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30 Jan 2013 STEPteam Video Content

STEPteam Video Content

STEPteam is already playing an active part in educating young people about business an the part they can all play within the process in future years. It has created links between schools and businesses, something that we believe is vital for the future prospects of the UK. To help demonstrate …

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29 Mar 2012 STEPteam launches at The Yorkshire Mafia Conference 2012

STEPteam launches at The Yorkshire Mafia Conference 2012

STEPteam was officially unveiled to the masses for the first time at YMC2012 in Leeds last week. I suppose it’s only natural that we all felt some sense of trepidation as we first stood at the STEPteam stand. As we soon found out, any opening jitters we had were completely …

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17 Mar 2012 ST_Blog_170312b

It’s Showtime!

Well it’s less than a week to go until The Yorkshire Mafia Conference at the Royal Armouries, Leeds. The intriguingly named business group The Yorkshire Mafia, as you will see from previous posts, have been a follower of the early stages of the project and founder Geoff Shepherd has even …

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20 Feb 2012 STEPteam supports Geoff Major’s North Pole Trek and ten charities benefit

STEPteam supports Geoff Major’s North Pole Trek and ten charities benefit

STEPteam and partners Rushfirth Creative were proud to sponsor a flag that is going all the way to the top- The North Pole. The flag was the brainchild of exploring fund-raiser Geoff Major. Companies were asked to make a donation and have their logo appear on the flag, which …

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20 Feb 2012 STEPteam helps local children find a voice in the community

STEPteam helps local children find a voice in the community

During the half term a group of young people took part in a Beatboxing and Indian Music workshop at Dewsbury Town Hall. Along with Youth Music STEPteam funded the project which was part of the wider Youth Music Powerplay Dewsbury Vocal project.

Professional artists Ranjana Ghatak and Jason Singh worked …

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08 Feb 2012 Halifax schools invited to enter our free contest in The Scallymag

Halifax schools invited to enter our free contest in The Scallymag

The Scallymag is a family-orientated magazine that aims to inform parents of events and initiatives occurring in the Halifax area. STEPteam feature in the current issue if you fancy grabbing yourself a copy- schools in the Halifax area are invited to take part in a contest they are running to …

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02 Jan 2012 Are you ready? STEPteam says YES!

Are you ready? STEPteam says YES!

Just before the Christmas break, I (Kathryn Rushfirth, MD of STEPteam) had the pleasure of meeting up with School Liaison Officer Becky Mollart of the award winning ‘Are You Ready?’ programme.

‘Are You Ready?’ works with schools and colleges to instill a culture of enterprising and entrepreneurial education …

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07 Dec 2011 STEPteam hits the headlines in The Huddersfield Daily Examiner

STEPteam hits the headlines in The Huddersfield Daily Examiner

The efforts of the children at St Joseph’s in Dewsbury have been put in the spotlight as The Huddersfield Daily Examiner ran an article about their running of the STEPteam two day course as presented by our school speaker Jamie Tosh.

The feature focuses on the ‘Dragon’s Den’ style pitch …

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05 Dec 2011 Micheal Recycle's big eyes

Introducing Micheal Recycle of REUSE RECYCLE

We are proud to announce that our first young business in now underway. Primary school pupils from St. Joseph’s in Dewsbury are now officially trading and selling highly acclaimed environmentally-friendly products to family and friends, and keeping 100% of the profits for the school. By design, STEPteam does not make …

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29 Nov 2011 Geoff Shepherd with pupils

STEPteam launches in Dewsbury School

At long last the day came- STEPteam is now officially a live programme.

The course has been developed and refined over the last year. We have also piloted the project at several schools in Yorkshire, being spurred-on by the successes and tweeking any little shortcomings.

School speaker Jamie Tosh delivered …

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