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Entrepreneurial Education, Its Unique and Novel Contribution to Education


Entrepreneurship is undeniably an action-oriented, emotional, team-based, and interdisciplinary human activity. As the common acronym YCDBSOYA implies, you cannot do business sitting on your armchair. The face value and contribution to education more broadly of an entrepreneurial approach might therefore seem significant and unique. But education has for centuries been inundated with a constant stream of ideas on how to make students more active, collaborative, and engaged in their learning. Countless approaches have been proposed that let students take action to do authentic things in groups, aiming to awake their inner desire to learn. It is thus not easy to articulate or substantiate the contribution of entrepreneurial approaches to education.

Therefore, the main question asked here is: What is the unique and novel contribution to general education of an entrepreneurial education approach? Increased clarity on this issue could remedy some of the frequent confusion in...

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Lackéus, M. (2020). Entrepreneurial Education, Its Unique and Novel Contribution to Education. In: Peters, M., Heraud, R. (eds) Encyclopedia of Educational Innovation. Springer, Singapore.

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