What’s new on the School Enterprise Challenge 2015?

The School Enterprise Challenge 2015 opened on the 8th of April and in less than two weeks, 425 schools signed up =)

In this 2nd week of registration we want to showcase some of the many exciting features of this year’s competition!

NEW PRIZES!

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The benefits of the School Enterprise Challenge are endless and our prizes this year are even more compelling!

This year we have over $50,000 US DOLLARS in CASH prizes, CAMERAS, LAPTOPS and tickets and flights to our international conference! We have MORE Country Prizes, MORE Business Idea Prizes and MORE funded places to our annual conference, so your school has even more opportunities to win!

And we are also offering 2 brand new awards!

  • SEC Head Teacher Award

It will be given to a head teacher that has gone the extra mile to support the School Enterprise Challenge in their school. Stay tuned for more information!

  •  Buddy Schools of the Year

Have you participated in the School Enterprise Challenge before and you are ready to share your experience with others? Or, you have never set up a school business and would like to partner with an experienced school?

Then you are perfect for the new pilot “School Buddy Programme”!

This Prize will be awarded to the most successful partnership between an experienced school and one that entered the competition this year for the first time. It’s an amazing opportunity for both sides and, TOGETHER you have a chance to win the best “Buddy School of the Year” Award!

You can find detailed information about all the available prizes at http://www.schoolenterprisechallenge.org/about/about-us/prizes/

 NEW WEBSITE!

The School website-hosting-3Enterprise Challenge 2015 has a new fantastic website! We hope you like the new fresh look and the improved navigation that will allow you to find the information you need more quickly and easily.

There are also 2 new exciting web features! SCHOOL SEARCH and FIND A PARTNER SCHOOL!

Once you have registered you can search for other participating schools from all over the world. It is super easy! You can search by country, type of school and type of school business!

You can CONNECT with ALL the schools registered online! Share ideas and suggestions, make new friends, and develop partnerships to expand your school business!

If you haven’t had a chance to browse around yet, take a look here  http://www.schoolenterprisechallenge.org

EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS!

One of tEducationhe many benefits of joining the School Enterprise Challenge is the FREE ACCESS TO OUR EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES that support teachers and students around the world to deliver enterprise education in an innovative way!

  • School Enterprise Challenge Weekly Guides

You will have access to our weekly resources, such as templates, lesson plans and tips to help you complete every stage of the competition successfully, from coming up with a business idea, to writing a business plan and running your own school enterprise!

  • Primary and Secondary Enterprise Curricula

If your school wish to combine practical entrepreneurship skills with a theoretical curriculum we developed a set of resources to help you!

With the Primary and Secondary curricula, you will learn about the basic concepts to set up and run a business and how to boost skills such as communication, teamwork, problem solving, and so much more!

  • This year we also developed educational videos that will be shared on our website soon!

REMEMBER THAT YOU CAN REGISTER UNTIL THE 20TH OF MAY!

SIGN UP HERE and RECOMMEND ANOTHER SCHOOL FOR BONUS POINTS!

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About schoolenterprisechallenge

The School Enterprise Challenge is an entrepreneurship competition for schools across the world! The challenge is to create profitable, sustainable businesses as a fun way to give kids hands-on business experience, develop their teamwork and leadership skills & generate income at the same time.
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