Character Education - Why Bother?
‘Character Education’ was a hot topic at the London Festival of Education last week. Views ranged from those believing it’s not something that can be taught because it’s hereditary, through to listing all the different elements which encompass character education in a school setting from ‘professionalism’ and ‘spark’ to ‘grit’ and ‘craftsmanship’. I'm taking the common sense route of assuming that character is something we can influence, and share my thoughts about supporting the development of entrepreneurial character in our children. read more
Sue Atkins, ITV This Morning Parenting Expert, Author of Parenting Made Easy - How To Raise Happy Children
Enterprising Child was delighted to win a High Impact Award for Global Entrepreneurship Week this year. We really enjoyed working with Year 12 students helping them 'get connected' for future success. Find out more at the GEW2014 web site.
School's first film wins fantastic prize
A documentary about the life of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas has earned pupils at Cleddau Reach primary school a fantastic prize. The club for pupils in Years 2-6 (age 7-11) is led by author of Enterprising Child, Lorraine Allman. read more
Teaching children to start saving send the right message
Article in the Irish Examiner features author of Enterprising Child Lorraine Allman talking about the importance of giving the right messages to children about money and household finances. read more
Enterprising Child wins GEW High Impact Award
We are delighted to have won a High Impact Award from Global Entrepreneurship Week this year. read more
Doing It For The Kids
Serial entrepreneur and father Phil Taylor-Guck shares his thoughts about how making just small changes in his parenting could have a profound effect on his children's futures. read more
The Enterprising Child Philosophy
Enterprising Play - age 4 to 6 years
Explore opportunities for your child to learn about different aspects of business and enterprise through their play activities.
Help your child become flexible and imaginative in the art of storytelling.
Team challenge, team fun - age 9-11 years
Activities to develop your child's capacity to work within or lead a team, developing valuable communication skills.
Enterprising Child is pleased to be supporting both the Fiver and Tenner Challenges in schools across the UK. These are great opportunities to help teach children all about enterprise, and help them develop real work skills through a practical, fun project. Tenner is currently running in secondary schools across Spring Term 2015.
Listen to author Lorraine Allman talk on BBC Radio Wales about writing Enterprising Child and why it's important to start nurturing enterprising spirit in our children as early as possible. Available to download in two parts, here and here.
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