Tag: entrepreneurial education

  • Introducing the NEMESIS Online Course! (MOOC)

    Introducing the NEMESIS Online Course! (MOOC)

    Everything you need to know to get to grips with Social Innovation Education and how to deliver it! The NEMESIS MOOC is online NEMESIS has already brought you the Replication Handbook – a comprehensive guide to help you understand Social Innovation Education (SIE) and how to get it going in your school. It includes everything […]

  • Stakeholder engagement in NEMESIS: Lessons from Pilot 1

    Stakeholder engagement in NEMESIS: Lessons from Pilot 1

    NEMESIS conceived co-creation labs as open learning environments. Here, teachers and students join forces with parents, social innovation practitioners and any other member of the local community to collaborate in the design and development of social innovation projects.  You can think of a Co-Lab as the main decision-making structure of the project, bringing together student […]

  • Pedagogies for active citizenship: flavours, strategies and tensions

    Pedagogies for active citizenship: flavours, strategies and tensions

    “Our education systems and schools need to prepare young people to become active, participative and responsible individuals: the complex, multicultural and rapidly evolving societies we live in cannot do with less.” (Reference Framework for Competences for Democratic Culture  vol.1, p.7) Few would disagree that preparation for life as active citizens in democratic societies is one […]

  • Discover NEMESIS philosophy in a nutshell: Social Innovation Community (SIC) meeting in Seville

    Discover NEMESIS philosophy in a nutshell: Social Innovation Community (SIC) meeting in Seville

    We had the pleasure of attending the last Social Innovation Community meeting in Seville. The discussion centred on how to foster a culture of social innovation and how to ensure the practice of this in society. In the NEMESIS project we believe the answer to this is simple: education.

  • Social Innovation in Schools. A proposal for the future of education.

    Social Innovation in Schools. A proposal for the future of education.

    For the last 30 years, students have been taught the same way. We keep teaching them how to acquire and memorise knowledge, even if what they need in this era of ‘information overload’ are skills and tools that allow them to make sense of that information  – and act accordingly. That is part of what […]

  • Introducing NEMESIS schools

    Introducing NEMESIS schools

    In every journey there is a a group of brave pioneers whose involvement and commitment are essential to succeed. Such is the case in our schools. We are already on the hunt for more schools to be involved, so keep an eye on this page – we will be updating!

  • NEMESIS teacher training: bringing teachers and social entrepreneurs together

    NEMESIS teacher training: bringing teachers and social entrepreneurs together

    NEMESIS’ first teachers’ training took place in the middle of June in Thessaloniki.  A meeting reflecting NEMESIS’ philosophy at their best – combining different knowledge to drive social change- which brought together more than forty teachers and several social innovators from five European countries.

  • Developing the entrepreneurial citizen

    Developing the entrepreneurial citizen

    How can the incorporation of democratic citizenship, entrepreneurial competences and social innovation practices in education contribute towards the empowerment of students as active citizens and drivers of positive social change?

  • Margherita Bagacilupo: “Schools must open up to their environments”

    Margherita Bagacilupo: “Schools must open up to their environments”

    “Entrepreneurship is like happiness: everyone is searching for it but everybody has their own definition of what it is”. Margherita Bagacilupo, a qualitative researcher and policy analyst at the Joint Research Centre, once used that analogy to explain the relevance of the EntreComp Framework, an EU publication she co-authored defining what entrepreneurship as a competence is.

  • NEMESIS partners meet in Seville

    NEMESIS partners meet in Seville

    What is social innovation? Is it about finding imaginative solutions for social problems? About subverting power relations? About bringing systemic change? Is it the same that social entrepreneurship?  Trying to define social innovation was one of the challenges NEMESIS partners faced at our second project meeting, held in Seville.