61% of Tipp Children Dream of Entrepreneurship

A major survey showing the aspiration of 11 and 12 year olds who had participated in a classroom business has revealed that 61% of Co. Tipperary children have high aspirations to become entrepreneurs in the future. 69% of girls and 54% of boys in the county expressed an interest in being entrepreneurs when they grow […]

Primary School Children Choose Entrepreneurship

60% of eleven and twelve-year-old Irish children say that they would like to be an entrepreneur in the future, according to a major new survey of 8000 children who spent 12-16 weeks creating classroom businesses in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme in 2019. 60% of girls indicated that they would choose entrepreneurship as their career, according […]

Gaelscoil Durlas Eile Win At Junior Entrepreneur Showcase

Creativity, hard graft and willingness to invest their own hard-earned cash were the hallmarks of the primary school Entrepreneurs who took part in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme All Ireland Showcase Day at the RDS in Dublin yesterday May 20th. Five and half thousand children from thirty counties arrived by bus to the RDS to display […]

Pupils from Gaelscoil Durlas Eile at photocall in RTE with the Junior Entrepreneur Programme

Ireland’s Junior Entrepreneurs set a new record today, when it was announced that sales from the Junior Entrepreneur Programme had hit an all-time high in Irish schools. The 16,000 eleven and twelve year old children who took part in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme hit sales of €320,264 with profits of an eye-watering €198,215. “This is […]

12 Year Old Children Make Classroom Sales Of €220,000 With JEP

The Junior Entrepreneur Programme (JEP)  has launched its 2019 recruitment programme, inviting primary schools across the island to participate in its entrepreneurship programme. The programme centres around primary schoolchildren in 5th and 6th class learning about entrepreneurship and launching classroom businesses. The businesses range from clocks to games to books and solutions for everyday problems. JEP) […]

Entrepreneurs Call on Primary Schools to Sign Up to Junior Entrepreneur Programme

Many of Ireland’s most successful entrepreneurs are calling on primary schools nationwide to participate in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme.  The free nationwide programme gives children between the ages of 10 and 12 years a real insight to the business world, by enabling them to convert their commercial ideas into real business opportunities, complete with management […]