Title DIDACTICOOP -PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT AMONG THE YOUNGSTERS
Project Number 134114-LLP-1-2007-ES-LEONARDO-LMP
Product Educational Suitcase
Title Educational Suitcase
Product Type teaching material
Marketing Text Taking into account the recommendations from the Report on the Needs Analysis and survey the partners will develop a pedagogical material with the support from experts on learning methodologies will be called to share their opinion on the proposed didactics for each age group. These experts, the “Pedagogical Committee” will revise and assess the draft materials produced and give their opinion in the second transnational meeting.
Taking the results of the needs analysis and survey into consideration, the pedagogical material will be prepared by the technical staff form each of the partner entities. Each partner organisation will be in charge of developing one educational suitcase for a determined age segment.
Two types of materials will be prepared:
a) Teacher’s Guide and support material (types of games and discourses to be used according to the age of target groups)
b) Pupils Manuals
c) As a part of one of the Educational Suitcases, a specific IT tool, the Social Company Simulator, will be designed in order to be used among the higher age groups who may put in practice their own enterprising projects. The functions and applications of the IT tool will be defined for further programming, design and testing. Final production of the company simulator will be made available to the Secondary and Higher Education target groups
The information and documentation from the different partners will be produced in their own languages and sent to the promoting entity. Each of the subjects above mentioned will have to be dealt with a specific methodology itself: simulation games, cooperative games, etc. The promoting entity will be gathering the results of the partners’ chapters in order to compile the information and documentation and produce a single package will take the form of Educational Suitcases. The Educational Suitcases will be then translated into the partner’s national language for its effective usage.
(a) Enterprising Kids: 6 to 9 year olds
(c) Enterprising Project: 14 to 17 year olds
(b) School of Young Entrepreneurs: 10 to 13 year olds
(d) Enterprising Platform: 18 to 22 year olds
(e) Young businessmen/businesswomen: 22 to 25 year olds
Result 5 Educational Suticases one for each age segment and a IT Social Company Simulator
Area of application
The materials will be tested over a period of 5 months and will need to be carefully monitored. The complete set of suitcases will be tested by all partners in their areas in at least 200 scholars per country in the same educational centres in which they had carried out the Needs Analysis.
The results of the pilot testing will be distributed among partners, who will analyse them, develop a final version of documents and update the translation into all five languages.
It will sbe used to draw a Proposal for the Educational Curricula