The DEAL project (Digital Entrepreneurship for Adult Learners) is under development. During this last period, all the training material developed by Partners has been translated into the consortium languages and uploaded on the Project OER platform. Training courses and Case Studies are already available in the four languages of the DEAL project (English, Icelandic, Italian, and Spanish) at the following link https://www.projectdeal.eu/trainings.php. The DEAL Toolkit consists of 12 Modules an...Read more
DEAL Training Courses are available in four languages!
DEAL Training courses are now available online in English!
The DEAL project (Digital Entrepreneurship for Adult Learners) has now reached an important milestone. During this last period, all the training material developed by Partners has been uploaded on the Project OER platform and opened in English to the public. Training contents are completely free of charge and are already available on the following link https://www.projectdeal.eu/trainings.php. The DEAL Toolkit consists of 12 Modules and 9 Case Studies focusing on the most desirable digi...Read more
MAPPING DYNAMICS AND TRENDS OF THE SILVER ECONOMY AND ACTIVE AGEING
MAPPING DYNAMICS AND TRENDS OF THE SILVER ECONOMY AND ACTIVE AGEING Results and findings from the DEAL Project The DEAL Project represents a practical and concrete response to a number of challenges clearly identified in the EU: - 44% of Europeans do not have basic digital skills, of that 44% some 42% are unemployed. DEAL starts from a very basic concept: an older Irish fisherman, who having lost his job begins a desperate search for alternative employment. Through a mixture of desp...Read more
Prof. Maura McAdam is Dublin City University Director of Entrepreneurship.
Prof. Maura McAdam is Dublin City University Director of Entrepreneurship. She is at the cutting edge of Ireland’s entrepreneurship research and raises issues of relevance to the DEAL project. The DEAL architecture rests on four pillars – Knowledge, Attitude, Skills, Habit – KASH. In Ireland the first port of call for aspiring entrepreneurs is usually the network of Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) which provide a wraparound service that can point them in the right dire...Read more
Supporting Adult Learners through Digital Entrepreneurship: the DEAL website is available online
For Adult People, the modern digital era can represent an entrepreneurial opportunity and not only a threat: the DEAL project aims to trigger and unlock this potential providing strong, reliable, evidence-based and practical digital entrepreneurship and business management knowledge/tools to empower self-employability and entrepreneurship for low-skilled adults. The DEAL Website is now online at https://www.projectdeal.eu/ providing specific info on project aims, activities and results. The p...Read more
Deal's Consortium is proud to announce that our Deal's website is now available to the public and it will host all projects results and deliverables through the user-friendly and dedicated OER platform front end. Stay tunedRead more
Digital Entrepreneurship for Adult Learners: The consortium joined the online Kick-Off Meeting of DEAL
On November 9th 2020, the consortium joined the online Kick-Off Meeting of DEAL, a Project co-funded by the Erasmus Plus Programme of the European Commission, which brings together seven organisations from five European countries (Belgium, Iceland, Ireland, Italy and Spain). The KOM, originally planned in Brussels, Belgium, was held in online mode due to COVID-19 restrictions. DEAL stems from a few trends: according to official reports of the EU Commission, more than 40% of Europeans lack basic ...Read more
Digital Entrepreneurship for Adult Learners: the DEAL proposal has been approved!
On July the 9th, the Irish Erasmus+ National Agency communicated the approval of the DEAL – Digital Entrepreneurship for Adult Learners proposal, under the KA2 Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices – Strategic Partnerships for AE. DEAL stems from a few trends: according to official reports of the EU Commission, more than 40% of Europeans lack basic digital skills and almost half of them are unemployed and at risk of severe socio-economic marginalisation. ...Read more