World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Learners by Youg Zhao

We Don’t Teach Entrepreneurship.

  • In many parts of the world where change is most urgently needed, governments are likely to be a part of the problem. Institutions structured to work through national governments face serious handicaps.
  • The missing link is an entrepreneurial mindset—a critical mix of success-oriented attitudes of initiative, intelligent risk-taking, collaboration, and opportunity recognition. Why is the entrepreneurial mindset missing in our society in general and among our youth in particular?
  • A logical answer seems to be that our schools don’t teach entrepreneurship. Some poorly implemented, standardized, required entrepreneurship education course could even do damage. Our education system is designed to turn out ‘good employees,’ not ‘good entrepreneurs. Tony Wager also observed that the longer our children are in school, the less curious they become.
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