ICHEC-PME – Brussels
ICHEC, one of the largest business schools in the French Community of Belgium, took on the challenge of inspiring entrepreneurship in children ages 10-12 years. The college had already embarked in the early 1990s to better prepare its own graduates to work in the business world and to improve their management skills. Then, in 2003, the Cap’Ten initiative was created to develop entrepreneurial behaviour in young children. In doing so, and in providing tools and support to teachers, Cap’Ten has revitalized education for the thousands of students enrolled, increasing their engagement in their education through developing projects to serve their communities.
A Word of Introduction
All of the programmes of ICHEC-PME, from the Pôle Jeunes (Youth Focus) to …Continue Reading →
James Nampushi and Noah Welsh
Prior to the British colonization of Kenya, indigenous people had a flourishing educational system, which was conducted in the context of family, community, clan, and cultural group (Mungazi, 1996). This traditional system of education was informal and carried out through a continuous life-transforming process involving age groups related to the acquisition of experience in their order of seniority and wisdom. The existing literature argues that the objective of traditional education was to build the capacity of individuals to be responsible citizens, as well as to contribute significantly to meeting the needs of their community (Mungazi, 1996, p. 40). Additionally, traditional education in Kenya was conducted through “immersion in traditions, dance, song, and story, involvement …Continue Reading →