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How to deliver quality entrepreneurial education at scale
by Simon Gifford - Thursday, 8 November 2018, 1:38 PM
 

How to deliver quality entrepreneurial education at scale



Entrepreneurial education at scale

 

Introduction

Entrepreneurial education (EE) for university students has never been more important and we hope that our last article on the subject left you convinced of this.

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Entrepreneurial education - a student right and a university obligation
by Simon Gifford - Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 5:36 PM
 

Should an entrepreneurial education be offered to all university students?

From the student perspective, the answer is certainly “yes”; and from the perspective of the institution the answer is probably a “yes” as well.

Entrepreneurial education


I need to start with a disclaimer: the last 6 years of my life have been...Read the rest of this topic
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Educating innovative societies
by Simon Gifford - Thursday, 11 October 2018, 4:23 PM
 
An excellent, inspiring and thought provoking discussion around education of innovative societies. It gives glimpses into the future of education.  Recorded on 19th September 2018.


Educating innovative societies


The discussion moves across a range of topics (see below), unsurprisingly given the diversity of the panel and ...Read the rest of this topic
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Education in 2030 - will it be different?
by Simon Gifford - Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 6:17 PM
 

The future of education

HolonIQ have just released their latest report on education in 2030

Future of education scenarios

The big picture: among thousands of responses gathered from over 50 countries, only 5% of respondents chose “Education-as-Usual” as their preferred scenario. However, on average the global cohort ...Read the rest of this topic
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Universities must allow "constructive failure"
by Simon Gifford - Thursday, 27 September 2018, 10:09 AM
 

Lino Guzzella

At the Times Higher Education World Summit,  heads of leading European and Asian universities have suggested that Universities must create an educational environment where “constructive failure” can flourish if they are to foster a culture of innovation,

Lino Guzzella, president of Switzerland’...

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Africa 2018 - call for participation
by Simon Gifford - Thursday, 20 September 2018, 4:23 PM
 


Call for participation in Africa 2018: a pan African virtual accelerator programme

Association of African Universities and Mashauri

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Mashauri have developed an online programme that teaches university students how to be an entrepreneur while they actually start a business. This form of experiential ...

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Startup resources: how to get users to try your product
by Simon Gifford - Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 6:40 PM
 

User experience


This question came up a few times in this weeks' office hours: how do we get a list of users to try your product and give you feedback?

Jesse Leimgruber from NeoReach put together the following ranked list of ~300 places you can submit your product at launch:https://docs.google....

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How can you succeed as a startup
by Simon Gifford - Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 5:08 PM
 

Sam Altman

We at Mashauri greatly admire Y Combinator (the San Francisco based accelerator - and in fact the first ever accelerator). They began a Startup School a few years ago and I would like to share this video from Sam recorded in 2017 where he talks about how you can succeed as a startup. We are ...

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Enterprise and entrepreneurship guidance
by Simon Gifford - Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 5:16 PM
 

Enterprise and entrepreneurship education guidance

This article gives you an overview of the excellent 2018 UK QAA Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Education Guidance and includes a free model that designs an entrepreneurial program for your university based on your specific requirements.

Mashauri entrepreneurship online

Executive ...

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How entrepreneurial is your university
by Simon Gifford - Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 5:13 PM
 

Developing an entrepreneurial mindset

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Developing an “entrepreneurial university” is becoming increasingly important to universities across the globe to impact on the success of their graduates and in positioning themselves in both the community and the market. The process of instilling an entrepreneurial mindset in ...

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