Are Your Students Entrepreneur-Ready? 21st Century Skills of Entrepreneurship



Individuals ages 20-34 comprise nearly 25% of the total new entrepreneurial activity in the United States. While many educational programs that support entrepreneurship focus on experience or simulations related to business, there are malleable skills that support student readiness for entrepreneurship that can be introduced and developed at the classroom level. Building from current research, Metiri Group has identified specific skills that are critical to developing a readiness for entrepreneurship in students. In this webinar, presented by the Developing 21st Century Skills in Next Generation Entrepreneurs community on, Cheryl Lemke, veteran educator and thought leader on 21st Century learning, showcased:

  • Five skills students need to develop a readiness for entrepreneurship
  • New thinking about how 21st Century Skills are related to entrepreneurship
  • How classroom teachers can integrate strategies that can support students in school and beyond

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Developing 21st Century Skills in Next Generation Entrepreneurs is a free professional learning community that provides educators with a research base and strategies for developing 21st Century skills essential for next-generation entrepreneurship. This program is sponsored by The Metiri Group.

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