Aula Emprendedora

CONTEXT:

Is a program designed to train educators throughout the educational systems to develop an entrepreneurial culture and mindset a reality in these spaces, at all levels and modalities. Strengthens the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the country from education. It trains educators with a vocation about entrepreneurship to expand a high-impact entrepreneurial mentality and culture throughout the national territory.

SUPPORT MECHANISM:

Aula Emprenddora is an educational initiative to promote the entrepreneurial mindset. Develops entrepreneurial behavior by implementing dynamic tools to stimulate and strengthen the entrepreneurial spirit of teachers and students while motivating the latter to value entrepreneurship as a life option.

IMPLEMENTING AGENCIES:

Ministry of Industry, Commerce & MSMEs

ELIGIBILITY:

Practicing teachers

Highschool Students

Timeline:

N/A

MONITORING + EVALUATION METHODS

Each teacher is evaluated before taking part in the program and after the basic training to develop work in the field to become certified. Each training is evaluated, and teachers must commit to the development of an initiative within their educational facilities.

RESULTS:

As of November of 2020 we have trained more than 300 teachers and over 18,000 students impacted 

CHALLENGES + LESSONS TO DATE:

Among the greatest challenges are coordination with the Ministry of Education and establishing a solid network of teachers committed to the cause. Many want more training and are not always ready with all the effort involved in stimulating entrepreneurial behaviors.

KEY ADVISOR(S) OR LEADER(S):

Ministry of Industry, Commerce & MSMEs.

  • Jose M. Checo, Entrepreneurship Director
  • Rubi R. Breton, Head of Innovative Businesses
  • Alan Fernandez, Head of Entrepreneurial Mindset Development
  • Patricia Acosta, Head of Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

 

CURATED BY

Red Nacional De Emprendimiento de la República Dominicana, Ministry of Industry & Commerce of the Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
Red Nacional De Emprendimiento de la República Dominicana, Ministry of Industry & Commerce of the Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
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