Creative InternPrize: Entrepreneurship in Creative Industry. An initiative for the acquisition of professional skills based on work-based learning and innovative education at school.
- Feb 22, 2018
The 2nd Transnational Meeting for the European project “Creative InternPrize: Entrepreneurship in Creative Industry was successfully held in Barcelona from the 12th to the 13th of November 2017.
The project aims at promoting greater work mobility and opportunities among students with creative aptitudes and interests which are often incompatible with formal education. This approach encourages the utilization and development of skills which facilitates student’s access to the labor market and their professional independence.
The participation of the meeting comprised representatives from the following partner organizations: Akdeniz University (Turkey), VisMedNet (Malta), Vallda (Italy), Stutcom (Spain), NTNU (Norway), Priekule levos Simonaitytes Gymnasium (Lithuania), DEC (United Kingdom), IPP (Portugal), European Institute for Local Development (Greece), Dideas (Spain) και Uninettuno (Italy).
During the course of the meetings some of the topics discussed were the training content on startup, the structure and implementation of online platforms such as KIT and Workspace, tools on the validation of non-formal learning potential along with suggestions for further improvement.
The next steps for the successful implementation of the project include its promotion to policy makers and managers in education, teachers, students and entrepreneurs along with the InternPrize’s bridging function connecting the school and the labor market.