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Michael Mercieca blogs for the Huffington Post

 Michael writes: “A top-quality education system should prepare our young people for the future. It should teach students the skills they need to find suitable jobs that secure a good quality of life. Or, if they choose, equip these young people with the skills, determination and confidence to start their

Michael Mercieca blogs for the Huffington Post

Our CEO Michael Mercieca’s latest blog for the Huffington Post focuses on the importance of financial education. Michael writes: “A few days ago I read an opinion piece in the FT (non-paywall copy here) saying that there’s no point teaching school children about money. We should just force-feed them more maths instead. This

Following a month-long consultation, from today 1st September, pfeg becomes part of Young Enterprise. This means we will offer pfeg branded financial education programmes under the YE umbrella, making Young Enterprise the leading voice of financial and enterprise education in the UK. Read the full press release here  

Young Enterprise CEO Michael Mercieca was on ITV News Meridian last week on GCSE results day. Whilst academic work is important, it is but one measure of a young person’s skills and talents. We need to ensure our young people are equipped for the world of work after leaving education.

A Level results day is a nerve-wracking time for students, parents and teachers. This year we’ve heard that record number of students have been accepted into university, but that the overall pass rate has fallen slightly for the first time in over 30 years. We’ve also seen an increase in