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Pedagogy for Entrepreneurship

By Omar Javaid

The idea of entrepreneurship being a viable, lucrative and possible career option is being promoted all across the country keeping in view the economic challenges such as unemployment; the untapped opportunities & potential we have.

The system of education which the country has been following up till now was developed & perfected to meet the requirements of a very different kind of circumstances. 2013 TED prize winner and renowned educationist Sugata Mitra explains it as a perfect system to produce managers for a Weberian style bureaucratic machinery which in fact still exists, but perhaps not for so long. The graduating students were/are considered as standardized 'products' as if they were coming out of an assembly line. Renowned educationist and thinkers like Sir Ken Robinson, Noam Chomsky, Seth Godin, and futurist Alvin Tofler has compared the traditional design of education system with the design of a factory intended to transform students into subservient beings who submits themselves to the rules of the organization and authority, who are void of any critical thinking, have identical dialects, who largely thinks and stays within the box and are afraid of experimentation and making mistakes or take risks.

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