Embedding a Culture of Enterprise and Creativity i..
Embedding a Culture of Enterprise and Creativity in the Curriculum
Start date: Dec 1, 2009,
The Lisbon strategy points out the need for creativity, sense of initiative and entrepreneurship. Skills that goes far beyond an academic standpoint, the issues of employability, adaptability and sense of initiative and entrepreneurship is critical to both the short and long term development of Europe. It has been concluded by the European Council that "promoting creativity and innovation is an area which quality and efficiency ..could benefit from cooperation at European level” (2008/C/141/10).The ECECC project - Embedding a Culture of Enterprise and Creativity in the Curriculum therefore aims to promote creativity and entrepreneurial spirit within the school curriculum in Europe by giving teachers the opportunity to test different methods in a safe environment at a recurrent European educational event by using a no contextual dependent method i.e focus is on the effects in the classroomThe primary target group is teachers in school education, the secondary target group is school managers at the same level.The main outputs of the ECECC project are:1 European Entrepreneurial Education Event (EEE) (+ online); Education & traning,Workshop, Paper-conference2 Transnational workshops 3 Education material; Best-practice & Analysis (didactic onset focusing on the effects)-webbased, Handbook – hard copy (in partner language)4 Owner, exploitation, sponsor agreements of the EEE5WebsiteThe impact on the target group:Long term aspect (though exploitation) Deepen and develop the creative and entrepr. learning both though education possibilities as well as on a more scientific note. Short term perspective: Give teachers in Europe access to training opportunities as well as “hands-on” knowledge concerning creativity and entrepr. learning though transfer of know-how. More then 1700 participants from the target group is planned to participate/be reach directly within the scope of the project, with numerous more reached indirectly though the web, colleagues etc
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