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Exam results ‘aren’t everything’ for future entrepreneurs, says Damian Hinds | Education

Good exam results are no guarantee of future success, the education secretary, Damian Hinds, has said, arguing that “drive and tenacity” and a greater tolerance for failure can encourage young people to be more entrepreneurial. Hinds’s comments came in an interview with the Guardian after he hosted a roundtable with …

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We need more female entrepreneurs. Universities can help create them | Alice Gast and Alexsis de Raadt St James | Education

Samuel Beckett’s “Try again. Fail again. Fail better” has inspired generations of entrepreneurs. But who gets to try, fail and fail again? Men. For a sector that thrives on disruptive ideas, the startup world is surprisingly regressive when it comes to funding female-led innovation. This is where universities can step …

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