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
The Slovenian Multiplier Event took place on 25 th of October 2018 at UPI – ljudska univerza Žalec. The event was divided in 2 parts:
- 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.
- 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.
In October 2018 all partners of the consortium organized a Multiplier Event in their countries.
The scope of these events was to present the final results of the project and raise awareness among the public and private stakeholders about the main constraints of the topic touched by the project.
During the events the main project steps and achievements were described, thus to disseminate the results
of the pilot test.
The “Be The Change” consortium met in Venice, at Ca’ Foscari University, on 20 and 21 September 2018, for the fifth and last Transnational project meeting. Partners presented and shared the main results of the pilot testing phase carried out in four countries concerning mentors and mentees, highlighting strengths,
weaknesses and main achievements. During the discussion, partners shared also ideas on the whole project (e.g. focusing on what went well and on its challenges) and agreed a work-plan, their roles and deadlines for carrying out the last project activities (e.g. organization of Multiplier Events in each country, production of Guidelines, Handbook and Final Report).
The partners of the BeTheChange consortium met in Malta on 9th and 10th May for the fourth Transnational Meeting. They reviewed the results of the pilot phase trainings and agreed on the procedure and tools for the assessment of the learning outcomes. They also decided that all training materials will be uploaded on the VLE/e-learning platform which will be a sort of “repository”. After the Multiplier Events to be organized by all partners by the end of October at latest, the Final Report of the project has to be complied. The partners also agreed on the content and tasks for each country.
The consortium partners met in Žalec, Slovenia, on 28 and 29 September 2017 to review the progress of the project and to decide about the conceptualization of the training materials, its structure and content. The training material will be based on the research data and the framework agreed on.
Partners will elaborate the training materials until the end of 2017, taking into consideration the different profiles as well as common features/needs of NEETs and older entrepreneurs in the participating countries (e.g. people with low self-esteem that need to be valued).
The partners of the Be The Change consortium met in Budapest on 3rd and 4th April for the Second Transnational Meeting. The agenda focused on the methodology for the analysis of data gathered during the Action 1-Framework Analysis and on the structure of the National Report and International report due for mid of June.
The partners talked at length also about the conceptual framework at the basis of the educational objectives and methodology of the trainings for older entrepreneurs and young people. The trainings plan, indeed, are expected by mid July.
What emerged as very important is the necessity of helping young people recognize their skills, talents and attitudes.
The non-formal/ informal education setting allows the use of teaching techniques useful for this purpose.