PSHE Review provides opportunity for enterprise education

The review of personal, social, health and economic education was announced in the Schools White Paper, ‘The Importance of Teaching’ and confirmed the government’s belief that all pupils should benefit from high-quality PSHE education. The aim of the review as stated by Nick Gibb, Minister for Schools, is to consider the essential knowledge and awareness [...]

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KC donate £60,000 to boost Youth Enterprise in Hull

KC donate £60,000 to boost Youth Enterprise in Hull

LOCAL communications provider KC will donate £60,000 to Hull’s Youth Enterprise Bank over the next three years to help support young entrepreneurs to realise their business dreams. The John Cracknell Youth Enterprise Bank offers practical support and grants of up to £1,000 for young people who need finance to help set up or develop their [...]

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The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise 2012 – nominations open

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are highly prestigious awards for outstanding achievement by UK businesses in the categories of Innovation, International Trade and Sustainable Development. The Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion is awarded to individuals. The deadline for entries for the 2012 Awards is 14.00 on 31 October 2011. Winners are announced on 21 April 2012. [...]

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Global Entrepreneurship Week 14-20 November 2011

Global Entrepreneurship Week 14-20 November 2011

GEW is coming! Let us know about your GEW events and we’ll add them to our Yorkshire & Humber GEW Event listing. Find the comprehensive listing at: www.enterprisingyorkshire.co.uk/resources/gew_2011

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Hull seeks Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011

Nominations are being sought for Hull’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011. The Award is aimed at recognising a young person aged 13 to 25 who has developed their own enterprise or who has demonstrated that they are very enterprising and if appropriate has gone on to contribute to the city’s agenda of supporting its [...]

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UKCES Skills for Self-Employment Report

New research on the importance of skills to the self-employed, including a section on “enterprise training within the formal education system”. Download the full report from the Research Library: http://www.enterprisingyorkshire.co.uk/resources/research_library

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Ofsted publishes report on “Economics, business and enterprise education”

This Ofsted report is based on data from 28 primary and 100 secondary schools as well as 33 colleges from across England, between April 07 and March 10. It covers both formally assessed economics and business courses and whole-school enterprise education. One of the Recommendations is that the Department for Education should “as part of [...]

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Starbucks and UK Youth offering £10,000 to young people in Leeds NOW!

During 2011, UK Youth, together with Starbucks, will be rolling out a program called ‘Youth Action‘ in major cities across the UK and Ireland (including Leeds).  The program will offer young people, who have ideas of how to improve their communities, the opportunity to access up to £10,000 seed funding and volunteer time from local [...]

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Are you Ready? Rotherham Ready Annual Conference on 28 June 2011

Are you Ready? Rotherham Ready Annual Conference on 28 June 2011

Tuesday 28 June at Magna, Rotherham Recently crowned the ‘Most Enterprising Place in Britain’, Rotherham is internationally recognised for its achievements in creating a culture of enterprise. Rotherham Ready, the children and young people’s enterprise programme, has created a unique approach to preparing the town’s young people for the challenges and opportunities of life in [...]

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North Lincolnshire launch Make £5 Blossom

North Lincolnshire launch Make £5 Blossom

Today is the launch of Make £5 Blossom in North Lincolnshire! Budding entrepreneurs from local primary schools are meeting their business partners and Rotherham Ready for the first time. Local businesses partners will make an initial investment of just £150 to help the young entreprneuers develop their business plans and launch a product or idea.  After [...]

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