A multinational study of mini-company experiences: Findings from three master student projects

This research memo presents empirical findings from three master student projects in the Innovation Cluster for Entrepreneurship Education. The field studies were done in January and February 2017, and they focused on students` and teachers` experiences with the JA Company Programme (CP). The three areas investigated were teachers’ reflections on their role as mini-company teachers,… Les mer »

Innovation Cluster for Entrepreneurship Education

The research project “Innovation Cluster for Entrepreneurship Education” ran for three years, from January 2015 to January 2018. In the centre of the project was the mini-company method. Mini-companies combine practical and theoretical learning and stimulate collaboration between school and working life. The largest mini-company scheme is provided by Junior Achievement and their Company Programme… Les mer »

Qualitative case study of mini-company experiences in five European countries. ‘If everything is told to you, it is not learning. You have to figure out something on your own.’

This research report presents empirical findings from the qualitative study in the ICEE project. The study consists of a 15-day field study in five schools in five countries – Belgium, Estonia, Finland, Italy and Latvia. The field study was conducted during the period from March to June 2016. A total of 70 informants were interviewed… Les mer »

Evaluation of Entrepreneurship in Education: A project between Junior Achievement Uganda and Junior Achievement – Young Enterprise Norway

This report presents an evaluation of a project with partners Junior Achievement – Young Enterprise Norway (JA-YE Norway) and Junior Achievement Uganda (JAU). The project is called “Entrepreneurship in Education”, and it lasts from 2009 to 2012, and the funding for the project is provided by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad). The main… Les mer »

Experiences from participation in JA-YE Company Programmes

Junior Achievement – Young Enterprise Europe (JA-YE) is a not-for-profit association based in Belgium. JA-YE brings the public and private sectors together to provide young people in primary and secondary schools and early university with high-quality education programmes to teach them about enterprise, entrepreneurship, business and economics in a practical way. JA-YE is Europe’s largest… Les mer »