Social Enterprise Academy’s Schools Programme

Social enterprise is a dynamic business model, a business that reinvests its’ profits for community benefit. With over 5,600 social enterprises operating in Scotland today, it is our fastest growing sector.

The Social Enterprise Academy’s acclaimed Social Enterprise Schools programme is being delivered to young people throughout Highlands and Islands, providing them with an opportunity to run a sustainable social enterprise whilst making a positive difference to themselves and the issues that matter to them.

The Social Enterprise Schools programme is free to schools and colleges and gives students hands-on experience of running a business and, by building on strengths and confidence, it also develops students as responsible citizens with more understanding of social justice and community.

  • Student-led and linked to Curriculum for Excellence
  • Real-life learning suitable for any age and ability
  • Engages, builds skills and employability and addresses wider achievement

How to get your School or College involved

The Social Enterprise Academy offers continued support whilst you set up your social enterprise with on-line resources, an interactive workshop for pupils, CPD for education practitioners, Dragons’ Den competitions, expert industry support aswell as an exciting end of year awards ceremony where students can showcase their social enterprise ventures.

Visit for more information, contact Rachel Farmer at or tel 07584717502 for a chat about how to get involved.


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