The general aim of the FREEDOM project:
Improving the level of entrepreneurial and digital skills of students – with a special attention to the disadvantaged ones – in accordance with the Local and Regional Development Plans as well as with development strategy Europe 2020 as a result of disadvantaged students involvement a program for guidance in an entrepreneurial career and online activities in exercise firms established in the project according to the students’ specialization and their motivation for specific business areas.
SMART Objectives (steps in achieving the general aim)
O1 – creating and testing, through the joint efforts of the 8 partners organizations, a curriculum to modernize the educational offer of the 8 organizations involved in 2 years, in order to implement innovative practices leading to high quality teaching of entrepreneurship education according to actual requirements of the global market based on e-businesses, e-commerce, marketing online and social media.
O2 – developing the capacity of 120 disadvantaged students from 8 organizations, 15 from 8 organisations, aged 14-21 years, to identify their own needs, abilities and career aspirations, in a career guidance program, implemented on the first 6 months of the project in each from 8 organizations involved, using open educational resources and innovative approaches as professional coaching.
O3 – developing entrepreneurship and e-business skills, initiative for 120 disadvantaged students from 8 organizations, aged 14-21 years, during activities implemented on 2 years in 8 exercise firms established in the “FREEDOM” project according to the students’ interests and their motivation for business areas specific of local and regional economic environment.
O4 – to increase the local, national and transnational cooperative capacity for those 8 European organizations, through partnerships with private companies, education and training providers, NGOs and other stakeholders for creating, testing and delivering a blended learning program for e-business and marketing online using OER and e-learning platform integrated.
O5 – to distribute open educational ToolsKit package and curriculum to other teachers, schools, parents, NGO’s for the project to be replicated in other organizations.