Recently we heard about some absolutely fascinating longitudinal studies regarding performance and achievement on the 'Beers with Chad' podcast, run by international powerlifting coach and powerlifter Chad Wesley-Smith.The studies are in the book The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle, that Chad talks about from 3:26 into...

The education system prepares children for adulthood in numerous ways. It provides knowledge of the world, helps children forge relationships and helps them gain qualifications that will see them move up the educational ladder and land their first jobs. There has always been an emphasis on...

Provisions for PSHE or citizenship vary significantly from school to school. Unfortunately, the subject is sometimes regarded as a burden on schools and teachers since the lack of academic standards mean it's difficult to inspire the delivery of meaningful material. Here at Clever Tykes, we took...

Today, there are more career options than ever before. With multiple higher education options, apprenticeship schemes and more support available to those looking to start their own business, there is a world of opportunity out there. As building a business seems increasingly popular and accessible, should...

Until Key Stage 4, enterprise forms no part of the compulsory curriculum, here in the UK. Whether or not you believe it should, many teachers are looking for ways to integrate elements of enterprise education into other areas of core learning. Enterprise education holds the key...

We all want the best for our children and the next generation. As parents and educators, the education and upbringing we provide children aims to make them well-rounded young people with a broad skill set. But what does this really mean and why do we...

As educators we're passionate about inspiring and empowering our students. In fact, helping children understand more about our world is an incredibly rewarding career. But often, the most rewarding elements are not around the transfer of facts and methods of how things are done; they are in bringing the best out of students; in helping them overcome challenges and have a positive outlook on life. There is an array of people skills, characteristics and traits that will help children develop into happy, successful adults. These traits not only aid academic achievement but are, arguably, even more important.
There are mixed opinions about the impact of Dragons' Den and The Apprentice on business and the kind of role models the Dragons and Lord Sugar provide impressionable children and young adults.For the purpose of this blog we will refer to Dragons' Den as DD and The Apprentice as TA and the comments explain how they portray the unhelpful lesson outlined.

Tommie Rose became just about the UK's most (in)famous entrepreneur last week with the breaking news that he'd amassed some £14,000 by selling sweets at Buile Hill High School in Salford before being promptly suspended. Naturally, this caught the eye of the Clever Tykes teams...

In the bid to inspire entrepreneurship and promote enterprise education, we must be clear about the difference between enterprise and profiteering. Society would be forgiven for confusing the two given the existing TV shows and enterprise schemes which exists, as well as the common idea...