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Students from three countries were trained in entrepreneurship by starting school companies



The third meeting of the partners under the project Business Lessons Oriented to International Action - WIN-WIN under Erasmus +, KA 2 was held at Varna Free University

 

Source: Cherno More Information Agency
Text: Polina Petrova
Photos: Plamen Gutinov

 

 

 

Students from three countries were trained in entrepreneurship by starting school companies. The third meeting of the partners under the project Business Lessons Oriented to International Action - WIN-WIN under Erasmus +, KA 2 was held in Varna. The Bulgarian partners in the project are Varna Free University "Chernorizets Hrabar", Private Trade School and the StartItSmart Company. The goal of the international initiative is to develop curricula in secondary education to encourage entrepreneurship among young people. The approach proposed in this project is starting school companies in different fields. Students are engaged in their starting, management and operation.

 

 

The children demonstrated how they cope in a work environment in the Technological Institute of VFU "Chernorizets Hrabar" They were trained in sustainable business and professional orientation.

Students and teachers from two schools in the Polish town of Biała Podlaskaand one school from the German town of Oldenburg visited Varna. "We are grateful to the team of the Azalia hotel in St. Konstantin and St Elena resort, who shared their experience with the young people in how to build a company sustainable on the market. We are sure that this experience will be very useful for them," said Assoc. Prof. Iva Moneva, PhD, coordinator and researcher at VFU" Chernorizets Hrabar ".

 

 

The students commented that the experience they have gained during the project will be very useful for their future career choice. "I am the manager of our educational company and because of that I learned the skills of a leader. I realized that the most important thing is that the staff should accept you not as their employer, but as one of them. People should trust you and know that they can consult with you about everything, "said Murtaza Sali Yashar.

 

 

His classmate, Simona Dimitrova is human resources manager of their company. "By participating in the project we have upgraded the knowledge we had in the field of entrepreneurship and management, accounting and marketing and we can benefit from this in the future," she added.

Alitsia and Angelika are two Polish students who visited Varna Free University and shared their experience gained in the school company. They have developed promotional material relating to the project.

 

 

 

The activities of the company where the German student Zidan works aroused a great interest. He shared that they make wooden cubes intended for various applications, and the wood they use is produced in an environmentally friendly way.

 

 

Another guest of the event was Dr. Franz-Karl Skala - external evaluator of the project from the University of Vienna. He stressed that the most positive thing is that students and teachers from different countries exchange experience and views on how to facilitate the connection between school, university education and business.

 


by ВСУ Черноризец Храбър

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