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Schools project to nurture young entrerpreneurs


Primary school pupils will be offered a glimpse of the world of big business later this year, in a new project designed to develop enterprise skills. 

The scheme Our World, is being run by Junior Achievement over five years, funded through a donation from the Scheinberg family.

Pupils will take a day off normal classes to discover the basics of worldwide trade - such as how supply and demand affect prices.

They'll also take part in an international marketing challenge - when they'll try out their new skills, to develop an idea for export.

Junior Achievement's chief executive Sue Cook says the scheme breaks new ground with younger pupils:


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