Professor Malcolm Hoare

Position: Visiting Professor of Enterprise Education in Schools

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Malcolm is Visiting Professor of Enterprise Education in Schools at the Institute of Education at the University of Derby.


Professional interests

Professional interests

Malcolm worked as a teacher in secondary schools for twenty-three years before moving into higher education, first at Durham University Business School (DUBS) before joining the Centre for Education and Industry (CEI) at the University of Warwick. Malcolm led a team that worked with schools across England, ensuring best use of the CEI Enterprise Education Quality Framework. He joined the University of Derby in April 2015.

Malcolm was a member of the team organising the high reflection panel for the European Commission on teacher training for enterprise and entrepreneurship for delegates from thirty European nations in Budapest in Spring 2011, Dublin in Autumn 2011 and Ljubljana in Summer 2012. Subsequent to these events, he contributed to the final report, ‘Budapest 2011 Agenda for teacher training for enterprise and entrepreneurship’, published in Autumn 2011.  Malcolm also worked on a Junior Achiever project, the Entrepreneurial School, an initiative which supports teacher development across Europe.

Malcolm served on the Advisory Group for Enterprise Education at the Department for Business Innovation and Skills. He is an expert adviser to Entrepreneurship 360, an initiative launched by OECD and the Directorates General Education and Culture and Enterprise at the European Commission. He was also a member of the advisory group working with Lord Young and Number 10 on the review of enterprise education in schools and colleges. He is an Adviser to the Enterprise Education Hub in Brussels and an Evaluator for the Finnish Education Evaluation Council in Helsinki. He is also working with the EU HEInnovate Entrepreneurial University project.



Recent publications

Moore, N., Sarah, A., Robinson, D. & Hoare, M. (2016). Young Enterprise: Evaluating the impact of the Team Programme. Derby: International Centre for Guidance Studies, University of Derby.

Hoare M. (2016)  Budapest revisited- an enterprise education agenda for change? Journal for Education, Teachers and Trainers

Ruskovaara E, Hoare M. Pihkala.T .(2015). Background paper on institutional guidance in promoting entrepreneurship in primary,secondary and vocational education and training. OECD

Hoare M. (2012). Enterprise Education – Developing a national agenda. In Huddleston P. and Stanley J. Work Related Learning – Teaching and Partnership. AbingdonRoutledge

Grewcock C, & Hoare, M. (2011)   ‘Developing a National Standard for Enterprise Education in England’;  Revista de Pedagogie,  Institut de Stiinte Ale Educatiei, Bucharest, Romania

Grewcock C, Hoare M. & Stagg P. (2010). National Standard for Enterprise Education in Schools. Warwick: Centre for Education and Industry.

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