Entrepreneurial Education through the cooperative lens: Get inspired, make it happen!

See you at the YOUCOOPE Hybrid International Event

The aim of this event is to meet, learn, share and network with professionals from the academic, business and entrepreneurial worlds. To discover an innovative, blended-learning approach to include cooperative entrepreneurial education in Secondary and Higher Education Institutions, and more importantly, in curricula.


Education professionals working together to improve youth employability in Europe and adaptability to a fast-changing environment and labour market.


YOUCOOPE has been working with educators from Europe and all around the globe to actively foster actively European youth’s knowledge about the cooperative model, cooperative entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial competences.


Online from Brussels, 16th November 2021
from 10:00h. CET

100% accessible online

Meet stakeholders from different parts ofthe world

Network with other educators and share experiences

Schedule adapted
to avoid "ZOOM fatigue"

Join us for the event!

Welcome coffee & Informal Networking

Join us as we begin the international event with a short informal networking session over a cup of coffee. In this session, you will have the opportunity to have a first contact with experts on the field, teachers with your same interests, policymakers, the YOUCOOPE team...

Welcome to YOUCOOPE!

Join us for the kick-off of our international event and find out more about the project, how it has been worked on and what results have been achieved.

Cooperative entrepreneurial education & the upcoming Social Economy Action Plan

Take the opportunity to listen to Patrick Klein, Head of Unit Social Economy & Social Enterprise - DG GROW.G.2 giving us a policy maker's point of view on the importance of cooperative entrepreneurship for the European Commission.

YOUCOOPE: Our learning, our impact!

Dive into the YOUCOOPE project and develop an understanding of the progress and results of the project.  Discover the YOUCOOPE Blended Learning Methodology as well as the Guide for Educators, tools that will help you master cooperative entrepreneurial education.

Exploring YOUCOOPE: Discussion Forums

Join one of our discussion forums and discuss project results with people who share your interests. Also, find out what initiatives have been born out of the project's own development in both secondary and higher education.

Sharing wider practice: British Council presents COOPower

Get to know the COOPower, project aiming to raise public awareness of cooperative and social economy enterprises as alternative, inclusive and innovative approaches to tackling youth unemployment. It has also been financed by DG GROWTH under the same call as YOUCOOPE., and shares its values.

Expert Witness - cooperative entrepreneurship

Meet Ana Aguirre and reflect with her on the conclusions reached during the conference and the importance of education in cooperative entrepreneurship.  Ana Aguirre is part of the initial team of 'Tazebaez', an organisation that brings together the talent and effort of thirty young and motivated people who offer consultancy services in innovation processes, developing their activity in the field of education and the business world. 


Wrap-up the day and hear a summary of the conclusions reached through the different parts of the event. 

Also, stay tuned for information about how the networking session will work!


Share with us a wider networking session to put the finishing touch to the YOUCOOPE international event and deepen the relations you have developed during the Networking Café and the Discussion Forums.

Register now!

Join us online!

To ensure security and To ensure safety and accessibility during YOUCOOPE’s final event, we will be following a hybrid format. A small number of YOUCOOPE’s stakeholders and partners will participate in the face-to-face event in Brussels by invitation only, while online access is open to all. 


Hopin will be the online tool that will enable to share this experience with all of you through the Internet. It will ensure the discussion, networking and interaction almost as if we were all together in the same room.