02 December 2020
At JA Europe’s Annual General Assembly, on 19 November 2020, the organisation announced its new board members: Nuria García Schwab, SVP Deputy Head EMEA, MetLife; Anna Di Silverio, President, Avanade Europe; Maximillian Koch, President, JA Alumni Europe; and Laurence Morvan, Chief of Staff to CEO Europe & CSR Officer, Accenture.
19 November 2020
This morning, 26 member organisations in Europe received the 2020 Model Nation Award during JA Europe's General Assembly, hosted digitally by Junior Achievement (JA) Albania due to the disruption caused by COVID-19. The Award is designed to recognise the member organisations performing at high-quality standards during the last reporting year, meeting or exceeding benchmarks for a minimum of 80% of JA Europe's key performance indicators (KPIs) established to that end.
16 November 2020
On 12-13 November 2020, as part of the European Commission's 2020 DigiEduHack, JA Europe partnered with Johnson&Johnson for the first-ever Online Hackathon with the objective to spark curiosity and foster long term interest in STEM education, especially amongst girls. The initiative focused on innovation, digital skills and education, with the aim of providing new and creative solutions to promote STEM education and careers during the challenging situation caused by COVID-19.
12 November 2020
The third and last webinar to celebrate the FERD's List 2020 on 12 November featured another two inspirational JA Alumni: Jonas Alexandersson, Founder & COO of UserTribe; and Victoria Mbabazi, Founder & CEO of Kitchen Station. Moderated by Johan Andresen, Owner & Chairman FERD and Jānis Krievāns, CEO JA Latvia, they discussed about the critical role of technology in developing entrepreneurship and local economies. Boris Kolev, Head of Digital Transformation at JA Europe and 2017 FERD’s List Honouree also participated in the discussion.
09 November 2020
The 6th edition of The Entrepreneurial School (TES) Awards took place virtually on 9 November 2020 as part of the European Vocational Skills Week. 39 innovative academic and vocational schools from 25 European countries were selected at the national level for their cutting-edge vision and outstanding implementation of entrepreneurship education programmes. 51 headmasters and teachers gathered online to receive their school's award and connect in engaging debates.