Multiplier Event – Malta

The Maltese Multiplier Event was held on Saturday 27 th October, at the University of Malta facilities. The main speaker was Prof. Russell Smith, the trainer of the “Be the Change” Maltese team and Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Business Incubation at the University of Malta.

At the event has been invited a group of prospective mentors, that can be able to follow and support young people aspiring entrepreneurs. 45 people attended the event. After providing an introduction to the “Be The Change” project, Prof. Smith presented to the participants the main project results achieved in Malta and the training materials produced by the Consortium, including the set of 17 short videos realized by the Maltese team, available online.

Furthermore, each attendee received some copies of an Handbook produced by the Maltese team, built from 13 of the most useful training modules as reported by NEETs and Seniors involved in the pilot phase in this country. The audience showed a real interest in the learning materials and in the mentoring program developed and implemented in the context of the “Be The Change” project. The event ended with a tasting of food prepared by a group of migrant women.


Introduction – projects and activities
Results from the Be the Change project in Malta
The follow-up programme
New dimensions of enterprise, entrepreneurship, environments and ecosystems

Multiplier Event – Slovenia

The Slovenian Multiplier Event took place on 25 th of October 2018 at UPI – ljudska univerza Žalec. The event was divided in 2 parts:

  1. in the first part Marjana Rogel Peršič, Biserka Neuholt Hlastec as well as Franja Centrih presented the results of the Erasmus+ “Be The Change” project. After that it has been carried out a round table with one mentor and one mentee. Both talked about their experience in the project.
  2. In the second part of the event it has been invited a young boy who participated in the Slovenian national TV show “Masterchef” who was very successful in this show.

The Slovenian project team thought this could be very motivational for mentees as well as for the other participants. At the end of Multiplier Event he cooked for the 57 participants which attended the event.

Multiplier Event – Germany

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On 10. Oktober 2018 in Berlin Urbanstraße, took place the public event “GEFLOHEN, ANGEKOMMEN UND DANN?”. We could report to a wide audience the main results of the “Be The Change” project, describe our courses and online training materials, answer the questions of the participants, exchange ideas on mentoring and non-formal education in entrepreneurial competences with NEETs and make a good networking.

The event lasted one day with conferences in the morning and workshops in the afternoon.

The team of AWO Begegnungszentrum with Ben Eberle and the AWO Kreisverband Spree-Wuhle organised the multiplier event. Dr. Elisabetta Abbondanza held the lecture “Be The Change-Förderung von Unternehmensgeist durch Mentoren“ and has been giving some inputs in the workshop of the afternoon withe the title “Mentoring mit Geflüchteten – Erfahrung mit Mentoren Ansätzen bei der Einbindung von Geflüchteten in den Arbeitsmarkt“ The BBWA Berlin and Interkreuzhain cooperated and invited other organisations to report about their activities on mentoring, in the special case of refugees, who are searching for an educational programm, work, and for a recognition of their previous studies and certificates. Guests as been the Landesprogramm„Mentoring“ (FCZB), Frau Dr. Yasemin Haack – Arbeitsagentur Süd, Frau Kerstin Schukalla – bridge – Berliner Netzwerk für Bleiberecht, Ulrike Ehrlichmann – Bezirksamt Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg. A special thank to the referents Brigitta Wradinek, Alaa Kassab and IQ Netzwerk Berlin.


Nachbarschaftshaus Urbanstraße e.V.
Urbanstr. 21, 10961 Berlin
Termin: 09:00 – 16:00 Uhr, 10. Oktober 2018


U Bahn – U 7 bis Südstern
Bus: Bus 140 (Urbanstr./Baerwaldstr.)


Ankommen und Anmeldung
Begrüßung und Organisatorisches durch die Moderatorin Frau Wiebke Rockhoff
Grußwort des Beauftragten des Berliner Senats für Integration und Migration Herr Germershausen – angefragt
Grußwort der Bezirksbürgermeisterin Frau Herrmann
Vorstellung des Erasmus + Projektes “Be The Change” Förderung von Unternehmensgeist durch Mentoren. Referentin: Dr. Elisabetta Abbondanza (Projektleitung)
Das “Refugee Teachers Program” Eine Absolventin berichtet Referentin: Frau Alaa Kassab
“good practice Beispiel” das Projekt Bantabaa stellt sich vor Referentin: Frau Brigitta Varadinek
IQ – Netzwerk Berlin – Anerkennungsberatung zu ausländischen Berufsabschlüssen – angefragt
12:45 bis 13:30


  • WS I – Wie kann der Einstieg in den Arbeitsmarkt gelingen?
  • WS II – Wie kann die Teilhabe am Arbeitsleben für geflüchtete Menschen mit Behinderung gelingen?
  • WS III – Mentoring mit Geflüchteten – Erfahrung mit Mentoren Ansätzen bei der Einbindung von Geflüchteten in den Arbeitsmarkt
  • WS IV – Wie sehen Geflüchtete ihren Weg in die Arbeitswelt und welche Erfahrungen machen sie dabei?
Vorstellung der Workshopergebnisse / Auswertung
Ende der Veranstaltung
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Multiplier Event – Hungary

Closing Event

ME Hungary Flyer

Organized in cooperation by the Hungarian Women ‘s Career Development Association and the Women’s Entrepreneurial Club of Győr-Moson-Sopron County Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Date and Time: 16 October 2018, 16:30 pm. – 20:00 pm.

Venue: Baross Hall, Győr-Moson-Sopron County Chamber of Commerce and Industry
(Address: 9021 Győr, Szent István út 10 / A)

Full program Information Info 2 Evaluation

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Multiplier Event – Italy

Intergenerational Learning and Business

The role of older entrepreneurs in promoting entrepreneurial competences of young “NEETs”. The experience of the “Be The Change” European project.

Friday, 5 October 2018 – 14:30


Faculty of Economics “G. Fuà”
Piazzale R. Martelli 8, Ancona
Polytechnic University of the Marche Region