We have long suspected there would be a shift in the way education is delivered to students across the world. Some might call it ripe for disruption, but we’d rather say it’s ready for evolution.
7billionideas (7b) continues the expansion of its leadership team with the appointment of Jo Oakley as Director of People. With 3 new Directors being announced in the 2019-2020 fiscal year, 7billionideas continues to demonstrate its dedication to personal development and meritocratic career advancement.
The Gatsby Benchmarks are a framework of 8 guidelines that define excellent career guidance, which the Department of Education (DfE) expects schools and colleges to meet by the end of 2020. Not to be mistaken, the DfE explains that the benchmarks ‘are not a statutory framework but by adopting them, schools can be confident that they are fulfilling their legal duties’.
7billionideas (7b) is delighted to announce that as of 2020 it will be extending its leadership team by appointing a Director of Operations, Compliance and Quality, and a Director of Design and Marketing. These roles will be filled by Lola Ospanova and Ravi Chauhan respectively.
On May 15-16, 7billionideas launched its ‘Unleashing Potential’ course in the International School of Bucharest (ISB).The course was made available to students of Year 10 & 12 as part of the ISB’s Humanities week…
The Arcadia Preparatory School in Dubai and 7billionideas have been partners since 2016 with the appointment of the first Entrepreneur in Residence at a school in the Middle East.
20th January 2018 was an exciting day as 7billionideas CEO, David Harkin, realised a lifelong ambition and became a TEDx speaker.
On 2nd of April 2019, the representatives of 28 schools assembled in Tyne Met college to compete for the final prize of #TyneTogether2019.
On March 29, 15 teams from 5 schools across the country made it to Milton Keynes Academy to compete for the winning title of the Change 2019 competition [...]
The Believe Big 2019 competition ends with a win from Kettering Science Academy for the project ‘Future’, a rocket that is designed to tackle global food shortage by enabling interplanetary agriculture.
7billionideas is delighted to enter into a second year of partnership with the Brooke Weston Trust.
7billionideas is this week celebrating an incredible 5 year partnership with United Learning, one of the UK’s most established schools groups.
7billionideas and the Creative Education Trust have joined forces to find the most creative young minds across the organisation of schools.
7billionideas and the North Tyneside Trust have once again joined forces to find the most creative young minds in the region.
David Harkin, CEO of the ideas company 7billionideas was shortlisted as Entrepreneur of the Year by the highly prestigious UK Business Awards, 2018.
7billionideas and The Lions Charity were this week delighted to host the finals of the #ROAR2018 Competition in the beautiful setting of Wakehurst House in West Sussex.
7billionIdeas is delighted to announce a momentous collaboration with British School Jakarta (BSJ) that will see children from reception age up to 18 unlock their entrepreneurial DNA.
This week marks the perfect opportunity to celebrate the incredible work going on in our schools to ensure the next generation of entrepreneurs are skilled, confident, resilient and raring to go!
7billionideas and the Lions Charity have gone into partnership for the 2nd year to launch a competition to unleash the wealth of ideas and creativity among the youngest minds in the country.
Imagine the scene. You know that innovation is key to driving your business forward. You need to inject some energy, spark and innovation into your business and you also know [...]
Mr David Harkin, CEO of innovation company 7billionideas, will work alongside the Harrow Hong Kong team to create a series of bespoke programmes [...]
David Harkin, CEO of innovations company 7billionideas has been shortlisted as Entrepreneur of the Year for the highly prestigious UK Business Awards, 2018.
#BelieveBig2018 (Primary Schools) saw 7billionideas extend their partnership with Brooke Western Trust after a successful competition amongst their secondary schools.
On Friday 9th June 2018 pupils and staff from United Learning Schools around the country assembled for the finals of #United2018 at IBM’s offices in London and Warwick.
At the start of this year, 7billionideas visited 26 primary schools on behalf of North Tyneside Learning Trust to launch the second year of our ideas competition, #TyneTogether2018.
