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Anzisha Forum Workshop Series: Educators

The 2019 Anzisha Prize Forum focused on VYEs as agents of change in their societies. One of the events at the Forum included stakeholder workshops, which brought together key stakeholders to engage with the work that Anzisha is doing to promote youth entrepreneurship as a means of facilitating employment growth. The stakeholder groups included: Educators; Investors; Policy makers; Parents; VYEs; and Incubators.

This report summarizes discussions and lessons emerging from the Educator workshop. Key takeaways from the workshop included:

  • We need to equip teachers with the necessary skills to teach effectively.
  • We need to equip teachers with the necessary skills to teach effectively.
  • We need to equip teachers with the necessary skills to teach effectively.
  • Entrepreneurial skills should be inculcated across subjects at school.
  • Schools might consider partnering with local businesses – local businesses could benefit by giving back to the community and potentially expanding their customer bases, while students would be exposed to the realities of running a business.