Sustaining entrepreneurship education in Hong Kong as a learning city through partnership building

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The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (Conference report, international conference on learning cities, October 21-23, Beijing, China, 2014) has promoted the idea of the learning city which highlights inclusive, lifelong learning and learning for and in the workplace as well as emphasizing quality and excellence in learning involving the use of modern technologies and the revitalization of learning in families and communities. In this chapter, we focus on the emergence and evolution of entrepreneurship education (EE) in Hong Kong, seen as a city region. In particular, we address the importance of partnerships and the participation of various stakeholders in providing quality learning opportunities. Very few studies have addressed the needs and approaches required for the continued delivery of EE programmes and activities in a sustainable way. After reviewing the literature relevant to EE, we draw on experience in Hong Kong to discuss how EE can be continued over a sustained period of time so as to create wider ranging impacts that match higher level objectives other than those at the individual level.




Wai-Mui Yu, C., & Chi-Kin Lee, J. (2017). Sustaining entrepreneurship education in Hong Kong as a learning city through partnership building. In Entrepreneurial Learning City Regions: Delivering on the UNESCO 2013, Beijing Declaration on Building Learning Cities (pp. 137–154). Springer International Publishing.

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