Highlands & Islands Social Enterprise in Education Awards 2019

Highlands and Islands Social Enterprise In Education Awards 2019

sponsored by Developing the Young Workforce Inverness and Central Highland

From creating a board game tackling dementia, to making sustainable crafts to fund community defibrillators, these young people are stepping up, taking action and demanding change.

With the support of the Scottish Government and Highlands & Islands Enterprise, Scotland's young people are developing key skills for the future and creating businesses to solve the issues they care about.

Watch the video to learn more about the stories behind this year's Highlands and Islands Social Enterprise in Education Award Winners!

A timeline of the day...

The Social Enterprise in Education Marketplace

Maree Todd MSP, Minister for Children and Young People, officially launched the schools social enterprise marketplace! Maree Todd said:

Speechmarks Teal“It was a privilege to be asked to launch the 5th annual Social Enterprise in Education Awards. This year, young people across the Highlands and Islands have been setting up social enterprises to solve the social and environmental issues that matter most to them and I am very impressed with the exciting and innovative projects I have seen."

 The students enjoyed sharing their knowledge, raising awareness of their social issue and selling their products. 

The Social Enterprise in Education Awards Ceremony

Esther and Phoebe from Logie Primary School, compèred the ceremony. 

Congratulations to all 21 Highlands and Islands Social Enterprise in Education Award winners 2019. Taking part in our Social Enterprise Schools programme has an impact on the pupils, the schools and the wider community. At the Social Enterprise Academy we’re lucky to see the ripple of this positive impact spread out from schools across Scotland!

Get Involved

Would you like more information on how your school can get involved? The Social Enterprise Schools programme is free to schools and offers support to set up a real-life, hands-on, pupil led social enterprise. 

We'd love to hear from you! Contact us or learn more:

Rachel Farmer - Social Enterprise Academy, Highlands and Islands Education Coordinator

Telephone: 01463871219 | 07584717502

Email Rachel 

Find out more about the Social Enterprise in Education programme

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