The state of entrepreneurship education and training in
U.S. schools has
declined sharply, with a 2008 survey of experts rating it barely half as
good as it was in 2005.
The findings are part of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Special Report: A Global Perspective on Entrepreneurship Education and Training, released today at Babson College, the project's lead sponsor and co-founder.
GEM teams conduct surveys in 31 countries, polling a sample of people who are considered experts in some 10 areas including financial support for entrepreneurs, bureaucracy, and taxes, and, of course, education itself. The experts rate conditions such as whether the education system "encourages creativity, self-sufficiency and personal initiative," and whether it provides "adequate instruction in market economic principles."
To read the full, original article click on this link: GEM Report: U.S. Entrepreneurship Education Lags
Author: Courtney Rubin