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Feb 13, 2006

Industry Day


Industry day – enterprise education from SWEP Living Coasts 

This project was for year eight from Torquay Grammar School for Girls to engage in the real world of business by completing curriculum linked projects using a range of key skills
 

The project was based on ‘ShellShock’ the EAZA campaign. The students were set team based project in the following areas: education, marketing, retail and zoo keeping. The project won an award from Investors in Education Business Partnership and gained substantial press coverage.

Enterprise Education is part of KS4, a work related learning programme. One of the strengths of zoos is that they can provide industry training in a vast array of areas as this project shows.
  
 

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