Africa has been noted for its entrepreneurship culture and potential. Still the lack of clarity of the concept and a weak policy environment are inhibiting a total embrace by higher education institutions on the continent
In recent years increased attention has been paid to the link between the attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and Entrepreneurship. Here, Professor David A. Kirby considers the implications for Entrepreneurship Education based on early research he undertook at the University of Surrey.
By David Kirby
07 Sep 2020
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It takes a village to bring up a child, and an all-institutional effort to encourage third mission. Austria’s approach to promoting universities ‘roles beyond education and research has limitation on several levels. Can Germany’s more centralised government-backed model help? Here, we outline why the establishment of stand-alone transfer centers are just a drop in the ocean.
Indian universities that aim at producing social impact will face various challenges in funding, student expectations, student admission, academics perception, and university governance. Understanding these challenges is important before any viable strategy can be developed and implemented.
Entrepreneurial education is in trend and fashion, yet many implementation challenges it faces stem from biases and misconceptions of educators and society. Admitting this fact opens a way to solutions.
The traditional ‘big number’ approach to measuring economic impact is out of step with what places need from their universities. As a result, improvements in engagement are difficult to analyse, plan and implement.