Entrepreneurship Education
Elinkeino-, liikenne- ja ympäristökeskus
kuva kuvitetusta kompassista in Northern Ostrobothnia
Vipuvoimaa EU:lta 2014-2020 Euroopan unioni - Euroopan sosiaalirahasto

Kuvitus kristalleista

Basic education, grades 0-6 

In basic education, entrepreneurship education focuses on the following factors: social, economic and working life skills and knowledge, co-operation, entrepreneurship and initiative, responsibility, innovation and creativity and self-knowledge.

Entrepreneurial and working life skills

  1. Supporting the students’ search for their own strengths via positive and encouraging evaluation.
  2. Practicing different working life skills in groups. The students evaluate their own work as well as that of the group.
  3. Getting to know how society works by also organising teaching at workplaces, companies and volunteer organisations.
  1. Reinforcing the students’ understanding of the significance of the economy from both a personal and social perspective.
  2. Enabling the students’ independent activity at the school in event planning, for example.
  3. Developing the students’ broad knowledge with long-lasting and multidisciplinary learning modules.

Learning environments and methods

  1. Setting learner-oriented learning goals. The students participate in the planning and evaluation of the activities.
  2. The teaching methods involve pedagogy which inspires the future and versatile learning methods such as phenomenon-based learning or project learning.
  3. Multidisciplinary learning modules, theme days and projects that are developed and realised among multiple school classes and together with entrepreneurship education partners.
  1. Co-operation between different levels of education. Workshops and visits led by students.
  2. Practicing international co-operation in different ways.
  3. All sixth graders participate in the Corporate Village learning module that focuses on working life, entrepreneurship and the economy.