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About project

In a few words...

Our mission is to give young people new hope, new tools and new chances to improve their personal & social conditions as well as to equip youth organizations and workers to better answer and address the needs of young people. We aim to foster knowledge, basic and transversal skills, competences and attitudes by using non-formal education methods:

  • Social entrepreneurship and sense of initiative in the social field;
  • Entrepreneurship, (self-)employability and new business creation;
  • Active citizenship and social inclusion.

All our objectives will be achieved through creation of the following outputs and blended mobility:

  • The youth entrepreneurship e-learning platform “E.Y.E LEARN.”, an open educational resource composed by different tools, including a video-library.
  • A significant study and analysis of the social and educational profile, learning style, needs and attitudes of target young people.
  • A new and innovative curriculum and training course, to be tested also through and international training to be held in Italy.

Target groups

We address the following urgent problems that need to be solved, expressed by target groups:

Young people who:

face unemployment;
are NEET;
feel marginalization and social exclusion;
might be dissatisfied and frustrated;
lack education and of key and transversal competences and skills;
face fewer educational and job opportunities;
find few stable/well paid job vacancies available;
lack counseling and support services;
lack entrepreneurship skills;
and more…

Youth workers and organizations who lack:

involvement of non-formal education (NEF) methodologies and tools in fostering entrepreneurship and new business creation;
presence of ICT methodologies and tools and of OERs in NFE and youth organizations;
updated knowledge, skills and competences of youth workers;
updated understanding of real needs, attitudes and learning style of target young people;
cooperation between youth field labor market;
international dimension of youth activities;
and more…

Project partners

Coming from five different countries,

areas of expertise and backgrounds, we believe to complement each other in a way to execute the project goals the best.

WSB university in Toruń
Poland | website

About

It is a private vocational higher education institution, offering various business-related bachelor and master programs. WSB University has a rich experience in collaboration with international partners and participating in international projects, mainly focused on student mobility.

Within the last 3 years, it has organized over 300 countrywide traineeships and trips for the students from all kinds of courses.

Enjoy Italy
Italy | website

About

It is a small company aiming to animate, stimulate and support the sustainable development of citizens, territories and communities both in Italy and Europe.

Company’s values include responsibility, identity, inclusion, sharing, lifelong learning, civic awareness, sustainability and a vivid passion for its land. The company has experience in the design and management of different projects within several EU Programmes and Erasmus+ KA1 and KA2 as well as in the education and training field, both at national and international level.

University of Plymouth
United Kingdom | website

About

It is renowned for high quality, internationally-leading education, research and innovation. With a mission to Advance Knowledge and Transform Lives, Plymouth is a top 50 research university with clusters of world class research across a wide range of disciplines including marine science and engineering, medicine, robotics and psychology.

With 21,000 students, and a further 17,000 studying for a Plymouth degree at partner institutions in the UK and around the world, and over 100,000 alumni pursuing their chosen careers globally, it has a growing global presence.

The Institute of Entrepreneurship Development
Greece | website

About

The main iED vision is the facilitation of all the necessary preconditions required for the creation of an environment that will cultivate entrepreneurship and subsequently, social and economic cohesion and development.

In order to meet this end, iED invest in innovation and aim to offer custom-made, realistic solutions to enterprises and individuals in order to strengthen business culture and provide viable solutions to problems and challenges related to entrepreneurial activities.

Youth Entrepreneurship Promotion Association
Lithuania

About

The organization unites SME from business sector, whose main goal is to promote entrepreneurship education, successful integration into the labor market and adaptation to business needs for young people.

It has more than 5 years of experience in implementing different EU projects. The themes of the projects implemented are connected with different fields such as trainings for entrepreneurs, trainers and other target groups, volunteering promotion and others.