Anything is possible with social enterprise

“Jetzt erst recht”

And we couldn’t finish without mentioning the Brexit outcome of the UK referendum. It remains headline news, every day, and it is very difficult at this time to forecast our future. Peter Holbrook, Chief Executive of Social Enterprise UK has said that “there is no blueprint for Brexit. No country has ever left the EU, […]

I See You

Working together, we can do even better

ESSE has joined forces with another exciting EU project to create synergy and help with testing and disseminating each other’s products. I SEE YOU’s project’s aim is to develop the entrepreneurship skills and competences of unemployed young people from seven European countries (Austria, Ireland, Italy, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, United Kingdom), who have an interest in creating their […]

Social Label – Petra Janssen and Simone Kramer

ESSE in ‘s-Hertogenbosch

The third ESSE Europe management meeting was held in ‘s-Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands in May 2016. Much of our time was spent further developing our ESSE outputs: the Train the Trainer course aimed at teachers and vocational educators; the Best Practice case studies; and establishing a social network for social enterprise educators. But, as well as all that, we […]

Train the trainer

Training trainers to build social enterprise ideas & capacity

Our newly developed Social Enterprise workshop is being delivered in the Netherlands this summer. This thought-provoking Train the Trainer course is part of our European partnership project being delivered in Berlin; Plymouth, UK; Skellefteå in northern Sweden; ’s-Hertogenbosch in the Netherlandsand Matera, southern Italy. The one day course is an interactive workshop for people with […]


ESSE learning session in Berlin

ESSE learning session in Berlin – five days on the traces of social enterprise in Berlin How to explain the Berlin situation of social enterprise to people coming from four different European countries. How to best show the daily social enterprise live in my city when I myself sometime get lost in the interpretation of […]