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Table 2 The EARTH synthesis

From: Educational Action Research and Triple Helix principles in entrepreneurship education: introducing the EARTH design to explore individuals in Triple Helix collaboration

The EARTH synthesis of educational action research and Triple Helix
Approach Collaboration Change/innovation Equality Ideology
Educational action research A community of interests constitutes collaboration Co-creation and participation with, for and by persons and communities involved. Cooperation, co-learning, collective action Teacher researcher as coordinator Co-creation and participation with, for and by persons and communities involved. Professional development and reflections on roles and processes Development of practical solutions Learning is central A democratic, participatory process Emergent processes Equality Empowerment A better world Increased well-being for person and society Social change as mean and goal Action leads to new knowledge
Triple helix The three helixes constitute systems and collaborations Spaces of knowledge, innovation, consensus An innovation organizer or collaborative leadership may coordinate projects Academia can provide graduates with entrepreneurial education and innovative talents, who can contribute to economic growth and job creation New ideas and solutions by and for all parties Civil society of free formations Ideal symmetry Take the role of the other in mutual dependency Consensus Benefits for the actors involved, economic growth Practical solutions Innovation as mean and goal