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Junior Achievement Core Curriculum in High Schools

Junior Achievement program address exactly the fourth competence and are largely considered by government and other stakeholders in economic education. In support of the current curricular reform initiated by the Ministry of Education, Sport and Youth, JA programs will be  integrated in the new official curricula of High School as integrated part of  Economy, subject at 12th grade. The new JA economic program will include JA elective modules;  Business Ethics, Success Skills, Be Entrepreneurial and  Personal Finance. This intervention would constitute a unique example among 122 countries worldwide implementing JA programs in schools, as the first case of JA program being obligatory through the whole pre-university education system.  The support will ensure a qualitative installation of JA program in the core curriculum, capacity building of teaching staff and sustained involvement of business community in school life.

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  • 11.17.2021

    Launching event of JuniorUP – Junior Achievement of Albania

    Launching event of JuniorUP – Junior Achievement of Albania

    In the distinguished presence of the Chairman of BoT AADF Mr. Michael D. Granoff, Co-CEOs of AADF Mr. Martin Mata and Mr. Aleksandër Sarapuli, Minister of State for Youth and Children Ms. Bora Muzhaqi, Minister of State for Entrepreneurship Protection Ms. Edona Bilali, members of the AADF and JAA’s Board of Directors,  Junior Achievement of Albania launched its news program, JuniorUP.

    “Entrepreneurship is born or taught’ was the core question that was answered while the honored guests and speakers addressed the event and shared prosperous messages for the future of education and entrepreneurship in Albania.

    Mr. Granoff led the participants through the challenges and achievements of almost 10 years of JA program in Albania, and emphasized the value of strategic partnerships and speed of adaptability to meet the fast-changing entrepreneurial reality, with dignity and individuality.

    Minister Bilali and Muzhaqi and many important ecosystem actors in the country, endorsed and supported Junior UP program as a continuing investment of all Junior Achievement of Albania in financial education and entrepreneurship programs.

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  • 07.23.2020

    Albania part of the main jury of Company of the Year Competition 2020 – Junior Achievement of Albania

    Albania part of the main jury of Company of the Year Competition 2020 – Junior Achievement of Albania

    We’re delighted to share that Albania has for the first time a member in the main jury that will award the best JA company from across Europe at JA Europe Company of the Year Competition 2020!
    Mr. Martin Mata, Co-CEO of the Albanian American Development Foundation is representing us on this panel of judges.

    “I feel honored and privileged to be the first Albanian JA International Jury Member! I feel overwhelmed and impressed by more than 40 companies representing 10 million JA students from every country in Europe competing for JA Company Prize of the Year!
    Junior Achievement of Albania keep up the good work! So proud of you!” – Martin Mata

  • 07.22.2020

    Junior Achievement Albania – Participanting in Company of the Year Competition 2020 – COYC

    Junior Achievement Albania – Participanting in Company of the Year Competition 2020 – COYC

    Junior Achivement Albania, for eight years is focused on supporting thousands of young students in their entrepreneural journey and developing their skills through its program and curricula.

    During 23-30 of June, JA Albania organized the fist edition of online “National Fair”, a yearly event where are presented the best ideas of business created by middle high school students. The winner idea of 2020 year was “Roll & Draw”, a company that produces entertaining and educational games for children.

    Since 22nd of July, “Roll & Draw” represents officially Albania in Company of the Year Competition 2020 – COYC, an event with the participation of 250 students from 40 different countries of Europe. During two days the jury will visit the virtual stands of the participants, and on 24th of July there will be organized the Award Ceremony, where the best student company of the continent will be awarded.

    Congratulations “Roll & Draw”!

  • 04.19.2018

    Leader for a Day 2018

    Leader for a Day 2018

    “Leader for a Day” is an initiative of JA and aims to cultivate a new generation of leaders. The closing ceremony of this event was organized on April 17th, 2018, which was opened by Ms. Suela Bala, CEO of JA, welcomed by Mr. Martin Mata, AADF Co-CEOs and Chairman of the Board of JA, followed by Ms. Besa Shahini, Deputy Minister of Education, Sport and Youth, and concluding from a student representing the JA Alumni. 48 new high school graduates experienced a unique day by attending a typical day of work with executives, and dignitaries in the public sector as well as with prominent representatives of the business community in Albania. 48 institutions in the public and private sector participated, 39 of which are strong businesses operating in Albania. Throughout the entire day, students had the opportunity to shadow the executives of the respective companies where they learned more about their roles and overall responsibilities that each leader executes on a day to day function.

    JA of Albania is a program implemented in high schools (general and vocational) sponsored by the AADF.

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