8billionideas and The ICA Join Forces to Revolutionise Education

8billionideas, an innovative EdTech company dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship, future-ready skills, careers, and well-being education, is excited to announce a groundbreaking partnership with The ICA, a leading provider of educational content. 


With the global education landscape undergoing rapid transformation, the demand for a holistic and visionary approach to learning has reached an all-time high. This strategic collaboration merges ICA's extensive educational resources and expertise with 8billionideas' cutting-edge approach to preparing students to tackle future challenges and seize opportunities. The partnership aims to redefine education by seamlessly integrating entrepreneurship, critical skills development, and well-being into the core curriculum.

The combined efforts of ICA and 8billionideas will empower both educators and students with tools and resources that transcend traditional classroom boundaries, nurturing a generation of innovators, problem solvers, and emotionally intelligent individuals.


Key highlights of the partnership:

💼 Entrepreneurship Education: This collaboration introduces a comprehensive entrepreneurship curriculum, equipping students with the mindset and skills necessary to navigate the complexities of the modern business world.

🚀 Skills for the Future: 8billionideas' innovative methods for developing skills critical today and tomorrow — such as creativity, collaboration, and adaptability — will be seamlessly integrated into ICA's existing offerings.

💚 Well-being Education: Recognising the importance of mental health and wellbeing, the partnership will introduce resources and programmes to promote emotional intelligence and resilience among students.

💡Professional Development for Educators: ICA and 8billionideas will collaboratively offer professional development opportunities for educators, ensuring they are well-prepared to deliver the enhanced, future-focused curriculum with excellence.


"At 8billionideas, we believe in empowering students to think creatively, act entrepreneurially, and prioritise their well-being. This collaboration with ICA enables us to amplify our impact, reaching a wider audience with our mission to revolutionise education for the betterment of individuals and society as a whole. We've worked closely with the ICA for 12 months to understand deeply their vision for education. In 2024, we will begin by offering all ICA schools a developed and bespoke learning pathway around our entrepreneurship pillar and expand in the years ahead."

   - David Harkin, CEO and Co-founder, 8billionideas


This partnership marks a significant step forward in the evolution of education, setting a new standard for preparing students for a rapidly changing world. ICA and 8billionideas invite educators, students, and stakeholders to join them on this exciting journey towards a more innovative and future-ready education system.

If you're an existing school with the ICA, explore the easiest way to integrate entrepreneurship into your core curriculum here.



About 8billionideas 

8billionideas is a global EdTech and services company on a mission to give every student the skills and belief to change the world. It has a proven track record of partnering with schools in more than 25 countries, equipping over 500,000 students with future-focused skills. By partnering with schools, the company delivers virtual or hybrid learning experiences and practical programmes around five core pillars: entrepreneurship, careers, life skills, wellbeing, as well as health and performance.

About The ICA

The International Curriculum Association (ICA) is a respected institution that has been providing accredited, high quality programmes to schools since the 1980s. It brings together the three age ranges of the International Curriculum: the International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC) for learners aged 2-5+ years old; the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) for learners aged 5-11 years old; and the International Middle Years Curriculum (IMYC) for learners aged 11-14 years old, with Professional Development for teachers and leaders and a two-stage Recognition and Accreditation process for schools, to ensure that with teachers, leaders and schools, we are improving learning, together.


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