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Erasmus Volunteer Project in France

 Recognizing Young Entrepreneurs and teaching Entrepreneurship 

It will be entrepreneurs with entrepreneurial skills that will create the jobs of the future and help reduce unemployment. It is for this reason that the second part of the YERRF project is to widen the awareness of Entrepreneurship, commercially and socially, as both a career option and also as a subject which should be taught in education.
Following part 1 of the project which finished in November 2017 we saw in place the website for the YERRF project, and now we are looking to advance to the next step of constructing workshops on the subject of entrepreneurship learning and teaching. So we needed volunteers to help us in the production of educational materials, videos, games and guides on the subject of entrepreneurship which will aim to encourage entrepreneurial education.

This project started on the 6th May 2019 through to 5th December 2019 duration 7 Months

The main subjects of this project were entrepreneurship, how to spot an entrepreneur, how to teach entrepreneurship but successful candidates would also be informally learning about marketing, business start-up's, finance, banking, accounting, social media, website creation and marketing, search engine optimization (SEO), blogging, project management. Volunteers were living with an international group and learning about each others cultures. English and or French language lessons were provided.

Volunteers selected who were able to speak either English or French as either main or as a second language, They had to be available for at least 3 months of the mobility. The target group for this project were those interested in the topic of entrepreneurship, social or commercial; those who maybe thinking of starting their own business or project; those who have an interest in marketing, website creation, finance or banking. Foreign languages ie French and English were used on this project.

French, or English Lessons:
Normally, every Friday morning French lessons were provided by our French and English speaking qualified teachers. These lessons were with the whole group and may encompass either something that you are working
 on in the project or conversational skills needed to communicate with the local people - all levels are catered for.

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Sending organisation and partners
can find us upon the Otlas partner finder a part of the SALTO Youth website.

This project requires 5 partners who are interested in the subject of entrepreneurship from 5 different program countries. Partners should be prepared to take an active part in this project and would be expected to contribute throughout the life cycle and with it's final dissemination.

The main activities of this project will be researching the subject of entrepreneurship, preparing learning and teaching materials in the form of games, videos and guides and organizing two seminars.

All materials will be published in paper form and included in the education section on the YERRF Project Website. Partners will benefit from this project and will have access to the published learning materials.

Participants will learn about entrepreneurship and it importance in society; In creating and publishing the materials they will also informally learn about researching, marketing, blogging, using social media for projects, project management, website creation, fundamentals of SEO and experience a real cultural exchange in rural south west France.

Potential partners can read more on the Salto Youth website at
Finding Partners for Recognizing Young Entrepreneurs and teaching Entrepreneurship 2019

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