1CREATIVE ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN SCHOOLSLINQ Conference, Rome 16-17 May 2013
2WHAT IS CENTRES?CENTRES is a multi-country project co-funded bythe European Commission, British Council andeight organisations across Europe• CENTRES project is delivered in Czech Republic,Denmark, Estonia, Lithuania, Finland, Poland, Sloveniaand the UK.• The project creates a European forum for issues relatingto entrepreneurship education specific to the creativeindustries and for sharing innovation and bestpractice in this area.
3WHAT DOES CENTRES AIM TO ACHIEVE?• To promote models and methodology that can be used by schools and otherorganisations delivering entrepreneurship education to develop pupils’ creativityand entrepreneurship skills• To promote ways in which to engage creative entrepreneurs / businessesproductively with schools as well as engage school-age students in practicalbusiness opportunities in the creative industries
4PROJECT OUTCOMES• online knowledge bank of materials, models, tools,methodologies and guidelines that can be used byteachers and organisations working with this type ofskills development in schools• Europe-wide online community of interest centredon the knowledge bank• recommendations to policy-makers on ways tomainstream innovative practices in entrepreneurshipeducation
5By the end of the project the network will have:• increased the number of schools undertakingentrepreneurial activity in partnership with creativebusinesses• increased the creativity and entrepreneurship skills ofyoung people• increased the number of young people who choose acareer within the creative industries• made a significant contribution to the development ofpolicy in entrepreneurship education
6CENTRES UP-TO-DATE RESULTSPilot activities:• Pupils 500 -> Schools 40 -> Teachers 300 ->Wider audience (via FB/website/YouTube) – over 40,000• Key policy makers: Polish Minister of Education, Prime Minister of Slovenia,Senior Policy Makers in Estonia
7CENTRES International Conferences• Kraków, Poland – September 2012• London, UK – January 2013• Brussels, Belgium – April/May 2014• 2 State of Innovation Raports on creative entrepreneurship in schoolshttp://www.centres-eu.org/knowledge-bank/state-of-innovation-report-no-2