Creativity and Innovation

Preconditions for Entrepreneurial Education

Edited by: Kjell Skogen, Jarle Sjøvoll

Innovation is the successful realization of new ideas. Creativity is the sine qua non of innovation. This book presents different challenges and opportunities using educational entrepreneurship as a strategy for promoting creativity and innovation in education. It contains selected contributions from the Nordic Entrepreneurship Conference 2008. The book see educational entrepreneurship as a key factor in the development of personal, occupational, entrepreneurial, and social competences. The topics reviewed include: strategies for innovation in schools * user-oriented designs for innovative methods in an educational context * educational entrepreneurship as an ideal and philosophy for learning * teachers' ideas about educational entrepreneurship * the status and perception of educational entrepreneurship in the political arena * entrepreneurial identity among young people in sparsely populated areas * entrepreneurship in the perspective of a post-modern paradigm * young enterprises as a learning arena * the growth of the entrepreneurial school * management of entrepreneurship.

221 pages

Publication Date: 3/1/2010
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9788251925242