We are focusing on four main areas of work, each of which plays a fundamental role in higher education and its transformation. These are digitalization, entrepreneurship, social impact and WELLBEING.



Calendar  SEPT 28 - 6:00pm CEST (Madrid Time)

Marina Kim, Co-founder of AshokaU will have an enlightening conversation with David Martín, Director of Entrepreneurship, Competences and Social Commitment at UCJC, about the challenges of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in transforming themselves at all levels, to become entrepreneurial and innovative learning ecosystems. In this interview, David and Marina will share their experiential knowledge, answering key questions like:

Why and how to transform HEIs at all levels?

How to create entrepreneurial and innovative learning ecosystems & collaboration?

Why and how to foster student leadership?


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Do you see a need for change in higher education to fit into the third millennium?

Do you think entrepreneurship is one of the keys to higher education in the future?


Want to know more? Here we provide additional material related to this track.

Becoming a Changemaker Institution

Evaluating Changemaker Education: A Practitioner’s Guide

Preparing Students For a Rapidly Changing World

Changemaker Institutions

Curriculum Guide

EntreComp: The Entrepreneurship Competence Framework

The Future of Skills: Employment in 2030

Key competences for lifelong learning

Future of Education and Skills 2030

Education 2030: Key Competencies for the future, OECD

PISA 2018 Global Competence

The Future of Jobs Report 2018

Social innovation education: towards a framework for learning design

Social Entrepreneurship Education Resource Handbook

Skills for a changing world: Advancing quality learning for vibrant societies

Enterprise and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education

These 7 TED Talks Demonstrate The Relationship Between Education And Entrepreneu

Entrepreneurship education: an oxymoron?

Entrepreneurship Education is a Human Right

The Next Era Of Education: Why entrepreneurship needs to be taught in high schoo

Bioeconomy based on Scientific Research and Entrepreneurship

Creativity, entrepreneurship and happiness

Ingredients for a High Education change

Entrepreneurship competence for society and schools in time of crisis

A systematic bibliographic review


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