Enhancing Employability through Enterprise Education

Click here to view the HEA publication This HEA resource seeks to share, disseminate and encourage good practice in enterprise education across the disciplines. The case studies provided represent higher education providers (HEPs) across the UK and provide diverse and innovative approaches to addressing enterprise education at a discipline and university level.  Profiles of organisations … Read more

Guide to Entrepreneurship Education for 10-18 year olds

Guide for Educators This guide aims to showcase a selection of examples of inspiring practice. It highlights the enablers and the success factors of the examples, and provides contact details for more information. Available in 21 languages. Age group: 10-18 Subjects: Entrepreneurship Education Languages: 21 languages Provider: European Commission

Overview – Spain

1.- Encouraging Youth Entrepreneurship Spain is the country of entrepreneurs. The majority of town councils have programs or other specific services used for direction of entrepreneurs and offer them resources that they probably need.   There are economic aids as well for the promotion of entrepreneurship spirit and consolidation in all Spanish regions like institutions … Read more

Overview – France

Overview Entrepreneurship is the development of a business from the ground up — coming up with an idea and turning it into a profitable business. We live in a time of complexity, confusion and uncertainties (political, social and economical). It is becoming more and more difficult to predict the future. We want young people looking for … Read more

Overview – Greece

Summary of situation in Greece Encouraging youth entrepreneurship happens mostly through events, volunteering, organizations, programs and personal interest.   University cooperation is either small or very big, it depends on the university’s facilities and professors. Incubators and seed finance: Incubators should be working as accelerators, not just as spaces. There are many startups today, but few … Read more

Overview of research findings – UK

  Encouraging youth entrepreneurship We’ve found this to be one area that is particularly well promoted. There seems to be a very successful culture of bootcamps and roadshows specifically aimed at young entrepreneurs in further and higher education. Big Ideas Wales www.businesswales.gov.wales/bigideas/  works at a national level and covers everything from inspiration to launch. Also, … Read more

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