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  • 03
    Feb

    Principals are the best ambassadors for Entrepreneurship Education in European schools

    Minna Melleri, EE-Hub Director

    While more and more students across Europe have a hands-on experience while at school, many still do not have the opportunity. Headmasters and principals play a key role in the uptake and development of entrepreneurship education within their schools and the broader education systems. Recent research from Finland tells us what tools and methodologies make a difference.

     

  • 05
    Dec

    Proud to promote vocational education as first choice

    Caroline Jenner, CEO JA Europe

    There are few people who have done as much to raise the profile of Vocational Education and Training (VET) as Marianne Thyssen, outgoing EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility. It was she who in 2014 launched the idea of a European Vocational Skills Week to heighten awareness of the value of VET and stimulate collaboration between stakeholders. Her mantra in speech after speech was that VET should not only be an equal choice, but a first choice. She is right.

  • 14
    Oct

    Teachers and schools are the cornerstones of the JA education programmes

    Sophie Norman, Head of Policy and Communications

    Earlier last month, the outgoing European Commissioner for Education Tibor Navracsics convened the 2nd European Education Summit. Attended by 160 European teachers, more than 20 European education Ministers and about 700 education experts, this second edition was dedicated to the teaching profession.

  • 19
    Jun

    The triple promise of entrepreneurship education

    Caroline Jenner, CEO JA Europe

    What can develop work skills, lead to job creation, and have a deep societal impact, in one effective package?
    Knowing JA Europe and its mission, it will come to you as no surprise that entrepreneurship education is a powerful tool that can deliver at multiple levels, across a variety of areas.

    As employers routinely highlight a significant skills gap, from social skills to digital skills, and youth unemployment continues to skyrocket in many European countries, we want to highlight the triple promise of entrepreneurship education.

  • 08
    May

    Entrepreneurship education can help to deliver a stronger Europe

    Diana Filip, Deputy CEO I VP for Marketing and Development, JA Europe

    What young people expect from the EU
    Tomorrow, on Europe Day, EU Heads of State will renew their commitment to an EU that delivers on the issues that really matter to its citizens. The EU and its Member States are facing challenging times with rising social unrest, paired with weak economic performances. Leaders will need to prioritise to make change happen quickly, visibly and sustainably.

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