Young Social Enterprises with Young Entrepreneurs (YoSE) project is a research based project which aims to contribute development of new social enterprises and increasing institutional and financial capacity of existing social enterprises by analyzing the needs and raising awareness among different institutions at different levels. In this context, 9 intellectual outputs will be created with training needs analysis of target group and non formal methodology integrated to them to compansate the needs. Outputs will be tested with 2 pilot and 1 international trainings. Intellectual outputs aims young people between age of 18-30 who would like to become social entrepreneurs and enhance their capacity on social entrepreneurship. Project is also designed to create a training of trainers. 90 learners are aimed to receive the first pilot trainings and 90 trainers will attend to second pilot trainings in 4 countries by 6 partner organizations. 26 participants will enjoy international learning opportunity held in Paris to demonstrate the impact of intellectual outputs. These trainings will be certified in order to ensure recognition of skills acquired.
As an intellectual output, a digital platform and interactive disc for social entrepreneurship will be created to provide e-learning and blended learning opportunities. It will enable access to trainings with Open Educational Resources to anyone who would like to benefit from outputs. Intellectual outputs created in project will be disseminated with multiplier event which will be held in Turkey by Okan University and other dissemination activities envisaged in the dissemination plan.
Project raises awareness on social entrepreneurship while increasing capacity of learners, trainers, related stakeholders and consortium members. By analyzing needs of young people on social entrepreneurship, a tailor made training will compansate the lack of skills of trainees, increase management skills of young people who in social enterprises and support existing social enterprises to benefit from external fund mechanisms to enhance their financial capacity.