Thank you to the teachers and entrepreneurs who helped students catch the entrepreneurial spirit

From November 12 to November 23, 2018, entrepreneurs visited classrooms of more than 20 000 students in elementary school through university as part of the Semaine des entrepreneurs à l'école. The program consisted of a vast array of free conferences in Québec’s schools, led on a volunteer basis by hundreds of enthusiastic entrepreneurs. An activity which taps in to National Entrepreneurship Day and Global Entrepreneurship Week.  


The Semaine des entrepreneurs à l’école is an innovative motivational event that brings together thousands of students in elementary school through university and entrepreneurs from their community by means of free presentations offered at school. It is an awareness-raising activity that helps to develop an entrepreneurial culture among young people and encourages them to bring their ideas to life.

We’re inviting an entrepreneur

  • So we can host an a free and enriching activity designed to raise awareness, the first lever of Education Through Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • So we can help students catch the entrepreneurial spirit and carry out plans designed to develop their potential and help them integrate into society (Career Planning and Entrepreneurship broad area of learning)
  • So our students and their school can experience the beneficial effects of an entrepreneurial project
  • So we can use entrepreneurship to integrate the subjects and competencies of the education program
  • So we can help our young people forge links with their community

Entrepreneur: I’d like to give a presentation

  • To share my passion with students
  • To help them discover different entrepreneurial models
  • To be a positive and meaningful role model
  • To encourage entrepreneurial projects in the school
  • To talk about my involvement and inspire the community to get involved

To participate next year

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Format: presentation of around 45 minutes, to an individual class or a group of classes.

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