United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

UNITWIN Network for Entrepreneurial Education (887), established in 2010 at the University of Strathclyde (STRATH) (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

Fields / Disciplines

Entrepreneurial Education.

Objectives

The UNITWIN Network for Entrepreneurial Education aims to:

  • establish a new, or strengthen an existing, Centre for Entrepreneurial Education in each of the partner institutions
  • build capacity in these sister Centres for Entrepreneurial Education by developing a Community of Practice of trainers and researchersfacilitate Scottish-African and inter-African transfer of knowledge and sharing of good practice in entrepreneurial  education.

The UNITWIN Network for Entrepreneurial Education will support the design and delivery of entrepreneurial education in schools and communities in the partner countries through the TTEACH Programme, Teachers Teaching Entrepreneurship to African Children and Communities.

The TTEACH Programme has been developed by the University of Strathclyde in collaboration with partners and stakeholders from Zambia, Tanzania and Malawi. The TTEACH Programme is based on the Scottish model’s entrepreneurial approach to teaching and learning, where entrepreneurial education is viewed as an approach to teaching and learning as well as a subject in itself.

Members

University of Zambia (UNZA), Faculty of Education (Zambia)

University of Dar es Salaam (UDEC), Entrepreneurship Centre (Tanzania)

University of Malawi (UoM),  Faculty of Education (Malawi)

Host Institution

University of Strathclyde (STRATH), Faculty of Education, Centre for Enterprise, Career Development and  Work (U.K.)

UNESCO Sector / Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Education

Contact

Prof. Fiona Young, International Programmes Officer

Research & Knowledge Exchange Services

University of Strathclyde

E-mail address: fiona.young(at)strath.ac.uk

Work Phone: +44 (0)141 548 4854

Fax + 44 (0)141 552 4409

50 George St

Glasgow

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