The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology will hold a kick-off event at Toranomon "CIC Tokyo" in Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo from 2023:6 on Saturday, June 3, 13 to expand the entrepreneurial education program "EDGE-PRIME Initiative" for high school students. .

 The "EDGE-PRIME Initiative" is a cross-ministerial project in cooperation with industries and local governments to expand opportunities for entrepreneurship education for elementary, junior high and high school students throughout the country.

 According to the Ministry of Education, the kick-off event will be from 13:17 to 150:XNUMX.Participation is free of charge and is open to university faculty and staff, local government officials, elementary, junior high and high school teachers, university students, and high school students.The capacity is XNUMX people, and online distribution is also planned.

 Mitsuru Izumo, President and CEO of Euglena and Ambassador for Entrepreneurship Education, said, "Expectations for Entrepreneurship Education for High School Students." methods and practices of entrepreneurship education”, and Motoyuki Arai, president of Synspective, who is an ambassador for promoting entrepreneurship education, will give a keynote speech titled “What entrepreneurs can do to broaden the dreams of children.”

 After this, there will be two panel discussions moderated by Yoichi Ito, dean of the Faculty of Entrepreneurship, Musashino University, and Ayumi Fujimoto, representative of the Startup Ecosystem Association.Finally, 2 high school students who have taken on various challenges will present their activities.

Reference: [Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology] "EDGE-PRIME Initiative" kick-off event for expanding entrepreneurship education for high school students

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