Entrepreneurship Education And Research: Emerging Trends And Concerns
Entrepreneurship has gained much prominence in both developed nations and developing nations and has thus created higher demand for entrepreneurship education. There is increasing emphasis on education as a way to eradicate poverty and entrepreneurship as a catalyst for economic development by many nations around the world. In tandem, entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship education have been the focus of researchers, educators as well as public and private bodies. This paper explores the initiatives in entrepreneurship education in various parts of the world through content analysis of journal articles and websites on the subject in order to identify emerging trends and concerns. It describes efforts at the national and international levels to produce entrepreneurs and enhanced entrepreneurship training in countries such as China, , South Africa, Ireland and Malaysia. In the conclusion, observations of changes in trends are discussed. The paper aims to contribute to the understanding of entrepreneurship education and training and is especially relevant in the area of course design
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