Tuesday, 09 February 2021 16:05

Kickoff Meeting of the “Social Entrepreneurship for Community Empowerment”

The Developmental Center of Thessaly participated in the Kickoff Meeting of the “Social Entrepreneurship for Community Empowerment” with the project code 2020-1-UK01-KA204-078880 via Zoom on 9th February 2021. The coordinator of the project is the APRICOT TRAINING MANAGEMENT LTD from England.

The project has been approved under Erasmus+ in Key Action 2 – Strategic Partnerships on Adult Education. In the meeting were presented in detail the project activities and the intellectual outputs of the project. The project aims are to raise awareness of social entrepreneurship among adults and promote its concepts in self-employment, offer Adult Educators new approaches to the development of social entrepreneurship competence, including through provision of practical resources: a training manual, MOOC, digital tools and a board game, that focus on the development of the soft skills essential for the formation of an entrepreneurial mindset.

The project has 3 Intellectual outputs. The first one is Training Manual for educators (teachers, experts, trainers, mentors and coaches) who work with social entrepreneurs. The second intellectual output is MOOC on Social Entrepreneurship. And the third output is The SECE Board Game with augmented reality. At the end of the meeting the project partners discussed the progress of the project and the next steps to be done.