One of last month’s MIEE TV blogs looked at the Global Enterprise Challenge in the context of Project Based Learning, exploring how original idea for the competition arose from last year’s Global Forum in Barcelona, when Jonathan Bishop, head teacher at Broadclyst Community Primary School, pitched the idea to bring students together from around the world to collaborate and create, all while learning the ins and outs of running a business.
Another key member of the team at Broadclyst who has been championing the efforts to drive the Global Enterprise Challenge is MIEE Anthony Lees, who also featured in last month’s blog. Anthony was part of the UK delegation who travelled to Redmond for the recent E2 Global Educator Exchange, and while there he had a chance to meet with Anthony Salcito – Microsoft’s Worldwide VP of Education.
As well as appearing in the video below, Anthony (Lees) was last week the subject of a post on Anthony Salcito’s Daily Edventures blog which takes another look at the impact of the Global Enterprise Challenge:
Daily Edventures: Global Enterprise Challenge Takes Off- Anthony Lees, UK
When the Global Enterprise Challenge was pitched at the Microsoft in Education Global Forum last year, we knew we could expect big things. The challenge, which brings students together from around the world to learn how to run a business, originated at the Broadclyst Community Primary School. And at the recent E2 Conference, we were lucky enough to talk to Broadclyst teacher, Anthony Lees, who’s seen the project’s global impact first-hand… [Read more at Daily Edventures]