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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 odd. It was the number of times I would talk...

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 competitions should be of interest to enterprise educators. Researchers Amos Schurr...

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 University of Manchester who believe that 'the content of 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 the ideas of French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu, famous for establishing...

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 is the birthplace of Team Academy, a Finnish educational concept...

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 was done by Gary Gorman, Dennis Hanlon and Wayne King...

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 socio-economic environments. Taking a class perspective when analyzing entrepreneurship in...

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 based entrepreneurial education. The study was conducted on more than...

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 schools around Sweden. The results showed that viewing entrepreneurship as...

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 results on student level. As the study was financed by...

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