Nordplus Junior 2019 Project
Promotion of VET student entrepreneurial mindset through learning by doing
The aim of the project with a name “Promotion of VET student entrepreneurial mindset through learning by doing” is to promote and improve entrepreneurial skills of VET (vocational education and training) students at three vocational schools in Latvia, Finland, and Iceland. We focus on sustainable entrepreneurship, which is ecological, ethical and aesthetic. Our project is mainly concentrated on the social entrepreneurship, which nowadays is getting more and more actual and important. Entrepreneurship is also one of the main focus points in a strategy “Europe 2020”. European Commission invites to focus school curricula on creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Because of a big number of youth unemployment in European Union it is very important to promote entrepreneurial skills of the students.
The project has the following objectives:
The expected outcomes of the project are as follow: summary in a form of presentation of workshops results, summary of good practice examples and experience exchange, training material for the students and project website.