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“It was great to see the students develop their presenting skills as their confidence increased through the day – they were full of ideas and were excited to be sharing them” (Volunteer, IBM)

THE CHALLENGE
With a focus on developing their problem-solving skills, the 20 excited students from Grendon Primary School were set the challenge of planning [...]

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On 9th December, students from Downsell Primary Schools learnt all the secrets of how to run a successful advertising campaign at media agency OMD.

Interviewing volunteers


Students began the day hearing from OMD volunteers about what it was like to work at a media agency, and what innovative advertising campaigns already existed. The first task saw students [...]

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Students from Bridge Academy in Hackney recently visited London Business School to complete a young enterprise challenge.

They began the day by meetings volunteers from LBS, who are currently studying for Masters qualifications in Business Administration and Finance. Students interviewed the volunteers to find out more about their background and were interested to hear that people [...]

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Students from Years 3 and 4 at Riverley primary school came to UBS to plan the best possible party. Did they succeed? Let’s take a look below and find out.

“We used Sharing Ideas and Problem Solving.” (Student, Year 3)

“We solved problems with teamwork.” (Student, Year 3)


“We are here to tell you about our event, the [...]

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Excitement buzzed around the assembly hall, as Years 4 to 6 were waiting to begin their first Enabling Enterprise Challenge Day. It wasn’t going to be easy. They would need teamwork, problem-solving, creativity, resilience and presentation skills to win the day. As well as numeracy to calculate their budgets and profit and [...]

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Teams of Year 2 students from Cubitt Town and Selwyn Primary schools gathered together at Freshfields to compete in an exciting enterprise challenge. They were charged with designing the perfect party for the employees at Freshfields, as a reward for the hard work they have put in all year.

“The people here deserve a party because [...]

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Crossrail work to promote and develop vital links to meet the needs of people and businesses throughout the South East, so what better place to bring together children from two different schools for a construction-based team challenge.

Children from Curwen Primary and Kingsbury Green Primary schools travelled to Crossrail’s headquarters in Canary Wharf where they explored [...]

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First Time Success
Tenterfield’s terrific teams of enterprising youngsters agreed their first ever Enabling Enterprise Challenge Day was a ’super success’ recently when they formed their own greetings cards companies at their Halesowen Primary School – aiming to design, efficiently produce and then market their ideas to a panel of judges all within the one challenging [...]

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Grace Young and Simon Hill look at businesses that are “stepping up” to offer opportunities for students from all backgrounds to experience the world of work, while creating win-wins for the economy and society. This blog piece was origially posted on Corporate Citizenship

This month, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) published Better Off Britain. [...]

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Who knew that there was even more to working at an airport than being a pilot or an air steward? Primary School students from Grange Primary School and Southern Road were wowed on Wednesday 3rd December by the wide range of jobs at London City Airport.

The students spent their day working alongside an airport fireman, [...]