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InnoTEACH – Applying Principles of Innovation in School

  • Richard MessnarzEmail author
  • Borut Likar
  • Jürgen Mack
  • Evelyn Schröttner
  • Damjan Ekert
  • Maria Hartyanyi
  • Urska Mrgole
  • Janos Szabo
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 748)

Abstract

The research and development of new and improved services, systems, and products is an important driver for the European market. Innovation requires people that can interact in innovation teams, innovative and new ideas, creative environments supporting the creation of innovation, and innovation processes that support the entire chain from idea creation to the implementation of an innovation project. Innovation is intimately linked with entrepreneurship. Ideas, Innovation and Entrepreneurship are considered the keys to a wealthy and sustainable economy [1, 3, 5, 6, 8]. The InnoTEACH project empowers the innovation mind-set in the European Union by establishing learning environments in schools which fertilize the grounds for young people to apply innovation principles in problem solving and learning about entrepreneurship concepts at the same time. This paper presents “InnoTEACH”, a European project that transfers the innovation best practices from industry to the education and certification of school teachers.

Keywords

Innovation Entrepreneurship Teacher 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The “InnoTEACH” project has been funded with support from the European Commission under the Programme: Erasmus+, KA2, Strategic Partnerships for school education with the Project No. 2016-1-SI01-KA201-021641.

The European Commission support for the production of this publication does not constitute endorsement of the contents which reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Messnarz
    • 2
    Email author
  • Borut Likar
    • 3
    • 5
  • Jürgen Mack
    • 1
  • Evelyn Schröttner
    • 1
  • Damjan Ekert
    • 2
  • Maria Hartyanyi
    • 4
  • Urska Mrgole
    • 3
  • Janos Szabo
    • 4
  1. 1.ORG SchulschwesternGrazAustria
  2. 2.ISCN GesmbHGrazAustria
  3. 3.Korona plus d.o.oLjubljanaSlovenia
  4. 4.IT STUDYGödöllöHungary
  5. 5.Faculty of ManagementUniversity of PrimorskaKoperSlovenia

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