The Solution: Ready to learn
Two founders, their network of friends, 50 unemployed young people in a building for 10 months learning business for real.
The REBEL School brings reality to enterprise education. We will learn together and we will learn by doing: students will experiment with real business projects for an authentic learning experience.
We are obsessed by entrepreneurship as we recognise this as critical to the future of our economy. But what does that mean for our young people? We want people to start businesses but most young people are missing some or all of the necessary skills, confidence, self motivation, efficacy, network and awareness to be successful.
So The REBEL School will be an environment for young people to co-create real businesses. Every participant will leave The REBEL School empowered to flourish in the new economy either with a job, employment or other destination. Not back in the job centre.
What would happen if we flipped the rules?
Our rebellious nature wonders what the impact on a learning experience would be if we flipped the rules to be opposite those found in mainstream education: