Towards an 'enterprising' culture: a challenge for education and training


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Author: Ball, Colin

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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI)


This is the report of an OECD Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) project of enquiry directed at: (a) how young people can be enabled to develop employment initiatives and entrepreneurial skills as an important ingredient of their education and training; and (b) what changes are needed in educational curricula and school practices designed to strengthen young people's capacity to assume responsibility and initiative in a situation where labour markets and skill requirements are rapidly changing. The report contains concrete examples from 13 member countries where...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Skills and knowledge; Research; Policy; Management; Industry; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Case study; Educational research; Educational policy; Management development; Curriculum development; Enterprise; Educational practice

Geographic subjects: North America; Asia; Oceania; Europe; Australia; Canada; Ireland; Japan; Netherlands; Sweden; Great Britain; United States; Greece; Italy; France; Spain; Denmark

Published: Paris, France: OECD, 1989

Physical description: 117 p.

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Statement of responsibility: [Colin Ball]

Resource type: Book

Document number: TD/TNC 87.1799

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