Research shows enterprise education inspires young people to become more employable – and better at core subjects. As a result, teachers are getting aboard. Young Enterprise works with tens of thousands of educators across 5,000 UK schools, colleges and universities to ‘learn by doing.’ In the process they acquire skills a purely academic curriculum could not offer.

Young people "come out of themselves" on programmes

Teacher Francis McVeigh found that Young Enterprise helped his students to become more articulate, organised and creative. The shy and reserved members of his classes discover that their views and aptitudes are as impressive as anyone else’s and they quickly gain the respect of their peers. The result is they

The Company Programme has huge benefits

Geraldine Walker discovered the Young Enterprise approach not only stimulated a more business-minded approach among her students – they actually became better at their academic studies too as a result. Many students found they had talents they had never expected and this influenced their choice of course at university and

Young Enterprise has enriched my working life in the same way that it did for my students

Jenny Butcher was a pioneer in the fast-growing commercial environment of Croydon, a busy town-going-on-city just south of London. In line with Young Enterprise’s philosophy of giving enterprise opportunities for everyone, no matter what their background, she joined the local Young Enterprise board to ensure that State school pupils received

We are already seeing the benefits of Young Enterprise

Jeremy Jackson is a powerful figure in the lives of young people living in one of the UK’s most deprived neighbourhoods – Moss Side in Manchester. It’s a classic urban high-rise environment where local people are striving against monumental social and economic odds to better the lives of their children.