Social Inclusion through Entrepreneurship
Start date: Sep 1, 2016,
End date: Feb 28, 2018
The project "Social Inclusion through Entrepreneurship " works to ensure more inclusion of citizens with fewer opportunities by providing (social) entrepreneurship education. It is a project where innovation from Germany, Belgium and Macedonia will be exchanged and summarized in a joint publication and it will result with a new curricula as an intellectual output. In addition educators and beneficiaries from the 3 countries will benefit from the project as they will have a chance to experience something new in their work and to address the issue of unemployment and especially structural unemployment of people facing exclusion situationsThe intellectual output is a curricula for educators to promote social entrepreneurship to local marginalized citizens who can benefit from such courses. The strategy of the project strategy is built logically to increase the capacity of the educators and to ensure that there will be an impact on local level. The training content of the project is including the following:- Training course on social inclusion in Germany aiming to exchange good practices for the participants - educators on social inclusion and how to approach citizens with fewer opportunities. Once the participants have built a capacity to implement activities with the citizens with fewer opportunities they will understand their situation and be able to take in into account in adult learning activities. Following this training the participants will also coach their peers on social inclusion.- Study visit on social entrepreneurship in Belgium aims to motivate the educators to understand how social entrepreneurship can support citizens with fewer opportunities to start their initiatives and get actively involved. Following this activity the participants of the study visit will share their learning outcomes and prepare the multipliers events- Training course on social entrepreneurship in Macedonia will give the tools for running workshops about social entrepreneurship and provide practical ideas.-Multipliers events will gather 10 participants - educators to learn about the approach of entrepreneurship education. The participants are selected based on their potential to act as multipliers or to implement some of the gained information back. The Capacity building workshops are a step towards disseminating the project outputs. The content of the events will be built based on the outputs and will be run in 3 regions, held in different regional centers. Each local activity will gather beneficiaries out of which at least half with fewer opportunities. The workshops will have local sessions implemented within the same area. The workshops will be implemented by a team of educators that took part in the mobility activities or the multipliers event, combining non-formal learning, practical examples and theoretical input.
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