The Ups and Downs of Business

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Who says business and enterprise aren’t thrilling? Students from London Academy and East Barnet test the limits of entrepreneurship by giving a failing theme park a digital makeover.
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Theme Park: The Ultimate Business Experience?
Playing all day on computer games may not seem like the most effective way of inspiring entrepreneurship in young people. Looking back to [...]

St Anne’s at Societe Generale

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Apr2013 03
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Enterprise education gets seriously creative
What could be more creative than inventing your own animal? If you were going to create it what would it have? Fur? Teeth? Wings? The brief we gave to 25 year 5 and year 6 children from St Anne’s School in Wandsworth was what kind of animal could you create [...]

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Enterprise education offers some problems…
An exploding volcano, a scarce water supply and aliens, possibly friendly but equally possibly not. These were some of the challenges facing four schools set the challenge of coming up with their own moon society. Students from Furze Platt, Drapers Academy, St Augustine & Fortismere School were competing against each [...]

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Festive cards fever at Freshfields
It was glitter galore at Freshfields on Thursday, when 32 year 2 and 3 students from Jubilee Primary and Weston Park Primary joined forces to create their very own greeting cards company.
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Easter card extravaganza
Filled with enthusiasm and ready to tackle the day ahead, the first challenge of the day was [...]

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Enterprise skills for life
Numeracy, literacy and enterprise – an infallible combination for any student! The first Enbaling Enterprise trip to Renaissance Learning saw students from West Hill Primary, Edgware Junior and Sir James Barrie explore how enterprise skills enhance and support literacy and numeracy – and visa versa. The students were brilliant at spotting how [...]

London Business School

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Mar2013 27
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Come back in a decade!
The day at London Business School ended with the complaint from a volunteer that the students from Curwen weren’t older…. Because it meant he couldn’t hire them! Working on a challenge that tested their business skills, students showed great problem solving, decision-making and creativity skills – all of which the international [...]

First trip at Crossrail

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Mar2013 26
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What’s engineering about?
Well, why not ask the students from Riverley Primary, Our Lady and St George’s and Woodside Community School who all came together to showcase their awesome teamwork skills at the first challenge day at Crossrail in the heart of North Greenwich.
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The brief
With Crossrail being responsible for 42 kilometres of new rail tunnels [...]

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Interview Skills
For sixth-formers, the university interview is often a fear-inducing experience; for new graduates applying for their first job, the experience is often similar. The skills to succeed at an interview are hugely important but are often under taught, if they are taught at all. Job interviews are incredibly structured, yet very little is done [...]

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What do cyber bugs and careers have in common?

On Wednesday, a group of girls from Our Lady’s Convent High School took an alternative approach to careers, as they set about planning a new cyber society at Forward Internet Group. Their brief was to explore different careers, and how they link to academic subjects [...]

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Primary Schools Working Together
It’s not often that you see primary school children from different schools working with each other; competing on the sports field perhaps, but very rarely academically. Here at Enabling Enterprise however, we believe that teamwork and co-operation are two of the key skills which should be fostered in young people, and giving [...]

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