Latest News: Sir Richard Branson – The teaching methods in school are of the 19th Century

eLearningworld News from UK The founder of Virgin sir Richard Branson said to the Mail on Sunday that it is time to get schools up to date and finally remove the 19th Century pedagogy. One part of such a development is to increase the amount of entrepreneurship education in order …

Latest News: Indian universities producing CEOs for largest Western companies

eLearningworld News from India What has Microsoft, Nokia, Mastercard and Pepsi in common? The answer is that they are all run by people with degrees from Indian Universities. For instance, Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft and Rajeev Suri, CEO of Nokia have both degrees from Manipal Institute of Technology. Now …

Latest News: SMEs make best use of EU research funding for ICT

eLearningworld News from EU Innovation Radar survey shows that 41% of all organizations behind high potential innovations that is receiving EU research funding are small- and medium-sized enterprises. Despite that SMEs only accounting for 14% of the total funding. The survey also shows that when taking innovations to the market. …

Latest News: EU Committee of the Regions looking for pioneering regions

eLearningworld News from EU The President of EU Committee of the Regions, Markku Markkula, call for an improved strategy for regional development. He writes: “Lifelong learning and digitalization are the cornerstones of this change in mind-set towards entrepreneurship and innovation.” The European regions can play a vital role for change …

Latest News: eLearning Conference to improve Entrepreneurship

eLearningworld News from Africa Africa’s leading learning and technology conference is taking place in Ethiopia next month and is celebrating its tenth anniversary. The conference that is co-organised by the African Union will have a special focus on the learning technology’s role in being a growing ground for entrepreneurial skills. …

Entrepreneurial spirit into the school system Part 1

Global Education Initiative leads the way Entrepreneurship involves individual’s ability to convert ideas to functional services and products, and further to market success. These characteristics demand high-level of creativity and self-esteem. This is also the starting-point of the study Educating the Next Wave of Entrepreneurs: Unlocking Entrepreneurial Capabilities to Meet …