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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In this term’s edition, we focus on how you can measure enterprise skills and differentiate in project based learning so students of all abilities can benefit. Some of the questions we explore in this edition:

How can you measure enterprise skills?
What does best practice in enterprise look like?
Can you differentiate enterprise skills teaching?
How can you make [...]

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Chris Cuckson is a Senior Education Associate for Enabling Enterprise and has five years teaching experience. Here, he explores the idea that enterprise education can be a universal approach and reflects on his recent visit to an school in Naples in Italy to support students and teachers in an enterprise challenge.

If we think of how [...]

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As the end of the year fast approaches, we thought we’d share a few of our favourite moments from the many business trips that we’ve run this year. From getting to watch planes take off from their classroom for the day in Birmingham, to taking Citizenship lessons to new heights with a trip to the [...]

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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. [...]

Impact Report 2014

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Enabling Enterprise launched our annual Impact Report and celebrated our 5th Birthday at a celebration evening hosted by RSA Insurance Group on 24th November. Over the last five years we’ve gone from working with a single classroom to reaching over 35,000 students in partnership with 140 schools and 70 businesses in the last year alone. [...]

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We’re delighted that Enabling Enterprise has been named ‘Education Partnership of the Year 2014’ at the Education Investor awards.

These awards recognise the work of organisations across the education sector, and other category winners included the Open University, Deloitte and Teach First, who won Education Business of the Year.

The award particularly recognises the partnership [...]

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