Entrepreneurship and higher education: an employability perspective

This paper argues that entrepreneurship can be seen as a special form of employability. When universities and colleges promote employability, they are also promoting elements of entrepreneurship. However, if this is to lead to self-employment, more is needed. Students need to understand what it means to be self-employed, what sources of help are available and where the main pitfalls lie. Higher education already does something to meet these needs but provision is restricted and not, in practice, equally available to all students. The lack of systematic research in this area means that there is... Show more

Authors: Moreland, Neil

Published: York, England, Higher Education Academy, 2006

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 20 p.

Access item: http://hca.ltsn.ac.uk/resources/detail/employability/entrepreneurship_and_higher_education

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