About JA :: Benefits of Junoir Achievement

Junior Achievement (JA) makes a significant contribution to economic, youth and education development at the national, school and student levels.

 

BENEFITS OF JA AT NATIONAL LEVEL:


Understanding of Business Operations

JA provides a meaningful outlet for promoting creative expression and entrepreneurial desire through the simulation of business, economic and commercial activities.

 

Citizenship

JA promotes the development of a Character Based Education by promoting personal ethics, self-confidence, essential life skills as well as the widespread development of community, social and environmental consciousness skills.

 

Workforce Readiness

JA promotes the development of multiple workforce relevant skills among young people.

 

Societal Risk Reduction

JA acts as a channel for reducing youth aggression by redirecting "youthful nervous energy" into productive energy for many of our nation at risk students.

 


BENEFITS OF JA AT SCHOOL LEVEL:


Mentoring and Coaching

JA provides the first exposure to a positive role model and/or mentor for many at risk or even neglected students promoting the development of relationships and networking opportunities for the future.

 

Experiential Learning

Students learn crucial entrepreneurial, business & economic concepts as well as acquire related skills through a practical hands-on approach to teaching producing problem solvers and solution providers.

 

Interpersonal and Interpersonal Communication

JA builds self-esteem and the development of social skills through healthy peer on peer interaction.

 


BENEFITS OF JA AT STUDENT LEVEL:


Pre-Packaged Programs

JA provides 21st - century learning through programs that are age specific to every level within the education system from kindergarten to secondary school.

 

In-School Programs

Through a series of sequential activities which builds on studies at previous levels students learn basic business and economic concepts and how education is relevant to the workplace. For more information about JA In-School Programs, click here.

 

After-School Programs

JA utilises a variety of business and economic programs to create a rich, structured and interactive after-school experience, thereby reducing idle time among secondary school students. For more information about JA After-School Programs, click here.

 

Online Programs

JA utilises the medium of e-learning allowing students to embrace advancements in technology to access JA material and internet based opportunities via our web base Student Center. For more information about JA Online Programs, click here.

 



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