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  • 10.000 students developed social businesses thanks to SE360

    01 July 2016

    Bucharest, 1st of July 2016Social Enterprise 360 (SE360) is a European educational program in the field of social entrepreneurship, developed by Junior Achievement Romania in partnership with organizations from 7 countries and co-financed by the European Union through Erasmus+ program. More than 10.000 high school students from 373 schools, came up with 668 social business ideas with the help of the 507 teachers and more than 200 business consultants during the 2015-2016 period. 

  • Spanish students create a companion-matching app for seniors

    30 June 2016

    Brussels, 30 June 2016 – SOSElder, a students' company from Spain won first place at the 2016 European Finale of the Global Enterprise Project (GEP). Over 2000 students enrolled in the programme this year were offered several types of activities including a globalisation quiz, access to a resource center about globalisation, a case study delivered by 108 business volunteers, a practical entrepreneurial experience (JA Company Programme) as well as the participation to the Globalisation National & European Awards.

  • Together we can defeat darkness

    24 June 2016

    Oculus, a students’ team helping the visually impaired to become more independent in their movement won the Global Finale of the Social Innovation Relay 2016.

    The Social Innovation Relay (SIR), a JA Europe initiative, is supported by NN Group and aims to inspire secondary students to develop innovative business concepts that address social challenges.

  • Generation Z ready to seed the change in Europe

    10 June 2016

    15 years old Spanish students founded Growink and won the 2016 European Finale of Social Enterprise 360, a social entrepreneurship education programme organised by JA Europe.
    Social Enterprise 360 is a programme funded by the European Commission via Erasmus+ programme which aims to provide students practical entrepreneurial experience and opportunity to develop transversal skills around a social business project.

  • ESP Advisory Council to boost development and recognition of entrepreneurial skill-sets among young people

    06 June 2016

    JA Europe and the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (WKO) announce the establishment of the ESP Advisory Council in support of the Entrepreneurial Skills PassTM, a unique international qualification in entrepreneurial skills, knowledge and competences for 15-19 year olds.

    In line with the upcoming New Skills Agenda for Europe, the ESP Advisory Council is committed to boost recognition of the competences and skills young people acquire through initiatives like the Entrepreneurial Skills PassTM and promote greater uptake of entrepreneurship education at schools across Europe.

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