Teaching entrepreneurship education is about guiding students and not giving answers. It works, teachers say
Entrepreneurship education comprises various activities aiming to foster entrepreneurial mindsets, attitudes and skills. New research in five countries shows that teachers find entrepreneurship education very relevant to secondary school.
New study confirms the positive effects of entrepreneurship education on students
The research design in the Innovation Clusters for Entrepreneurship Education (ICEE) has many advantages compared to previous impact studies. Some of these are the ability to compare compulsory participants with non-participants, high activity to low activity, to control for competing explanations of impact, and large samples with good representativeness.
More support from Ministries of Education would push entrepreneurship education faster forward in Europe
Teachers, parents and business people agree: Lack of support from the national government is a main bottleneck for implementing entrepreneurship education.
Mini companies work! Students who have participated in a mini company know how to establish their own business
Through participation in the JA Company Programme, students learn knowledge and skills about business development and innovative processes, and they become aware of the possibility of becoming an entrepreneur.
Participating in a mini company improves self-efficacy and school performance of students in special education
Students in special education benefit highly of participating in a mini-company, shows preliminary results of a study on entrepreneurship education from five European countries.
A vast majority of parents support entrepreneurship education, shows new international research
Parents play a minor role in entrepreneurship education (EE), but they are very positive to EE.Currently, parents play a minor role in EE. Even though only a small minority of parents are involved in EE, a large majority of the 3500 parents participating in a survey had a positive attitude to EE.
Business sector wants to be involved in education & schools want to collaborate with businesses: Let us make it happen!
In surveys to teachers and business people, both groups report that business people and entrepreneurs have adequate competence in entrepreneurship education (EE). And business people want to be more involved in EE.