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    EntreCompEdu was at the ISYEC Symposium in Turkey - Read the Report

    EntreCompEdu presented at the ISYEC Symposium in Turkey in 2018 - The report is now available to read:  http://www.isyec.org/en/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/ISYEC-Rapor-2018-SMALL.pdf

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    How I use EntreComp in Higher Education

    Some ten years ago, I wondered why so few students from the design department at our University of Applied Sciences didn’t do more with their final year innovative prototypes and why most of them looked for employee jobs in the design sector rather than considered entrepreneurship as a career option. The reason was simple, they didn’t see starting a design business as an option...

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    The EntreCompEdu Steering Group Met in Tervuren at the End of January

    On January 29th and 30th, the EntreCompEdu steering group met in Tervuren, Belgium to review progress and map out the next crucial steps towards achieving the project objectives. The meeting brought together the entire consortium, including pilot partners from Spain, Italy, Belgium and Macedonia.  

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    Outcomes From Our Steering Group in Antwerp

    The steering group meeting in Antwerpen was a great opportunity to check in on where we are and the next steps we need to take. It also showed that this project has big ambitions which will take a huge amount of effort from all partners to achieve… But we are committed, with colleagues coming to the meeting from locations are far-flung as Seattle in the USA!

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    The education I wish I had? A skills-based one

    In primary school, my future was decided upon by my teachers

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    EntreCompEdu Continues to Develop, with the Help of its Expert Advisory Board!

    On November 5th, EntreCompEdu invited its advisory board to meet in Antwerp, Belgium. The day began with the EntreCompEdu team reviewing the skills framework and the continuous professional development that the project Advisory Board would be presented with in the afternoon. The Advisory Board members arrived to have lunch with the project partners, introduce themselves and begin their meeting....

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    EntreCompEdu roadtested with teachers and researchers at entrepreneurship education conference

    In early October, Lappeenranta University of Technology together with LAMK Lahti University of Applied Sciences and in cooperation with the Scientific Entrepreneurship Education Association organised the 12th Annual Entrepreneurship Education Conference.

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    EntreCompeEdu In Action: A teacher's heartfelt call for more creativity in the classroom

    A teacher’s heartfelt call for more creativity in the classroom   I’m Connor Williams, a year 5 teacher at the Welsh Croesyceiliog Primary School. I believe that creativity and imagination are superpowers that we need to encourage. In my children’s future, traditional jobs will be lost to automation and artificial intelligence meaning today’s pupils will need to...

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    2nd EntreCompEdu Podcast: An Interview with Jan Barnes

    This second edition of the EntreCompEdu Podcast features Doctor Janine Barnes of University of Wales Trinity Saint David. In this interview, Barnes talks about how educators can incite a passion for learning in their students. To suggest a topic for the Podcast please leave a comment below. Subscribe to our Soundcloud channel and our newsletter for more updates.

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    An Education fit for the brave new world around us

    Educating the next generation for a world which is still on the drawing board and yet to be invented. The revolution of change is ongoing, new opportunities are waiting. We speak to Dr Jan Barnes, Senior Lecturer in Cross-Curriculum Close-to-Practice Research and Enquiry at the Institute of Education, University of Wales Trinity Saint David about how to educate for an unknown future. Listen to...

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    EntreCompEdu: An opportunity to change Italy's education system

    The end of May brought together our first national stakeholder group in Italy. We gathered over a dozen participants among them university lecturers and researchers, representatives of private companies, associations and policy makers operating in the Basilicata region at Materahub to discuss the needs, strengths and weaknesses of the education system. All are driven to support start-ups, find...

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    The problems with teacher continuous professional development and how we're fixing them

    The problems with teacher continuous professional development (CPD) are well known and documented. All too often, CPD is not well defined and the policies and procedures of organisations often reflect that fact. Educators see CPD as a top-down process run by school management with head teachers dominating the decision-making process within schools. Yet, there is a growing awareness that it is...

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    EntreCompEdu's first podcast

    We are proud to announce the beginning of the EntreCompEdu podcast! A series that will discuss updates on the project, introduce teachers using the EntreComp framework, and summarize newsletters among other exciting chats! To suggest a topic for the Podcast please leave a comment below. Subscribe to our Soundcloud channel and our newsletter for more updates.

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    Welcome To The EntreCompEdu Blog: How we will develop teachers' entrepreneurial skills

    Welcome to the EntreCompEdu blog! With this blog we want to share pieces with you that get you thinking, point you towards great resources - and of course keep you updated on what we’re up to. This blog is for anyone who is interested in seeing learners’ being prepared for a changing world. If you are a teacher, we love that you are interested in how EntreCompEdu can help you develop...

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    EntreCompEdu's first newsletter !

    Our first newsletter is ready. 

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    EntreCompEdu featured in EntreComp into Action user guide

    Great news! The EntreCompEdu project is featured in the newly published EntreComp into Action – Get inspired, make it happen: A user guide to the European Entrepreneurship Competence Framework.    Find us as Case Study 11 (p.58-59) in the guide.   The EntreComp user guide to help individuals and organisations explore why, when and how they can...

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    EntreCompEdu presented at eMadrid seminar

    Great news! The EntreCompEdu project is featured in the newly published EntreComp into Action – Get inspired, make it happen: A user guide to the European Entrepreneurship Competence Framework. Find a recording of the presentation here. The eMadrid network of excellence is dedicated to the research and development of educational technologies in the community of Madrid.

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Batani Education presenting the EntreCompEdu vision
At at recent EntreCompEdu project meeting
The EntreCompEdu consortium at the June meeting in Tervuren
The EntreComp Framework
With the support of the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union