The Entrepreneurial Youth For Green Europe Project is funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA Grants funding programme. The objectives of the EEA Grants are: reduction of economic and social disparities in Europe, and to strengthen bilateral relations between the donor countries and 15 EU countries In Central and Southern Europe and the Baltics. The three donor countries cooperate closely with the EU through the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA). The donors have provided €3.3 billion through consecutive grant schemes between 1994 and 2014. For the period 2014-2021, the EEA Grants amount to €1.55 billion. The priorities for this period are among others: development and promotion of the VET sector, including dual education system and cooperation between vocational education and training institutions and employers. More about EEA Grants at www.eeagrants.org, including information about currently available funding.
The 24 month Entrepreneurial Youth For Green Europe Project benefits from a € 247 329 Our project, which started in May 2020 will develop an innovative training model for young entrepreneurs with a focus on the eco-friendly field.
In Entrepreneurial Youth For Green Europe NORTH Consulting partners with several organizations in Poland (The Ad Meritum Foundation, School Complex No. 3 in Kielce, The University of Łódź, Eugeniusz Kwiatkowski Construction and Vocational Training School Complex in Konin) and an educational consultancy from Norway (Newschool).
NORTH Consulting will share its experience of work with entrepreneurs and researchers in the education and entrepreneurship fields and will also evaluate the developments of project, particular NORTH Consulting:
– will share knowledge about the education system in Iceland including entrepreneurship and environmental education,
– will prepare a mobility of young people from Polish partner organisations and project team in Iceland, including: meetings with companies and organizations / institutions researching pro-ecological solutions and programs in the field of entrepreneurship and learning the methodology of implementing ETRI entrepreneurship,
– will share knowledge, experience, ideas, and mediate acquired knowledge and good practices in educational professional work with young people,
will facilitate learning about entrepreneurship education in schools, especially in the field of environmental protection.