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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…

Parental strategies during the quarantine

Kathi Kühnelt ist a mum of 2. Here is how she fosters an entrepreneurial mindset in her children whilst in lockdown due to Covid19 in Madrid:  “I want to invite teachers and parents (who here in Madrid are helping out with tele-education) to share ideas on how to foster entrepreneurship skills when you have to stay home and have to work with…

Parents as entrepreneurs

More or less all parents are entrepreneurs these days of COVID-19 measures. With work patterns forced to change and most children are not allowed to attend school and kindergarten, we are all obliged to try and experiment with new ways of parenting. Why not do it in a way that our children benefit from the most? In the coming weeks we are…

Let them learn through play

It is a child’s most obvious activity to play. The right to play is also listed as a basic child right and protected through the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. At the same time, research shows that children’s playtime is dramatically reducing in developed and developing countries alike. So, take this blog article as a cry for all parents…

Developing the Autonomy and Entrepreneurship of Our Children at Home

Do you know that birthdays can be a good opportunity to develop autonomy and initiative in our children? Entrepreneurship must be a vital attitude and for this, it must be transmit in the family and encouraged from an early age.  The development of autonomy and personal initiative is one of the Key Competencies proposed by the European Union, included in the European…

From Entrepreneurship Education to Entrepreneurial Learning

Developing and promoting entrepreneurship education has been one of the key policy objectives for the EU and Member states for many years. According to European definition, entrepreneurship education aims to facilitate developing attitudes, knowledge and skills that enable an individual to turn creative ideas into action.1 Entrepreneurship occurs when an individual acts upon opportunities and ideas, and transforms them into value for…