We were delighted to be invited by Edwina Dunn and The Female Lead to the premiere of Disney’s latest blockbuster movie, A Wrinkle in Time.
#Change2018 saw 7billionideas partner with the Creative Trust for a second successful year.
#BelieveBig2018 was an ideas competition for the secondary schools of Brooke Weston Trust run by 7billionideas.
On Tuesday 13th March 2018 50 pupils aged between 11 and 13 from 8 schools in Norfolk took park in a day long workshop to promote entrepreneurial thinking, [...]
The successful partnership between 7billionideas and Surbiton High School helped the school to secure the Creativity Award at the 2018 TES Independent School Awards.
The 2017 #Sigma7 final saw 5 schools compete at The University of Essex to become the first winners of this competition.
The UnitedApp and United Ideas winners for 2017 launched their winning creations at an exciting finals event.
This week 7billionideas, in conjunction with the International Voluntary Service Organisation, Lions Clubs International, judged the final of #ROAR2017.
7billionideas’s CEO David Harkin visited Arcadia Preparatory School in October 2017 and held a series of successful workshops as the relationship enters into its second year.
Next week, 7billionideas, in conjunction with the Multi Academy Sigma Trust, launches a brand new competition in North East Essex. #Sigma7 is aimed at Year 7 pupils at schools under the Sigma Trust umbrella.
The launch of #United2018 next week marks a 4th year of partnership for 7billionideas and United Learning.
This week, 7billionideas, in conjunction with the International Voluntary Service Organisation, Lions Clubs International, launches a brand new competition in the South East of England.
In May 2017, 7billionideas confirmed an agreement with the charity – Kilimanjaro Young Girls in Need – to become a Gold Sponsor for a whole academic year.
At the start of this year, 7billionideas visited 4 secondary schools on behalf of Midlands Academies Trust to launch an exciting ideas competition called #YOURworld2017.
At the start of this year, 7billionideas visited 5 primary schools on behalf of Creative Education Trust to launch an exciting ideas competition called #Change2017.
At the start of this year, 7billionideas visited 17 primary schools on behalf of North Tyneside Learning Trust to launch an exciting ideas competition called #TyneTogether2017.
Last September, 7billionideas visited 68 schools (primary and secondary) on behalf of United Learning to launch incredibly exciting bespoke enterprise competitions.
An idea has to start somewhere and for 7billeducation it started at two wonderful schools in the South East Of England, one being Farnham Heath End School (FHES) 5 years ago.
On the 26th January 2017, 7billionideas welcomed 32 IBM delegates into one of our amazing 7billeducation schools, Surbiton High School, to complete one of our ‘Back To School’ training days.
On the 26th January 2017, 7billionideas will be kicking off a country wide competition with the Multi-Academy Trust, Creative Education Trust.
On the 16th January 2017, 7billionideas will be kicking off a region competition with the education body, Midlands Academies Trust.
All set to enter the exciting realm of entrepreneurship, hundreds of school children, aged 3-11, gathered to discuss and realise their unique ideas for a positive social cause.
On the 9th January 2017, 7billionideas will be kicking off a regional competition with the education body, North Tyneside Learning Trust.
It only feels like yesterday, that we were discussing the idea to create a special educational ideas competition with one of the largest educational bodies in the UK, United Learning.
With over 15% of the UK working population self-employed, otherwise defined as ‘entrepreneurs’, every school in the country has a responsibility to unlock the entrepreneurial spirit inside every student.
As we look back and celebrate 5 academic years in the education sector, 7billionideas can be proud of everything it has achieved, and be grateful to Perins School for being the place where it all started.
The winning app idea from the 7billionideas and United Learning ideas competition called #UnitedApp2016, went live into the AppStore on Friday 14th October.
On 27th September 2016, 7billionideas will be kicking off two national competitions with the education group United Learning.
The start of this academic year has been a busy one for the schools of Billingshurst and Horsham in Sussex (England), as 7billionideas launches its first competition with a charity.