Author: Aida L. Velasco, D.B.A.
Volume 22 Page 1-4


This study presents the current state of entrepreneurship education in the Philippines. The status of
entrepreneurship education is evaluated through the analysis of entrepreneurship education curricula
and practices in the Philippines and to suggest policy measures in the promotion, development and
creation, growth, and sustainability of more entrepreneurial undertaking. Entrepreneurship education
in the Philippines is heavily focused on the development of entrepreneurs in terms of encouraging
start-ups. However, there is lack of focus in developing creativity and innovation as a mindset of
the student in the formal education system. There is also minimal support from the academe and
industry to aid nascent entrepreneurial undertaking to grow and sustain the business.