Tag: #socinn

  • The student experience of NEMESIS: cultivating self-positivity in the classroom

    The student experience of NEMESIS: cultivating self-positivity in the classroom

    Having had the privilege to take part in and closely observe pilot period 1 of NEMESIS at Rockingham Junior and Infant School, I realise how important the power of self-positivity is. We all know what it means to be positive, and how this can sometimes be a struggle. So when ‘positivity’ becomes an intrinsic part […]

  • 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!

  • 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?

  • Meet our Social Innovation Practitioners

    Meet our Social Innovation Practitioners

    In NEMESIS we are trying a social innovation education model for and with schools to empower the changemakers of tomorrow. For that to work, the combination of teacher and social innovators expertise is essential. In three years, we aim to develop a European social innovator community and engage around 200 SIPs (‘social innovation practitioners’, our […]

  • 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.

  • 3, 2, 1… NEMESIS!

    3, 2, 1… NEMESIS!

    Fürth, Germany. October 10th 2017. Around twenty people from fourteen organizations across Europe meet for the first time. Some have known each other for years. For others, this is their first encounter. But we are all here for the same reason: to build a bridge between education and social innovation. Welcome to NEMESIS kick-off meeting!