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Students from St Mary’s Catholic Primary School came well prepared for their day at the Societe Generale’s UK Headquarters. Having completed the Trash to Treasure Module last term and currently publishing their recipe books through the Mange Tout Module, the students showed they knew their stuff during the introductory recap of why enterprise skills [...]

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It was a pleasure to welcome students from Our Lady’s Catholic High School and Manchester Enterprise Academy to the offices of PwC in the centre of the city.
Having got to know their PwC helpers for the day, students explored the skill cross-over between being an enterprising person and an effective mathematician. The challenge for [...]

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The first Enabling Enterprise event at Hays saw an enthusiastic group of Year 10s from Paddington Academy find out all about motivation and the world of work – exploring their own successes and possible future paths using the advice of the well informed recruitment staff.

The students were thrilled to meet a current employee who had [...]

Why Learn?

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When I was in Year 7 at school, we had to memorise the dates of all English monarchs’ reigns since 1066.  I remember this (not the names) because even at the time as a wide eyed, un-cynical twelve year old child, it seemed arbitrary and pointless.  Nowadays, when I learn something, it’s because I want [...]

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UnLtd* – the Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs welcomed Year 11 students from Turves Green Boys School to help them grasp the Social Enterprise approach and explore how social problems can be addressed by business solutions. With the help of four UnLtd* volunteers students found out all about the Foundation’s work and the opportunities available [...]

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The working world may appear a hostile place to many young people. As the job market contracts and toughens, employers have expressed concerns over the prospects of younger applicants, many of whom lack essential skills and experience of the work place. In a recent article, Jane Phelps encouraged young job seekers to embrace a [...]

Greenford Media Moguls at OMD

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The international media company OMD had some young faces in their team this week, in the shape of Year 9 Greenford High students. These creative Enabling Enterprise students took on the challenge of developing media strategies for various new products, including an upcoming line of Nike sportswear.

Currently designing their own magazines, the students were keen [...]

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On March 1st, UBS welcomed a group of students from Cardinal Pole Sixth Form, who would be participating in Enabling Enterprise’s ‘Insight’ Challenge Day. As the students were immersed into the corporate world, they were encouraged to reflect upon employment skills and career goals. By engaging in discussions and activities alongside UBS employees, the students [...]

A visit to Societe Generale

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On Wednesday 29th February, Year 5 students from Southern Road Primary School came together with students from Abbotsweld Primary School for an exciting teamwork challenge day, in the heart of London at the offices of Société Générale. Students at both schools have been working on Enabling Enterprise Core modules “Trash to Treasure” and “Mange Tout” [...]

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On Friday 24th February, students from Stoke Newington School and The Isle of Sheppey Academy visited Oliver Wyman management consultants in Baker Street, London. Students from school years 9 and 10 as well as sixth formers, would spend the day stepping into the shoes of a management consultants and doing a bit of consulting of [...]

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