Skills Evaluation Tool

What it is: SET (Skills Evaluation Tool) is a potent platform which enables measurement, evaluation and development of entrepreneurial competences. It allows, in a flexible and professional way, the assessment of skills development in entrepreneurial programmes. Students are the real protagonists in evaluation. They reflect upon their own diagnosis and set improvement compromises which are[…]

Self-report Questionnaires

What it is: Self-report questionnaires are the most common approach to assessing entrepreneurial or soft skills among both researchers and practitioners. How it works: Questionnaires typically ask respondents to integrate numerous observations of thoughts, feelings, or behaviour over a specified period of time ranging from “at this moment” to “in general”. Respondents read the statement,[…]

Empower yourself

What it is: Empower yourself (original in French: Valorise toi) is a self-assessment tool of skills acquired in the framework of volunteering in the French scouts’ movement (‘Scouts et Guides de France’). It translates skills acquired through scouting and volunteering into language appropriate for the job market. How it works: Empower yourself is a leaflet[…]


What it is: Octoskills is an application for mobile and the web for teachers and practitioners who aim to evaluate students’ entrepreneurial skills. It was developed by the Danish Foundation for Entrepreneurship based on the EU-funded ASTEE project (more below). How it works: The tool is used in primary, secondary and tertiary education to assess[…]

Enterprise catalyst

What it is: Enterprise catalyst is an online questionnaire with automatic algorithms to provide a detailed report to the user based on their results. The report is available to six different target audiences including schools, those in further or higher education, teachers and lecturers, employees, employers or business owners, and others (‘none of the groups[…]


What it is: A rubric is a coherent set of criteria for student’s work that includes descriptions of levels of performance quality on the criteria. The main purpose of rubrics is to assess performances, that is to say the things students would do, make, say or write. The rubric describes a performance, understood either as[…]

INNOENT Idea Evaluation Rubric

What it is: This is a tool for evaluation and/or situating the progress of ideas and inventions during the progression of innovation education and entrepreneurship education. It can be used online or as a pen and pencil rubric. How it works: The rubric is used by participants in workshops or courses in entrepreneurship education. The[…]

Personal Attributes

What it is: This tool is a sliding scale list for individuals to situate their preferred personal attributes. The tool is based on a rubric published in ‘The Idiot Teacher’ by Gerard Holmes (1952). How it works: The scale is predetermined by the teachers or leaders of the group. The number of attributes is up[…]

Assessment and Teaching of 21st Century Skills (ATC21S)

What it is: ATC21S is a system enabling formative assessment of Collaborative Problem Solving. ATC21S™ has been designed to support the development of social and cognitive skills needed to become a good collaborative problem solver. How it works: The system consists of four main components: Empirical progressions representing a typical pathway for Collaborative Problem Solving[…]