ETF conducts Workshop on Enrepreneurship Key Competence development in the Republic of Moldova

The European Training Foundation (ETF) just started today a workshop in Chisinau to support Moldova in the the implementation of the recommendations from the latest assessment of the Small Business Act (SBA) in 2015

The ETF’s Small Business Act (SBA) work forms an integral part of the wider EU support to the Republic of Moldova, set in the Association Agreement between the EU and the Republic of Moldova, agreed on 27 June 2014. The Association Agreement defines areas to reinforce political and economic cooperation between the Republic of Moldova and the EU28, including education, training and Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) development.

The aim of this project is to contribute to Moldova’s progress on the entrepreneurial learning dimension of the Small Business Act for Europe.

The objectives of this workshop are:

  1. To further develop national expertise in understanding the European Entrepreneurship Competence Reference Framework (EntreComp) and how to implement it within the local context
  2. To present the pilot of integrating entrepreneurship key competences and entrepreneurial learning outcomes into the general curricula subjects in VET schools.

Participants to the workshop are Moldovan VET teachers, curriculum development and teacher training experts. In addition, representatives from Ukraine and Belarus that will share their experience in entrepreneurial learning and how it is being implemented in their country.

Opening session
Welcome on behalf of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Moldova, Head of TVET Department, Silviu Gîncu
Fabien Schaeffer, European Union Delegation to the Republic of Moldova
Franca Crestani, Country Manager, European Training Foundation


wp_20161025_14_42_16_pro-1Olene Bekh, European Training Foundation, tells about the Workshop’s opjectives

Warming up

Who is an entrepreneur?” – “What are the skills and competences of an entrepreneur?

Group discussion on case studies

Facilitators: Olena Bekh, Kristien Van den Eynde, Liliana Nicolaescu-Onofrei


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