Apparently, we’re among the first to build a social media platform...

Yesterday I finished writing a full paper about the research tool LoopMe that I've been working on for six years now (see www.loopme.io). While...

MethodTech: There must be a better way to do research than...

It is a well established fact that IT is reshaping just about every single field of human activity. But one thing that has remained...

How teachers can escape being caught between the Devil and the...

I just finished an article summarizing five years of work with six in-depth empirical studies on entrepreneurship education, enterprise education and value creation education....

Unguided Discovery Learning, Heavily Guided Instruction and Productive Failure

DISCLAIMER: This is NOT another senseless defense of the overhyped "fail fast" mantra. Of late I’ve been often caught in heavy crossfire amid the (socio) constructivists and the...

Meet an emerging method guru in entrepreneurship

Late last year Yashar Mansoori defended his licentiate thesis at Chalmers University in Sweden. The focus was on entrepreneurial methods. Opponent was Steffen Korsgaard...

Educators collaborating instead of competing, anyone?

Having spent the last 4 years travelling across the UK talking to a whole variety of education establishments, one thing always struck me as...

Do winners become cheaters?

For many young people, competitions are perhaps the most recognisable, frequent and formative experiences of 'enterprise.' So this research, which explores the effects of winning in...

Time for a ‘Post Crash EntEd Society’?

If you've not come across the Post Crash Economics Society, then take a look. It was started by a group of students from The...

Critique of ‘entrepreneurship as solution’ to ‘working class deficit.’

Sociology PhD Kirsty Morrin critiqued entrepreneurship policy and practice during a special edition of Radio 4s Thinking Allowed programme. The programme, presented by Laurie Taylor, explored...

Team Academy – a Finnish educational export

One of the world's most diffused models of entrepreneurship education comes from Jyväskylä in Finland. A city with a population slightly above 100.000, it...

Introducing three seminal literature reviews in the field

Three of the most well-cited articles in the entrepreneurial education field were published with a decade in between each. The first seminal literature review...

Does entrepreneurship education reproduce social inequalities?

New research has explored the possibility that entrepreneurship education could lead to increased feelings of being underprivilegied and less capable among students from lower...

Textbooks as good as experiences shows new impact study

In a new PhD thesis that was defended in December 2016 it was concluded that experientially based entrepreneurial education is no better than textbook...

New impact study explores new definition of ‘entrepreneurial’

In a new Swedish impact study of entrepreneurial education, a new definition of entrepreneurial education was studied in-depth at 19 different primary and secondary...

Some stunning results of entrepreneurial education!

This week we finished a report summarizing the results of our largest impact study so far in entrepreneurial education. It shows some absolutely fantastic...

My PhD thesis done

So, after seven years I am done with my PhD thesis. It became a new educational philosophy grounded in entrepreneurship. In the thesis I...

A ‘value’ and ‘economics’ grounded analysis of six value creation based...

Last week I wrote an article for the 3E ECSB entrepreneurship education conference due in May in Leeds. I was short on time, so...

So what’s the “evidence” for entrepreneurial education?

In a recent question to Swedish National Agency for Education a teacher asked them about the evidence for entrepreneurial education. Sweden supports entrepreneurial education...

Is my dissertation an insult or not?

Summarizing all the feedback I received on my almost final dissertation (a summary can be found here), what made the strongest impression on me was...

Denmark cuts back on the future – takes a yearly 4...

In most large groups of people the focus is on performing here and now. In corporations it is stipulated by the stock market, making...