Articles from Young Enterprise

Dragon's Den's Theo Paphitis on supporting young people to get into enterprise

Covid is breeding more #entrepreneurs than ever before  Each week Sharon Davies, CEO of Young Enterprise, will be having conversations with teachers, young professionals, entrepreneurs as well as charity and business leaders in the new podcast series “Enterprising Mindsets”, exploring different people’s perspective on an enterprising mindset, it’s contribution to their journey and their view on its role in building futures.

Young Enterprise announce new Chief Executive

Young Enterprise announces that its Chief Executive, Michael Mercieca, will be stepping down on October 31 and handing over to Deputy Chief Executive Sharon Davies.

Helping young people develop an enterprising mindset and build a ‘can do attitude’ has a profound impact

#Skills2030 - Now is the time to provide young people with the skills they need to succeed Young people in the UK are not receiving equality of opportunity- and the proof is crystal clear. Social mobility is falling according to the Social Mobility Commission, and the disadvantage gap between students is much higher than we thought, according to the recent FFT Database Report which details how schools have been off-rolling problem pupils to bump up school results.

The benefits of an enterprising education

If we are to believe the headlines the recent decline in unemployment is a triumph. The dole queues, we are told, are falling and that is a firm indication that the economy is on the mend.

Getting enterprise into schools

A climate change game that involves players acting out the effects of a hurricane, a pen that doubles as a stylish perfume atomizer and an iced tea drink made from the essence of the baobab tree.

Who’s Left 2019: The disadvantage gap is bigger than we thought

The FTT Education Datalab report, "Who’s Left 2019" released this morning (5 Dec) shows that ‘off-rolling’ hides the true extent of the disadvantage gap in schools, and that low-achieving pupils are not being recorded as they are removed from rolls to raise GCSE results.

Number of young people not in employment, education or training #NEET has risen this year

This morning (21 Nov) the NEET (Young people not in education, employment or training) figures were released by ONS. They published their latest estimates of young people (aged 16 to 24 years) who are not in education, employment or training, by age and sex: Young people not in education, employment or training (NEET), UK: November 2019.

Students from Surrey school meet with Prince Edward following YE success

Local YE teams meet HRH the Earl of Wessex as part of his Surrey Hills Enterprise visit Students from Guildford High School were presented to the Earl of Wessex, Prince Edward, last week, as part of his Surrey Hills Enterprise visit to meet local businesses. HRH visited the artisan food hub at the Silent pool where he formally opened Mandira’s Kitchen a local artisan Indian food business. 

Half of parents say social media has had a negative impact on their child's mental well-being

Half of parents say social media has had a negative impact on their child’s mental well-being

51% of parents back the use of more #EdTech to improve teaching and learning

Nearly half of parents plan to BAN screen time over Christmas

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