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    Practical business education for the 16-19 age group?

    Pratten, John D. and Ashford, Ruth (2000) Practical business education for the 16-19 age group? Management research news, 23 (1). pp. 1-10. ISSN 0140-9174

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    Outlines the need for school leavers to gain a greater insight into business and considers the type of training available to this age group. Profiles the Young Enterprise scheme in the UK and Junior Achievement in the USA. Presents a typical case study of a young enterprise scheme in Merseyside. Provides an evaluation of the scheme including the results of an internal survey by Young Enterprise. Concludes that further research is required to investigate the long term benefits of the project.

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