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Teaching and Facilitating Entrepreneurship in the School Setting

Teaching and Facilitating Entrepreneurship in the School Setting | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it

Through entrepreneurship education, young people learn organizational skills, including time management, leadership development and interpersonal skills, all of which are highly transferable skills sought by employers. According to a report by the D.C. Children and Youth Investment Corporation, other positive outcomes include:

 

improved academic performance, school attendance; and educational attainmentincreased problem-solving and decision-making abilitiesimproved interpersonal relationships, teamwork, money management, and public speaking skillsjob readinessenhanced social psychological development (self-esteem, ego development, self-efficacy), andperceived improved health status 

 


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Through entrepreneurship education, young people learn organizational skills, including time management, leadership development and interpersonal skills, all of which are highly transferable skills sought by employers. According to a report by the D.C. Children and Youth Investment Corporation, other positive outcomes include: read more in the article...


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If in doubt, innovate - The Nordic region is becoming a hothouse of entrepreneurship

If in doubt, innovate - The Nordic region is becoming a hothouse of entrepreneurship | Leadership Think Tank | Scoop.it

IN 2010 A GROUP of students at Aalto University, just outside Helsinki, embarked on the most constructive piece of student activism in the history of the genre. They had been converted to the power of entrepreneurialism during a visit to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. When they got home they organised a “summer of start-ups” to spread the word that Finland’s future lay with new companies, not old giants. The summer of start-ups turned into a season of innovation.


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