Building sustainability from schools to the labour market

Description and main aims

Draft proposed program

Entrepreneurship in Education is about inspiring entrepreneurial potential. People need the mind-set, skills and knowledge to generate creative ideas, and the entrepreneurial initiative to turn those ideas into action. This is the definition of the European Commission given to explain the theoretical framework and the necessary link between the school systems and the European labor market. (Source: http://ec.europa.eu/education/policy/strategic-framework/entrepreneurship_it). 
JUMP is an organization which is developing since 2016 a KA2 Erasmus Plus project titled: SO-VET. Social entrepreneurship as alternative for young unemployed and gained experience in the field of "Entrepreneurship education" also called "financial education". The team is expert in entrepreneurship and is continuously developing methods and making practical activities for different beneficiaries to help and support the existence of a “culture of entrepreneurship”. 
Teachers in Europe are working to sustain the Education systems and have the key role to be in different roles: educators, mentors, coach and councillors depending on the students and on the context they live. Developing a business is not something far from what can be done at school, starting from children and going on until the end of the secondary school. Teachers, parents and students have to develop entrepreneurial skills and work together in synergy acting as "potential entrepreneurs": networking, creating a long term vision, innovating and training minds to use the "divergent thinking".
This training is a pure innovation and is challenging because can be for different kind of learners: "company staff members", coach and educators. Why this training also for schools? According to our point of views company staff members can be also teachers, school directors but also students and university students but we don't believe that schools are like private companies. This doesn't mean that schools can empower skills and competences of the team member like in the private sector.
Like a small company in a local context, schools are in the center of a potential "business development plan" and this training will foster the growing of those competences useful to improve a situation of poverty and lower development to a better one, also based on links with the labor market and with local business. Potentially, schools can become cooperatives, social companies and small and medium business at local level thanks to a component which is schools is more powerful than what we imagine. What's that? Creativity! JUMP trainings are conducted by experts in the different fields and can be also tailored made according to partners needs and specific KA1 project's aims.

Watch the pictures of the trainings



Sunday: arrival of participants and informal welcome by organizers

Lodging by our b&b and short tour to discover a bit Soverato


Monday morning:

9 am: Opening of the week in Soverato

Official welcome by the team, briefing on the program,

Warming up

Walk to Soverato city center. Socialization walk and focusing on main important points of reference in the city for safe, security and amusement. Food and intercultural activities at local level, visit to local workshops of art and culture


Reaching the training room in the city center

Delivery of the detail program

Logistic and changes in the program

Discussion on social activities and intercultural visits


Short icebreaking games and getting to know each other game

Lunch break


Afternoon session

The theoretical framework at European level. Session on the EC official report

“Entrepreneurship Education: Enabling Teachers as a Critical Success Factor”

A report on Teacher Education and Training to prepare teachers for the challenge of entrepreneurship education


Introduction 1.1 What is entrepreneurship education? 1.2 Implications … a new role for teachers 1.3 New teacher education for new teachers 1.4 Teacher Education on the EU agenda


Tuesday and Wednesday will be full day on the specific topic and will structured with theoretical sessions in the morning from 9:30 to 12:30 am and practical workshops and researches to be done working in groups in the afternoons from from 3 to 5:30 pm

Main topics:

The entrepreneurial teacher

EU National strategies

Delivering entrepreneurship education

Teacher education for entrepreneurship education

Teachers as facilitators of learning: what is entailed?

Continuing Professional Development

School level support

Conclusions: the need for action in all areas

Moving Forwards: an agenda for change

The context for action


Thursday is an “action day” - working on the field: teachers will enter in classrooms in schools where JUMP is cooperating and will work with local colleagues developing labs with high schools students. In case of lower secondary school teachers participants is possible to adapt the contact also to pupils with 11-13 years old.


The afternoon will be dedicated to a pre-final evaluation and sharing of practices

"Teachers implementing entrepreneurship education: classroom practices"


One hour will be dedicated to Erasmus Plus from the administrative point of view: invoices, Europass and final certification. Check with participants for the final delivery


Friday will be an outdoor education day and JUMP will organize specific visits in Soverato or in other cities in local schools meeting teachers and school directors.

Friday will be agreed with participants an intercultural activity to discover Calabria region.


Final JUMP in Erasmus Plus social moment, delivery of certificates and documents


JUMP organises a training every month of the year excluded in the Christmas period.

If you're a writing a KA1 project, please, plan the most suitable period for you and your team starting from the 1 of July every year and then, when you will know if your project is approved, we will write each other and we will confirm dates and sessions planning together. If you prefer to write and you need a formal confirmation, please write to associazionejump@gmail.com