Turning meaningful into a business

Posted on 30. April 2014 by Kati Temonen “I am studying the wrong subject”, “I don’t have any idea about how to run a business”, “It’s really not my cup of tea”, “I only want a secure job, even if it doesn’t match my education” – These are just some possible answers when young people are … Continue reading Turning meaningful into a business

Ideas advocated at the Forum on Education and Entrepreneurship

Posted on 30. April 2014 by Maël Baseilhac When approached to gather our efforts in a joint reflection on the issues encompassed in the theme of the Forum, our group quickly came to the conclusion that bridging the gap between higher education and youth entrepreneurship revealed to present the broadest turf to address the core debate … Continue reading Ideas advocated at the Forum on Education and Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs thanks to or despite our education?

Posted on 04. April 2014 by Estefanía Almenta A couple of weeks ago I went to a school to do a training session for bilingual teachers. I took advantage of the opportunity to visit a kindergarten class and I asked kids what they wanted to be when they grew up. “An astronaut – to explore the … Continue reading Entrepreneurs thanks to or despite our education?

Young Europeans call for a holistic approach to facilitate entrepreneurship

07. March 2014 On Saturday March 1st, in Ronda, south of Spain, more than 150 participants took part in the Ronda Forum on Education and Entrepreneurship. The event was opened by a Europe@debate between Lieve Fransen, Director for Social Policies and Europe 2020 at the European Commission and young Europeans from FutureLab Europe. “Connecting entrepreneurship … Continue reading Young Europeans call for a holistic approach to facilitate entrepreneurship

Forum on Education and Entrepreneurship

27. January 2014 “Bridging the gap between school, higher education and working life” Many young Europeans, after investing years into education and personal development now find themselves frustrated after fruitless application procedures and uninspiring opportunities. The Forum on Entrepreneurship and Education on 1 March 2014 in Ronda, Spain, will focus on how to best bridge … Continue reading Forum on Education and Entrepreneurship