Aug06

Writing the Student’s Business Idea Report

The business report is a written document that basically tells the story of your student enterprise. Starting out with how you came up with your business idea, through choosing your team, making your product, marketing, managing the books and most importantly the lessons you learned. Reading your business report is the judges’ first introduction to your business.   This activity should follow the activity ‘Generating a business Idea’ and ‘Flash Ideas Contest’ and help the students on how to write a business idea report. 

Aug06

TEAM WORK

A single brain can’t bounce different ideas off of each other. Each team member has a responsibility to contribute equally and offer their unique perspective on a problem to arrive at the best possible solution. Teamwork can lead to better decisions, products, or services. The quality of teamwork may be measured by analyzing the following six components of collaboration among team members: communication, coordination, balance of member contributions, mutual support, effort, and cohesion. 

Aug06

ENTREPRENEUR FOR ONE DAY - IDEAS PACK

It is important to organize activities in order to give students/pupils the fundamental principles of entrepreneurship, have business ideas and how to start a business. Students learn the distinct differences between becoming an entrepreneur and being an employee. One of the goals of the activity is to get kids thinking about being a job creator versus a job taker. It is encouraged they understand that entrepreneurship is a viable career pathway.

Aug06

Generating a Business Idea

Description of a cross curricular activity to be done with group of students / Pupils in order to promote an entrepreneurial mind / spirit and competences.

Jun26

Republic of Ireland, South Cork Schools Enterprise Program

Republic of Ireland, South Cork Schools Enterprise Program

The South Cork Schools Enterprise Program is an enterprise education program that aims to provide support to second level schools throughout the South Cork region wishing to embrace entrepreneurial projects and stimulate business skills wishing their schools curriculum. The south Cork Schools Enterprise Programme is funded by the Local Enterprise Office South Cork. A range of interactive enterprise activities are organised during the schools year to encourage students from 1st – 6thyear to learn more about entrepreneurship and what’s involved in setting up and running a business. The South Cork Schools Programme runs from September to March. For the winning student Mini-Company, the programme runs until April (The National Final).The benefits of the Schools Enterprise Programme: ·         The Programme enhances the learning of business and entrepreneurship by combing classroom learning with real life experience ·         The Programme enhances creativity, improves communication skills and provides practical uses for business studies topics ·         Participation in the Programme will encourage students to consider self-employment as a career choice in the future. It is at second level that students will start thinking about their future career, therefore, exposure to entrepreneurship can have the highest impact ·         Access to business mentors and Local Enterprise Office South Cork representatives to guide students in the right direction ·         South Cork Schools Co-ordinator is available at all times to answer any queries and provide support throughout the Programme ·         For the students themselves, in addition to the obvious life-long benefits, they can potentially win some excellent prizes if successful ·         Schools who participate in the Student Enterprise Awards benefit from excellent PR ·         Excellent support tools are in place for teachers and students The South Cork Schools Enterprise Programme consists of: Mini – Company Programme – Student Enterprise Awards

Jun07

Entrexplorer a game related to entrepreneurship

a game with videos which explains a lot of enterpreneurial topics

Jun04

COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS ENTREPRENEURSHIP 2020 ACTION PLAN Reigniting the entrepreneurial spirit in Europe

To bring Europe back to growth and higher levels of employment, Europe needs moreventrepreneurs. As a follow up to the Small Business Act review of April 2011 and of the Industrial policy communication adopted last October, the proposed Action Plan sets out a renewed vision and a number of actions to be taken at both EU and Member States' level to support entrepreneurship in Europe. It is based on three pillars : developing entrepreneurial education and training; creating the right business environment; role models and reaching out to specific groups.

May26

ELENA- Experiential Learning and Education for Nature Awareness

ELENA (Experiential Learning and Education for Nature Awareness) is a trans-European cooperative project of partners from Georgia, Germany, Hungary and Romania with the aim to promote awareness of nature and responsibility for nature and sustainability among schoolchildren in elementary and secondary education. 

May12

The Entreprenasium

The Entreprenasium is a school of socially responsible and creative young people with a strong entrepreneurial spirit.

Apr27

dmateer channel showcasing teaching methods

Dirk Mateer is a Senior Lecturer and Gerald Swanson Chair in Economics Education at the University of Arizona. Dirk's use of pop culture is part of his signature teaching style. He's collected many of the resources he uses in class to help you learn econ and have fun in the process.

Aug06

What is Entrepreneurship for you?

Entrepreneurship is an important engine of growth in the economy. In this activity, you'll think about what an entrepreneur is and the key characteristics and skills that a successful entrepreneur possesses. 

Aug06

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATION

A presentation is a reflection of you and your work. You want to make the best possible impression in the short amount of time given you. Presentation is the best possible way to do it . An effective presentation not only requires good content, but also requires a good way to deliver it, so as to maintain the interest of the audience.

Aug06

Good Communication

Communication is about more than just exchanging information. It's about understanding the emotion and intentions behind the information. Effective communication is also a two-way street. It’s not only how you convey a message so that it is received and understood by someone in exactly the way you intended, it’s also how you listen to gain the full meaning of what’s being said and to make the other person feel heard and understood. More than just the words you use, effective communication combines a set of skills including nonverbal communication, engaged listening, managing stress in the moment, the ability to communicate assertively, and the capacity to recognize and understand your own emotions and those of the person you’re communicating with. Effective communication is the glue that helps you deepen your connections to others and improve teamwork, decision making, and problem solving. It enables you to communicate even negative or difficult messages without creating conflict or destroying trust.

Aug06

Above and Beyond

Created through collaboration by members of Partnership for 21st Century Skills and the talented folks at FableVision, Above & Beyond is a story about what is possible when communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity take center stage in schools and transform learning opportunities for all kids.Visit www.p21.org, www.p21.org/4Cs and www.fablevisionstudios.com for more info.Above and Beyond has been adapted into a children's book, entitled Going Places. Written by Paul Reynolds and illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds, the book was published by Antheneum Books for Young Readers in 2014. 

Jun07

Practice firms

The idea has its origin in Austria. Now it is a success story all over the world. Known as - practice enterprise - practice firm - training firm - virtual enterprise,

Jun04

Entrepreneurship Education: A Guide for Educators 2013

The collection of inspiring examples in this manual shows that no project or action is too small. Many prominent examples have started small and were scaled up after they proved to be a success. Hence, this manual should be understood as an invitation to take a risk, be creative and innovative, develop ideas and take action – in other words: Be entrepreneurial!

Jun04

Entrepreneurship Education at School in Europe National Strategies, Curricula and Learning Outcomes

The Eurydice Unit of the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) has coordinated the collection of data and the preparation and drafting of this comparative overThe scope of this research is primary (ISCED level 1) and general secondary education (ISCED levels 2 and 3). The curricula for vocational, technical or commercial schools at secondary level are not included. Only the public education sector is taken into account, except in the case of Belgium, Ireland and the Netherlands, where the grant-aided private sector is also covered because it accounts for the majority of school enrolments.

May12

BizWorld

BizWorld, a flagship program, teaches children the basics of entrepreneurship, business, and finance in a hands-on manner. 

May11

OPEDUCA

OPEDUCA

The OPEDUCA Project is a globally connected network of schools, universities, business companies and government institutions.

Apr27

Economic Lesson Plans for Teachers

The Foundation for Teaching Economics makes it available to teachers the content outlines, classroom activities, and teacher materials (demonstration videos and lecture presentations) for all of their residential, one-day, and online curricula.

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