External News

  • Europe celebrates entrepreneurial education in schools [New Europe]

    15 October 2015

    Eleven schools from Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and the United Kingdom won the Entrepreneurial School Award, a European and national recognition for the best schools championing entrepreneurship education. The ceremony, with Junior Achievement (JA) Europe as a leading organisation behind the initiative, was hosted at the European Parliament in Brussels on 15 October.

  • Students shadow leaders in Brussels in JA Europe entrepreneurship programme [New Europe]

    14 October 2015

    JA Europe, Europe’s largest provider of education programmes for entrepreneurship, work readiness and financial literacy hosted their annual Leaders For a Day event in Brussels on October 14. During the event, qualified students from around the EU met to network and spend a day with various leaders around the city. The purpose of the event was to give opportunities to students who excel in business to shadow a ‘leader’ for a day, while giving leaders an opportunity for feedback, reflection and growth.

  • Sixth formers awarded for entrepreneurial spirit [Schoolhouse Magazine]

    03 September 2015

    After being awarded first place in the national Young Enterprise Company of the Year competition in early July, sixth-form students from St Helen’s School’s team Orenda joined over 200 students from 36 European countries in Berlin last week to represent the UK in the finals of the JA Europe Company of the Year Competition (COYC).

  • Israeli teens win third-place in European startup contest [ISRAEL21c]

    12 August 2015

    An Israeli student-company from the Kadima-Zoran middle school has placed third among 37 teams competing in this year’s Junior Achievement Europe Company of the Year competition. The contest, held in Berlin, celebrates the top mini-companies from 36 countries across Europe and gives them an opportunity to set up and run a real business with the support of business mentors.

  • Orange wins Young Enterprise Award [Times of Malta]

    09 August 2015

    Orange, a student-company from St Aloysius College, has won the Excellence in IT Award at the Junior Achievement (JA) Europe 26th annual Company of the Year competition in Berlin.

    Orange was one of 37 student teams from 36 countries competing for seven awards on the night. The company represented Malta after winning the JA-YE (Young Enterprise) Malta Sixth Form Company Programme in May earlier this year.

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