MedTOWN in Spain trained 138 high school students on social and solidarity economy


The project "Promotion of Entrepreneurship and the Social Economy among students of secondary education centers in District V of Huelva", funded by MedTOWN and carried out by the PRECOSOL cooperative, has successfully conducted a total of 42 workshops on Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) in two high schools in Huelva. These workshops were conducted in collaboration with the Andalusian Center of Entrepreneurship.

A total of 7 groups, consisting of 70 female students and 68 male students, participated in the training so far. The training includes 5 intermediate-level training courses and 2 Compulsory Secondary Education courses, covering various topics such as motivational talks, entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, cooperativism, social projects, and social economy experiences. The workshops also provided an opportunity to learn about different social economy initiatives and experiences from the provinces of Huelva and Sevilla in an event that was organised on the 28th of March 2023 with the participation of Traperos Emaus (Huelva), Consumo Justo (Huelva), Fiare Banca Populare (Sevilla), Fonredess (Sevilla), and La Transicionera (Sevilla).


In the meantime, a training course for teachers is currently being organised and will be recognized as a Permanent Training Action by the International University of Andalusia. The registration period is open until April 21st, and the course is completely free. Participants will receive a total of 3 ECTS credits (European Credit Transfer System).

The course will be delivered virtually, enabling participants from different locations to attend and complete the course at their own pace. More information about the course can be found on the following web page: