Between May 11th and 13th, a Transnational evaluation workshop was held in Krusevac, Serbia as part of the “Young Entrepreneurs in High School – YESSS” project, continuing in this way cooperation with partner schools from Slovenia, Bulgaria, and Turkey. There were 36 participants in total. Eight from Gimnazija Celje – Center from Slovenia, the same number from Konya Meram Anatolian High School, Turkey, seven from 32nd Secondary school “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria, three key experts from National Management School from Sofia, and ten participants from Gimnazija Krusevac, Serbia.
During a three-day workshop, the participants got to know one another better through various team-building activities and they first summarized information about training events conducted within the project. Then each partner school presented their piloting process as well as one practical example from the piloting. Key experts from National Management School presented the Handbook. This was followed by group discussions on the content of the Handbook, tools, benefits, areas for update and fine-tuning as well as future implementation. The last part of the workshop was dedicated to feedback on presentations, discussions, and recommendations, as well as planning of activities to the end of the project and discussion about future activities for implementing the approach after finishing the project. At the end of the workshop, all participants received a certificate of attendance.
The participants spent their free time during those three days socializing. Together they tried local food, watched and cheered for the representatives at Eurovision, and were thrilled by the theatre performance of students from Gimnazija, Krusevac. A reception at the mayor was arranged for them as well as sightseeing of Krusevac and the surroundings, and on the last day, a dinner was organized for all the participants, rounding the event which combined the pleasant and the useful, brought about new friendships and experience exchange and conceived new ideas.