• Peer-Learning Workshop in Entrepreneurship Education

    06 November 2019

    JA Europe lead the second COSME peer-learning workshop on Entrepreneurship Education which was hosted by the Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications in Tallinn, gathering 61 participants from 12 COSME countries. Over two days, stakeholders from Ministries of Education, Ministries of Economic affairs and other governmental bodies, business organisations, non-profit sector representatives and educators shared knowledge and practical experiences on Entrepreneurship Education.

  • Launch of the first European Entrepreneurship Education Monitor

    09 July 2019

    The Entrepreneurship Education Expert Network (EE-HUB) officially launched the Entrepreneurship Education Monitor at the occasion of the 2nd European Entrepreneurship Education Summit, which took place last week in Lille, on 4 and 5 July.
    In the presence of European and national policymakers, business representatives, educators and students, the first ever monitor dedicated to tracking the uptake of entrepreneurship education was introduced.

  • Peer-learning workshop on Entrepreneurship Education in Budapest

    21 March 2019

    Funded under the EU COSME programme, the workshop brought together 60 key players in the entrepreneurship education ecosystem from Ministries, businesses, NGOs and academia from 11 countries for interactive peer-learning sessions lead by JA Europe and the EE-HUB.

  • EE-HUB Round Table: Skills: Getting it Right for the 4th Industrial Revolution

    22 November 2018

    An EE-HUB Round Table supported by Visa and dedicated to Getting the Skills Right for the 4th Industrial Revolution took place in Brussels on 22 November 2018. Around 50 participants from public and private sectors working in the area of skills and education discussed the challenges of the 4th Industrial Revolution and what the implications are for equipping future generations with the right skills. The event was hosted by the Norwegian Ambassador to Belgium, H.E. Ingrid Schulerud.

  • Business-Education Partnerships

    03 July 2018

    The European Commission published a report on ‘The State of University-Business Cooperation in Europe’. The project has been conducted between 2016-17 with the aim to get a more profound, comprehensive and up to date understanding of the state of University- Business Cooperation (UBC) in Europe, from the perspective of both the higher education institutions (HEIs) and the business sector. 

  • OECD: Developing entrepreneurship competences

    16 May 2018

    This policy paper was prepared as a background document to the parallel session on Developing entrepreneurship competencies at the OECD Ministerial Conference on Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, that took place on 22-23 February 2018 in Mexico.

  • EntreComp into Action: get inspired, make it happen

    05 March 2018

    The "EntreComp into Action: get inspired, make it happen" has been published. This guide is a tool for those individuals and organisations who wish to explore why, when and how they can use the European Entrepreneurship Competence Framework (EntreComp).

  • Recommendation on Key Competences for Lifelong Learning

    23 February 2018

    On 17 January 2018, the European Commission has published Recommendation on Key Competences for Lifelong Learning together with the Annex to the Recommendation.

  • EE-HUB launched 6 new national HUBs in Central and Eastern Europe

    19 February 2018

    Following the success of Italy, the EE-HUB (Entrepreneurship Education NETwork) launched six new national HUBs in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Turkey. In collaboration with the national JA organisations and Citi Foundation under their Pathways to Progress initiative, these clusters are helping to move entrepreneurship education forward on the ground.

  • Governments keen to invest more in entrepreneurship education

    24 November 2017

    What more has to be done to include entrepreneurship in school programmes in Europe? Leading educationists and government officials from 9 European countries (Belgium, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Italy, Latvia, Norway, Romania, and Turkey) attended a round table in Tallinn on 17 November at the invitation of the EE-HUB to grapple with this question. Their answers are set to guide the work of the EE-HUB and Europe’s policymakers in the months and years to come.

  • European Framework for Quality and Effective Apprenticeships

    05 October 2017

    The European Commission has adopted a proposal for a European Framework for Quality and Effective Apprenticeships. The Commission has identified 14 key criteria that EU countries and stakeholders should use to develop quality and effective apprenticeships. 

  • Taking the future into their own hands

    04 September 2017

    This report presents the contribution that youth work makes to young people's entrepreneurial learning.

  • First ever European Summit for entrepreneurship education

    13 July 2017

    #SwitchOnEurope #EEhubEU   

    • The first ever European Summit for Entrepreneurship Education took place on 11-12 July, bringing together 700 people from more than 40 countries with participants of all ages from 15 and up. 

    • Participants were invited to contribute to addressing the main challenge of Europe today: how to make Europe more competitive by making entrepreneurship education available to more young people.

    • To that end, a new phase of the European Network for Entrepreneurship Education (EE-HUB) was launched, establishing the network as a permanent European Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning in Brussels

    •The purpose of the centre is to mobilize policymakers and stakeholders to increase the penetration rate of entrepreneurship education to 35% by 2030

  • Time to ‘Switch On Europe’ – EE-HUB Round Table

    04 May 2017

    On 4 May, a special EE-HUB round table took place at the European Parliament to officially launch the ‘Switch On Europe’ campaign, dedicated to raising awareness of the need for further developing entrepreneurship education to boost jobs and growth in Europe.

  • “Switch on Europe” to bring entrepreneurship to education [New Europe]

    25 April 2017

    While 3 out of 4 European teachers do not feel encouraged to bring innovation into the classroom and 4 out of 10 companies across the EU have difficulty finding staff with the skills they need, students step up and ask for a change in education. Wearing white masks and holding signs, students who have had an entrepreneurial experience are asking for a change in education.

