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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Call for proposal: an overview of the applicants and the jury

At the beginning of April, Entrepreneurship360 launched a call toward European schools and VET institutions with the goal of gathering as many examples of good practice, institutional strategies and partnerships aiming at nurturing the entrepreneurial mind-set. The call received 104 applications from 20 countries (European and non-European) showing inspiring and innovative concepts.

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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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Entrepreneurial 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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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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Swiss-army-knives and inquisition

Reforming education into being more entrepreneurial is deep process that runs through all aspects of education, encountering resistance and defiance. Ivan Diego (Valnalon) tells us more about the importance of widening the definition of entrepreneurial learning and how teachers are making it clear, provided we listen to them at local level.

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Hopping off the social entrepeneurship bandwagon

Boy-scouts, social entrepreneurship, employability and education : let's explore the absurdity of entrepreneurial education if it is not backed up by a strong social, honest, status-quo defying agenda.

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Whose entrepreneurial learning is it anyway?

Catherine Brentnall from Ready Unlimited explores the potential of co-production to transform the design and delivery of entrepreneurial learning and culture.

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Onwards and Upwards?

Catherine Brentnall explores the issue of progression and draws on lessons from mainstream education that could inform the practice of entrepreneurial educators.

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Teachers and education specialists gathered in Potsdam to foster an entrepreneurial mindset in European schools

The first week of November 2014, the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and the European Commission (EC) organized the Entrepreneurship360 Capacity Building Seminar (CBS) in Potsdam (Germany) on promoting entrepreneurial education in primary, secondary and vocational education and training institutions.

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Dare entrepreneurial education be entrepreneurial?

Innovation and daring is at the heart of the entrepreneurial mind-set. Ivan Diego discuss the disruptive potential it has when applied to education and how society could benefit from it.

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The winner takes it all…

Catherine Brentnall from Ready Unlimited questions the wisdom of the ubiquitous competition element of entrepreneurial education.

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Entrepreneurship360 background paper

Going back to the definitions of entrepreneurship in education and presenting the academic research's state of the art, and ongoing debates about entrepreneurial education, this report sets the theoretical background to Entrepreneurship360.

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Guidance note - Policy makers

This note for policy makers focuses on the organisation of entrepreneurial education. It starts with an introduction on developing entrepreneurial competences and skills for entrepreneurship through education and discusses in a second part the role of public policy in supporting schools in the organisation of entrepreneurial education.

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Guidance Note - Teacher / school Manager

This teacher/school manager note discusses factors influencing entrepreneurial education which can be shaped by the school - educational design, learning environments, the role of the teacher, and the school's collaboration with its surrounding environment. For each factor, key recent literature, empirical studies, and evidence from schools participating in E360 are reviewed.

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