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ERIC Number: EJ1005927
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 53
ISSN: ISSN-0040-0912
The Need for Inclusion of Entrepreneurship Education in Malaysia Lower and Higher Learning Institutions
Ahmad, Syed Zamberi
Education & Training, v55 n2 p191-203 2013
Purpose: The aim of this paper is to focus on relevant issues of entrepreneurship education, such as target groups for the subject. It advocates the need for inclusion of entrepreneurship education as a subject in the curricula of all primary, secondary and tertiary learning institutions in Malaysia and other developing countries. Design/methodology/approach: This paper analyses the current structure of entrepreneurship education at the different educational levels. Findings: Enterprise education should not be equated solely to any specific institutions but throughout all phases of education systems. Practical implications: Entrepreneurship education is reviewed in its totality. This is beneficial to educators and policy-makers that are involved in setting or facilitating entrepreneurship educational programmes. Originality/value: The paper provides an evaluation of the state-of-the-art of entrepreneurship education in Malaysia. The educational institutions will require much restructuring to enhance skill development for entrepreneurship. (Contains 2 tables and 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Malaysia