25 May 2023
No dia 25 de maio, realizámos um showcase nacional no âmbito do “Skills for the Future”, programa que resulta de uma parceria entre a EIT Manufacturing e a Junior Achievement Portugal. A iniciativa procura o desenvolvimento de soluções inovadoras com recurso a princípios da economia circular, tendo em vista a produção mais sustentável de utensílios ou a conceção de serviços que impactem positivamente a comunidade. Este ano, 163 equipas que participaram no programa A Empresa desenvolveram projetos enquadrados neste âmbito.
O showcase contou com a participação de 8 equipas, de 7 escolas. A equipa "CUPFULUP", do Colégio Marista de Carcavelos garantiu o 1.º lugar. A “AlgAlastic”, da Escola Secundária da Ramada e a “ColicCup”, do Instituto de Ciências Educativas, garantiram o 2.º e 3.º lugar, respetivamente.
(Em breve lançaremos mais detalhes sobre esta iniciativa nas nossas redes sociais.)
15 May 2023
Na 3.º edição do Digital Innovation Challenge by Banco BPI, que decorreu de 15 a 19 de maio, 28 alunos do ensino secundário, de 5 escolas do país, trabalharam, em equipa, com o apoio dos seus mentores para desenvolver uma solução para o desafio lançado de estruturar a oferta de financiamento na construção de novos formatos de habitação para jovens. No evento final, depois de desenvolvidas as soluções com o apoio dos seus mentores do Banco BPI, as equipas apresentaram as suas soluções, em pitch, a um painel de jurados. A ideia vencedora foi a da Equipa "BPI ViveJovem", do Colégio Guadalupe, ao oferecer um serviço de apoio aos municípios para construção de habitações co-living até aos 35 anos. A equipa "Loocu", do Colégio Rainha D. Leonor e a equipa "BPI Living", do Colégio de Gaia, receberam o 2.º e 3.º prémio, respetivamente.
Voltámos a realizar dois pequenos-almoços muito especiais no âmbito da iniciativa Breakfast of Leaders by Banco BPI. O Dr. José Pena do Amaral, Membro da Comissão de Responsabilidade Social do Banco BPI, o Dr. Artur Santos Silva, Presidente Honorário do Banco BPI e Curador da Fundação “la Caixa” e Gonçalo Duque, CEO da JAP, sentaram-se à mesa com 6 alunos do ensino básico, secundário e universitário, e partilharam experiências sobre o seu percurso profissional, dando várias dicas para inspirar o futuro dos alunos.
Além das duas iniciativas, 9 voluntários do Banco deram mentoria, num conjunto de 3 sessões, a algumas equipas do programa A Empresa que passaram à Competição Nacional.
22 May 2023
A 2.ª edição de 22/23 da iniciativa Braço Direito decorreu de 22 a 26 de maio. Mais de 170 alunos do ensino secundário tiveram a oportunidade única de ficarem a conhecer melhor o mundo do trabalho. Como? Simples - acompanhando, durante um dia, um voluntário das nossas empresas associadas e parceiras no seu local de trabalho e ficando a conhecer as diferentes tarefas e responsabilidades do seu cargo.
A iniciativa é uma mais-valia na orientação vocacional dos jovens, permitindo-lhes “espreitar” o seu futuro profissional e perceber melhor que opções de carreira podem seguir.
Participaram nesta 2.ª edição, 22 empresas associadas e parceiras da JAP.
Na foto, a aluna Beatriz Ferreira e a voluntária Elsa Maximino da UCI.
23 March 2023
27 alunos da Escola Secundária Isidoro de Sousa foram desafiados, no dia 23 de março, a desenhar negócios inovadores para melhorar a qualidade de vida do Município de Viana do Alentejo, em apenas 8 horas. “Think global, Act local” foi o lema do Innovation Challenge realizado em parceria com o CLDS de Viana do Alentejo – tudo o que realizamos na nossa comunidade pode impactar não só o que nos rodeia, mas sim toda a sociedade global.
Durante a manhã os alunos contaram com o apoio de 8 mentores, representantes do tecido empresarial do município, para trabalharem as suas ideias. No final do dia, todos apresentaram as suas ideias em pitch perante um júri.
A equipa “Alansport” foi a grande vencedora do desafio ao idealizar um complexo desportivo que promove hábitos de vida saudável e que integra uma loja de equipamento desportivo.
As equipas “GERAAÇÃO” e “Clube Náutico de Viana do Alentejo”, ficaram em 2.º e 3.º lugar respetivamente.
01 March 2023
A 1 de março juntámo-nos à Câmara Municipal do Porto na Qualifica - Feira de Educação, Formação, Juventude e Emprego, que decorreu na Exponor, onde realizámos, em conjunto, a 7ª edição da Feira Porto de Futuro!
Oito miniempresas do ensino secundário, de 3 escolas do município do Porto, apresentaram as suas ideias de negócio em formato de competição (exibição em stand e pitch) e foram avaliadas por um júri. Os projetos foram desenvolvidos durante a sua participação no programa A Empresa, este ano letivo.
