With the increasing emphasis on enterprise education, particularly at a primary level, some teachers’ ability to deliver this content might be called into question. Some argue that entrepreneurship cannot be taught by someone who has no experience of running a business, but is that unfair?Some teachers have never left the education system. The route through school, university, and a PGCE is familiar, with many teachers embarking on their careers in their early 20s. Furthermore, people in mainstream education grow up around teachers and understand the role of a teacher perhaps better than any other profession.

Say hello to Change-it Cho, the star of the third book in the Clever Tykes series! Cho is a passionate social entrepreneur and makes for a brilliant positive entrepreneurial role model who we're sure you'll love and will inspire your children to achieve great things. What...

We recently went to number 10 Downing Street to talk to Lord Young about enterprise education.Here is some coverage of our visit in HEM Life, a Birmingham newspaper....

The original article on entrepreneurial kids was written by Maggie Lord and is featured on entrepreneur.com. It can be found here.Note - the Clever Tykes books are not trying to create an influx of child entrepreneurs. They are simply teaching children to look for opportunities...

Without getting too deep into the politics of developing an effective curriculum and whether or not we should be embracing technology in schools, I'd like to share some thoughts. The rapid development of technology and its uptake by everyone, including children, causes a number of...

Evidence shows that parental self-employment has a positive influence on their offspring's subsequent choice of self-employment as a career. But what about other forms of influence? Is there any evidence for the effect of story bound entrepreneurial role models? Well, yes, there is!We found a...

This week the Tykes team received the three beautiful Island Friends books courtesy of We Are Lucky. Having supported the Island Friends project through their successful Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, our backer's reward finally arrived at Clever Tykes HQ. We're not going to hide the fact that we love...

Code-it Cody is the second book in the Clever Tykes series which follows the story of computer whizz Cody.

What the blurb says

When the Computer Club competition is announced, Cody and his friends must put their coding skills into action. Cody begins a quest to research current computer games before creating the prototype of his very own.

After months of hard work, the moment of truth arrives. Cody and the other Computer Club members have to pitch their prototypes in front of a panel of teachers! Cody’s friend Hana has produced a game that everyone will really like. Can Cody do better?

We know we need to do more than just 'teach' people entrepreneurship - 'learning' is a very different process, particularly from the creativity and attitude angle. We established this in more detail in this post here. I touched on how we must inspire people to...