Published: 27th Jun 2018

Dr Richard Hull leads the MA in Social Entrepreneurship at Goldsmiths University, South London. Goldsmiths offers one of the few graduate programmes in the world dedicated entirely to the study of social entrepreneurship. He met Thomas Barrett in London to discuss the teaching of business and how social enterprises are changing the world. Why is the UK a good place to study social entrepreneurship? In England, the Blair government and then Cameron’s were very supportive of social enterprises, but a lot of people saw their support as a backdoor way of hiving off parts of the public sector, so it’s been a rocky road. It’s definitely one of the most interesting places in the world to do social enterprise and that’s why a lot of my students come here to study rather than in the US or Europe. Scotland has a strong ecosystem of support. They have themed networks for social enterprises … (To read the full article, subscribe below)