SEECEL has identified a set of strategic goals that will determine the success of its work programme during the continuation of its operational activities. In the upcoming three years period (2013 – 2016), SEECEL will continue to work on accomplishments of a set of strategic goals listed below. These strategic goals are already translated into practical annual work programmes, which outline in more details the specific working components of SEECEL and respective implementing mechanisms and tools.
The overall goal is:
- To further work on systematic approach to development of the entrepreneurially literate societies across the region and to support alignment of national policies with EU recommendations and policy essentials related to lifelong entrepreneurial learning.
- Building on existing activities and results from the 2009–2012 implementation period and developments achieved, to further develop the lifelong entrepreneurial learning system through identified set of strategic goals in line with Human Capital Dimension of the SBA for Europe.
The Strategic Goal I is:
To continue to support participating countries in their efforts to accommodate EU recommendations for promotion of entrepreneurship as a key competence by specifically addressing entrepreneurship in early education (ISCED 1 and ISCED 2 level).
The Strategic Goal II is:
To support participating countries in their efforts to accommodate EU recommendations for promotion of entrepreneurship as a key competence by specifically addressing entrepreneurship at general part of secondary education (ISCED 3 level).
The Strategic Goal III is:
To continue to enhance the contribution of third-level education to the competitiveness drive by way of increased awareness and understanding among higher education establishments of entrepreneurial learning particularly in non-business disciplines (ISCED 5&6).
The Strategic Goal IV is:
To continue to reinforce more sustainable development of enterprise-driven training needs analysis frameworks in participating countries, both general ones (TNA) and those focused on women (WETNAS).
The Strategic Goal V is:
To support participating countries in SBA assessment by establishing a peer-learning methodology for SBA assessment (for principles 1 and 8) and by running the first regional SBA peer-learning exercise.
The Strategic Goal VI is:
To actively involve national teacher training authorities in development of lifelong entrepreneurial learning as a key competence and its introduction to the educational systems at national levels.
The Strategic Goal VII is:
To support development of policies and to promote best policy practices in women entrepreneurship in line with the Small Business Act for Europe and capacity building of national and regional women entrepreneur's networks & associations.
A horizontal pillar of activities and Strategic Goal VIII is:
To further work on development and improvement of Information Gateway, called Community of Practise (CoP) that proved to be a relevant tool for exchange of information and good practices, as well as a useful platform for expert work.