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Research & Campaigns

Research and Campaigns
Making a difference to the markets we serve

Our campaigns, press activity and social impact sit in this area of the website.  As a not-for-profit organisation with a strong social mission, we care deeply about making a positive contribution to the markets we serve.  Our programmes develop skills which improve the lives of individuals and the prosperity of communities.  In addition, we fund and share independent research which supports policy development in business and entrepreneurship education around the world. 

Our reports

Research campaign

Educating Future Founders

Educating Future Founders is the largest ever research-led international study into entrepreneurial education. The report highlights a compelling case for teaching entrepreneurship to all children from the age of eleven.
Research campaign

Business Stay-up

This campaign, based on an independent analysis of 10,500 business owners across 21 countries, argues for providing entrepreneurs with access to appropriate management training in order to significantly reduce business failure.

White paper: adapting assessments

Quickly adapting assessments in response to COVID-19 resulted in ABE learners avoiding much of the disruption faced by students elsewhere. This paper shares lessons learned and outline recommendations to policymakers.
December 2020-January 2021

The Global Learners Survey 2020/2021

This report is from an international survey of learners which looks at the impact of COVID-19 on aspirations and expectations. The findings highlight an increased demand for entrepreneurial skills in the wake of the pandemic.