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  • 04
    May

    Developments in Entrepreneurship

    Simone Baldassarri, Policy Officer for DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

    Having been working at European level for a number of years already to promote entrepreneurship education, we can see that things are slowly but constantly moving. Most countries in Europe have significantly increased their efforts in the area of entrepreneurship education.

  • 20
    Apr

    Entrepreneurship education - can we make the leap?

    Caroline Jenner, CEO of JA Europe

    Young people today can spend 20 years in a classroom. As the pace of change outside those walls increases exponentially, the more important it is to ensure that schools and universities are spaces that are in constant interaction with the community outside. Kris Peeters, Deputy Prime Minister for Belgium, on the occasion of the European Youth Forum plenary on April 17th, spoke of the critical importance of entrepreneurship as a career path and what should be an “osmosis” between education and employment rather than a “leap”.

  • 12
    Apr

    Entrepreneurship education is a powerful tool in development aid

    Jarle Tømmerbakke, Senior Advisor to JA Europe

    One of the most effective instruments in order to create more businesses and more jobs is if students can try it before leaving school. We have seen this through several European research projects, and lately in similar research in Africa.

  • 15
    Mar

    6 Tips for Mastering the Art of Presentation Skills

    Ajay Kapur, Senior Project Manager at UBS

    I recently had the opportunity to lead a webinar on the importance of presentation skills, part of a UBS and JA Europe programme running in France, Spain, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom. The workshop was an overall success, engaging over 80 students and teachers.

  • 10
    Mar

    Is an entrepreneurial mindset something you can teach and learn?

    Dr. Friederike Sözen, Senior Advisor, Department of Educational Policy for the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (WKÖ)

    Yes, we are convinced that you can teach entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurial mindset. Entrepreneurship is all about attitudes, skills and competences.

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