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  • 14
    Oct

    The importance of teachers as mentors and role models for students

    Juergen Siebel, Head of International Business, Siemens Professional Education

    The European Commission has said that every young person should have a practical entrepreneurial experience before they finish school. As entrepreneurship education is yet to be embedded in the national education strategy of each member nation we need to look at teachers as important crusaders for this important objective.

  • 01
    Oct

    Entrepreneurship education in South East Europe and Turkey

    Thomas Farnell, Entrepreneurial Learning Expert, South East European Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (SEECEL)

    Despite significant political, economic and social challenges, the EU’s pre-accession countries of South East Europe (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kosovo*, Montenegro and Serbia) and Turkey have begun to address entrepreneurship education systematically, including through regional cooperation and peer learning. And some countries are already achieving inspiring results.

  • 29
    Sep

    Bridging the skills gap with entrepreneurship education

    Martina DLABAJOVÁ, Member of the European Parliament

    Many people might think that entrepreneurship is only about setting up one's own company. This is not so much the truth. It is also about the citizen's mind-set to act actively in an ever changing world which beside opportunities brings also many threats. Of course, we all are not meant to be entrepreneurs, but we need to acquire an entrepreneurial spirit, an entrepreneurial attitude towards crucial choices in our lives.

  • 15
    Sep

    Entrepreneurial Learning: formal vs. in- and non-formal education and training

    Professor Dr. Radmil Polenakovikj, Business Start-up Centre, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University

    "Entrepreneurship and Innovation is for all" - This is my motto.

    Entrepreneurs are made, not born. It is true that not everybody has the same entrepreneurial spirit, some people are more entrepreneurial than others.

  • 08
    Sep

    Why is entrepreneurship so important in education

    Manfred Polzin, Senior Policy Advisor International Affairs, EUproVET

    How to ensure that education delivers the right skills for the labour market and the growth of entrepreneurship, while delivering support to young people to secure their economic future and enable businesses to grow and create new jobs. Can we learn entrepreneurship and why is it so important?

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