A fully functioning knowledge triangle of education-research-innovation. Partnership between the world of enterprise and different levels and sectors of education, training and research can help to ensure a better focus on the skills and competences required in the labour market and on fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in all forms of learning.
COPIE 2 Learning Network on Inclusive Entrepreneurship COPIE and enterprise education Toby Johnson, Stockholm, 13 July 2010
Rapid appraisal – 4-6 weeks start to finish, 15 minutes to 30 minutes
Engages your key stakeholders: policy-makers, business advisers, entrepreneurs
Enjoyable and interesting
Generates evidence and data on which to base policy dialogue and practical actions
Comprehensive results that cover all target groups
Traffic light scoring ENTREPRENEURS Start Up support no specific target group Unemp-loyed Women migrants and ethnic minorities 50 plus Young people under 30 People with disabilities Social Enter-prises Aver-age score The advice system is easy to access and to get around 2.00 4.00 2.88 2.00 2.25 3.78 4.00 2.00 2.86 The business support available is friendly and answers my needs 1.00 4.00 3.38 2.50 3.25 4.00 2.00 2.00 2.77 I have had access to a mentor 1.00 3.60 3.00 2.50 2.50 3.44 1.00 1.00 2.26 Specialised training and materials are available which meets my needs 1.00 3.00 2.88 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 2.73 It is possible for me to obtain recognition and accreditation for training and experience which reflects my real skills 2.00 3.00 2.25 1.00 2.00 3.00 2.00 2.00 2.16 There are affordable business premises with easy to enter conditions (short leases, etc) 1.00 3.40 2.13 2.50 1.50 3.11 1.00 2.00 2.08 AVERAGE SCORE 1.43 3.40 2.82 2.21 2.43 3.32 2.14 2.29 2.50
“ Concerning the problem of funding, the specific availability of European Structural Funds (especially the ESF ) for promoting entrepreneurship education projects in all countries has been highlighted, and documented with the case presented by Baden-Württemberg”
3rd Entrepreneurship Education High Level Reflection Panel
“ It was reccommended that more know- ledge and support is available, both at European and at national level, on how to access ESF funds. It is important for all countries to use these funds for entre- preneurship education”
4th Entrepreneurship Education High Level Reflection Panel
Pressing need for concrete examples of how to implement enterprise in the classroom.
Do not evaluate impact on too narrow measures
A progression model for a sound enterprise education policy covers 8 areas : law and policy, teacher training, leadership and school ethos, student learning opportunities, pedagogy, assessment, society and research.