  • Switch On Europe!

    24 April 2017

    Join us on 25 April from 8.30 to 12.30 in front of EU institutions, calling on policy-makers for more support to develop entrepreneurial mindsets in Europe. Help us #SwitchOnEurope!

  • European Platform for Financial Education Launched

    22 February 2017

    A group of nine European organisations and associations have today launched a new European Platform for Financial Education. The initiative aims to promote the need for financial education and to boost financial literacy in Europe, particularly among young people and entrepreneurs. It also seeks to encourage EU-level leadership in this field.

  • EE-HUB round tables across Europe

    30 January 2017

    A series of 5 round tables took place under the umbrella of the EE-HUB so far. The purpose of these peer learning activities is to stimulate and speed up progress in the field of entrepreneurship education by taking the good practices and its success factors into an outreach and sharing process. 

  • EE-HUB Italy: the first national EE-HUB

    25 January 2017

    Following the creation of the European HUB for entrepreneurship education (EE-HUB) in 2015, JA Italy launched the first national EE-HUB, ‘EE-HUB Italy’, in Rome on 16 January 2017.

  • EE-HUB Round Table, Rome, Italy

    19 January 2017

    On 16 January, JA Europe together with JA Italy and the Italian Ministry of Education (MIUR) hosted a special round table in Rome, Italy. The meeting gathered over 90 participants from various fields, including Ministry representatives from nine European countries, along with business leaders, and educators.

  • Business confirms young people are not equipped with key financial skills they need to start their working lives

    27 September 2016

    JA Europe and Visa Europe launch a new report on financial education that analyses the gap between young people’s financial capability and employers’ needs in terms of financial skills and knowledge.

  • High-level round table "Celebrating Entrepreneurship Education", Riga 22-23 Sept 2016

    22 September 2016

    The high-level round table “Celebrating Entrepreneurship Education” took place in Riga (Latvia) on September 22-23.

  • Entrepreneurship Education at School in Europe - 2016 Edition

    29 February 2016

    This latest EURYDICE report provides the most recent information on strategies, curricula and learning outcomes, and also covers themes such as funding schemes and teacher education.  The analysis focuses on primary education, lower and general upper secondary education as well as school-based initial vocational education and training. Information covers 33 countries participating in the Eurydice network. In addition, national information sheets provide an overview of entrepreneurship education in each country. The reference year is 2014/15. Full report here.


  • EE-HUB Webinars coming up!

    04 April 2016

    The EE-HUB experts gathered more than 60 good practices over the past year and now it's time to share the recommendations, the findings and the good practices in a series of dissemination events (webinars and roundtables).

  • EC unveils 2016 Work Programme

    27 October 2015

    Frans Timmermans, First Vice President of the European Commission said "2016 will be a year of real social progress" when presenting the EU Commission work programme for the year to come. Its first item, A New Boost for Jobs, Growth and Investment aims to deepen Europeans' inherent capacity to work hard, innovate, to create and to sell their ideas to the world through a New Skills Agenda. Read more here

  • European Pact for Youth

    25 November 2015

    During the CSR Europe's Enterprise 2020 Summit, the European Commission and business leaders launched the 'European Pact for Youth' to improve partnerships between business and education to boost the chances of young people getting jobs. Read more here.

  • 'Promoting Youth Entrepreneurship through Education and Training' Report

    22 September 2015

    Approved on September 8th, the report is calling for the education systems to include entrepreneurship as a topic in the national education curricula at all levels and is inviting the EC to support and coordinate this process through the ERASMUS+ Programme. MEP Ambassador Michaela Sojdova is the driving force behind the initiative. More about the report here.

  • Entrepreneurship at a Glance 2015

    10 September 2015

    The OECD published in August ‘Entrepreneurship at a Glance 2015’ a report presenting key developments on entrepreneurship in 36 countries on the basis of harmonised indicators.

  • Linking schools with businesses is win-win

    02 June 2015

    We need to increase the interaction between the education and the business community. We know both sides want to increase the cooperation, but it seems like there is a need for a “broker” in the middle, says Caroline Jenner.

  • Pushing for entrepreneurial change at policy level

    14 May 2015

    SMEs and startups need a change at the policy level and the EE-HUB wants to help that process.

  • New generation – new businesses?

    21 January 2015

    New generations of young business owners are leading the way out of the downturn, according to the annual Simply Business Start-up Index, which reveals a 29% rise in firms started by 18–25-year-olds since the recession took hold in 2008

  • "Give me more!" says the Council

    05 May 2015

    It is a European goal that every young person should have a practical entrepreneurial experience before they leave school. Teachers should be confident in their teaching and well equipped for delivering the entrepreneurship education curriculum and the business community fully involved.

  • The road to success

    28 November 2014

    Entrepreneurship education has a significant role in supporting the main goals of the Europe 2020 strategy shows a new report from DG Enterprise and Industry. Students participating in entrepreneurship education are more likely to start their own business, are less unemployed and make more money

  • European expert NETwork established to increase uptake of entrepreneurship education in Europe

    15 April 2015

    A new initiative aims to promote entrepreneurship education and make policy recommendations that can be put into effect by national school systems.

  • Moving entrepreneurship education forward in Europe

    06 May 2015

    50 entrepreneurship experts and 13 MEP Ambassadors are behind the European Entrepreneurship Education NETwork, the first pan-European body dedicated to moving entrepreneurship education forward in Europe.

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