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28th January 2016 Melbourne, Australia

Chris Holtby

by Chris Holtby

Consul-General Melbourne

An inspiring student social enterprise – Vanora

Vanora at our social enterprise competition HERO2015

Earlier this month I met again a great team of young Estonians who have being working hard to establish a social enterprise in their town of Viljandi, southern Estonia. Their student company is called Vanora, and there is a lot more about their company on their Facebook site . Their business model is simple – in return […]

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18th July 2014 Melbourne, Australia

Chris Holtby

by Chris Holtby

Consul-General Melbourne

Working with young people who are working for others – Scouting in Estonia

Estonia is the country in Europe with the most business start-ups per head.  It has a lot of bright young people, as its top rankings in the PISA tests affirm (top results in the world outside East Asia).  The Estonian education system is strong throughout, but excels in particular in maths, science, engineering and computing/ICT.  […]

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