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U SEE+ Using social entrepreneurship in Erasmus+

Training Course

22-27 April 2014 | Gothenburg, Sweden

Theme: Social entrepreneurship in Erasmus + through transnational youth initiatives and project cycle management. Aim: Stimulate the use of transnational youth initiatives as a starting tool for social ventures
U SEE+ is a 4 days training course that will take place in Gothenburg, Sweden between 22 and 27 April 2014. The aim of the training is to stimulate the use of transnational youth initiatives as a starting tool for social venture. Main objectives: -Introduce Erasmus + -Understand what is social economy as an alternative economic model -Understand what is social entrepreneurship and what it isn’t -Explore creativity, innovation and motivation for becoming a social entrepreneur -Present several tools in relation to social entrepreneurship -Present transnational youth initiatives as tool for trying out social entrepreneurship Non-formal methods will be used to create a framework for linking social entrepreneurship and Erasmus + with the aim of responding to community social needs. The course promotes alternative social economic mind sets to inspire creativity, innovation, motivation and risk taking in order to encourage social action amongst young people and supporting them in turning social needs into transnational youth initiatives. The tools presented during the course can be further used with groups of youngster with the purpose of identifying and finding solutions to community needs, understand the project cycle management and finding innovative ways of transforming the social needs in transnational youth initiatives and later into social entrepreneurial ventures. The focus will be on supporting creativity, innovation and motivation towards social economy and social entrepreneurship (Note for NAs: This project is financed by TCP 2013)

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Training overview


This activity has already happened!

This Training Course is

for 20 participants

from Erasmus+ Youth Programme countries

and recommended for

Youth workers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers, Youth policy makers, Multipliers and other actors working on the topic of entrepreneurship and inclusion of youth (in the labour market).

Working language(s):



The Swedish NA (National Agency)

This training is a practical part of the ToT (Training of Trainers) and will be conducted by the team of trainers. The trainers´team consist of 4 trainers coming from: Sweden, Greece, Finland and Spain.

Contact for questions:

Andreea Maris


Phone: +46 (0) 762 722 280

Before applying please contact the NA of your residence country to check if it is involved in this concrete project and committed to cover travel costs. NB! Learn about possible participation fee and other relevant rules.


This project is financed by the Erasmus+, Youth in Action Programme. Being selected for this course, all costs (accommodation, travel, visa, etc.) relevant to participation in the course will be covered by the NAs involved in this project. There is no participation fee. Please contact your NA to learn more about the financial details, and how to arrange the booking of your travel tickets and the reimbursement of your travel expenses. Please observe that this training course is open to the programme countries only. (Note for NAs: This project is financed by TCP 2013)

Participants are entitled to receive a Youthpass certificate from the organiser, for recognition of their competence development during the activity. Read more about Youthpass:

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