Social Entrepreneurship Course is Now Live

Social Entrepreneurship is here! We are proud to announce that we have created a new social entrepreneurship course, and it is ready to set up for January classes. If you already teach entrepreneurship, you know that social entrepreneurship is a hot topic. Everywhere you look there are articles, papers, reports, and more about how social entrepreneurship […]

It’s OK if entrepreneurship isn’t for you!

It’s an interesting phenomenon when new startups are declining, yet there is a dramatic rise in entrepreneurship education and discussion.  What’s happening between the increase in people learning about entrepreneurship, and the decrease in people actually DOING entrepreneurship? Obviously, there could be lots of reasons that these two figures are diverging.  Maybe we just need to […]

Streamlining the Path to Success: Entrepreneur Education Undergoes Curriculum Analysis

I recently attended a conference about entrepreneur education. One of the more interesting topics covered was about a survey being undertaken on what subject matter should be taught to entrepreneurship students. You might be thinking, “But doesn’t that curriculum already exist?” Well, yes … and no. A curriculum in search of consensus Here’s the challenge: […]

Learning without Loose Ends: Pursuing a Learning Integration Breakthrough

I just wanted to alert you to another new initiative underway at Venture Highway. As more (probably now most) secondary schools and colleges adopt software to support Learning Management Systems (LMS) like Blackboard, a familiar challenge has cropped up: getting the various systems currently in use to talk with each other. At Venture Highway, we’re […]

Making the Grade in Entrepreneur Education: How Badges Work

In our previous post, we introduced the idea of measuring student accomplishments in entrepreneurship education through badges rather than traditional grades. Badges are earned as students accumulate points by completing a set of defined activities, each related directly to course subject matter. Instead of passing a course by taking tests, students choose from a menu […]