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Entrepreneurship education

  1. 1. 1 “Speak so that I can see you”. Socrates (470-399 BC)
  2. 2. 2 Agenda  Introduction  Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurship, and Education  Benefits of Entrepreneurship Education  Teaching Entrepreneurship, Constraints  Best Practices in Entrepreneurship Teaching (Teachers’ Development and Reflection Process Model)  Lessons Learnt  Conclusion
  3. 3. Best Practices Seminar 3 Team Mir Dost (112858)
  4. 4. Entrepreneurship Education: Teaching as a Critical Success Factor 4
  5. 5. 5 Entrepreneurs
  6. 6. 6 Entrepreneurship Education ?
  7. 7. 7 Entrepreneurship Education ……an activity enables individuals to acquire valuable competencies and as a result to bring individual, societal and economic changes in the other’s lives (European Commission, 2011). …………..enables career planning, provides an entrepreneurial way of examining and executing matters and can be used to characterize teaching and learning. (Cooper et al., 2004; Fiet, 2000a, b; Pittaway and Cope, 2007; Rae and Carswell, 2001; Steyaert and Katz, 2004).
  8. 8. ………is a question of learning for entrepreneurship, about entrepreneurship and through entrepreneurship (Gibb, 2005). 8 Entrepreneurship Education
  9. 9. 9 Why Entrepreneurship Education?
  10. 10. Mitigating Unemployment 1. Nelson, 1986; Republic of Kenya, 1992. 2. Nelson and Johnson 1997 10 Unemployment, particularly among the youth, is a critical problem in developing countries. Self-employment in small enterprises has been identified as a partial solution1 Entrepreneurship education can play a major role in changing attitudes of young people and providing them with skills that will enable them to start and manage small enterprises at some point in their lives2
  11. 11. 3. Gibb, 1988 11 Rural-Urban Balance Increase adequate number of entrepreneurs in a region, a more even distribution of income between rural and urban areas can be achieved by improving the productive capacity of people living in rural areas3.
  12. 12. 4. Nelson and Johnson 1997 12 Industrialization Accelerated industrialization, particularly through small-scale enterprises, requires an increased supply of individuals with entrepreneurial capabilities4.
  13. 13. 13 Capital Formation Source: Nelson and Johnson 1997 Capital is a scarce resource for economic development that needs to be used wisely therefore increased efforts are required to prepare more competent entrepreneurs.
  14. 14. 14 Labor Utilization
  15. 15. PHD Seminar QLA - AIT/SOM 2912 15 Many different teaching and working methods have been connected to entrepreneurship education. Teaching Entrepreneurship (Fayolle, 2008; Fiet, 2000a, b; Jones and Iredale, 2010; Neck and Greene, 2011; Seikkula-Leino, 2008; Solomon, 2007).
  16. 16. 16 Constraints It seems that teachers are provided with……  Relatively few tools to conduct their entrepreneurship education.  Relatively less relevant education for their undergrad and continuing education, therefore challenging (Seikkula-Leino et al., 2010).
  17. 17. http://www.investopedia.com/terms/b/best_practices.asp en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Best_practice 17 Best Practice(s) A set of guidelines, ethics or ideas that represent the most efficient or prudent course of action. A method, process, activity, incentive, or reward which conventional wisdom regards as more effective at delivering
  18. 18. (Gibb, 2005, 2011) 18 Best Practices Entrepreneurship teaching is built on active role of learners in learning process and non-traditional methods. Creation of information collaboratively, and failure is accepted as a part of the learning process. Methods for such purposes include, for example, Team learning, Project work Learning by doing Learning journals Drama pedagogy Practice enterprises Workplace guidance and enterprise visits.
  19. 19. *Entrepreneurship Education (EE) 19 Best Practices Jones and Iredale (2010), two changes in * EE to meet objectives; 1) Curricula must be changed and 2) Teaching and learning methods must be developed.  Shulman and Shulman (2004) proposed that an accomplished teacher should be; 1) A member of a professional community 2) Ready , willing, and able to teach and learn from his or her teaching experiences
  20. 20. Shulman, L.S. & Shulman, J.H. (2004) How and what teachers learn: a shifting perspective. Journal of Curriculum Studies, (36) 2, 257-271. 20  A vision generates readiness and willingness which persuade motivation.  An accomplished teacher should be:  Ready to pursue a vision of classroom or school that forms a “learning community” where teachers understand and have motivation to further develop the forms of pedagogical and organizational practices needed in transforming their visions, motives and understandings into a functioning, pragmatic reality. Best Practices
  21. 21. Source: Shulman and Shulman (2004) 21 Cont’d Teachers’ Development and Reflection Process Model Individual Reflection
  22. 22. 22  Recognized that who is an Entrepreneur  Knew that what is Entrepreneurship  Entrepreneurship Education  Entrepreneurship Pedagogy  Best Practice Models Lessons Learned
  23. 23. 23 Thank you 