Collaborative Social and Solidarity Economy content thanks to the e-learning courses of the MedRiSSE project


On Monday 18th of September 2023, An-Najah National University (ANNU) organised along with the MedRiSSE project partners the 9th webinar to harvest learning and knowledge with the title "Social policy, co-production and social innovation: MedRiSSE e-learning courses to improve Mediterranean people's lives”.

During the event, facilitated by Cécile Pinot and Rubén Gutiérrez from Red de Transición and moderated by Eng. Fadia Hashaika from ANNU, the speakers introduced each one of the 5 e-learning courses that can be found on the Mediterranean Social Innovation Lab. These courses are available for free once you made the registration in the platform

As it was said during the event, these courses represent a unique opportunity to acquire new knowledge from the Social and Solidarity Economy environment directly from the experience of contrasted projects

Lorenzo Paoli from Oxfam Italia, introduced “How to Develop a Local Ecosystem of SSE Based on CITESS Methodology (IESS!)” and shared that the learners will analyse the benefits of developing a local SSE ecosystem and how the learnings from the CitESS methodology can contribute to designing effective strategies for this purpose.

Next, it was time for Aymen Bouazizi from TCSE who introduced the course “Fair Trade, Rural Entrepreneurship and Women’s Empowerment” (RUWOMED) and the idea of the promotion of Fair trade as a tool to reduce gender inequalities and supporting rural value chains.

Also, Samah Saleh from ANNU presented the course “Alliances with SSE for Employment and Education (MoreThanAJob)” that provides key learnings and suggestions for the development of the different phases of an alliances-building process with the SSE for employment and education.

Tamador Akel from PARC brought the course “Support to Social Business Start-ups on Scaling up and Replication (MedUP!)”. This module explores the needs of social businesses and how to develop a supporting programmes.

Last but not least, José Ruibérriz from ACPP, introduced the course “Co-production of Public Services & complementary currencies (MedTOWN) to learn about the opportunities and challenges of co-production and how to initiate a co-production process focusing on complementary currencies in local areas.

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