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Spotting opportunities in times of crisis

What a trial this pandemic continues to be. As the new world emerges, it sometimes feels like COVID-19 is just the fourth in a series of apocalyptic horsemen of fire, flood, pestilence and plague. However, here at parENTrepreneurs, we have been so excited and inspired to see the flowering and flourishing of the entrepreneurial spirit in our families and communities. New circumstances,…

Why teach the entrepreneurial skill in education?

The Entrepreneurial Culture Programs of the Regional Government of Extremadura (Spain) combine the will of different areas of administration management; Education and Employment, Business, and Youth, design actions in a transversal way, making explicit the vision that our government has about entrepreneurship and its development in Extremadura society: working on entrepreneurial skills with today’s young people means ensuring entrepreneurs of tomorrow. Entrepreneurship…

A Best Practice on Community, Entrepreneurship and Education: COMEET + EU Project

Having an entrepreneurial mindset is to be more dynamic and flexible, able to solve problems, to accept failures as opportunities to grow and to take responsibilities for your own choices and decisions. In other words, to adapt to the rapid digital, social and cultural changes around us. In recent years, schools, colleges and universities have made impressive progress in developing entrepreneurial skills.…

Creativity: A Skill to Foster in Entrepreneurial Learning

image: Freepik.com Some people tend to believe that creativity is an inborn talent. But can creativity be trained and developed intentionally? And what are benefits of creativity?  What is creativity? Creativity is one of the ten key entrepreneurial competences to be developed in parENTrepreneurs training. But what exactly is creativity? Simply put, within parENTrepreneurs competency framework creativity is defined as “developing purposeful…

The why, what and how of the parENTrepreneurs Competence Framework

With the parENTrepreneurs Competence Framework and project we want to support parents and carers in developing their own and their child’s entrepreneurial mindset and skills where entrepreneurial skills are life skills that help an individual actively participate in society.  We have developed the parENTrepreneurs framework for parents as they are the primary educators in the life of a child. The parENTrepreneurs consortium…

¿HACEMOS UNA CABAÑA? / SHALL WE MAKE A HUT?

Las actividades en la naturaleza son un medio magnífico para desarrollar el emprendimiento en edades tempranas. Es un entorno cambiante que favorece que los jóvenes busquen soluciones diferentes a problemas nuevos. En estos “tiempos de coronavirus” en los que desgraciadamente no podemos salir al entorno natural, podemos traer algunas actividades a nuestra casa. Por ejemplo os proponemos un juego que a los…