• ManpowerGroup Presents Ready for Work Award at JA Europe Company of the Year Competition 2018

    25 July 2018
    • Right Management awards top team year-long mentorship program led by career experts
    • JA and ManpowerGroup help thousands of young people across 39 countries build employability and achieve their potential

    A ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN) jury including leaders from across Europe supported thousands of high school students at the JA Europe Company of the Year Competition in Belgrade, Serbia to nurture their learnability and get them work ready. The judges awarded ManpowerGroup's Signature Ready for Work award to Art of Joy (Kunsten a glede) of Norway. Art of Joy’s innovative business model to sell 100 percent organic, eco-friendly t-shirts designed by children battling cancer was built on self-reflection, action-based learning and long-term skills development.

  • “Create” team wins first Delta Air Lines Innovation Award 2018

    25 July 2018

    Team Create, from Israel, has been named winner of the Delta Innovation Award 2018.
    The company produces “Notify”, a phone holder for cars that prevents receiving notifications while driving.
    39 national delegations representing 200 young people competed for this award during the JA Europe Company of the Year Competition in Belgrade, Serbia, on 18 July 2018.

  • Extintus from Portugal winner of the AT&T Excellence in IT Award

    23 July 2018

    This year 340,000 students enrolled in the JA Company Programme, with 200 taking part in the European competition which gathers national winners from 40 countries across Europe.

    Since 2013, JA Europe and AT&T have worked together to empower young people with entrepreneurship and employability schemes that help students move into the workforce with a clear competitive advantage. During the academic year 2017-2018, more than 5000 students from 8 countries participated in various activities including masterclasses, innovation camps, job shadow days and hackathons with the support of 300 volunteers.

  • SureLight from UK recognised as the best client-led team with the Citi Foundation Client Focus Award 2018

    20 July 2018

    SureLight a students’ startup from UK won the ‘Citi Foundation Client Focus Award’, supported by the Citi Foundation’s Pathways to Progress initiative, at JA Europe 29th Company of the Year Competition.

    JA Europe’s ‘Company of the Year Competition’ is the biggest European recognition of students taking part in the JA Company Programme and this year celebrates the best 200+ young entrepreneurs across 37 countries in Europe.

    The ‘Citi Foundation Client Focus Award’ recognises student enterprises that are client-led, and excel at creating value by listening to their clients to understand, anticipate and serve their evolving needs and circumstance.

  • Rewarding entrepreneurial mind-sets thanks to the JA Alumni Leadership Awards 2018 supported by AXA

    20 July 2018

    10 standout individuals won the ‘JA Alumni Leadership Award’ supported by AXA at JA Europe 29th Company of the Year Competition.
    JA Europe’s ‘Company of the Year Competition’ celebrates the best 200+ young entrepreneurs across 40 countries in Europe.

  • FedEx Express Rewards Young Entrepreneurs Ready to Access New Markets

    20 July 2018

    FedEx Express awards student-run company FedEx Access Award at JA Europe Company of the Year Competition

    FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp (NYSE: FDX), awarded its signature FedEx Access Award to student-run company Safe & Stable, from Latvia, at the JA Europe Company of the Year Competition, Belgrade, Serbia on 18 July 2018.

  • JA Europe Company of the Year 2018: All roads lead to Belgrade

    11 July 2018

    What does software that makes subtitles audible to dyslexic cinema goers have in common with the recycling of automotive parts into new products?

  • Delta teams up with JA Europe to support innovation skills of young people

    11 July 2018

    Delta Air Lines has announced a new partnership with Junior Achievement (JA) Europe as part of JA Worldwide to further Delta's Community Engagement goals of advancing education of young people and providing them with the tools to succeed in the business world.

  • ManpowerGroup Launches Its Second Ready for Work 2018 Award in European Multi-Country Partnership with Junior Achievement

    16 April 2018

    ManpowerGroup today launches the second year of its Ready for Work Award in partnership with Junior Achievement Europe. The program helps students in 40 European countries build soft skills and nurture their learnability to be work ready upon graduation.

  • Empowering the next generation of global entrepreneurs

    09 April 2018

    FedEx extends support to JA Company Programme in seven European countries

  • ManpowerGroup Webinar: "How to get Ready for Work"

    21 June 2017

    Does your JA mini-company have what it takes to win the ManpowerGroup "Ready for Work" Award at JA Europe Company of the Year Competition? Discover it!

  • Europe’s young entrepreneurs celebrated [New Europe]

    04 August 2016

    A Danish students’ mini-company called SubReader was announced the winner of the 2016 JA Europe Company of the Year Competition Award. The company impressed judges with its app that helps dyslexic people to read subtitles on international TV and movies aloud.

  • Students shadow leaders in Brussels in JA Europe entrepreneurship programme [New Europe]

    14 October 2015

    JA Europe, Europe’s largest provider of education programmes for entrepreneurship, work readiness and financial literacy hosted their annual Leaders For a Day event in Brussels on October 14. During the event, qualified students from around the EU met to network and spend a day with various leaders around the city. The purpose of the event was to give opportunities to students who excel in business to shadow a ‘leader’ for a day, while giving leaders an opportunity for feedback, reflection and growth.

  • Sixth formers awarded for entrepreneurial spirit [Schoolhouse Magazine]

    03 September 2015

    After being awarded first place in the national Young Enterprise Company of the Year competition in early July, sixth-form students from St Helen’s School’s team Orenda joined over 200 students from 36 European countries in Berlin last week to represent the UK in the finals of the JA Europe Company of the Year Competition (COYC).

  • Israeli teens win third-place in European startup contest [ISRAEL21c]

    12 August 2015

    An Israeli student-company from the Kadima-Zoran middle school has placed third among 37 teams competing in this year’s Junior Achievement Europe Company of the Year competition. The contest, held in Berlin, celebrates the top mini-companies from 36 countries across Europe and gives them an opportunity to set up and run a real business with the support of business mentors.

  • Orange wins Young Enterprise Award [Times of Malta]

    09 August 2015

    Orange, a student-company from St Aloysius College, has won the Excellence in IT Award at the Junior Achievement (JA) Europe 26th annual Company of the Year competition in Berlin.

    Orange was one of 37 student teams from 36 countries competing for seven awards on the night. The company represented Malta after winning the JA-YE (Young Enterprise) Malta Sixth Form Company Programme in May earlier this year.

  • Deutschland gewinnt Europameisterschaft der Schülerfirmen [Onlinezeintung]

    02 August 2015

    Über 250 Jungunternehmer aus 36 europäischen Ländern kämpften mit ihren Teams vom 28. bis 30. Juli 2015 in Berlin bei der 26th JA Europe Company of the Year Competition darum, Europas beste Schülerfirma zu werden. Am Ende konnte das deutsche Unternehmen RAUTECK sich über den Heimsieg freuen.

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