“Creativity is as important as literacy.”SIR KEN ROBINSON
As typically 85% of the number of businesses in each country has 3 people or less including the owners, the demographic for Entrepreneurs is significant. Many students struggle with an Academic education and simply are not engaged, this can completely change when they follow an Apprenticeship.
Today education at school struggles to give the foundations to support our children in finding work in the Digital Age. At least 15 out of 30 of the top skills are missed in a typical school curriculum, source:
Acquiring non-academic skills like
need a foundation of Entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurs apply innovation & creativity, collaborative networking and relationship building to solve problems...
These foundation skills are not easy to acquire in a typical academic curriculum.
Our Graduate student works well in a support role where her precise knowledge about a subject can help solve any problem. Methodical in everything she does but often feels threatened by change. Her focus on detail, logic & facts are a higher priority than relationships, organised and always well prepared
Problem solving; Thorough; Disciplined
Typical Weaknesses Insensitive; Perfectionist; Rigid; Demanding; Pessimistic
Our Apprentice student is a person who cares deeply about other people and the relationships in his life. He is happy for others to take the lead on making decisions and is very loyal to his friends and family. Other characteristics include that he’s calm and easy-going but cautious about making decisions. He accepts the world as it is and tends to avoid any form of conflict.
He doesn't like change and needs to trust people
Typical Strengths Supportive; Diplomatic; Patient; Reliable; Even Tempered; Calm;
No sense of urgency; Shy; Indecisive; Passive
Our Talented student is driven and exploits his talent through a focus on constant practice, training.
Strong willed, tenacious and competitive helps her accept rejections or failures. Other characteristics include she needs to feel in control, she has a strong willed and task-oriented. She likes to
keeps relationships at a distance. She gets right to the point & has a forceful manner
Typical Strengths : Independent; Decisive; Risk takers; Practical; & Well Organised
Stubborn; Impatient; Inflexible; Politically insensitive
Our Entrepreneur student prefers variety over routine. He is spontaneous and energetic. A social individual who loves to talk, he is stimulating and conceptual in his communication, Enthusiastic but avoids any focus on details. He likes to show everyone the 'big picture'
Enthusiastic; Energetic; Good Communicator; Imaginative
Typical Weaknesses Overbearing; Unrealistic; Doesn't Listen Enough
Expectations of our students to become life long learners needs our school educators to lead by example. Educators adopting technology with the flip classroom leads by example...Jacqueline Archibald-Webb, Managing Partner, Awe You
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