Over the past few weeks, I’ve collected links that make clear the need for education programs that encourage young people to become more enterprising. Our work here at Life Well Spent puts into practice some of the ideas that have been written about, and it’s nice to know that our work is part of a broader effort to generate learning spaces that aim to develop the skills required to thrive in the 21st century.
Stanford’s Social Innovation Review talks about the role of schools in developing enterprising students.
The Next 36 is developing Entrepreneurial Leaders at the college and university level.
The New York Times reports that coaching is a cost-effective way to help undergraduates succeed in university.
The Globe and Mail reports that 3/4 of high school students report anxiety when thinking about their future, and that there exists a need to help students manage pressures associated with decision-making.