INTEGRATION OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP INTO HIGHER EDUCATION (EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES) IN LITHUANIA AND LATVIA: FOCUS ON THE ASSSESMENT OF EDUCATIONAL PROCESS

Julija Melnikova, Jeļena Zaščerinska

Abstract


The purpose of this article is to highlight the aspects of integration of entrepreneurship into higher education (Educational sciences) in Lithuania and Latvia with the focus on the educational process. The article provides a theoretical insight on main concepts in entrepreneurship covering the aspect of challenges of entrepreneurial teaching and learning in higher education institution (HEI). Approaches and methods used to support entrepreneurial teaching and learning in higher education are introduced as well. As the result, the theoretical model for the assessment of the effectiveness of educational process with respect to entrepreneurship is designed and the criteria for its analysis are provided. The implications of the article could be useful for university educators, who seek to educate students most effectively with a real intention to become entrepreneurs.

Keywords


entrepreneurship; educational process; higher education; Educational sciences;

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17770/iss2017.3042

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