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1Creative Entrepreneurship Training -From Strategies, Learning Environments and Best Practices toPolicy Recommendations
2Aalto University was formed when threeuniversities (art & design, technology andbusiness) were merged in 2010. SBC operateswith lifelong learning, continuing education,development and research aroundentrepreneurship with a focus on creativeindustriesCreative Industries Finland (CIF) providesinformation and services for creative industriesdevelopers, policy-makers and key interestgroups. The aim of CIF is to strengthen theunderstanding and role of the creative sector andcreate a lively and an active network of creativeindustry actors in Finland.www.creativeindustries.fi
3 …societies founded on manufacturing are facing great changes… …creativity and innovation...…shift in attitudes and action cultures that support active citizenship…, …all sectors of society..
4Source: Guidelines forentrepreneurship education(Publications of the FinnishMinistry of Education 2009)
5Entrepreneurship education in strategies- participatory, active citizenship, enhancingcreativity and innovation in education andtraining, in leisure activities and in working life- positive entrepreneurial culture and attitudeclimate- promoting business start-up, developingentrepreneurs’ prerequisites and bussinesses Source: Guidelines for entrepreneurship education (Publications of the Finnish Ministry of Education 2009)
6 Vision 2015- Entrepreneurship education is an inherent part of the initial training of teachers responsible for entrepreneurship education- A model has been created for widening teachers’ access to continuing education and to secondments relating to entrepreneurship education- Learning environments that promote networking are in place in teachers’ initial Source: Guidelines for entrepreneurship education and continuing education, using, for example (Publications of the Finnish Ministry of Education the possibilities of virtual learning 2009) environments
7Priorities in general education- learning environments that activate pupils/students- curricula to support entrepreneurship education- continuing education for teachers- teachers’ links with the world of work Source: Guidelines for entrepreneurship- periods of work experience education (Publications of the Finnish Ministry of Education 2009)- inform enterprises about co-operation with schools
8Cases & best practices
9Case: CENTER FOR SCHOOL CLUBSFocuses on increasing available resources forclub and recreational activities - Club and education services - Before and after school activities - Hobby activities - Culture and science education From non-formal to formal… - Citizenship and media education - Entrepreneurship education. Source: www.kerhokeskus.fi
10CASE: YOUTH ACADEMYSupport for youth’s own projects, adult support,education, materials and ideas.- ”Self made” offers opportunities for youth to apply for funding for their own projects- ”Possibility” offers opportunities for Youth Academy instructors to apply for funding for their youth teams- ”Note” aims at furthering youth’s activities in schools and educational institutions. Source: www.nuortenakatemia.fi
11Case: HOPE PROJECT- Trains vocational teachers in communcal entrepreneurship training and methods developed at Tiimiakatemia.- Based on methods developed at Tiimiakatemia is the Entrepreneurship Centre of Excellence of the JAMK University of Applied Sciences in Jyväskylä, Finland.- Students run their own cooperative businesses and once they have graduated, they embark on a trip around the world with the money made in their businesses during Source: www. http://www.tiimiakatemia.fi/en/ their studies. http://www.hope.fi
12YVI PROJECT- Virtual learning environment through which best practices, materials and information on entrepreneurship training are distributed- Networking entrepreneurship educatorsYRITTÄVÄN ELÄMISEN MALLI- Communal and entrepreneurial activities from pre- school to lifeliong learning- Strengthening attitude in all individuals, no matter what they will do for a living …attitudes and peer support…- Support positive attitudes amongst teachers and personnel- Co-operation between schools and working life
13Case: CREATIVE BLENDER- CB Basic Sessions inspires to create new ideas and act to realize ones dreams with an entrepreneurial attitude- CB Pro Sessions support and practical tools for a business plan- CB Master Sessions for development projects for enterprises- CB Coach is a Teacher train teachers CB tools
14References & links• Guidelines for entrepreneurship education (Publications of the Finnish Ministry of Education 2009:9)• YKOONTI – evaluation of entrepreneurship training done through ESR funded projects between 2000-2010• Centre for School Clubs (www.kerhokeskus.fi)• Youth Academy (www.nuortenakatemia.fi)• Structural Fund period 2007-2013 (www.rakennerahastot.fi)• Creative Blender (www.creativeblender.fi)