San José De Calasanz School

In summary: San Jose de Calasanz School provides primary and secondary education, and vocational training for young adults. Each educational stage includes the development and assessment of transversal entrepreneurial competences and the School, through a project called “Emprender para aprender”, models best practice in project-based training in this subject area. Age group: Compulsory education (12-16[…]

Pieter Groen College – secondary school

In short: Pieter Groen College is a secondary school in Katwijk, the Netherlands. This school is an important member of the Association of Schools for Entrepreneurial Learning. Pieter Groen College encourages students to take ownership of their own learning process. Age group: Students are between 12 and18 years old. Initial challenges: Schools for Entrepreneurial Learning[…]

Pentrehafod School, Swansea

In short: The Enterprise Challenge was introduced as part of the Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification to develop entrepreneurial skills that will be essential in further education and employment. All students undertake a team activity to create a business proposal for an innovative product or service to satisfy a brief they are given. Age group: Students are[…]

Lauaxeta School

In short: Lauaxeta School is located in the Basque Country (Spain) and educates students in primary, secondary and Baccalaureate education. The School is considered to use a well-considered model in terms of competence-based training, and entrepreneurial projects in particular. In fact, the development of both an entrepreneurial spirit and entrepreneurial skills have been included in[…]

IES El Batán (Spain)

In short: IES El Batán is a public secondary/VET school located in Mieres (Asturias). Secondary and VET curricula both include entrepreneurship-related subjects. Project-based learning is an oft-used methodological approach in these subjects. Age group: The assessment method described here was tested in a class of 15-17 year old students. Initial challenges: In this school, the[…]

INNOENT Idea Evaluation Rubric

In short: This is an example of how the Idea Evaluation Rubric has been used in pre-primary initial teacher education in Iceland. Age group: University – master level teacher education. Initial challenges: The challenge identified here was related to the identity of the teachers as inventors and entrepreneurs. What they did about it: The course[…]

Howells School, Cardiff

In short: Howells School is an independent school in Wales for girls aged 3 – 18 years and boys aged 16 – 18 years. The Simply Do Ideas tool was used by the Business and Economics Teacher during an enterprise day to facilitate self and peer assessment of learning. Age group: Year 11 (15-16 years)[…]

Don Bosco VET School

In short: Don Bosco VET school is a Vocational Education and Training (VET) Center based in the Basque Country, Spain. The School uses the Skills Evaluation Tool of TKNIKA SET to assess and feedback on entrepreneurial skills, which contribute a percentage of the students’ final grade. Age group: >16 years Initial challenges: A vocational education[…]

Craigfelen Primary School

In short: Craigfelan is a primary school in Wales that uses entrepreneurial learning to motivate and inspire pupils, whilst ensuring that they make progress, by using Entrecomp for teaching and assessment. Age group: 9-11 for pilot, now used at 4-11 Initial challenges: The decision was made to incorporate enterprise into the heart of the curriculum[…]