This technical note aimed to assess critically the need of the learning factories and living labs for sustainable educational and social development.Design/methodology/approachThe study implied systematic research review and opinions of the expert to critically analyze the meaning and application of learning factory and living labs for social and educational development.FindingsThe study concluded that there is an urgent need for the collaboration among the entire stakeholder for establishing learning factory and living labs for social and educational development.Originality/valueThe technical study provides a unique perspective to educational and social development. It added to the traditional learning system by enlarging the venue of learning through stabling learning factories and living labs and insisted the higher educational institutions (HEIs) to open their door for general public for the inclusive development at national and international horizons.
World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development – Emerald Publishing
Published: May 7, 2021
Keywords: Learning factory; Living labs; Educational and Social development