Young Entrepreneurial Spirit Specialists

Building local ecosystems to revitalise rural areas by boosting an engaged entrepreneurial mindset among young people.

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An international workshop in Trento as part of the YESpecialists project

Partners of the YESpecialists project organised an international workshop in Trento (Italy), from 11 to 13 May 2022, with the aim of learning and promoting successful experiences in the field of entrepreneurship education. In this context, project partners from Varaždin County, Vestland County, Tuscany Region, Autonomous Province of Trento, Principality of Asturias and Ringkøbing-Skjern MunicipalityContinue reading “An international workshop in Trento as part of the YESpecialists project”

YESpecialists partners met with their local ecosystems

YESpecialists project partners organised three online discussions in February and March to meet with their local ecosystems. Teachers, youth workers, students and young people had the opportunity to discuss, share best practices, and get to know what the other local ecosystems are doing. The first meeting was held on 9 February 2022 with teachers fromContinue reading “YESpecialists partners met with their local ecosystems”

Student involvement in strategic planning in rural Vestland

–Good collaboration between our school and enterprises is important. Show us better which opportunities does Ullensvang give us?–We need to utilise all resources we have in Ullensvang for development and innovation.-More variation in job offers, good work climate and gender equality.-Ullensvang needs more local meeting places for all citizens in all ages, not only sportContinue reading “Student involvement in strategic planning in rural Vestland”

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