The latest news from Innovative Communities
How third level students learnt and applied human centred system design in a Dublin community, and why we need to be doing more of this!
We were thrilled to hear that our social innovate project, Inspire Mentoring www.inspirementoring.ie was nominated for the Digital Education award by the team in Digital Town.
We celebrated the success and impact of our Inspire Mentoring programme in Ireland. The Innovate Communities team wish to thank everyone who has been with us on this exciting journey, to develop a social innovation idea into a thriving national service for our Irish youth. This is social innovation in practice; beautiful, sustainable, together (#neweuropeanbauhaus)!
We are presenting at the Spanish FUTURE conference and planning the future of FUTURE (!) – an EU capacity building programme for university students, municipalities, and even CSR professionals in using design and system thinking tools to work collectively with citizens on urban problems.
In a nutshell, social innovation is about creating the ideas for change and social enterprise is about the business model for social change. Often, some social innovations become social enterprises