Start date: 1st March 2020
End date: 30th June 2020
This workpackage will identify how research skills can be developed in different sectors and educational contexts.  It will explore how research skills can be integrated into existing entrepreneurial programs. To do this it will interview SMEs in various sectors regarding how they applied the research skills. It will also conduct a content analysis of existing entrepreneurship programs and interview VET providers about how research skills can be integrated. From this it will develop a report to guide VET providers and SMEs on how to develop research skills in learners in their organisations.
Published output: A report entitled ‘Integrating practical research skills into entrepreneurship educatio’ will be released on the 30th June 2020. This will summarise the results of the workpackage provide a guidance document for those wishing to develop research skills in their organisation.