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Course introduction and welcome

In this video, comparison is made between entrepreneurship cultures in the US and Europe.

In this welcome video, course goals and objectives are confirmed alongside learning objectives for each of the four course weeks.

This course is designed to help enhance and develop your competence as an educator and to provide the tools, insights and perspectives needed for successfully designing and delivering entrepreneurship education regardless of the subject area or learning settings that you teach in.

Firstly, this course will focus on what entrepreneurship entails and on types of entrepreneurial behaviour. We’ll then look at why entrepreneurship is important, highlighting the value and significance of culture and confirming why it is important to address the fear of failure. Your improved knowledge and understanding will be complemented by insights into existing tools and resources that can be used to facilitate teaching and by opportunities to consider how your own lesson plans might be adapted with a view to putting these new ideas into practice.

Meet your Lead Educator

Professor Dana Redford is Founder and President of the Policy Experimentation and Evaluation Platform (PEEP), an NGO that supports evidence-based policymaking in education reform and economic development. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Institute of European Studies, at the University of California-Berkeley.

Professor Redford works on innovation, entrepreneurship and climate change and coordinated the largest policy experimentation project on entrepreneurship in EU schools. He has worked as an expert for the European Commission, the OECD, the United Nations and various European and African governments as well as starting four companies in three continents.

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