007 in Cologne, Munich and Frankfurt.

One of the largest private education companies is Laureate Education Inc.

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