Presentation on theme: "Malcolm Hoare and Peter Stagg Regional Directors Centre for Education and Industry University of Warwick 16 th May 2007 Enterprise Education in England."— Presentation transcript:
Malcolm Hoare and Peter Stagg Regional Directors Centre for Education and Industry University of Warwick 16 th May 2007 Enterprise Education in England
DfES Definition of Enterprise Education Enterprise capability - innovation, creativity, risk-management, risk taking and a can-do attitude and the drive to make ideas happen. It is supported by: Financial capability -the ability to manage ones own finances and to become questioning and informed consumers of financial services And Business & economic understanding -the ability to understand the business context and make informed choices between alternative uses of scarce resources.
Te aching and Learning – Creating an enterprising learning environment Ofsted identifies the importance of a learning environment where students have the autonomy to tackle problems involving risk and uncertainty about final outcomes and to gain a reward for their successful resolution. The enterprise education learning process has four stages: Identifying solutions Planning the activity Implementing the plan Evaluating the processes
UK Government Funding £60 million for each of three years to embed enterprise education in schools Funding devolved to schools via Standards Fund Funding to support cluster working, staffing, materials and support
Enterprise Education – 10 Research Outcomes 1.Enterprise is about lifestyle 2.Enterprise is about team working 3.Enterprise is about networking 5.Successful entrepreneurs have a grasp of entrepreneurial knowledge, skills, attributes and attitudes 4.Enterprise Education is about personal development
6.Effective enterprise education equals entrepreneurial teaching and learning 7.Enterprise education involves learning through,for and about enterprise 8.Creativity and Innovation can be found across the curriculum 9.Enterprise education is about challenging the status quo 10.Chaos theory rules
Policy implications National imperative but local and regional solutions For all students, subjects, teachers, schools and communities Focus on School Development Pastoral as well as Academic Knowledge plus Skills plus Values Moral and Ethical dimension
Hidden Curriculum - Culture and Ethos Social/ Community Enterprise plus for profit Health and Safety,Public Liability and Child Protection issues Staff CPD Quality management and accreditation
ENTERPRISE PLUS EDUCATION The sum is greater than the parts !
Rotherham Ready 4 year project until 2009 £1.4 million of funding Aim - to create a culture of enterprise in Rotherham schools and colleges which will impact on pupils (4-19) at all Key Stages and provide a pathway into entrepreneurial opportunities Quality developed through the CEI Excellence in Enterprise Education Award www.rotherhamready.org.uk
Excellence in Enterprise Education Award Designed to assist schools in enhancing the extent and quality of enterprise education
The Award: is based on a quality framework uses a self evaluation model encourages continuous improvement stimulates a developmental process - diagnosis, establishing base lines - identifying goals and action planning - implementation and evaluation
5 Key elements (+ a case study) Audit Concept and Strategy: - Management commitment to enterprise learning The Planning Process Curriculum organisation and delivery Evaluation processes
The Case Study: Brief (about 500 words) Using a template - Context - Aims and objectives - Enterprise activities - External involvement and support - Resources - Learning outcomes - Assessment and evaluation
Assessment Light touch model being piloted Comprehensive portfolio not required School submits completed framework Assessors request samples of evidence Visit from CEI assessor Interview staff and students (including case study)
Questions ! Are you an enterprising school or a school that does enterprise ? Enterprising Leadership Ethos ? Enterprising Middle Management culture ? Entrepreneurial Teaching and Learning Styles ? Or just something for the kids !
Malcolm Hoare and Peter Stagg Regional Directors Centre for Education and Industry University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL www.warwick.ac/cei