Introduction

This workshop shares the approaches, model and facilitation techniques of Edventure Frome—a school for community enterprise. It is for people from all backgrounds and organisations who want to revitalise their town or city by enabling diverse young adults to create viable livelihoods locally and apply their creativity and energy to build a more resilient, sustainable and fair community.

Core take-aways

Facilitation

Facilitation techniques to enable groups of young adults to set up community enterprises and local initiatives

Community Engagement

Tools to mobilise local people to support the next generation of local entrepreneurs and changemakers

Integration

Ways of integrating Edventure’s methodologies in existing projects and organisations.

Replication

An understanding of how to set up a school for community enterprise in partnership with Edventure.

Facilitators

The course is facilitated by Johannes Moeller and Neil Oliver, Directors of Edventure Frome. Neil has worked as trainer and facilitator with the public and community sector for over 25 years. Johannes is the initiator of Edventure Frome, and has in the past worked with diverse young adults and entrepreneurs to build their capacity to effect positive change.