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Celebrating Entrepreneurship Education in Europe

22 - 23 September 2016 Location: Riga, Latvia

JA Europe together with JA Latvia will host a 3-in-1 event on entrepreneurship education on 22-23 September in Riga, Latvia.

This is a special event on entrepreneurship education, where the sessions will be practical, hands-on, giving different stakeholders in entrepreneurship education the chance to network and create valuable connections , share good practices and contribute to moving entrepreneurship education forward in Europe.

The event will cover: 

Research: The Innovation Cluster for Entrepreneurship Education (ICEE)

Policy: The European Entrepreneurship Education Network Roundtable (EE-HUB)

Schools: The Entrepreneurial School Awards 2016

The attendees are expected to be: Representatives from 20 schools in 5 countries | 15-20 national ministries | Research institutions | European Commission representatives | 15 Entrepreneurial School Award winners

Full programme here



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The EE-HUB is a focal point for entrepreneurship education in Europe, bringing together experts at regional, national and European level. Through multiple channels, the experts in the EE-HUB have collected, analysed and recommended “good practice” from the field from multiple countries. The network is an advisory body to politicians and EU institutions. Representatives from 15 - 20 national ministries across Europe and from the European Commission will participate.

More info here

The Entrepreneurial School Awards is annual recognition of the outstanding primary and secondary schools championing entrepreneurship education.  The award was introduced in 2015 when 11 schools from 11 countries joined the ceremony in the European Parliament in Brussels. This year the event is in Riga, with even more nominees.

More info here

The Innovation Cluster for Entrepreneurship Education (ICEE) is a large field trial on the general impact of entrepreneurship education and how we can ensure that every young person has a practical entrepreneurial experience before leaving compulsory education. Policy makers, ICEE partners and representatives of the schools involved in the field trials are invited to participate. During the event in Riga the interim results of the ICEE Innovation Clusters will be shared.

More info here


Venue & Accommodation: Pullman Riga Old Town Hotel, 24 Jekaba Street, Riga, Latvia


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