Projects

Badges Kick Off Meeting

On November 8. and 9. 2017 the BADGES consortium met for the first time in Kassel. BADGES sets out to develop a learning and validation approach for cultural and heritage sites that leads to the award of digital badges to visitors who participate in specific learning activities offered by the sites.

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REBUS Competence Framework

In Autumn 2017 blinc developed the REBUS competence framework based on the LEVEL5 reference systems. The REBUS competence inventory is an open catalogue of competences that are relevant for entrepreneurship education. We grounded the development of the CF on the works of the Entrecomp project.   EntreComp describes Entrepreneurship as a combination of 15 “aspects” which describe the abilities of an entrepreneur along three main phases of the entrepreneurial process: Developing ideas and opportunities Mobilising resources Putting everything into action…

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Taking German Railway to the way to Bonn…

The German Railway (Deutsche Bahn) is obviously quite an important player as mobility provider in the climate change discussion. This morning I travelled to Cologne in a specially designed train… Why not approaching “die Bahn” (the German Railway) to promote RE-DIRECT and alternative carbon products???!!! Looking for supporters!

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January 2017 – Kick-Off and Excursion

The kick-off meeting in Bonn in January 2017 officially inaugurated the project activities. The meeting served to get to know to each other and to the project activities ahead, and to plan the subsequent steps in detail.   The highlight of the project Kick-off meeting was the visit of the company PYREG in Dörth, Germany. PYREG is a German manufacturer of small decentralised dry carbonisation units and one of the potential manufacturers for the investments during the project. All project…

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EELLSS final conference

The EELLSS partners organised their final event on October 5th and 6th, 2017, in Kassel. The two-day event brought together more than 85 people from all the seven partner countries – among them all partners and all those teachers and students that have been involved in the learning projects. Highlights were the European buffet with treats of each partner country , the common art project and the European fair. Read more in our newsletter.

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LISTEN Survey on storytelling

The LISTEN survey focused on assessing the status storytelling has among adult educators. It asked for interests and experiences with storytelling applied in educational contexts and expored the learning needs of the target groups addressed. Another topic we asked for was in how far the idea to use radio as medium to give refugees a voice is perceived suitable and attractive to be applied with refugees.

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Results of REBUS Stocktaking on Entrepreneurship Competences

In the first phase of the REBUS project a large scale stocktaking was carried out in the Balkan and Russian partner countries, guided by University of Duisburg-Essen and the blinc eG. The research design included the desk research requirements, the online questionnaire and the interview questions form. The online questionnaire was answered by over 800 respondents from the 6 non-EU partner countries and revealed interesting outcomes which were presented at the project meeting in Sarajevo. The stocktaking report can be…

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Information event about REST

      On 31.08.17 the Landkreis Kassel invited representatives of regional enterprises for an after-work event, where the REST idea was presented and discussed. The CEO of on regional enterprise gave an interesting insight on how he succeeded in overcoming initital challenges such as language problems, legal issues and fear. He underlined that one needs some additional time and patience at the beginning of the process but that it can be very rewarding to give a refugee the chance…

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REBUS

  REBUS stands for REady for BUSiness and it is a the large project to create and validate entrepreneurship competences at universities in Balkan countries and Russia. It was designed by the Prof. Branko Vučijak from the University of Sarajevo, Mechanical Engineering Faculty, Bosnia and Herzegovina and two members of the REVEAL community (die berater and blinc) and successfully submitted at the EACEA under the KA2 programme Capacity Building in Higher Education. REBUS aims at the development of a competence oriented teaching…

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