O1. Study on the profiles, training needs and characteristics of the teacher- Entrepreneur (Digital Teacherpreneur)

The study aims to delve into the figure of the digital teacher-entrepreneur (Digital Teacherpreneur) and the competences and personal characteristics that are their own. We will also address the idea that entrepreneurship is possible, not only when we set out to create new businesses, but when, from the trainer and educator profile, they act as entrepreneurial professionals, with certain characteristics and a way of acting.

In the study, the association will stop and analyze the skills of the Digital Teacherpreneur, specifically those that are aimed at preparing people to be responsible and entrepreneurial people, helping them develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to achieve their own goals.

The differentiating feature of the project lies in the fact that it delves into digital entrepreneurship and the training needs of teachers for this area of entrepreneurship.

One of the main objectives of the project is to define a profile of the Digital Teacher-Entrepreneur and their initial and ongoing training needs throughout their professional development. In addition, it is intended to provide key characteristics of the Teacher-entrepreneur facilitator of learning related to entrepreneurship. This analysis will be carried out on the basis of each of the partner countries (Austria, Spain, Italy and the Czech Republic). All this information will be collected in the «Country Guides», which function as a detailed study for those interested. The country guides will be the result of the intellectual production of the project and are composed of four expanded texts, in the four languages of the partners plus English to favor their appreciation and transfer.

The information will be compiled and written with care, after an exhaustive investigation, with references to the relevant information provided by those in charge of carrying out the study, according to the methodology designed by the person in charge of the Product. Each Guide will also be summarized in a two-page document, which will contain the most relevant data for each country. These condensed texts can be found in all four languages.

The Guides will consist of the following information:

  • Definition and profile of the current Professor in charge of Entrepreneurial Initiative education in secondary schools and VET
  • Table of initial training needs and education for permanent professional development.
  • Characteristics of the Digital Teacherpreneur; Skills and competencies