Social Seducement
Serious gaming for collective social economy entrepreneurship

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About Social Seducement
The Social Seducement project aims to develop the key competences and skills of adults with disadvantages, and in particular those being unemployed, to help them start up a collaborative enterprise.   
 
Our approach is to set up an educational process which mobilises unknown or hidden capacities via an empowering learning process.
 
We will do this by:
  • Developing and testing an online role-play platform to discover, enhance and promote entrepreneurial skills
  • Increasing learning retention by immersing learners in realistic scenarios and challenges
  • Enable formal and informal learning that overcome the boundaries of time and place
  • Empower learning in nonconventional methods making it more accessible to marginalised individuals
 

With Social Seducement we aim to strengthen the cooperation between education and training, work and the social economy, non-profit and voluntary sectors, in an EU dimension, Social Seducement to maximise impact on individuals and our game.  

 

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Event in Madrid presenting Social Seducement game
Places available: Conference in March about the role of social economy
The conference taking place on 2nd March and bringing together representatives of local entities promoting social economy, will be highlighting the role of social economy as an indispensable promoter of active citizenship for all. Social Seducment will bring its added value by adding the innovation of the on-line role game play to the scenario of social inclusion from exclusion to empowerment through self-entrepreneurship. Key speeches will be from Reeves, Coompanion, LE MAT, and TIHR which are the partners mostly dealing with marginalisation and strategies to overcome it. Leading exponents of social economy will be sharing what they have learnt with policy makers from governments and agencies across Europe.

Contact Joachim Keim to register.
  
UNIR (Universidad Internacional de la Rioja) is organising a local event is Spain to present the Social Seducement game and discuss about the potential of technological innovation to support social inclusion. 
The Seminar is hosted in the UNIR premises of Madrid (Calle Almansa, 101) on Monday March 6, from 4 to 6.30 pm.
More information and registration
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Call for UK-based facilitators

The call is now closed.

Deadline for applications: 9am, 14th July 2016
Social Seducement is getting nearer to the piloting stage and so The Tavistock Institute for Human Relations (TIHR) is seeking three facilitators to lead the piloting of the new, serious online Role-playing game (RPG) in the UK between November 2016 and May 2017.  Successful applicants will be:

* Skilled facilitators, enthusiastic about the opportunity to contribute to the development of an innovative training tool which aims to empower people to develop social enterprise and employability skills;

* Experienced in supporting the development of social enterprise skills and/or at working with ‘disadvantaged’ groups.

At a time of change in the UK’s position within the EU, this is a chance to be part of an ongoing European partnership, which is working together to develop and provide engaging, learning opportunities for people wanting to find or create their own employment. Facilitators will be able to use the RPG in their future work with people and join an EU-wide facilitators’ network.   

To find out more about the role and how to apply, please click on the links below:












  
Facilitators' recruitment questionnaire
Facilitator competence portfolio
Call for facilitators
Storyboard poster for game
Draft game demo
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