EDHE Entrepreneurship Learning and Teaching Excellence Awards

Entries open  1 to 30 June 2022

The newly established EDHE Entrepreneurship Learning and Teaching Excellence Awards across disciplines will be based on the presentation of a case study in entrepreneurship learning and teaching. These awards are intended to promote creative thinking in all facets of entrepreneurial education. Effective and relevant teaching can greatly benefit students and contribute to the greater culture of institutions. The awards will be presented at the EDHE Awards in November 2022.

Round 1 – Submit Your Abstract

General Enquiries

The Application Process

Round 1

Applicants wishing to participate in the awards must be affiliated to a South African Private or Public Higher Education Institution (universities) and must submit a 300-word abstract of a module or course from any discipline at their institution.  See more information below.

Call for abstracts:  1 to 30 June 2022

Submit Your Abstract Here

Round 2

Submitted abstracts will be adjudicated and shortlisted. The successful applicants selected into Round 2 will be required to draft a 3 000- word case study describing their programme and its outcomes. The submitted case studies will be double-blind peer-reviewed by an expert panel during October.

Round 3

During Round 3 the top finalists will be invited to deliver a 10-minute presentation to a panel of judges prior to the annual EDHE Awards event.

Dates to follow.

Round 1

All Round 1 submissions must include a structured abstract describing their entrepreneurship module/course, following the format outlined below. The abstract should not exceed 300 words, including keywords. These six sub-headings and their accompanying explanations must be included:

  1. The title of the module/course, including the targeted entrepreneurs
  2. Purpose of the module/course or initiative for the targeted audience
  3. What problem(s) is this module/course trying to address?
  4. The criteria used to screen applicants/youth entrepreneurs (if any)
  5. Strategies to encourage the inclusion of diverse candidates (if any)
  6. The infrastructure/support provided by the institution.