Entrepreneurship at school


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This is an eTwinning project presentation. The project, called "Entrepreneurship at School" is being carried out during 2013-2014 course with the participation of three european schools. Its main aim is to develop entrepreneurial skills among pupils at secundary school level.

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Entrepreneurship at school

  1. 1. Entrepreneurship at School An eTwinning project
  2. 2. Teachers Carlos Trullén Calvo • • • Photo here Peter Kwasniewski Oriana Abela Photo here Degree in Physics. 5 years experience as a Financial Consultant 2 years experience as a Science/Technology Teacher • • • Teaching Economics, English and Ethics 4 years working experience in IT consultancy 3 years teaching experience • 7 years experience as an Accounts and Economics Teacher Previously worked as a teacher in a junior school •
  3. 3. Schools Luitpold Gymnasium Munich Munich (Germany) 31 pupils. 14-15 years old 2/3 hours a week Colegio Hijas de San José Zaragoza (Spain) 30 pupils. 13-14 years old 3 hours a week St Dorothy’s Senior School Zebbug (Malta) 32 pupils. 13-15 years old 2/3 hours a week
  4. 4. Why? “Europe faces a number of challenges that can only be met if it has innovative, well-educated, and entrepreneurial citizens who, whatever their walk of life, have the spirit and inquisitiveness to think in new ways, and the courage to meet and adapt to the challenges facing them.” Entrepreneurship Education at School in Europe. March 2012 EUROPEAN COMMISSION
  5. 5. Why? “Attention should be particularly focused on the development of entrepreneurial skills, because they not only contribute to new business creation but also to the employability of young people.” Rethinking Education: Investing in skills for better socio-economic outcomes. November 2012 EUROPEAN COMMISSION
  6. 6. Framework Key competences for European citizens in the knowledge society: Key competences  Mother tongue And contribute to:  Foreign languages  STEM competences  Digital competence  Learning to learn  Social and civic competence  Sense of initiative and ENTREPRENEURSHIP They consist of:  Personal fullfilment  Knowledge  Skills  Social inclusion and active citizenship  Attitudes  Employability  Cultural awareness and expression Assessment of Key Competences in initial education training: Policy Guidance November 2012 EUROPEAN COMMISSION
  7. 7. Description Entrepreneurship at School Students will work in European teams to develop business ideas, assess their potential and coorporate to put the best ones into practice.
  8. 8. Objectives Foreign Language (English) European Citizenship Pupils Teamworking Teachers Professional development Entrepreneurship
  9. 9. Phases Getting to know each other Develop business ideas Putting it into reality Ending the student company Assessment
  10. 10. Calendar 2013 September October November December Presentation Getting to know each other Develop bussines ideas 2014 January February March April May June Putting it into reality Ending the company Assesment
  11. 11. Phase 0 Introduction Session Activity 1 Presentation of the subject and the project. 2 Every pupil with a valid email account. 3 Introduction to TwinSpace Presentation for Pupils Presentation for Parents
  12. 12. Phase 1 Getting to know each other Develop business ideas Putting it into reality Ending the student company Assessment
  13. 13. Phase 1 Getting to know each other Part 1: Students will create an image with Glogster, where they will show a lot of information about themselves, and they will get all linked together. No personal photos in this stage. Part 2: Students will fill in a Form providing information about their favourite partners and some areas of interest for developing a business idea.
  14. 14. Phase 1 Part 3: Getting to know each other According to the gathered information, teachers will make teams of three pupils, one from each school. Part 4: Students will record a webcam video introducing themselves and speaking about their expectations on the project.
  15. 15. Phase 1 Calendar Session 1 2-4 Activity Presentation of Glogster and sign up. Working session with Glogster. 5 Filling in the form “Partnerfinding”. 6 Team formation. 7 Presentation of Webcam activity 8 Working session with Webcam 9 Viewing of personal webcam videos 10 Viewing of personal webcam videos Pupil´s task Due Date Share Glogster URL October 11 Send the “Partnerfinding” answer October 18 Upload the webcam video October 27
  16. 16. Phase 2 Getting to know each other Developing business ideas Putting it into reality Ending the student company Assessment
  17. 17. Phase 2 Part 1: Develop business ideas Dealing with several topics of business administration:  Legal forms  Cost accounting  Competition analysis  Business idea Part 2: Making a business proposal:  Brainstorming and mindmapping  S.W.O.T. Analysis  Presentation
  18. 18. Phase 2 Part 3: Develop business ideas Voting the best proposals, according to:  Feasibility  Market Potential  Quality - Creativity Ways of communication among pupils
  19. 19. Phase 2 Calendar Session 1-6 Activity Dealing with several topics of business administration 7 Making a brainstorming by teams 8 S.W.O.T. analysis 9-12 Developing the best business idea 13-16 Preparing a video presentation 17-18 Watching the presentations and voting Pupil´s task Send S.W.O.T. analysis Due Date December 8 Share video presentation December 15 Voting by means of Google Drive December 20
  20. 20. Evaluation Getting to know each other Getting to know each other Putting it into reality Ending the student company Assessment
  21. 21. Assessment Evaluation instrument Glogster image Webcam video S.W.O.T. analysis Business proposal Voting e-Portfolio Test Assessment framework Key competence Modern tongue Foreign language STEM Digital competence Learning to learn Social and civic Initiative and entrepreneurship Cultural awareness and expression Knowledge Skills Attitudes
  22. 22. Assessment (e-Portfolio) An e-portfolio is a digital instrument with the aim of powering the self-reflection about the lifelong learning process by means of gathering the acquired knowledge, the living experiences and the fulfillment of learning and personal goals. We have created a WordPress web page where pupils can include all their reflections about the learning experience accross this project.
  23. 23. Phase 3 The best rated ideas (depending on number of participating schools/students) will be put into reality. - collecting start-up money by selling shares producing/delivering service advertising/selling keeping control of costs/income pay out shareholders