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Entrepreneurial education – a scholarly field with no future

I will never forget the day I met Dénis Gregoire, an entrepreneurship researcher who deliberately stopped doing research in entrepreneurial education. We met in 2011 at the BCERC conference in Syracuse, USA. I had read his work with admiration, and … Continue reading

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Please help me develop a new educational philosophy! I have four questions…

After six years of action-based research on entrepreneurial education I am about to finalize my doctoral thesis. It will be about value creation as a new educational philosophy, or learning-by-(using-knowledge-for)-creating-value-(to-others). I view this as an attempt to build on Dewey’s … Continue reading

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“It’s the teachers fault!” Students attacking their entrepreneurial teachers

We humans like when things go our way. When we don’t end up in unexpected trouble, when we don’t end up as prime target for angry rallying people. We prefer smooth operation, and a moderate level of change. I think … Continue reading

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Bridging the traditional versus progressive education rift

Two years of writing and testing out my ideas in practice in the municipality of Sundsvall, Sweden, have now taken me to finalize an article and submit it to a scientific journal for publication. The idea put forward is that … Continue reading

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Presenting at a webinar for OECD on value creation as pedagogy

Today I will be speaker at a webinar hosted by OECD, topic is a practitioner paper I have done for OECD on Entrepreneurship in Education – what is it, why to do it, when to do it, how to do … Continue reading

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Three research-informed ideas hopefully contributing to best-in-Sweden for Sundsvall’s schools in 2021

Tomorrow I am in Sundsvall talking to around 200 school management people.  My task is to give a background on entrepreneurial education / learning, and to propose some ideas for the future to school managers in Sundsvall in their ambitious … Continue reading

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How our entrepreneurship students learn and how we can improve assessment of entrepreneurial learning

An intriguing master thesis was completed just before summer by one of our students at Chalmers School of Entrepreneurship, read it here. The student, Christoffer Kjernald, had taken a theory from my research and tested it on his classmates. He … Continue reading

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Slides from Framtidsfrön study and from seminar Göteborgs Stad

Here are some slides from this week’s seminars. On Tuesday I presented a study I’ve done together with Framtidsfrön. The slides are in Swedish. Download them here: Presentation av resultat – förstudie Framtidsfrön 140520 – handouts On Thursday I held a full … Continue reading

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Slides from biomimetics conference

Tomorrow I am speaker at a conference focusing on biomimetics and interdisciplinary innovation. Here are my slides (in Swedish) from that conference: Gränsöverskridande innovation – Biomimetik 140328 – handouts Tweet This Post

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Slides from Gothenburg and Sarpsborg

The last week I have presented my research on two occasions – in Gothenburg (GR Utbildning breakfast meeting) and in Sarpsborg (Norwegian conference on entrepreneurship in education). I promised to add my slides to this blog, and here they are: … Continue reading

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