Enterprise education for social change This unit of lessons is intended to give you and your students an introductory guide to starting and running a social enterprise. This is a fantastic opportunity to build in your students the capacity to make a genuine contribution to a social cause in your local community and globally, all the while helping ... Read more »

Tuning in

A tuning in activity helps students to define and focus on the issues they will be dealing with in the unit of work.

  1. Creating a Social Enterprise – What is a Social Enterprise? – Entrepreneurship
    Creating a Social Enterprise – What is a Social Enterprise? – Entrepreneurship

Finding Out

Students will need to obtain more information about the issues they are going to investigate. They can identify questions of interest and research these either in small groups or on their own. Once information is gathered, it can be shared using chosen communication methods e.g. short presentations. Students can continue finding out by completing a range of investigations, including gathering data. They use appropriate methods to present and communicate what they have found out.

  1. Creating a Social Enterprise –  Identifying Skills and Teamwork – Entrepreneurship
    Creating a Social Enterprise – Identifying Skills and Teamwork – Entrepreneurship
  2. Creating a Social Enterprise – Finding Your Social Mission – Entrepreneurship
    Creating a Social Enterprise – Finding Your Social Mission – Entrepreneurship
  3. Creating a Social Enterprise – Finding Solutions and Resources – Entrepreneurship
    Creating a Social Enterprise – Finding Solutions and Resources – Entrepreneurship

Considering Social Action

Students are given opportunities to apply their learning in real world situations, in the classroom, school, home or the local community.

  1. Creating a Social Enterprise – Planning Your Social Enterprise – Entrepreneurship
    Creating a Social Enterprise – Planning Your Social Enterprise – Entrepreneurship