SEinHE - Developing Social Entrepreneurial Skills in Higher Education

SEinHE-project is an Erasmus+ strategic partnership project for developing social entrepreneurship education in five countries. SEinHE-project aims to raise awareness about social entrepreneurship and its benefits around higher education institutions’ community and in the wider range. The project is led by Kaunas University of Applied Sciences in Lithuania, and project partners with LAB University of Applied Sciences are Thomas More Kempen from Belgium, Rezekne Academy of Technologies (RTA) from Latvia, and University of Nicosia (EDEX - Educational Excellence Corporation Limited) from Cypros. First of all the project studies the competence gaps related to social entrepreneurship in five participating institutions and their regions. This knowledge is important also for the next step: creating methodological approach and learning contents. This knowledge is useful for working for the main objective of the project: to raise awareness about social entrepreneurship and its benefits for teachers, students and society. The project develops a training program about social entrepreneurship for teachers in Lithuania, Latvia and Cypros, Finland and Belgium.

The budget for the project is 233 749 €, whence the budget share of LAB University of Applied Sciences is 55 216 €. The project will last three years, from November 2020 until October 2022.
Project period
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Project state
On-going
Project area
International
Project funding
Erasmus 2014-2020
LAB role
Partner
Unit
Liiketoiminta
Project focus area
Innovations
Objectives
The consortium collects datasets from five countries to understand social entrepreneurship education needs.
LAB´s role is to study the competence gaps related to social entrepreneurship and to plan education contents and methods. Based on LAB´s results, the project will create and implement train the trainer program for higher education teachers. The project organizes international intensive programs about social entrepreneurship also to students.
Project managers