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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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Early this morning, a group of eager students from Sacred Heart Primary arrived at the German Gymnasium, ready for a day of enterprise and teambuilding at the centre of the most anticipated property renovation in London.

As the students entered the board room, they were greeted by Angela Jwell from Argent, who introduced them to the [...]

Young People Shout Out

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A recent study by the Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring (CEM) at Durham University has raised the question of whether ‘shouting out’ in class may help students to learn. The CEM study, where 12,000 students were observed in 556 schools across the UK, found that students who blurted out answers were more likely to achieve [...]

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On Monday the 20th of February, the first day back after half term, Year 5 students from Albert Bradbeer and Fairway Primary schools in Longbridge, Birmingham, came together for the launch of a weeklong enterprise challenge week between the two schools.

Having made the long walk to Albert Bradbeer, Fairway students settled in the hall and [...]

Reaching Out with UBS

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On Thursday 16th February, UBS welcomed a group of Year 10 – 11 students from the Hackney Reach Out Youth Club, for an action-packed day of networking and team building.

Alongside the Enabling Enterprise team, the students were greeted by a large group of Business Studies students from Bath University, who will be working as Interns [...]

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