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Open education Challenge

Open education Challenge | Aqua-tnet | Scoop.it
Your opportunity to develop, strengthen and fund your startup

 

The Open Education Challenge, launched in partnership with the European Commission, is an invitation to all innovators to submit projects, receive mentoring and seed funding through the European Incubator for Innovation in Education, and get direct access toinvestors from day one.

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This looks a great opportunity for any start-up businesses in education - Anyone up for it from the Aquaculture/Seafood Sector?

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European Commission Publication - Young People and Entrepreneurship

European Commission Publication - Young People and Entrepreneurship | Aqua-tnet | Scoop.it

For the sake of its own citizens, as well as if it wants to stay competitive, Europe needs to invest in people, in their skills, in their ability to adapt and in their ability to innovate. The challenges of modern society can be met only when its members develop a sense of what it is to be an active, critical and responsible citizen of Europe, and when they are equipped to make the best choices for themselves in a constantly changing world.

 

To achieve this, there is a need to encourage young people, to instil a spirit of entrepreneurship from early on in life — initiative, confidence, calculated risk-taking, creativity, organisation, tenacity — and to help them in the transition from school to adulthood. This booklet demonstrates some of the wide range of pioneering projects in Youth in Action programme that nurture the development of such entrepreneurial skills.

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Here's a useful new resource from the European Commission for anyone seeking to encourage and foster entrepreneurship in young people

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