May 25, 2020

Assessing an idea

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This practical guide started with a simple question some time ago: “How do you know if an idea is good, before it is implemented?”We have heard this question many times in SciFY. We have discussed with many people their own ideas. And we have found out that, for many people, having an idea is very exciting, but its assessment is an unknown territory.“How do I know it will work?” is usually the good question. It
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Social Entrepreneurship offers work opportunities to categories of people who would not be able to be hired in ordinary companies – they either come from poor backgrounds or they are over 50; they have certain disabilities or are simply single mothers for instance. While an NGO is supported by donations or projects, a social enterprise manages to support itself, mostly by selling the products made – sometimes in traditional ways.Social Entrepreneurship is slowly but surely
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Social enterprises have been at the forefront in adapting to change and challenges met by national governments, local authorities, policy makers and economic stakeholders.Social enterprise, for instance, promoted sustainable economic and social development during periods of economic crisis or to fight against climate change challenges.During emergencies, in fact, social enterprises have the capacity of primarily addressing and satisfying unmet social needs, and therefore creating social value.The Coronavirus (Covid-19) emergency is affecting all around the world
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February 11, 2020

Social Entrepreneurship in Education System

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Education plays a crucial role in shaping the minds and opinions of the future generation. The idea of “social entrepreneurship” combines the passion of a social mission with an image of business-like discipline, innovation, and determination.Entrepreneurship becomes a social endeavor when it transforms social capital in a way that affects society positively. The social entrepreneurship, before being an economic reality, constitutes a response to an ethical need, which arises from the desire for truth and
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July 3, 2019

2nd Meeting

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The 2nd transnational meeting of the EnSoEd project, which was organised in Leeuwarden, NL between the 16th and the 17th of May 2019. During the meeting, the EnSoEd consortium presented how social entrepreneurship developed in Europe, while highlighting best practices in order to develop the EnSoEd Competences. The consortium discussed also about the development of the pedagogical content such as the training material and its assessment, to be hosted on an online learning platform which
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