Author Archives: School Enterprise Challenge

About School Enterprise Challenge

The School Enterprise Challenge is a global awards programme for schools to establish innovative school-based businesses. Our easy-to-use resources help students and teachers to plan, set up and run their very own business at their school. As well as generating extra income for the school, students get to enjoy a real, hands-on entrepreneurial experience and develop essential life skills on the way. All schools (primary, secondary and vocational) from all countries are welcome to take part for FREE! To find out more and register for the School Enterprise Challenge 2017, visit the website:

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2018: Celebrating our Global Community of Enterprising Schools

Since the launch of School Enterprise Challenge in 2011 until today we’ve seen our community of enterprising schools go from strength to strength. Testimony to that are the more than 9,000 schools around the world who have registered to take … Continue reading

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Highlights of the Blogging Mini-Competition 2018

This year’s Blogging Mini-Competition was our most popular yet! Students from Egypt, Ghana, Afghanistan, India, Algeria, Guatemala, Honduras, Kenya, Mexico, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Paraguay, South Sudan, Rwanda and South Africa all shared their thoughts on a range of topics from … Continue reading

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Business mentors supporting student-entrepreneurs on the road to success

Setting up a business at school is the best way to equip young people with the skills they will need to succeed in work and in life. Whilst the road to entrepreneurial success can be very rewarding it is by … Continue reading

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Blogging Mini-Competition 2018

The School Enterprise Challenge team is delighted to introduce the Blogging Mini-Competition 2018! In this article, we’ll explain everything you need to know: from what it’s all about to how you can take part! How to set up your online … Continue reading

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Celebrating World Youth Skills Day 2018

  “Creativity is as important now in education as literacy and we should treat it with the same status” – Ken Robinson On 15th July 2018, the School Enterprise Challenge community proudly to celebrate the World Youth Skills Day. Held … Continue reading

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Learning and earning: Young entrepreneurs funding positive change in their community

In 2017, student-entrepreneurs taking part in the School Enterprise Challenge generated an incredible $694,535* in income. That’s right, over 83,000 students from around the world planned, set up and are running their very own school-based businesses! Not only that, they … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Movers & Shakers: Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day

The United Nations (UN) has declared 27th June to be Micro, Small & Medium-sized Enterprises Day (MSMEs) in recognition of their role in sustainable development. The UN reports that MSMEs makeup over 90% of all firms and account on average … Continue reading

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