Course summary



Social entrepreneurship is changing the nature of social interventions. It is fast becoming a preferred method of "doing good" because it is sustainable. The idea that social entrepreneurs are fundamental to our society and our ability to provide solutions to the myriad of social problems, is not new. By engaging your students with social entrepreneurship, your school will not only give them critical creative skills for future jobs, but also position them as thought leaders in this growing space.



Course objectives


The objectives are focus on the domain of professional teaching skills, related to the new trend called "social entrepreneurship". From these stand out the acquisition of appropriate skills to support young people in building social enterprises that address the challenges of our time.

No less important, the promotion within specific and well-designed practices, the development of innovative ideas on sociological fields, in which the participation of class activities designed to illustrate the importance of working with others to solve problems using creative thinking and sharing resources, is also one of the central aspects of  this training course.

Learning outcomes:


• Know how to identify the potential and challenges of working in professions and socially useful sectors, but not interesting to the market economy.

• Know how to facilitate, plan, conduct, document and evaluate innovative social entrepreneurship processes with various target groups.

• Know how to use innovative research methods and work on co-creation processes with various target groups.

• To obtain knowledge and perception of theories about social entrepreneurship and its context in each society.

• To be able to disseminate the culture of social entrepreneurship in students and support the implementation of projects developed in the school.



Beside learning outcomes:


• Reinforcing self-awareness as a European citizen

• Improve communication and social skills

• Promoting intercultural awareness

• Improve language skills




Location and Dates


In Porto – Portugal

  • 14.02.2021 to 19.02.2021

  • 20.06.2021 to 25.06.2021

  • 29.08.2021 to 03.09.2021

  • 13.02.2022 to 18.02.2022

  • 19.06.2022 to 24.06.2022

  • 28.08.2022 to 02.09.2022

  • 12.02.2023 to 17.02.2023

  • 18.06.2023 to 23.06.2023

  • 27.08.2023 to 01.09.2023 




Course Duration and Costs


All costs of our courses can be supported with a grant under KA1 of the Erasmus+ programme.

Learning Together charges for a 6 days course 570 euros per participant (A+B)

A - Course fee and Duration:

For our 6 days course, the price fee is 420 euro for tuition and materials (6 day course x 70,00 Euros per day). This is covered with the course fee that you get with your KA1 grant: 70 euro per day.

B - Organizational Support: Payment of 150 EUR per participant (total amount).

Each educational organization also receives 350 Euros per participant for organizational support.  Learning Together will only charge you 150 Euros for administration and organization costs (Local organization, pedagogic support activities, learning validation, certification and Europass Mobility validation). This fee also includes the social program below.


Social Program

  • Cultural Heritage day: Guide visit to the city of Porto;

  • Visit to” Ribeira” and Boat Trip;

  • Visit to Port Wine Cellars.




To be paid by yourself from the KA1 grant


  • Your grant covers travel costs. The amount is calculated based on the distance that you need to travel from your home place to the course.


  • Your accommodation and meals will be assured through "Individual Support".                                                              The amount that you receive to cover the costs of your stay depends on the country that you choose. The range for Portugal is between 60-120 Euros per day and participant. This amount covers your stay at hotel and your meals. Learning Together doesn´t book your stay at the hotel, but we can give you tips and advice for your booking. Plenty of restaurants are available on the city for your daily meals. This option allows you to explore more freely our city, hotels, restaurants and course travels.