The activities of the SESAME project make a unique combination between the ambitions and potentials of young adults, and the method of social enterprise, by means of improving curricula. The strategic partnership activates multi-sectoral partners across Europe who support young entrepreneurial talents and new ideas in order to solve social problems.
Co-funded under the Erasmus+ programme, SESAME developed the following products:
Research report on the status quo situation of social entrepreneurship and mentoring in the partner countries (NL, LT, FI, UK, ES, TR). What is available in education? How are young people stimulated to be entrepreneurial? Are there networks of mentors for them? What is available as for training entrepreneurial mind-sets? Download the reports here.
The training Social Enterprise is a series of lessons, workshops and activities for young people at school, or outside, about the topic of social enterprise and social entrepreneurial behavior. The training material is suitable for VET’s, universities of applied sciences, incubators and other organisations that offer teaching activities for youth. The material is suitable for students of all different training courses and backgrounds, not just economy or entrepreneurial education.
Aim of the training is to let young people gain skills that are needed on the labor market, now and in the future. There are 11 lessons and 18 tools included in the SESAME Training Social Enterprise programme. Download the Training Social Enterprise and the tools here.
Important part in project SESAME is the creation of a supporting network that offer role models for participating youth. These mentors coach and guide young people in the process of learning, and developing their social entrepreneurial activities and skills. Setting up such a supporting network and match young people with a mentor is a powerful customized service, and requires guidelines. Download the manual here.
This online toolkit contains tools for young people aspiring social entrepreneurship and their mentors or teachers. It offers inspiration, peer examples and introduction to further learning. The tools included in the online toolkit are presented at different places of this SESAME website:
The manual gives a detailed guide for schools, business incubators and social organizations about how to stimulate social entrepreneurship among young people, supported and guided by a network of mentors as role models. Download the manual here.
One-stop shops are local points for (potential) social entrepreneurs. It is an actual meeting point for people looking for ideas and those who have experience to offer. They are points of references for the continuous action around social enterprise.