SSE Australia was launched in early 2009 and already boasts a network of close to 200 fellows. It runs a range of courses from the 4-month Accelerator Program for social enterprises ready to launch and grow to the 9-month Incubator program for early stage social ventures.Learn about our story
As part of its new Youth Governance Mentorship Program, the School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) Australia is excited to announce the appointment of Lockie Cooke as its newest and youngest Board Director.
Our first Canadian school, SSE Ontario, will opens its doors in 2012; we are very proud of the new addition to our international network of schools, and we are happy to be bringing to Canada our unique approach to learning.Learn about our story
Are you a corporate intrapreneur trying to launch a social change/business project but you're just not feeling the love from your colleagues?
Running part-time over six months the Incubator programme will help you start-up a new community project or social enterprise. Working with a network of peers and practioners, you will learn the skills and develop the confidence needed for success.
The programme runs between this April and November. It is divided into seven 2 day Study Sessions and five half day Action Learning Sets. It is centred entirely around you, your project and your fellow social entrepreneurs.
SSE was founded in the UK by Michael Young in 1997. We now operate schools in London (which is also the location of our head office), Cornwall, Dartington, Fife, Hampshire, East of England, Liverpool and Yorkshire.Learn about our story
Bristol Mayor George Ferguson joined an audience of well over 100 to celebrate the development of the 17 social innovations set up by the students on the SSE programme.
Cornwall School for Social Entrepreneurs is thrilled to be part of this unique support programme run by social enterprise for social enterprise. The Engine Room offers help to develop your social enterprise through events, one-to-one specialist support and networking opportunities, via Social Enterprise Hubs across Cornwall.
The two South West cities are the first in the UK to gain Social Enterprise status as part of SEUKs Social Enterprise Town initiative.
The accolade is awarded to towns and cities who meet a number of criteria including; actively promoting the social enterprise message and encouraging local people and local businesses to 'Buy Social'.
SSE - East Fellow Olive Quinton, founder of social enterprise Lofty Heights, was delighted to stop by the EE Hub in her new, branded company van for photos recently.
Lofty Heights provides a trustworthy, friendly and cost effective local loft emptying service for less advantaged and elderly people, whilst offering employment opportunities for young people.
Designed with the aim of being a significant endorsement of corporate achievement, the National Business Awards UK enable businesses and social firms from different industries and sizes to compete on a level playing field.
2013 Social Entrepreneur of the Year Jacqui Johnston Lynch was covered in a 3 page article in You magazine. The feature explores the events which led to Jacqui founding the unique social enterprise Dry Bar in Liverpool.
October sees the start of three new cohorts at SSE North West
The first year of The Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneurs Programme was officially concluded with an event to showcase the social entrepreneurs and their projects.
Our friends at Community Action Southwark are hosting a social enterprise networking event on 27th Feb.
A second (evening) taster session is being put on in Birmingham on 10 March to meet the high levels of interest that SSE in the West Midlands is receiving for the Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs programme.
Today Discover UK - one of our recent SSEYH graduates have launched a new awareness campaign for disabled consumers in the UK on their website.