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Improving the human head You are a scientist. You have been asked to come up with suggestions to improve the human head.
Adding value 1 How will you add value to the item you have been given? What opportunities would you look to exploit to bring the item to market?
How can we add value in our own fields of work? Where are the opportunities to support others to be enterprising? Adding value 2
Source: Gibb A; International small business journal, 1993. Enterprising behaviours, skills and attributes
Developing enterprise skills Blow up The problem The task Materials The rules
Rules. The sculpture must be: finished in 25 minutes constructed using only the materials provided as tall as possible, and no smaller than 1.5m able to stand without support capable of being easily moved to the school’s reception area given a title.
Review and reflect How well did you, as a group, organise yourselves? What did you enjoy most? What would you change? What were the group’s strengths and weaknesses?
Make it explicit! ‘Central to the concept of enterprise is having ideas and making them happen. Spotting opportunities and realising ideas requires the right attitudes, skills, know-how, and most of all, having a can-do mindset. It offers young people the vision, skills and know-how they will need to operate in an increasingly complex world.’ Fuelling enterprise culture (Enterprise Insight 2006)
Energy for teachers! ‘A greater emphasis on the enterprise skills and qualities developed through ‘learning by doing’ will enable students to see how what they are learning or creating can lead to real world success.’ Fuelling enterprise culture (Enterprise Insight 2006)
What will YOU do? Make a list of three enterprising things you will do: TomorrowNext week _____________________________
Successful students ‘A ‘can-do’ attitude and a creative outlook with enterprise knowledge and skills will enable young people, whatever their background, to chart their own path to success and realize their aspirations.’ Fuelling enterprise culture (Enterprise Insight 2006)