The Australian Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship (ACRE) is a ‘for purpose’ organisation based in Beechworth committed to building thriving rural communities through igniting entrepreneurship in young people and their communities.

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Independent Evaluation enters final stages 

An independent evaluation of the Social Enterprise in Schools program has been conducted throughout 2016 with the last of the school visits and interviews taking place this month. This is the final stage of the evaluation with Stage 1 & 2 now both complete.

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During May, we hosted a number of screenings across the region of the film ‘Most Likely to Succeed’. This inspiring film explores the role that project based and entrepreneurial learning plays in our rapidly changing world.

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ACRE is working in partnership with the Social Enterprise Academy in Scotland to deliver their world renowned learning and development programs here in Australia.

During 2016 ACRE is working with 11 schools across North East Victoria and over 450 primary and secondary students to deliver the ‘Social Enterprise in Schools’ program.

To date, over 50 business, community and government leaders have participated in the ‘Understanding Social Enterprise’ learning programs. 

In doing so, communities across the region are committing to building an enabling environment for young rural entrepreneurs.


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