Start Up Kick off in Rome

Kerry Freeman and Giuseppina Nardo’ were in Rome to attend the kick off meeting for Start Up which is an EU funded project under the Life Long Learning Programme. The project is led by SOPHia In Action Consulting from Italy, with consortium made up of partners from Austria, Spain, Malta and England.

The project aims at developing and analysing an innovative pedagogy and assessment approach , based on Open Education Resources to support the diverse individual learning pathways and to better assess all types of learning outcomes and future learning needs related to entrepreneurship competences.

The main project objective is the setting up of an innovative method for evaluating individual users learning needs to develop entrepreneurship, providing effective resources and setting up a peer review and sharing community to ensure the quality of the contents Entrepreneurship is considered by the European Commission a very important key competence, especially in these times of economic downturns. From a practical point of view, it is a multilingual online environment where the individual learning needs of users meet selected and specifically contents, learning objects, collected from the available Open Education Resources repositories in an easy, effective and quick way.

For more information about this project you are invited to contact Kerry Freeman on

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