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Teach like an Entrepreneur: Bringing Entrepreneurship into the Classroom

European Institute of Innovation and Technology via FutureLearn


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.

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.

Taught by

Dana Redford

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    The course was very insightful and interactive. Any individual who would like to supplement their knowledge of entrepreneurship and how to facilitate entrepreneurship lessons could benefit from this course.

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