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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.  

 

12 results

A regional Enterprise Challenge competition designed for primary school pupils and students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) which includes presenting ideas at a Dragon's Den event.

A reflection, based on the experiences of staff at a Polish teacher training centre, on the value of using simulation games and role play situations in entrepreneurial learning. Suggestions are given for how to design effective simulations and what to consider when using them with students. 

An account of how a Slovakian school uses the development of a student-run company to build awareness of entrepreneurship and business literacy - and bring benefits for the school community.
A 'Mental Map', also known as a 'map of thoughts', a 'brain map' or a 'concept map', is basically a graphic presentation of human thoughts and simple associations connected with a certain topic. This is a guide on how to use Mental Maps effectively as a tool for teaching and learning.

Two resources used by a secondary school with older pupils in partner primary schools:

  1. The KS2 Enterprise Menu - a selection of curriculum-based enterprise workshops;
  2. The KS2 Enterprise Recipe Book - a collection of lesson plans based on the Menu workshops so that primary teachers can run the activities back at school.
Educational projects for students must necessarily be based on the strategy of educating, described by Goźlińska (1997) as: 'general goals, measures and methods prepared by teachers in order to gain best possible results, methods of interpretation of general educational goals and ways of implementing them'. This is a reflection on the purpose and structure of effective educational projects and how they can help to develop entrepreneurial skills in students of all ages.

A description of the project method, its application and value in terms of entrepreneurial learning. This approach facilitates adaptive education, promotes knowledge, autonomy and accountability, and stimulates participation and cooperation amongst students

A model for understanding entrepreneurship education and progression, developed by The Danish Foundation for Entrepreneurship, which seeks to overcome the lack of consistent research, the disagreements on the aim and the different paradigms in the field.

A paper describing the 'Rotherham Ready' model of entrepreneurship education and the journey taken in Rotherham to becoming 'The Most Enterprising Place in Britain' in 2010.

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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