The e-Training Centre for Social Entrepreneurs (ETC4SE) aims at promoting an entrepreneurial culture among the long term unemployed by providing tools to support them to develop projects that should solve a specific challenge in their community. Based on the management model implemented in the social economy sector, the project focuses on the work for the improvement of certain generic skills, such as active entrepreneurship, critical thinking and digital competences, using the theoretical bases of social economy to work the collaborative spirit, and inclusive entrepreneurial thinking.
All these will be worked through an educational tool based on a set of innovative teaching methods, using new technologies for the development of a Virtual Learning Environment in order to create a complete educational experience.
The business simulator is intended to provide learners with practical knowledge in order to have a first approach to the business realities. As indicated by a large number of reports from the European Commission, knowledge of the business world has proven to be a tool that facilitates insertion into the labour market.