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Welcome to the search area for tools and methods!

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

More will come, and you can help by sharing your best practice.

When you have selected a tool or method, there is an option to review the tool. We encourage you to share your opinion or view. This will help us develop the virtual guide, and give important feedback to your colleagues all over Europe.  

 

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It’s My Future provides practical information about preparing for the working world. Students learn about career clusters, high-growth jobs, career planning, and creating a personal brand. And, through a scavenger hunt, they are introduced to the basic aspects of job hunting.

Job Shadow prepares students to be entrepreneurial thinkers in their approach to work. In-class sessions prepare students for a visit to a professional work environment, where they will face a series of challenges administered by their workplace hosts. Students learn how to research career opportunities and the skills needed to land and keep their dream job.

Global Marketplace takes students on a spin around the world. Students learn the products they use every day, like their backpacks and sneakers, might use raw material from one country, be assembled in another, and sold from Peking to Chicago. The program helps students understand how goods flow through various economies and the effect globalization has on their lives.

More than Money is a Junior Achievement programme consisting of 6 sessions for students from grade 3 to 5. Developed in partnership with HSBC, it covers earning, spending, sharing and saving money. It also explains about businesses that students can start or jobs they can perform in order to earn money.

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.
Job Orienteering is a Finnish idea in which students aged 11-15 must find their way to different workplaces in order to complete a series of work-based tasks. Not only do they gain a real experience of work but they also become more aware of the impact enterprise has on their local environment and community - AND they get to practise their orienteering skills!

A programme designed on behalf of Italy's National Federation of Craftsmen - Buon Lavoro - to give middle school/lower secondary students an intensive introduction to the world of work, focusing particularly on craftsmanship, self-employment and what it means to be an entrepreneur.

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 set of enterprising attitudes, skills and capabilities that young people can develop through their enterprise learning and activity, together with practical methods and examples.

A strategy developed by a Finnish primary school which uses formal partnership contracts with local companies, including those which employ parents of children at the school. The project focuses on creating a series of work-related visits, for company staff to the school and also for pupils to companies appropriate for their age.

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