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  • Enterprising students help close the transportation gap with ‘Schoolgo’

    30 June 2015

    Spanish students win first place at the 2015 European Final of the Global Enterprise Project (GEP). Seeking to close the skills gap between business and education, business volunteers from a variety of global companies work together to equip young people with entrepreneurial competences and foster a greater world-view.

  • Students boost local community with social enterprise

    17 June 2015

    Young social entrepreneurs from the team ‘Auxilium’ in Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) won the 2015 ‘Best Social Enterprise Award’ based on their social enterprise concept. The team started running a canteen in the centre of Skopje, which provides warm meals for homeless individuals 12 hours a day. By receiving donations from local markets and bakeries the students are able to give back, while supporting their local community.

  • Vocational students win big with idea to revolutionise drink driving self-regulation

    10 June 2015

    ‘SoberDrive’ from the United Kingdom won the Hyundai Skills for the Future Award. The student team included George Kershaw Houghton, Edward Kershaw Houghton, Callum Coles, Samuel Roberts and Lauren Palmer, and was chosen based on their winning concept of a socially responsible company, helping to reduce drink driving related incidences.

  • Major research initiative to measure impact of entrepreneurship education

    05 June 2015

    Over the next two years a research project led by JA Europe, will test the impact of 50% penetration of entrepreneurship education among students (aged 15-20) in 5 countries across Europe. Students from 20 schools in Belgium, Estonia, Finland, Italy and Latvia, will participate in the ‘mini-company’ programme and gain a practical entrepreneurship experience. Using control groups and quantitative and qualitative research methods, the Innovation Cluster for Entrepreneurship Education (ICEE) project will analyse student learning outcomes and societal impact.

  • Moving entrepreneurship education forward in Europe

    06 May 2015

    The first pan-European body dedicated to moving entrepreneurship education forward in Europe was officially launched. 50 entrepreneurship experts and 13 MEP Ambassadors are behind this initiative.

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