Headline Sponsor Announced for Celebrating Enterprise 2018 Awards!

Leading figures from the worlds of enterprise learning and skills will gather on Wednesday 2 May for the Celebrating Enterprise Awards 2018. Recognising the endeavours of learners, educators, entrepreneurs, mentors, policy-shapers and others making an outstanding contribution to the UK’s enterprise and skills landscape, the Celebrating Enterprise Awards 2018 takes place in the Houses of […]

Helping to Imagine the Future

SFEDI Awards have kick-started the year by expanding their suite of Passport to Enterprise and Employment qualifications with brand new opportunities to develop enterprising abilities, behaviours and skills at Levels 1 and 2. These qualifications continue to put the emphasis on personal and social development, by focusing on how developing these skills are equally as valuable as […]

Driven to Succeed: Citadel Inspires the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

In 2014, David Brazer established Ignition Automotive Training; an innovative training centre fused with a real working garage, where unemployed or marginalised people could gain hands-on experience of a real work environment alongside qualifications to help them back into employment. In 2016, the IOEE named Ignition the Enterprising Learning Provider of the Year at its annual […]

Widening participation and Enterprise Education: Support for BME Learners

Integral to enterprise education is the grounding in real-world experience which fosters entrepreneurial and enterprise skills. For students from a widening participation background, the significance in adopting a contextualised and integrative approach to enterprise education is crucial in fostering understanding, building confidence, social capital, soft skills and entrepreneurial capability.

Spotlight on… Nick Sladek

Nick Sladek is a versatile player in the field of marketing, being both the founder of his own email marketing business and working as a freelance or ‘virtual’ Marketing Consultant, Director and Board Advisor for a variety of clients and companies. He has a no-nonsense attitude and is determined to ‘cut through the fluff’ and […]

Enterprisingly Me x

‘Enterprisingly Me’ is a monthly feature where you can follow my entrepreneurial adventures. Names have been changed to protect the innocent but everything you read really happened. I hope my story inspires you to take your first steps, or if you already have, then it lets you know you’re not on your own. Starting and […]

Wandering Brian Earns its Superhero Status as a Unique Dyslexia-Friendly Comic for Young Adults

Mathew Burbidge is the creator of Wandering Brian; a comic book designed to offer dyslexic readers material to help improve their reading skills, without being patronising – a problem Mathew encountered as a dyslexic person himself. Mathew was paired up with mentor Keith Willett, a Relationship Director in Manufacturing for Lloyds Banking Group (LBG). This […]

IOEE supports new QAA Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Guidance

When universities foster a culture of enterprise and entrepreneurship, it equips students with the skills for a rewarding, self-determined professional life. It also has significant benefits for the institution itself, says new guidance from the UK’s independent quality body QAA, which was published earlier today. The guidance will also be available in Mandarin, following widespread […]