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Action Plan for Entrepreneurship in Education and Training from compulsory school to higher education 2009–2014

 

Action Plan for Entrepreneurship in Education and Training from compulsory school to higher education 2009- 2014 - 2014: Ministry of Education and Research - Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development - Ministry of Trade and Industry.

Short Description

It is today’s pupils and students that will create the values and workplaces of the future. In Report to the Storting (White Paper) no. 44 (2008-2009) Education Strategy, the Government proposes measures designed to make education more realistic and practical to ensure a population which is flexible and well-qualified for working life. Strengthening a culture for entrepreneurship and collaboration between education and training and working life are
essential measures to achieve this end.

See the Opportunities and Make them Work – strategy for entrepreneurship in education and training was launched in 2004 and revised in 2006 in connection with the implementation of the Knowledge Promotion. The strategy’s implementation period lapsed in 2008. The plan was evaluated in 2008. The results of the evaluation indicated among other things a marked increase in the number of pupils and students that have taken part in different types of entrepreneurship training, especially in primary and secondary education. Norway was the first country to present a national strategy for entrepreneurship in education and training, for which there has also been international acclaim.

The cross-ministerial collaboration has been given a lot of positive attention and also forms the framework for work on this Action Plan. In addition the evaluation concluded that it is necessary to expand efforts in a number of areas so as to promote entrepreneurship in teaching and learning on all levels. This Action Plan for Entrepreneurship in Education and Training places emphasis on higher education. We must develop an education system that
to a greater degree gives the pupils and students of today knowledge and skills adapted to the challenges of the future.

The objective of the Plan is to strengthen the quality of and the scope of entrepreneurship education and training at all levels and areas of the education system. Internationally Norway shall be a leading force when it comes to entrepreneurship in education and training.

Country

Norway

Institution

Ministry of Education and Research - Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development - Ministry of Trade and Industry

Type of document

Policy Document

Year published

2014

Key words

Entrepreneurship education, Entrepreneurship training, strategy for entrepreneurship, all levels and areas of the education system.

Files for download:

Action Plan for Entrepreneurship in Education and Training 2009-2014.pdf / 761kB
The first Norwegian strategy plan on Entrepreneurship Education 2004- 2008.pdf / 282kB
EE in Norway - English summary of the evaluation of the strategy.pdf / 433kB
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY evaluation of the plan 2004 - 2008.pdf / 305kB

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