The Edupreneurial Pivot

Entrepreneurial Mindset for Schools!

A profound culture of change must replace the fixity of regulations, the planning and repetition routines.

A bottom-up approach led by teachers and school principals can transform school culture more surely than the top-down approach that is now far from being successful given the changes the world is facing.

The Edupreneurial Mindset is intended for all actors of education and reinforces their raison d'être, as well as their ability to act autonomously in the place where they are, with the aim of solving the problems that they meet.

Becoming edupreneurial means questionning the stagnation induced by the institutional cultures in place. in order to become the entrepreneur of the school action and continue to always challenge the status quo.

Actors of education can rightly feel entitled to find new combinations of the fundamental elements: students, programs, time, space, didactic resources and the possibilities of technology.

The actors of education have the opportunity, the right and the moral obligation to prefer approaches that create value for their students. The students' investment is in fact favored by an education that proves capable to meet their needs, to help them overcome their difficulties, perhaps to exceed their expectations.

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Portraits of Edupreneurial Principals and Teachers

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Burning questions

Technology does not move schools, because schools do not see the necessity to move

A 2019 study by Education Weekshows that elementary and secondary school teachers are skeptical that technology can transform public schools or dramatically transform teaching and learning.* In Geneva, Switzerland, Ecole […]

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Why is Entrepreneurial Mindset different from Entrepreneurship ?

The tremendous success of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, such as Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk, has popularized the idea of ​​a form of success based on a […]

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Where to look to find the origin of the teachers misconfort ?

In Créteil, France, in October 2018, a student threatened his teacher with a dummy weapon. The act is obviously unacceptable and must be denounced as such. Reactions are very revealing. […]

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The Birth of Edupreneurial Pivot

In the spring of 2017, Dominique Bourqui worked as a coach in the program “Graines d’Entrepreneurs” (a Swiss entrepreneurship and innovation program for 10 to 18 years old schoolchildren, partner […]

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