FOSTERING ENTERPRENUERSHIP AT HIGH SCHOOLS: A CASE OF RURAL AREAS IN VOJVODINA (SERBIA)

  • Slavica Otović, MSc General hospital Vrbas
  • Dunja Demirović, PhD University Business Academy in Novi Sad, Faculty of Economics and Engineering Management in Novi Sad
  • Kristina Košić, PhD University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Geography, Tourism and Hotel Management, Novi Sad
  • Aleksandra Vujko, PhD Novi Sad Business School

Abstract

An early entrepreneurial education has a positive influence on decisions of young people to engage in entrepreneurial activities. Long term unemployment among young people is a characteristic of Republic of Serbia. The youth unemployment can be decreased by directing and encouraging young people to start their own businesses, but shaping the entrepreneurial aspirations should take primacy. These aspirations must be founded on knowledge, skills, social involvement and networking. Educational system should be adjusted to follow economic and market shifts. In this paper, research was conducted in four high schools in rural municipalities of Autonomous Province of Vojvodina. The pupils were given a questioner regarding their entrepreneurial aspirations. Based on the collected data, measures for altering and complementing curriculums in high schools can be designed. Early entrepreneurial education is helping young population to build their careers on realistic grounds and compatible with ongoing global trends.

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Published
2017-12-20
How to Cite
OTOVIĆ, Slavica et al. FOSTERING ENTERPRENUERSHIP AT HIGH SCHOOLS: A CASE OF RURAL AREAS IN VOJVODINA (SERBIA). Economics of Agriculture, [S.l.], v. 64, n. 4, p. 1523-1535, dec. 2017. ISSN 2334-8453. Available at: <http://ea.bg.ac.rs/index.php/EA/article/view/48>. Date accessed: 28 sep. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.5937/ekoPolj1704523O.
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