Entrepreneurial education at Kvennaskólinn in Reykjavík, Iceland: Interview with Ásdís Ingólfsdóttir

The PEAT-EU team in Iceland recently spoke with Ásdís Ingólfsdóttir, teacher at Kvennaskólinn in Reykjavík, Iceland, about her experiences with entrepreneurship education. Ásdís has been teaching at Kvennaskólinn, colloquially referred to as “Kvennó”, since 2000. Kvennó is an upper-secondary school that offers programs in maths, sociology, and humanities. Ásdís has a very diverse background and[…]

EntreAssess featured in University Industry Innovation Network magazine

We’re excited to say that an article about our resources and tools for educators is featured in the current issue of the University Industry Innovation Network magazine! The magazine is handed out to over 450 university leaders, practitioners, CEOs, policymakers and academics at the University Industry Interaction Conference (this year it took place between 20 and[…]

Entrepreneurial or innovation, not just another “Buzz” word – thoughts from a teacher educator

The world about us I think it is fair to say that there are few people that will argue that the world as we know it is not only changing, but over the last years has changed almost beyond recognition. Explosions in technology, particularly digital technology, has meant that we live our lives differently. Social[…]

Skills-based assessment in Portugal

This group interview was conducted at Valnalon while a delegation of students from both schools were participating in a transnational learning experience under the umbrella of the EU-funded project ECOOPE, Youth Cooperative Entrepreneurship.   Hello, please introduce yourselves and your school… Hi, we are Fernanda Moreira and Margarida Barroso. We teach Geography and History respectively[…]

Popping up a shop

Real life experiences are all part of becoming entrepreneurial, but what does that feel like to a year 1/2 pupil (ISCED Level 1 equivalent)? How do they know a good idea from a weaker one and can they articulate their decisions? Craigfelen Primary School – an entrepreneurial school in a challenging area of Swansea Craigfelen[…]

Value creation pedagogy in praxis – learning from a Swedish primary school

Ulrica Skålberg and Lina Gustavsson are primary school teachers in Björlandagården, a municipal primary school in Gothenburg. The school has 420 pupils aged 6 to 12. They tell us how they use the LoopMe social learning media tool in their school. Tell us about applying the value creation pedagogy and using LoopMe in your school?[…]