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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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Exploring Economics uses hands-on activities to explain complex economic concepts such as supply and demand, inflation, and the production, distribution and consumption of goods. It gives insight into the effect governments and individuals have on the global economy— and on the price of a loaf of bread.

Economics reinforces concepts of micro- and macro-economics by having students explore the basic characteristics of an economic system and how economic principles influence business decisions. It also introduces students to consumer issues, such as saving, investing, and taxation.

Personal Finance explores the fundamental elements of personal finances: earnings, saving and investing, budgeting, credit, risk management, and giving. Students apply these elements to a personal financial plan that allows them to set specific goals for their lifelong financial needs and desired quality of life.

During an Ideation Workshop, students learn to understand the mindset of an entrepreneur and gain hands-on experience of the innovation process. The complex literature on entrepreneurship and innovation has been carefully condensed into an interactive curriculum that allows young people to take charge of their own learning. By the end of the Workshop, teams will have found innovative solutions to a social problem and created a tangible prototype from their ideas.

An account of how a Portuguese Commercial School makes use of an interdisciplinary Guide with its 3rd Year Commerce Technical vocational students. The Guide supports the students as they develop their Final Professional Aptitude Plan - Enterprise Plan at the end of their course (3 year, EU Level 4 vocational course).

A statement supporting the importance of the coaching role of teachers in enterprise activities, based on the experiences of Junior Achievement Slovakia.
A statement supporting the development of skills required by entrepreneurs, based on the experiences of Junior Achievement Slovakia.

When running entrepreneurial learning courses, educators often focus more on results than a student's understanding of the concepts. A reflection on results-oriented learning based on the experience of Junior Achievement Slovakia.

An interactive classroom programme, launched in 1919, Company Programme offers an opportunity for older students to learn how to take a business idea from concept to reality. It's the perfect preparation for working life!

logo.jpgA programme designed to give post-secondary students and young adults the experience of running their own company and at the same time to enable them to recognise how their talents could be used to set up in business for themselves.

A description of how an Italian school has established a number of international mini companies involving pupils and teachers in different countries. They learn about and analyse how to run a company and go on to discuss the similarities and differences involved in running a European company.

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.

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.

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.

Supported risk-taking, together with opportunities for learning how to assess and manage the consequences appropriately, should form an integral part of any entrepreneurial learning programme. This is a statement of why risk management matters, based on the experience of Junior Achievement Slovakia.

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