A “Smart Future”, da Escola Secundária Filipa de Vilhena, foi a grande vencedora do dia ao desenvolver uma capa inovadora para maços de tabaco que permite depositar as beatas, de forma a reduzir o impacto ambiental negativo causado pelo abandono de beatas de cigarros nos espaços públicos.
Participaram também neste evento, a Escola Secundária Clara de Resende, a Escola Secundária Filipa de Vilhena e a Escola Secundária Rodrigues de Freitas. A Feira contou, ainda, com a presença de Fernando Paulo, Vereador do Pelouro da Educação e da Coesão Social da Câmara do Porto.
23 March 2023
Marcámos presença no JA Europe 2023 Leadership Summit e fomos reconhecidos, em mais um ano, como uma organização modelo, trazendo de lá este prémio que muito nos orgulha! O "Model Nation Award" reconhece as organizações nacionais da JA que atuam nos mais altos padrões de qualidade durante o último ano de referência, atingindo ou superando os benchmarks para um mínimo de 80% dos KPIs da JA Europe, que são estabelecidos com essa finalidade.
Alguns elementos da equipa foram também reconhecidos pelos seus vários anos de trabalho na organização e o seu impacto junto dos jovens - Parabéns Bruno Ramos, Cristiana Cabreira e Patrícia Centeio!
06 November 2019
JA Europe lead the second COSME peer-learning workshop on Entrepreneurship Education which was hosted by the Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications in Tallinn, gathering 61 participants from 12 COSME countries. Over two days, stakeholders from Ministries of Education, Ministries of Economic affairs and other governmental bodies, business organisations, non-profit sector representatives and educators shared knowledge and practical experiences on Entrepreneurship Education.
09 July 2019
The Entrepreneurship Education Expert Network (EE-HUB) officially launched the Entrepreneurship Education Monitor at the occasion of the 2nd European Entrepreneurship Education Summit, which took place last week in Lille, on 4 and 5 July.
In the presence of European and national policymakers, business representatives, educators and students, the first ever monitor dedicated to tracking the uptake of entrepreneurship education was introduced.
21 March 2019
Funded under the EU COSME programme, the workshop brought together 60 key players in the entrepreneurship education ecosystem from Ministries, businesses, NGOs and academia from 11 countries for interactive peer-learning sessions lead by JA Europe and the EE-HUB.
22 November 2018
An EE-HUB Round Table supported by Visa and dedicated to Getting the Skills Right for the 4th Industrial Revolution took place in Brussels on 22 November 2018. Around 50 participants from public and private sectors working in the area of skills and education discussed the challenges of the 4th Industrial Revolution and what the implications are for equipping future generations with the right skills. The event was hosted by the Norwegian Ambassador to Belgium, H.E. Ingrid Schulerud.
03 July 2018
The European Commission published a report on ‘The State of University-Business Cooperation in Europe’. The project has been conducted between 2016-17 with the aim to get a more profound, comprehensive and up to date understanding of the state of University- Business Cooperation (UBC) in Europe, from the perspective of both the higher education institutions (HEIs) and the business sector.
16 May 2018
This policy paper was prepared as a background document to the parallel session on Developing entrepreneurship competencies at the OECD Ministerial Conference on Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, that took place on 22-23 February 2018 in Mexico.
05 March 2018
The "EntreComp into Action: get inspired, make it happen" has been published. This guide is a tool for those individuals and organisations who wish to explore why, when and how they can use the European Entrepreneurship Competence Framework (EntreComp).
23 February 2018
On 17 January 2018, the European Commission has published Recommendation on Key Competences for Lifelong Learning together with the Annex to the Recommendation.
19 February 2018
Following the success of Italy, the EE-HUB (Entrepreneurship Education NETwork) launched six new national HUBs in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Turkey. In collaboration with the national JA organisations and Citi Foundation under their Pathways to Progress initiative, these clusters are helping to move entrepreneurship education forward on the ground.
24 November 2017
What more has to be done to include entrepreneurship in school programmes in Europe? Leading educationists and government officials from 9 European countries (Belgium, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Italy, Latvia, Norway, Romania, and Turkey) attended a round table in Tallinn on 17 November at the invitation of the EE-HUB to grapple with this question. Their answers are set to guide the work of the EE-HUB and Europe’s policymakers in the months and years to come.
05 October 2017
The European Commission has adopted a proposal for a European Framework for Quality and Effective Apprenticeships. The Commission has identified 14 key criteria that EU countries and stakeholders should use to develop quality and effective apprenticeships.
04 September 2017
This report presents the contribution that youth work makes to young people's entrepreneurial learning.
13 July 2017
• The first ever European Summit for Entrepreneurship Education took place on 11-12 July, bringing together 700 people from more than 40 countries with participants of all ages from 15 and up.
• Participants were invited to contribute to addressing the main challenge of Europe today: how to make Europe more competitive by making entrepreneurship education available to more young people.
