On 09.07.2018 academics from the Department of Management and Business Development (University of Ruse “Angel Kanchev”, Bulgaria) organized an unique event at the Professional Secondary School “Nedka Ivan Lazarova” under the INNOVENTER project, related to Social entrepreneurship. The participants had been teachers mostly from one school:
- 42 teachers from the Professional Secondary School “Nedka Ivan Lazarova”, Ruse, Bulgaria.
- 2 teachers in tambura from the Farkash Tamburashki orchestra, Ruse, Bulgaria.
During the official opening in “Hall Dobrodetel” the Project Coordinator (Assoc. Prof. Dr. Emil Kotsev) introduced the main idea, tasks and expected results under INNOVENTER to the participants (44 teachers). In addition Assoc. Prof. Dr. Daniel Pavlov introduced innoventer.eu , and some didactical materials, which were the base for discussions, in accordance to the requirements of the National Qualification Framework.
The teachers estimated the training materials in the computer room of the Entrepreneurship Center of the Professional Secondary School “Nedka Ivan Lazarova” and confirmed that: learning portal and the mobile training platform innoventer.eu are in accordance to the NQF requirements; the mobile platform features had good features for educational purposes.
In the Summery section Mrs Diana Ivanova (Director of the the Professional Secondary School “Nedka Ivan Lazarova”) presented the experience of the school in stimulating their pupils to search for careers in the regions, instead of migration. The Head of the Ruse University Entrepreneurship Center (Assoc. Prof. Dr. Daniel Pavlov) repeated that the Professional Secondary School “Nedka Ivan Lazarova” had competitive advantages to contribute the city of Ruse to become a National Centre in cloth design, as it had been over 100 years ago, when it had been named Rouschuk.
The experts’ answers in the questionnaires were the preconditions each teacher to be recognized as an expert and to receive a special Certificate about the requirements of the learning portal and the mobile training platform innoventer.eu
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Emil Kotsev personally give their certificates, while as a background there were films with designed models from the Professional Secondary School “Nedka Ivan Lazarova”.
Most important outcomes are based on the fact that an entire school was involved in this feedback was a guarantee that different teachers (not only the selected ones) will give their expert marks. Thus it was possible to get a better feedback about the general perception from the innoventer.eu . The participants have approved the need of such training in Social Entrepreneurship in accordance to the National Qualification Framework (which conformity and assessment are the same as the European Qualification Framework).
It is possible to use the materials to be used as a base for next educational purposes, such as:
- Development of a course in Social Entrepreneurship especially for teachers, in accordance to the requirements of Naredba №12.
- Development of a discipline for Bachelor and Master students.
- Development of a Master program in Social Entrepreneurship.
Let’s wish a success to the entrepreneurial spirit at the Professional Secondary School “Nedka Ivan Lazarova”, Ruse!
For more information: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Emil Kotsev, firstname.lastname@example.org