EECOLE is an international network connecting higher education institutions (HEIs) with their partners, including public authorities, firms, banks, civil society, etc. By joining EECOLE these actors, all together, can create shared narratives and common goals, in a neutral environment, facilitated by the OECD Secretariat.
HEIs have the potential to help their communities and networks be more entrepreneurial, more innovative and sustainable, and more inclusive. They can provide individuals with entrepreneurial mind-sets and skills to improve their resilience and productivity vis-à-vis the future of work and society. HEIs can support regional development and post-pandemic recovery plans by providing information and intelligence about investment opportunities, in all regions and cities. HEIs can generate economic and societal value in many different areas. However, to achieve these results there is a need for policy synergies, specific institutions and professional figures to be created. Above all, there is a need for mutual understanding and support between HEIs and their partners. There is a need for EECOLE