Project Results

Upon completion of the project School of Entrepreneurial Competitiveness in the Labor Market for Secondary Grammar School Students the following results are expected:

  • Existing teaching plans and programs carried out in Croatian secondary grammar schools have been examined, and it has been established, using measureable indicators, to what degree they develop students’ entrepreneurial competencies.
  • The study trip to a partner school in Denmark has taken place, exemplifying good practice through the successful Danish linking of their general secondary education with the labor market, and the acquired knowledge and experiences have been integrated into parts of project activities.
  • I. gimnazija’s curriculum has been revised and modernized and made publicly available.
  • The bilingual Croatian-English curriculum/teaching plan and program for the new elective subject “Entrepreneurship” has been developed, verified and made publicly available to be integrated into the offer of elective subjects on national level.
  • The new school subject Entrepreneurship’s pilot-education program has been successfully implemented and evaluated.
  • Expert tests to assess the development of students’ basic entrepreneurial competence have been created.
  • The bilingual Croatian-English textbook for the new school subject Entrepreneurship has been created, positively assessed, published and made publicly available in printed and electronic form.
  • The bilingual Croatian-English teacher’s handbook for the new school subject Entrepreneurship has been created, positively assessed, published and made publicly available in printed and electronic form.
  • The bilingual Croatian-English proceedings for the new school subject Entrepreneurship have been created, positively assessed, published and made publicly available in printed and electronic form.
  • A teacher training system has been developed and implemented on teachers who will upon completion of the project be able to teach the new school subject Entrepreneurship.
  • Better links between general secondary education and the labor market have been forged.
  • A survey of labor market representatives’ needs has been conducted, and their expectations regarding candidates’ competencies when hiring new employees have been established.
  • Round table discussions for labor market and community representatives about the importance of developing basic entrepreneurial competencies during secondary education have been held.
  • The Learning in a Company program has been successfully implemented, granting the students the opportunity to demonstrate practical application of acquired basic entrepreneurial competence upon completion of the pilot-training.
  • A bilingual Croatian-English project website has been developed and made publicly available.
  • An expert conference on national level has been held where project results were presented.