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1 Working enterprise into the curriculum David Wilkinson Samantha Aspinall

2 Working enterprise into the curriculum Workshop plan 10:15 The enterprise educator landscape – Alison Price, Director of Education, National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship. 10:30What is enterprise – definitions and applications in an educational context. Where might it fit in the curriculum? 11:00Examples of projects.

3 Working enterprise into the curriculum Workshop plan 11:30Barriers and enablers to embedding enterprise. 12:00An enterprise skill – negotiation. Group activity. 13:00Lunch 14:00Working enterprise into your own practice. Using the MELT matrix

4 Working enterprise into the curriculum

5 Working enterprise into the curriculum Budget announcement in 2007 awarded how much to develop enterprise education in schools? £150m over 4 years£240m over 4 years £80m over 4 years£50m over 4 years

6 Working enterprise into the curriculum Who won entrepreneur of the year at this week’s Glamour awards in London? Deborah MeadenJane MacDonald Kylie MinogueVictoria Beckham

7 Working enterprise into the curriculum How many enterprise days training does DCSF say KS4 learners should receive? NoneFive OneEight

8 Working enterprise into the curriculum What is enterprise? What definitions and descriptions occur to you? Which ones do you use/have you used? Why is it important to have enterprise in the curriculum?

9 Working enterprise into the curriculum Definitions “…schools should establish a clear definition of enterprise that is understood by staff, pupils and other stakeholders. [Two key elements] … an enterprising learning environment in which students are encouraged to take the initiative; and an enterprise process which is akin to project working.” Ofsted (2004) Learning to be enterprising.

10 Working enterprise into the curriculum Definitions “Enterprise capability is the ability to handle uncertainty and respond positively to change, to create and implement new ideas and ways of doing things, to make reasonable risk/reward assessments and act upon them in one’s personal and working life. It can be described as: innovation, risk-management, a ‘can-do’ attitude and the drive to make ideas happen.” Qualifications and Curriculum Authority

11 Working enterprise into the curriculum Where might it fit? Ofsted suggest a number of stages: 1.Tackling a problem 2.Planning the project or activity 3.Implementing the plan 4.Evaluating processes

12 Working enterprise into the curriculum Useful organisations Schools Enterprise Education Network. Department for Children Schools and Families. Make your Mark. Young People’s Enterprise Forum

13 Working enterprise into the curriculum Examples of projects Enterprise Millionaire Enterprise Skills and Creative Learning project – Yr11 students, Calderdale. How Science Works programme, Yr12 students, Holy Trinity, Brighouse, Rishworth, Crossley Heath

14 Working enterprise into the curriculum Enterprise Skills and Creative Learning

15 Working enterprise into the curriculum Enterprise Skills and Creative Learning

16 Working enterprise into the curriculum A project to develop skills relevant to the ‘How Science Works’ content of A-Level science subjects.

17 Working enterprise into the curriculum

18 Barriers and enablers … to embedding enterprise within your own practice. What are the barriers and how can they be overcome? What are the enablers and how can they be strengthened?

19 Working enterprise into the curriculum An enterprise activity Negotiation An activity designed to illustrate the process of negotiations and to demonstrate some of the constraints which, in reality, will affect the negotiator’s ability to achieve his / her objectives.

20 Working enterprise into the curriculum The Enterprise educator landscape Alison Price, Director of Education, National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurs

21 Working enterprise into the curriculum MELT (Materials for Enterprise Learning and Teaching)


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