BHSEN at The Platform can offer a range of services to schools and colleges, ranging from introductions for students, more in depth sessions linked to assessment requirements, intensive practical projects on ‘setting up a social enterprise’, to workshops for teachers and the sharing of tools, resources and activities for the classroom.
Feedback following an intro workshop to students;
The student feedback has been excellent and you were brilliant at running the workshop. You have inspired 50 students to go away and think about social issues in their city.
Kate Gostage, Teacher of Business Studies, Blatchington Mill School, Hove
Example Activity –
Social Enterprise – An Introduction for Teachers
What is it?
As social enterprise grows in importance within various exam board curricula, this workshop will offer a practical and dynamic introduction to an exciting and developing form of business – the concept, examples, challenges and opportunities of the sector. You will leave with a clearer understanding, tools and activities to take into the classroom, signposts to further resources and inspiration.
Who’s it for?
Teachers of Business Studies or any teacher interested in increasing their understanding of social enterprise. Relevant for tutors working to any business study curriculum.
Sharing the experience with your colleagues from other schools will enhance your learning, increase connections and make it enjoyable.
If you are interested in attending a workshop for teachers or would like to discuss this in more details do get in touch.
Social Enterprise – A Practical Workshop for Students
What is it?
A fun and practical workshop to help students grasp the concept, issues, challenges and opportunities faced by social enterprises. It would offer an introduction, a bit of background and history and inspiration. Practical activities could see the students journey through idea conception to start-up phase to financial sustainability … all from a social enterprise perspective.
Who’s it for?
Students of Business Studies, working to any curriculum.
The workshop, course or ‘boot camp’ would be the perfect way to inspire young people to consider social issues when setting up a business. It’ll also be fun, exciting, energetic and possibly life changing!
If you are interested in us visiting your school or college to inspire your students or would like to discuss this in more details do get in touch.