SPECIFIC WEBINAR: How work based learning prepares youth for the jobs of the future

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 from 13:00-14:00 CET  


1. Introduction 

2. Reflections on Good Practices that are delivering quantifiable impacts in entrepreneurship education:

• Work related experiences in the Italian school-work exchange programme by Veronica Meloni, ABB Italy 

Employee volunteering - an added value to entrepreneurial programmes by Liza Tait, Visa Inc

3. Discussion: What are the key elements/success factors to establish quality partnerships between business and the education system? 

Moderator(s): Omar Cutajar, Permanent Representation of Malta to the EU & EE-HUB Expert and Diana Filip, JA Europe


Background & Main Outcomes 

Business and Education can successfully work together to move Entrepreneurship Education forward in Europe. Successful experiences show the positive impact of bridging both worlds. Following the previous webinar focused on the benefits for businesses, this session alternatively focused on the added value that work based experiences and the involvement of business representatives in mentoring brings to young people preparing them for the world of work.  In this webinars participants acquired:

• An awareness of the EE-HUB initiative;

• An overview of the role of businesses in entrepreneurship education at school ;

• An understanding of the usefulness of training sessions and mentoring programmes for students and businesses;

• A responsiveness to the need of establishing quality school-business partnerships.


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Slideshow of the webinar HERE 

Video record of the webinar HERE 

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