Entrepreneurship Curricula and Instruction: Lesson learned from the United States

  • Nisa Novia Avien Christy Technological and Vocational Education Department, Humanities and Applied Science College National Yunlin University of Science and Technology 123 University Road, Section 3, Douliu City, Yunlin County 64002, Taiwan.
  • Suryaneta Suryaneta Institut Teknologi Sumatera
Keywords: curricula, entrepreneurship education, the United States, unemployment


The higher rate of Indonesian unemployment than western countries has become an urgent issue that must be addressed immediately. One of the primary reasons is the entrepreneurial shortcomings of Indonesians. This study is conducted to synthetically analyze the empirical experiences of enhancing entrepreneurship in the United States as one of successful western countries. This further understanding will be transformed and applied to Indonesian universities and societies. This study uses literature analysis approaches to find references to relevant theory with the hope that researchers can in-depth understand the experiences and the significant factors facilitating entrepreneurship in the United States. At the end of the study, the authors conclude that entrepreneurship's success in the United States is due to central government support for entrepreneurship. Therefore, the success of entrepreneurship in the United States that can be applied in Indonesia, such as: (1) the Indonesian government must endeavor to oblige all universities in Indonesia to provide entrepreneurship classes, (2) promote entrepreneurship education and make entrepreneurship a priority, (3) implementing entrepreneurship in educational curricula at all levels, starting with preschool; (4) providing educational scholarship facilities for economic and business actors to become entrepreneurs, and (5) providing (people's business credit) with low interest for business.


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Author Biography

Nisa Novia Avien Christy, Technological and Vocational Education Department, Humanities and Applied Science College National Yunlin University of Science and Technology 123 University Road, Section 3, Douliu City, Yunlin County 64002, Taiwan.

Nisa Novia Avien Christy is a PhD student in Technological and Vocational Education Department, Humanities and Applied Science College National Yunlin University of Science and Technology 123 University Road, Section 3, Douliu City, Yunlin County 64002, Taiwan.


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How to Cite
Christy, N., & Suryaneta, S. (2022, January 31). Entrepreneurship Curricula and Instruction: Lesson learned from the United States. Acitya: Journal of Teaching and Education, 4(1), 124-138. DOI: https://doi.org/10.30650/ajte.v4i1.3201
Curriculum Development, Teacher Education, ICT and Learning Media