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International Journal of Art & Design Education

In Partnership with Industry: The Educational - Industrial Interface

Volume 16.1   1997

MACDONALD, ALASTAIR S & O'NEIL, LYNNE

 

The paper discusses the long-term strategic approach to collaboration between education and industry initiated by Glasgow School of Artis Department of Product Design, and examines the opportunities and benefits of the investment in the post of an Industrial Liaison Officer (ILO) over a four year period. The paper shows the need for a professionally and adequately resourced approach to provide mutual benefits to industry and education, and to the economy in general.