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Digital Education for Social Innovation Reframed Entrepreneurship

Short Description
DESIRE project emphasizes the development of digital social entrepreneurship training aiming at developing the competencies of schools and teachers to provide meaningful entrepreneurship learning.
Notwithstanding, a sense of initiative and entrepreneurship is an essential transversal skill identified by the EU both to create jobs in the future as well as in building resilient societies. By supporting teachers to integrate entrepreneurship into their subject area, the project aims at the development of an innovative social entrepreneurship curriculum and digital learning content to promote acquirement of entrepreneurial skills such as, creativity, initiative-taking, teamwork, understanding of risk and responsibility etc. among junior high-school pupils aged 12-15.
The project is in line with the ET 2020 objective ‘to enhance creativity and innovation, including entrepreneurship, at all levels of education and training’. The overall objective of DESIRE is to improve the competencies and skills of young people to take an active role within the society, in building the social economy and strengthen cooperation between school and business.
Moreover, the consortium includes both partners from the education and entrepreneurial sectors bringing a wealth of expertise to effectively collaborate towards the implementation of the project.
Project Coordinator
Rusenska Targovsko Industrialna Kamara
Contact: Milen Dobrev
Email: mdobrev@rcci.bg
Project Partners
Eurocrea Merchant SRL
Contact: Gianluca Coppola
Email: gianluca.coppola@eurocreamerchant.it
Babele Create Together SRL
Contact: Emanuele Musa
Email: manu@babele.co
First Private School Leonardo da Vinci Ltd
Contact: Yavor Harizanov
Email: ps_leonardo@mail.bg
Institut Gabriel Ferrrater i Soler
Contact: María Pilar Lahuerta
Email: mlahuer2@xtec.cat
Associacio Programes Educatius Open Europe
Contact: Olena Korzhykova
Email: international@openeurope.es
Aintek Symvouloi Epicheiriseon Efarmoges Ypsilis Technologias Ekpaidefsi Anonymi Etaireia
Contact: Metaxia Chronopoulou
Email: xenia@idec.gr
A & A Emphasys Interactive Solutions Ltd
Contact: Athos Charalambides
Email: info@emphasyscentre.com