Articles

Enterprise for All? A View from England....

Catherin Brentnall from Ready unlimited gives us her insight on entrepreneurial education in the UK. She explores how the aftermath of the financial crisis and its subsequent budgetary cuts hampered the develpment of the field.

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Entrepreneurship education: Life Adjustment for the 21st century?

Reflecting on the evolution of education throughout the 20th century and its "Life Adjustment Movement" Ivan Diego tells us about what the purpose of entrepreneurship education could be and the pitfall it entails. A provocative warning on a politically detached, amoral entrepreneurship education and its excesses when it only advocates for individual improvement and self-enterprising.

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Call for Case studies, Results

The April call for case studies received a high number of interesting applications. After deliberating on the criteria to be used for assessing the quality of the applications, the jury selected 20 of them that display the most interesting features

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Shooting for the Moon : Good Practices in Local Youth Entrepreneurship Support

In the framework of the OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Governance this handbook presents a criteria list of good practice that can be read as a ‘tool’ to self-assess and re-orient current strategies, structures and practices in youth entrepreneurship support.

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Initiatives

Work4U: Empowering Youth In Gmunden

Work4U is a grass-root designed initiative in Upper Austria’s district Gmunden to empower young people, who are between 15 and 18 years old, who have just finished school and have difficulties because of their social-emotional peculiarities to find a job.

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Oppe: Resource Tool In Entrepreneurship Education

The Observatory of Pedagogical Practices in Entrepreneurship, Observatoire des Pratiques Pédagogiques en Entrepreneuriat (OPPE), functions as resource centre for professors, educators, higher education institutions and entrepreneurship support structures.

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Coolcash: Talbot Hill Elementary School’s Microsociety

Every September is Micro Academy time at Talbot Hill Elementary School! Talbot Hill Elementary School, an accredited elementary school in the Renton School District, southeast of Seattle, is one of around 250 schools in 40 US states that implement a MicroSociety programme.

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