Scaling Innovations in Education: The Namibian Milieu

Author :

Neeta Baporikar

Pages :

15

Product Type :

Case

Reference # :

Case 11/NB/HPGSB/2016/06/19

Teaching Note :

Institute:

Harold Pupkewitz Graduate School of Business (HP- GSB), Namibia

Setting:

Innovations are often proposed to solve education problems in many countries including Namibia. Yet, these innovations need scaling across institutions for national impact. This case deals re scaling educational innovations in Namibian milieu.

Year:

2016

Keywords:

Education, Innovation, Namibia, Research, Scales

Summary/Abstract:

Education is a means to succeed as it lessens life challenges. In globalized knowledge society it has vital role, as it empowers to interpret rightly, innovate and find means for better living. Innovations are often proposed as solutions to the education problems in many countries, including Namibia. Yet, these innovations need scaling across institutions for national impact. This case deals with scaling innovations and attempts to address: how Namibia can propel educational innovations to unlock the potential economic benefits and suggests strategies to scale educational innovations.