• To that end, a new phase of the European Network for Entrepreneurship Education (EE-HUB) was launched, establishing the network as a permanent European Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning in Brussels
•The purpose of the centre is to mobilize policymakers and stakeholders to increase the penetration rate of entrepreneurship education to 35% by 2030
04 May 2017
On 4 May, a special EE-HUB round table took place at the European Parliament to officially launch the ‘Switch On Europe’ campaign, dedicated to raising awareness of the need for further developing entrepreneurship education to boost jobs and growth in Europe.
25 April 2017
While 3 out of 4 European teachers do not feel encouraged to bring innovation into the classroom and 4 out of 10 companies across the EU have difficulty finding staff with the skills they need, students step up and ask for a change in education. Wearing white masks and holding signs, students who have had an entrepreneurial experience are asking for a change in education.
24 April 2017
Join us on 25 April from 8.30 to 12.30 in front of EU institutions, calling on policy-makers for more support to develop entrepreneurial mindsets in Europe. Help us #SwitchOnEurope!
22 February 2017
A group of nine European organisations and associations have today launched a new European Platform for Financial Education. The initiative aims to promote the need for financial education and to boost financial literacy in Europe, particularly among young people and entrepreneurs. It also seeks to encourage EU-level leadership in this field.
30 January 2017
A series of 5 round tables took place under the umbrella of the EE-HUB so far. The purpose of these peer learning activities is to stimulate and speed up progress in the field of entrepreneurship education by taking the good practices and its success factors into an outreach and sharing process.
25 January 2017
Following the creation of the European HUB for entrepreneurship education (EE-HUB) in 2015, JA Italy launched the first national EE-HUB, ‘EE-HUB Italy’, in Rome on 16 January 2017.
19 January 2017
On 16 January, JA Europe together with JA Italy and the Italian Ministry of Education (MIUR) hosted a special round table in Rome, Italy. The meeting gathered over 90 participants from various fields, including Ministry representatives from nine European countries, along with business leaders, and educators.
27 September 2016
JA Europe and Visa Europe launch a new report on financial education that analyses the gap between young people’s financial capability and employers’ needs in terms of financial skills and knowledge.
22 September 2016
The high-level round table “Celebrating Entrepreneurship Education” took place in Riga (Latvia) on September 22-23.
29 February 2016
This latest EURYDICE report provides the most recent information on strategies, curricula and learning outcomes, and also covers themes such as funding schemes and teacher education. The analysis focuses on primary education, lower and general upper secondary education as well as school-based initial vocational education and training. Information covers 33 countries participating in the Eurydice network. In addition, national information sheets provide an overview of entrepreneurship education in each country. The reference year is 2014/15. Full report here.
04 April 2016
The EE-HUB experts gathered more than 60 good practices over the past year and now it's time to share the recommendations, the findings and the good practices in a series of dissemination events (webinars and roundtables).
27 October 2015
Frans Timmermans, First Vice President of the European Commission said "2016 will be a year of real social progress" when presenting the EU Commission work programme for the year to come. Its first item, A New Boost for Jobs, Growth and Investment aims to deepen Europeans' inherent capacity to work hard, innovate, to create and to sell their ideas to the world through a New Skills Agenda. Read more here
25 November 2015
During the CSR Europe's Enterprise 2020 Summit, the European Commission and business leaders launched the 'European Pact for Youth' to improve partnerships between business and education to boost the chances of young people getting jobs. Read more here.
22 September 2015
Approved on September 8th, the report is calling for the education systems to include entrepreneurship as a topic in the national education curricula at all levels and is inviting the EC to support and coordinate this process through the ERASMUS+ Programme. MEP Ambassador Michaela Sojdova is the driving force behind the initiative. More about the report here.
10 September 2015
The OECD published in August ‘Entrepreneurship at a Glance 2015’ a report presenting key developments on entrepreneurship in 36 countries on the basis of harmonised indicators.
02 June 2015
We need to increase the interaction between the education and the business community. We know both sides want to increase the cooperation, but it seems like there is a need for a “broker” in the middle, says Caroline Jenner.
14 May 2015
SMEs and startups need a change at the policy level and the EE-HUB wants to help that process.
21 January 2015
New generations of young business owners are leading the way out of the downturn, according to the annual Simply Business Start-up Index, which reveals a 29% rise in firms started by 18–25-year-olds since the recession took hold in 2008
05 May 2015
It is a European goal that every young person should have a practical entrepreneurial experience before they leave school. Teachers should be confident in their teaching and well equipped for delivering the entrepreneurship education curriculum and the business community fully involved.
28 November 2014
Entrepreneurship education has a significant role in supporting the main goals of the Europe 2020 strategy shows a new report from DG Enterprise and Industry. Students participating in entrepreneurship education are more likely to start their own business, are less unemployed and make more money
15 April 2015
A new initiative aims to promote entrepreneurship education and make policy recommendations that can be put into effect by national school systems.
06 May 2015
50 entrepreneurship experts and 13 MEP Ambassadors are behind the European Entrepreneurship Education NETwork, the first pan-European body dedicated to moving entrepreneurship education forward in Europe.