No longer an 'add-on'

15th April 2005 at 01:00
Businesses and teachers consulted in the Executive-funded research both believed that, through exposure to enterprise opportunities, pupils could develop important lifesocial skills and also practical skills that would increase their future employability.

The researchers found that the current view of enterprise within schools had changed from that of a "rigid add-on event" to something that could benefit all pupils, regardless of academic ability. They also encountered a belief that enterprise could benefit the less academically able.

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