Secondary education


    The Youth Start Challenges are didactic activities readily available for primary and secondary school teachers. These activities can be implemented in a cross-disciplinary way and at all age levels. The Youth Start Challenges focus on the transmission of cognitive, personal, economic, ethical and social skills. The results of the programme’s scientific research prove the gain… Read more »

    Age range: 9 - 19 years of age
  • My First Enterprise

    For a period of 10 weeks, a group of 3 to 4 students, with a starting capital of 40€, establish a small business that consists of buying and selling small products, a service or a small production activity. The goal is to teach them the first steps of business management. Each group states the activities… Read more »

    Age range: 15 - 17 years on (4e students)
  • The Mini-Companies

    The Mini-Company programme stimulates the entrepreneurial spirit of high school students at the general and classical secondary education levels. Visit the website dedicated to mini-companies to see the latest news on the programme: For one year, students are responsible for a mini-company in which they are required to make decisions and take responsibility for them…. Read more »

    Age range: 15 - 19 years
  • Engineering Trainee Days

    Since 2011, the “Engineering Trainee Days” programme aims to promote the engineering and scientific careers to secondary students (3e – 1e secondaire général & classique; age cat.: 16+ years), by offering them valuable insights into the professional daily work environment of a STEM professional. The experience differs from a simple company visit, as the student shadows… Read more »

    Age range: as of 16 years
  • Junior Project Awards

    The main objective of project management is to offer students the opportunity to carry out concrete work in groups and under shared responsibility, from conception through completed production, to public presentation.  The project must be validated by the school management, students must use project management tools and their project must be supported by an external… Read more »

    Age range: 12 - 19 years
  • Innovation Camp

    During an Innovation Camp, students gather for a full day in order to heuristically find innovative ideas and solutions to a business challenge presented by a private sector sponsor. This is an intense experience for young people, who, not knowing the challenge in advance, have to come up with a solution after working only one… Read more »

    Age range: as from 16 years on
  • Practice enterprises The practice enterprise as a training method is based on the simulation of a company’s life. Working in a practice enterprise allows you to put the theory learned into practice, to gain an overview of how a company operates, the interactions between the various internal departments and external authorities. To enable students to gain… Read more »

    Age range: 16 à 19 ans
  • Fit for Life

    “Fit for Life” is an educational programme aimed at students aged 14 to 16, specifically pupils in the 5th year of “secondaire général” and pupils in the 4th year of “secondaire classique”. This programme has been implemented in Luxembourg since the beginning of the 2008/2009 school year. It consists of 6 didactic units exploring personal financial,… Read more »

    Age range: 14 - 16 years
  • Job Shadow Day

    The Job Shadow Day allows students to get a glimpse of the world of work. The “Job Shadow Day” project aims to enable students to actively participate in an ordinary day at a company and thus receive important impressions of professional life. The experiences collected by the students are fundamentally different from a company visit,… Read more »

    Age range: as of 16 years