Show pupils how to shape the world, says trailblazer
Schools misunderstand the power of business, top social entrepreneur suggests
Josh Littlejohn is famous for being an entrepreneur with a social conscience. But when he left education, Mr Littlejohn – who co-founded a chain of sandwich shops and a restaurant to help the homeless – did not know what a social entrepreneur was and thought business could only be about profits.
Mr Littlejohn – a keynote speaker at this September’s Scottish Learning Festival in Glasgow – is calling for schools to steer their pupils away from the “one-dimensional idea” that success equals money.
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