Aspiring better

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Education Associate Delphine Greene reflects on the role of aspirations for our young people and whether we are missing point when we just worry about the goal.

Aspirations, goals, targets, desires, wants or wishes. Whatever you choose to call them, deep down we all have them; no matter how different they may be.

The word ‘aspiration’ itself [...]

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Stephane Auberval, one of the newest members of our team, reflects on the continued challenges of gender equality, and the role that Enabling Enterprise can play.

As a 21st century reader you would be keen to think that ‘genders and jobs’ would no longer be a relevant topic for conversation. Thanks to social and legal victories [...]

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One of our newest team members, Delphine Greene, joins us with experience of having taught Enabling Enterprise as a teacher herself. Here, she reflects on what’s made her a more enterprising teacher.
The primary school perspective
As far as I can remember I’ve always enjoyed working with young people, perhaps it’s because I’m a big kid at [...]

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THE SCHOOL: Heartlands Academy
LOCATION: Birmingham
BACKGROUND: Enabling Enterprise have worked in partnership with Heartlands Academy, an OFSTED outstanding secondary school in Birmingham, for the past 3 years. We have particularly supported enterprise education opportunities for students in KS3 and KS4 with support from PwC. Education Associate, Alison Gale visited the Year 10 after school [...]

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Jennifer Brown, class teacher at Kender Primary School in Lewisham, has been teaching Enabling Enterprise projects with her Year 4 class since September. She has experienced first-hand the value of putting an emphasis on pupil voice in the classroom.

Education Associate Sarah Ritchie has been supporting Kender’s programme this year. She catches up with [...]

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On 10th February, Year 4 pupils from one of our Enabling Enterprise partner schools Chase Side Primary in Enfield were lucky enough to spend the whole day at the top law firm Norton Rose Fulbright at their impressive offices overlooking the Thames and Tower Bridge. They took part in the ‘Tricky Trial’ challenge which sees [...]

A View from the Classroom

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West Drayton Primary School in Hillingdon are running an Enabling Enterprise taster programme this year. Debby Mitchell has been leading the programme in school and has run the “Number Crunching” project, where students create a new chocolate brand, with a group of Year 5 girls. Education Associate Alanna Hume catches up with two of [...]

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Sarah Marlow is Regional Manager for our programmes in Birmingham and the West Midlands. Here she reflects on how a long-term relationship with one particular school has produced a brilliant impact for its teachers and students.
I love working with Fairway Primary Academy. And it was great to have that reciprocated as our EE Champion [...]

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Teachers from Norbury Manor Business and Enterprise College for Girls took a trip to the Usueni School in Kenya to share enterprise expertise and support them to set up jewellery and textile businesses. Here they share their experience…

After 2 years in the planning and 24 hours of travel door to door, we finally made it [...]

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Project based learning is motivating for students; working together in teams to produce something for a real audience engages students through its reality and relevance. As an English teacher, one of my early ‘eureka’ moments was designing a project in which teams of students set up a fundraising event in school. Students analysed [...]

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