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Teachers take the wheel to develop entrepreneurial skills to drive change in the classroom

At Startup Business International, we value the continuation of learning in our personal and professional lives. Recently, we held two Professional Learning Workshops at the Sydney Startup Hub, where teachers from across Australia got the opportunity to hear from industry greats, academics and program alumni. The workshop was held to prepare teachers to deliver the ‘Entrepreneurial Learning in Action’ program within their own schools. “The ability to access resources via Canvas and to connect to Read more…

AgriFutures Australia Startup Business 2019 Report

It is becoming more and more evident as we continue working in rural and regional areas that there is an overwhelming sense of community whereby local farmers and business owners are better known to students and the school than what is usually seen in metropolitan areas. The connection to country and the land is also more evident in rural areas with young people looking for ways to solve problems to help minimise the impact of Read more…

A Brilliant Business Kids Festival for 2019

The 2019 National Brilliant Business Kids Festival We have so many great memories from the 2019 National Brilliant Business Kids Festival. We are beyond grateful for all the support that the event has seen over the past two years. Our goal was to ignite a flame of innovation within each student who went through the Entrepreneurial Learning in Action program, to truly change the way young people are educated moving forward and highlight the potential Read more…

Kempsey High School Program Launch 2019

Kempsey High School Program Launch 2019 Bring on round 2! It was such a privilege to bring our startup.business program, in conjunction with AgriFutures Australia, back to Kempsey High School for the second year in a row.  It is brilliant to see that our program will continue to ignite an innovative streak in Kempsey High School Agriculture as they announced a three year strategic plan to propel their student’s education forward. Their commitment to seamlessly Read more…

School students pitch AgriFutures Australia projects

School students pitch AgriFutures Australia projects What a fabulous write up about the work startup.business and AgriFutures Australia are doing at Cleve Area School! See below for an excerpt:  “Apps and blogs connecting farmers with each other and the wider community were popular as Year 9 Cleve Area School students pitched their entrepreneurial ideas to a panel of local experts on Friday. The presentations were part of the Agrifutures program, run at a select few schools Read more…

Our Visit to Kinross Wolaroi School, Orange NSW

Thursday 28th March 2019 Our Visit to Kinross Wolaroi School, Orange NSW Written by Gillian Chan What a wonderful day it was launching the AgriFutures program at Kinross Wolaroi School, Orange NSW. Dr. Andrew Parry, the principal of Kinross Wolaroi School, was the first to address the room. It was wonderful to hear him speak about the rapidly changing world and the need to focus on the educational needs of regional students, as this program Read more…

Gympie State High School on ABC Radio Sunshine Coast

Thursday, 20 June 2019 Gympie State High School on ABC Radio Sunshine Coast Written by Gillian Chan Thanks for the shout out ABC Radio Sunshine Coast! It was so wonderful to spread the work Gympie State High School is doing to ignite change, innovation and entrepreneurship for the next generation. Gympie State High School is well and truly leading the way for entrepreneurial education in Queensland and to have them be a part of the Read more…

Manilla Central one of seven school’s in Australia to be selected in the Agrifutures program

Friday, 21 June 2019 Manilla Central one of seven school’s in Australia to be selected in the AgriFutures program Written by Gillian Chan Startup.business had the pleasure of recently launching our national program at Manilla Central School in New South Wales. These students, teachers and their community will be at the forefront of entrepreneurial innovation in agriculture as they spend the next few months developing a business idea to propel the agriculture industry forward. We Read more…

Mount View High selected as one of seven schools in the country to participate in a agricultural entrepreneurial program

Monday, 13 May 2019 Mount View High selected as one of seven schools in the country to participate in a agricultural entrepreneurial program Written by Gillian Chan Startup.business recently visited Mount View High School in New South Wales to launch the AgriFutures funded program. It was a wonderful day filled with intense energy and excitement for the entrepreneurial journey ahead. These #brilliantbusinesskids will look to develop innovative business ideas to pitch at a national competition Read more…