Rare Birds has announced the launch of a new edutech provider Phronesis Academy to help school kids learn about entrepreneurship. Seeing a gap in the teaching and value of VET subjects in school, founder of Rare Birds, Jo Burston aims to enhance the level and outcomes of school education.
Seven digital innovators have been awarded a combined $300,000 at the Optus Future Makers pitch event. A range of startups focusing on issues from youth education to healthcare were crowned this year’s Future Makers.
A new study of 242 Australian youth indicates that Gen Y are headed towards alarming levels of financial and family stress; the release states there’s been a “disturbing increase in Gen Y financial illiteracy and debt”. What does this mean for the future of business?
Cherie Thompson is a passionate youth advisor on a mission to set the standard for youth employment across Australia. On the 7th of October, she will be launching the much anticipated ‘Go Getta Job’ – the nation’s first online job board and information portal dedicated to teenagers.