Young Enterprise programmes are delivered in Primary, Post-Primary and Further & Higher Education, as well as in community hubs and centres across Northern Ireland.
Our programmes are spread across our Primary Suite, Post-Primary Suite, Company Suite, Masterclasses, Community programmes, Shared Education programmes and International programmes.
They are each designed to provide young people with an opportunity to understand, develop and apply employability competencies that are highly valuable to employers and further learning providers.
- are underpinned by a guiding principle of learning by doing
- they are supported by a comprehensive range of materials
- programmes are supported by business volunteers who lead discussions, deliver activities and enrich the programme by sharing their own experiences and knowledge.
- have flexible delivery models
- are mapped to the Young Enterprise Learner Development Journey.
- help students and teachers track progress and embed learning through our Learner Development Journey.
- provide students with the opportunities to populate their Progress File.
- support schools to deliver of the skills development requirements of the Curriculum
- are recommended by teachers – 95% would recommend a Young Enterprise programme.
- and by students – 90% would recommend a Young Enterprise programme to their friends and family.
Communication: The ability to listen, write and speak effectively to present and exchange information and ideas in a clear and concise manner
Managing information: The ability to analyse and collect relevant information in order to summarise and categorise
Working with others: The ability to build team engagement, collaborate, share knowledge and explain ideas to others whilst managing personal feelings.
Using mathematics: The ability to use mathematics in every day situations
Thinking, Problem Solving and Decision Making: The ability to collect and examine information, think creatively, and analyse situations to generate solutions to problems and to make informed decisions
Self Management: The ability to work on own initiative, to complete tasks or set goals, and complete according to set time frames
Using ICT: The ability to use ICT to support project activities
Being Creative: The ability to think creatively i.e. to come up with new and different ways of doing things