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We have collected examples from 90 schools in several European countries. You can search by four different criteria:

  • At which age level you teach
  • The different subjects and activities you are interested in
  • Teaching issues you want to look into
  • How to strenghten different skills and competences among the students

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An activity developed and run by a Polish Vocational Education Centre over the past ten years, in which students take part in simulated qualification interviews for positions offered by local employers. It culminates in a school-to-school competition where the employers tell the students who they feel would have the best chance of being hired, based on their interview preparation and performance.

The Amazing Business Race is a competitive entrepreneurship activity which takes place over one day and brings 15-16-year old students and companies together through the achievement of a series of practical 'Checkpoint Tasks' and opportunities for questioning the company representatives
Based on 'The Apprentice' TV show, this project was developed by a Finnish secondary school and involves students undertaking different tasks set by local enterprises over a whole school year. It is a competition-based activity in which the winning solution is actually implemented by the company setting the task.

A series of events relating to entrepreneurship education for student teachers and those on the way to gaining qualified status.

A project developed by a Finnish school which caters for students aged 6 to 16 years old. The school runs a regular Autumn Market for the local community, often on a Saturday as this is a good day for most families. It consists of different market stalls run competitively by groups of older students and has become a well-established and popular event in the local area.

A way of familiarising students with the principles of the business environment and the social entrepreneurial environment developed by a high school in Romania. Students run a business in the social services sector which is aimed at creating financial support for classmates who present a high risk of dropping out of school.

Based in the UK City of Hull, the Be Enterprising Group is a network of teachers and tutors representing all curriculum phases and age ranges (4 to 24 years) who have a commitment to ensuring that their educational/training establishments are enterprising institutions and are embedding the Big 13 Enterprise Skills via a range of in-house curriculum materials.

Be Entrepreneurial challenges students, through interactive classroom activities, to start their own entrepreneurial venture while still in high school. The program provides useful, practical content to assist teens in the transition from being students to productive, contributing members of society.

A list of 13 transferable 'life skills' which pupils and teachers can use to provide a common language for discussion of entrepreneurial activity and to audit skills.
Two briefing papers entitled 'Enterprise and Transition' and 'The Power of Partnerships'; they include examples and case studies, based on the experiences of the 'Are You Ready?' organisation.

A project run annually by a Slovakian school for students in their final year of study. Students have to produce a business plan to show how much they know and understand about running an enterprise.

A programme for students in their final two years of high school, Camp for Company offers a practical opportunity to develop entrepreneurial skills and international business knowledge. It is based on the Student Company model.

A project developed by a group of Portuguese secondary schools in which 9th grade students are actively involved in the organisation of a Career Day event during the school year. They also participate in the JA-Portugal programme, 'Economics for Success'.

Career Success equips students with the knowledge required to get and keep a job in high-growth industries. Students will explore the crucial workplace skills employers seek but often find lacking in young employees. Students also will learn about valuable tools to find that perfect job, including resumes, cover letters, and interviewing techniques.

A didactic model for teachers in any sector of education; the Circle of Innovation describes the four phases involved in the development of new tools. It is based on design thinking and can help teachers and learning material designers organize and structure complex entrepreneurial learning.

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