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Teach like an Entrepreneur: Bringing Entrepreneurship into the Classroom

Learn how to teach entrepreneurial skills, inspire young people and transform teaching and learning to become more entrepreneurial

Teach like an Entrepreneur: Bringing Entrepreneurship into the Classroom
  • Duration4 weeks
  • Weekly study4 hours
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Learn about different types of entrepreneurship

On this course, you’ll distinguish between different types of entrepreneurship, learn the value of entrepreneurial competences for individuals and society and align these with subject-specific learning in STEM.

You’ll come away able to embed entrepreneurial activities in your teaching through experiential learning techniques and challenge-based resources.

Recognise the value of entrepreneurship education

Educators are increasingly being encouraged to create curricula that are relevant in a changing world, while also improving student motivation and retention.

On this course, you’ll discover how entrepreneurial learning can create empowering educational environments that give students the opportunity to put ideas into action.

Encourage entrepreneurial mindsets and skill sets in students

You’ll develop a shared definition of entrepreneurship, understand key entrepreneurial competences and discover new methods and approaches for teaching creativity and entrepreneurship in the classroom.

You’ll evaluate and celebrate success and reflect on opportunities for collaboration and learning beyond the classroom.

Explore entrepreneurship education alongside an expert

Learning from internationally recognised entrepreneurship expert Professor Dana Redford, you’ll emerge able to embed entrepreneurial learning activities, design lesson plans, and put your learning into practical educational action.

What topics will you cover?

  • What are Entrepreneurial Competences?
  • Entrepreneurial Mindsets: Overcoming the Fear of Failure
  • Entrepreneurial Skill Sets: Tools and Techniques
  • Entrepreneurial Teaching: Putting Learning into Action

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for teachers that are looking to inspire young people and transform teaching and learning to become more entrepreneurial. While designed for secondary education teachers in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM subjects), the course may also be of interest to other professionals seeking to encourage entrepreneurial behaviour in their students.

Who will you learn with?

President of PEEP, an NGO supporting evidence-based policymaking in education and economic development, Senior Fellow at the Institute of European Studies, UC-Berkeley & global entrepreneurship expert

Who developed the course?

EIT RawMaterials

Initiated and funded by the EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology), a body of the European Union, EIT RawMaterials is the largest European raw materials partnership.

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