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Niemeyer, Beatrix – European Educational Research Journal, 2018
Within the process of harmonizing and strengthening Europe as a competitive knowledge economy education is presented as a basic pillar of economic growth in a multitude of European policy papers. But how do individuals respond to incentives coming from European education politics? (How) are they appropriating given targets and how do they engage…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Knowledge Economy, Incentives, Politics of Education
Satterwhite, Safiyah – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This dissertation was developed to research how prepared aspiring Education Entrepreneurs would feel when supported holistically through a methodology that incorporates a blending of informational and transformational learning approaches while teaching Entrepreneurship. Our current entrepreneurship programs, both formal and informal, have not…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Transformative Learning, Business Administration Education, Teaching Methods
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Petersen, Julie Landry – Education Next, 2014
Education entrepreneurs create either a for-profit or nonprofit enterprise, based on their fundraising needs, the revenue model that will suit their product or service, and the employees they hope to entice. Those who take the for-profit route face mistrust on the part of policymakers and many parents, and for-profit ventures have consequently…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Commercialization, Best Practices
Catt, Andrew D.; Shaw, Michael – EdChoice, 2018
Indiana's Schooling Deserts uses Geographic Information System (GIS) software to generate drive-time distances to different schooling types to examine the state's robust K-12 choice environment, under which more than 100,000 families are choosing a school for their children other than one that has been residentially assigned. The maps produced for…
Descriptors: School Choice, Proximity, Elementary Secondary Education, School Location
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Mohamad, Noorkartina; Lim, Hock-Eam; Yusof, Norhafezah; Soon, Jan-Jan – Education & Training, 2015
Purpose: Previous studies on the effect of entrepreneur education are not comprehensive. Thus, estimating the effect of entrepreneur education is imperative. According to the Malaysian Ministry of Education (MoE), only 1.7 percent (as of 2013) of university graduates are self-employed, that is managing one's own business or known as graduate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Intention, Undergraduate Students
Griffith, Ralph – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to understand the factors that lead entrepreneurs to seek formal education. The evidence shows that entrepreneurs are playing an increasingly important role in producing economic growth in the United States. This researcher examined the theoretical foundations of entrepreneurship based on economic, psychological, and…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Entrepreneurship, Conventional Instruction, Decision Making
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Lindner, Johannes – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
Entrepreneurs keep our economy and society vibrant by implementing new ideas, which is why our society needs people with entrepreneurship competences. The development of our entrepreneurship competences does not begin with the start of our professional lives, but is initiated in earlier phases of our socialisation. Entrepreneurship education can…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Teaching Methods, Sustainable Development, Futures (of Society)
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Fenton, Mary; Barry, Almar – Industry and Higher Education, 2011
This paper presents an analysis of the views of Irish graduate entrepreneurs on the efficacy of entrepreneurship education in fostering their development as entrepreneurs. It answers three key questions: (a) what was the graduate entrepreneurs' experience of undergraduate entrepreneurship education; (b) what was the graduate entrepreneurs'…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Entrepreneurship, Vocational Education, Graduate Surveys
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Østergaard, Annemarie – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
This study explores the diversity among entrepreneurs to identify the innate factors behind the variation. The intention is to explain why some entrepreneurs prefer to be self-employed in one-person businesses, while others build enterprises with numerous employees. A factor analysis of the personality traits of active entrepreneurs reveals nine…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Self Employment, Personality Traits, Small Businesses
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Costin, Yvonne; Dodd, Sarah Drakopoulou; Hynes, Briga; Lichrou, Maria – Industry and Higher Education, 2013
There is scope for a better understanding of the development of entrepreneurial competences in students through experiential learning pedagogies by engaging them with the entrepreneurs in the entrepreneurs' habitats. This study analyses a novel pedagogical interaction which embraces the narrative aspects of entrepreneurial learning by encouraging…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Experiential Learning, Teaching Methods, Career Development
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Vivakaran, Mangala Vadivu; Maraimalai, Neelamalar – Gender and Education, 2017
The Constitution of India ensures equal treatment to all its citizens without any discrimination. On the contrary, the patriarchal roots of the Indian society have subjected women to experience severe inequalities. This has resulted in a wide gender gap, which has been perceived to affect all the facets of a woman's life. The field of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feminism, Social Media, Training
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Villasana, Marcia; Alcaraz-Rodríguez, Rafael; Alvarez, Mario Moisés – Gender and Education, 2016
The phenomenon of women engaging in entrepreneurship is expanding and becoming acknowledged as a valuable resource that must be institutionally and socially supported. Through entrepreneurship education, female students, as potential entrepreneurs, can develop and strengthen those skills and behaviours identified as characteristic of successful…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Females, Creativity, Risk Management
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Strachan, Glenn – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
An objective of the European Union's Entrepreneurship 2020 Action Plan is to address high levels of youth unemployment in Europe by promoting entrepreneurship. Implementing entrepreneurship education in schools, colleges and universities is one of three strategic interventions proposed by the Action Plan. Sustainable entrepreneurship is a…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Entrepreneurship, Sustainability, Minimum Competencies
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Zamani, Naser; Mohammadi, Maryam – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Developing entrepreneurial graduates is essential to the future of higher education and supply of quality human resources in developing countries. To address this issue in the agriculture sector, which is dominant in economic terms in most developing countries, an exploratory combined qualitative and quantitative research was conducted to…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Agricultural Education, Human Resources, Phenomenology
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Saukkonen, Juha – Journal of Educational Issues, 2017
The purpose of this research is to gain an understanding of the incidents, relationships and processes that support entrepreneurial students to become employees and entrepreneurs. Through a qualitative approach based on career history and projections written by the respondents, this study aims to shed light on the process of becoming an…
Descriptors: College Students, Career Development, Entrepreneurship, Qualitative Research
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