Innovate Passion North
|Coordinator||Norrbottens läns landsting|
|Funding from Vinnova||SEK 300 000|
|Project duration||November 2016 - December 2017|
Purpose and goal
Innovate passion is about instead of attracting or attracting young women to existing technical education or professions, turn on the perspective and based on young women´s innovative power with starting point in their interests and passions. The purpose is to take care of young girls innovation power and together with the developing hero new technology areas and new professions with their passion and interest as a starting point.
Expected results and effects
The pilot project 2017 landed in the Passionista pedagogy concept. The model is based on encouraging and managing the driving force associated with individual passion, added with technical disciplines, in all areas of interest, at an early stage of life. The structure of education is based on lowering the thresholds between young people and society actors. Passionist education deals with many of society´s most important future challenges - and also provides a rational tool for responding to them.
Planned approach and implementation
The project has developed a steamy approach and a physical event with an idea contest. 8/4 2017 the event was conducted. The morning was devoted to lectures and inspiration. In the afternoon, the participants were allowed to work together in law and were tasked with crossing their areas of interest to jointly develop a new profession. At the time of the competition, participants also met expertcoaches - these were established actors from business, research and associations with the aim of gaining real impact in the development of ideas. A jury quote three winning ideas.