Published on July 4, 2014 um 12:33
Summary of your idea
The creation of StudyBase became to meet the basic need regarding inquiries on information about education and the professional training of interested in Greece. StudyBase is a natural place and online platform (studybase.eu) for the all young people, Disabled people, school-students, university-students and researchers which need search of information with regard to the education and their professional training. The role of our social enterprise StudyBase is to promote, to facilitate and to guide closely (the young persons and Disabled people) that they wish to follow an academic career in third degree institutions (Undergraduate studies, Post-Graduate studies, Phd, MBA, ACCA, etc.), after-school training, acquisition of scholarships and active attendance in European programs in congresses and seminars in subjects that concern the education, volunteering and Youth Enterprise. Finally stakeholders will receive the information that they wish and personal consulting from the people of StudyBase against concrete subscription in monthly, semi-annual or annual base The subjects for which we will provide information to the young people are: Professional experience Seminars Conferences Curricula(Undergraduate, Post-graduate, Phd) More specific about Curricula we will have: Fees required by each agency Scholarships and Student Loans Problems facing students in each country(stay, hob, visa roundtrips.) Anything else that a student need to know about the country and University of fit.
Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development
The mission of StudyBase is: To help, inspire and encourage the younger generation to participate in youth networks through discussions and activities on critical issues relating to individual and social future. To increase accessibility to education and to urge people to follow an academic course. To inform and help students to choose the university and the industry that suits them. The promotion of education, participation and organization of activities and events that contribute to economic and social development of developing countries, the development of civil society and respect for Human Rights, providing emergency humanitarian and development assistance. The constant activity and contribution through research and innovative events in the academic community of the country.
Plans for implementation and sustainability
1) The company will provide its services to interested in finding the appropriate vocational training institute and educational institution for undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level courses depending on the candidates qualifications (level of language ability, etc.) and the cost will be between 200 and 400 euros lump sum. 2) Preceded free career guidance at undergraduate and postgraduate level. 3) By collaborating tertiary institutions abroad will be monthly fee for their promotion and pay for every single student who will send them as a social enterprise 4) Monthly fee from each institution or entity internal to advertising them through our social enterprise. 5) Financing through EU programs for innovation and for information absorption capacity in internships 6) It is important not only to take into account the financial resources but also the resources in kind devoted to the development and support of social enterprise at local , regional and national level . Volunteering can be seen as a result of the mobilization of social capital , which is an important building factor of production. By the time they are part of and improves by reducing transaction costs , facilitate coordination and increases the incentives for participation and other production costs and reduced by involving volunteers . 7) Finally will preceded free career guidance at undergraduate and postgraduate level. At the same time we have found and we have searched some funding agencies which can help to the smooth start of our social enterprise .Some of them are : Crowd Funding The Hellenic Fund for Entrepreneurship and Development Social Business Initiative EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI)
We are Thanos (24-year-old) and Stathis (24-year-old) and are respectively postgraduate students in the MBA in Greece of University of Kentucky and in professional postgraduate of ACCA and together constitute the team of StudyBase. The competition of Social Impact Award was the spark in order to create the collaboration of two economic students but also childhood friends with purpose of the creation of social enterprise where we are sure that it will improve the choices of Disabled, future students, students and anyone who wants to select an academic course in the sector of Education. The competition of Social Impact Award gives us the possibility of materializing our personal idea for which we are sure that it will by far improve the academic course and the professional training of many young persons while we can cover the gap of professional orientation and to help young students from the start of their academic career. The battle for the education is daily, somebodies continues wanting to advance also somebodies continuously try they improve the situation or to improve themselves.
Stage of Idea
Your idea has a positive impact on
education, cultural diversity , youth