importance of community action in the process of implementing an educational institution and its impact on extension activities
International journal for innovation education and research
The Federal Institutes of Education (IFs) are intended to collaborate with the regional innovation systems, encouraging after roduction of knowledge and innovative technologies and activities constituting promising strategy for Brazilian regional development. One way to measure whether the institute's purpose is being fulfilled is through outreach activities with the community with a view to local and regional economic and social advancement. Therefore, the objective of this article is to
... article is to analyze the process of implementing an IF, as well as its impact on the community. Methodologically it was Documentary research was carried out on the process of community participation in the implementation of the IF in the city, as well as interviews were conducted to ascertain the view of this determining actor regarding the return to society, also contemplating extension actions. It was concluded that the engagement of the local population in the choice of the city was fundamental, causing other cities in the region to join efforts to capture the institute, just as it generated a positive impact in the entire region by providing an opportunity for qualification, which before it was carried out distantly, causing the success of the young population or even the lack of training of this public for financial reasons. As for the extension actions, the institute analyzed performs them according to the local context, filling the gaps, as the purpose of its creation.