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Did you know that 3 in 4 European teachers do not feel encouraged to bring innovation into the classroom? That 4 in 10 companies across Europe have difficulty finding staff with the skills they need, and that students who have had an entrepreneurial experience at school are 50% more likely to start their own business? At a time when a key priority of the European Union and the Member States is to deliver on the Jobs, Growth and Innovation agenda, Entrepreneurship Education is part of the solution.

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Marianne Thyssen
January 14, 2019

Europe needs entrepreneurial people that generate creative ideas and turn them into action

By Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility. Having an entrepreneurial mindset is becoming even more important as digitalisation increasingly impacts the world of work.…
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February 1, 2018

Entrepreneurial mindsets should be a priority during Bulgarian Presidency

by Vladimir Urutchev, Member of the European Parliament "Thanks to the Digital Revolution, young people have the unique chance to reach out to the whole world in just one click.…
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January 16, 2018

JA Bulgaria welcomes the new Presidency of the EU

On the day after the official opening of the Bulgarian Presidency of the EU, more than 50 foreign journalists visited Sofia Tech Park and were introduced to the Bulgarian innovation…
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December 8, 2017

Students say “Why Europe Matters” to them

During November 150 students from 26 schools brainstormed in workshops in three Member States to come up with answers to some of Europe’s most intractable questions. How can we improve…
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November 28, 2017

‘Locker Room Talk’ rocks the house!

’Locker Room Talk’, which started as a JA Company in Sweden, has once again been recognised for its excellence, receiving the “Number 10” cash prize of one million Swedish kronor…
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