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  • 08
    Feb

    I'm coming back to school as an Ambassador of the JA project

    Martina Dlabajova, Member of European Parliament, Czech Republic

    "Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of minds to think." -Albert Einstein

    I must confess that I like my job at the European Parliament, although there are days when I would like to exchange my parliamentary bench with a school bench. Who doesn't like remembering those carefree school years?  However, we should be careful what we wish for because sometimes it might come true. That's how I ended up back at secondary school - even if from a slightly different position.

  • 20
    Nov

    Stimulating young ambitions through entrepreneurship

    Sara Angulo Benitez, Head of Citizenship Europe, Barclays

    More and more studies show clear evidence that young people lack the necessary skills to secure employment or become entrepreneurs themselves. By now we have been talking about the skills gap for quite a long time and calling businesses for action, to get involved and contribute to minimising this gap – Barclays has answered that call and partnered with JA Europe to guide the next generation on the path to success, entrepreneurship, and employability. 

  • 29
    Oct

    Crown prince(ss) for a day

    JA Norway, News from the Network

    "I will never forget this day" said Natalie Hettervik Flesjaa (18) after shadowing H.R.H. Crown Prince Haakon through an ordinary day at work. 

    17 years old, Natalie was a successful CEO for Smartfood UB. Due to her good results as a leader and the outstanding achievements of the company, Natalie was carefully chosen as one out of 30 young entrepreneurs to participate in Leaders for a Day in Norway. 

  • 21
    Oct

    Leaders-for-a-Day: Europe's top leaders share their story

    After another great year of Leaders-for-a-Day, some of Europe's top leaders share their experiences sharing their day with JA alumni and ESP-holders.

  • 16
    Oct

    Leaders-for-a-Day: The young leaders share their experiences

    Following the 2015 Leaders-for-a-Day, the JA alumni and ESP-holders share their experiences spending one day with with some of Europe's top leaders.

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