After 4 years, theĀ Atlantic Youth Creative Hubs project of INTERREG Atlantic Area is coming to anĀ end.

Under the direction of Hilda Zara, professor and researcher at the CityĀ Design Lab of one of the project partners, L’Ć©cole de design nantes atlantique;Ā together with the Communication Department and the Lead Partner, she hasĀ created a document that summarizes the contributions of the project and inĀ particular the entrepreneurial skills developed by the young people of theĀ Atlantic area.

 

“This book is a reservoir of manyĀ memories, experiences, people, places, and good practice. Most of all it is aĀ reminder that with opportunity, resources, encouragement and respect all youngĀ people can be innovative, ambitious, world-aware, creative and our future.”Ā – Ā Oenone Thomas, Lead Partner ofĀ the AYCH Project.

 

This book, entitledĀ ā€œLearning Through Entrepreneurship: A Creative Approachā€ highlights the uniqueĀ role that young people play in developing ideas, as well as the differentĀ opportunities that AYCH has provided them over the past years. In the same way,Ā key aspects of the project are addressed, such as the incubation processes inĀ the different countries that make up AYCH, or creative jams, transnationalĀ events that bring together hundreds of young people and experts of variousĀ nationalities in the same place.

Thanks to theĀ Atlantic Youth Creative Hubs project, hundreds of young people have been ableĀ to benefit from an international set of experts, technologies and informalĀ methodologies; that have allowed a constant entrepreneurial development.

 

ā€œThis publication is the opportunity to testify to anĀ extraordinary educational adventure.ā€- Ā Florent Orsoni, Director del City Design Lab de L’Ɖcole de design NantesĀ Atlantique

 

Undoubtedly “LearningĀ through entrepreneurship: a creative approach” gives a solid image to theĀ AYCH project, highlighting the great work carried out by both the projectĀ partners and their young people, achieving enormously interesting figures suchĀ as more than 300 workshops of various types offered or more than 145 jobsĀ achieved for European youth.

 

ā€œThis book represents the need of accompany young people on a journey of the future.ā€ā€“ XosĆ© L. Garza Silvela Chair of Communication AYCH Project.

 

The book is availableĀ online and has been published in more than 500 copies for the various partner centresĀ of the Atlantic Youth Creative Hubs project.

 

ā€œThe book shows how young people can unlock their creative potential as they make, prototype, test their ideas and have fun! The book celebrates young peopleā€™s capacity to shape their own professional future and contribute towards a more sustainable world…ā€Ā Hilda Zara – Author of the bookĀ 

“Learning Through Entrepreneurship: A Creative Approach”