Dr Elinor Vettraino, Head Coach and Programme Leader for Business and Enterprise at Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU), was one of five team coaches selected to support the development of social innovation in projects in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.
The SITEL project (Social Innovation through Team Entrepreneurial Learning) created by the University of Westminster and funded by the British Council, was an intensive Trans and Multi-Disciplinary five day workshop designed to foster an eco-system for developing resilient social enterprise through entrepreneurship education.
The focus of the programme was to provide opportunities for early career researchers from both Malaysia and the UK to learn from each other and explore opportunities for building long-lasting research connections to explore solutions to social innovation challenges in the area. Dr Vettraino was delighted to be involved in the project:
“It was a privilege to be asked to coach a team in this project and to have the opportunity to add real value to research in the region which will lead to real action.”
The project Dr Vettraino was involved with was an agro-tourism farm-stay located close to Mount Kinabalu. Research into the challenges for the local community indicated the need for technology to support the development of irrigation systems, as well as training to support the youth of the area to stay and continue to work in the community. Dr Vettraino added that the future applications of the project team’s efforts created exciting avenues for community development:
“Funding is available to take forward some of the project ideas that were generated during the programme and it is fantastic to have been involved in genuine development of opportunities for the people in the area.”
Dr Vettraino is head of the
Business and Enterprise area at BGU. You can find more information on the exciting opportunities offered by BGU’s Business courses on our website or by contacting our Enquiries Team.
Business and Business TE Related Area
All About BGU About Lincoln Academic Partners Accessibility Accommodation Adjustment Admissions Alumni and any other tag Anglican Apply Apprenticeships Archaeology Archaeology Lecture Art Assessment Only Route to QTS (Primary and Secondary) Bar Bar BG Bed and breakfast Beyond ITE BG Conference & Events BG Futures BG Generations BG Talk BG&You BGCOSA BGSU BGU Foundation Fund BGU Say BGUSU Bursaries Bursary Business business inspiration Business skills Support business studies Business TE Campus campus related news Careers Careers and Employability Case Study Catering CEET CELT Certificate in Education Chancellor Chapel Chaplain Chaplaincy Children's Literature Christmas Church Church of England Cinema Clearing Coaching CofE Coffee Community & Partnerships Community Music Constance Stewart Contact Continuing Professional Development Cornerstone Councelling Counselling CPD Crosstrend Curiositea Curiosity Dance DBS Digital Learning disability Disabled Diversity Doctoral Study Doctorate Doctors Drama Drinking Dyscalculia Dyslexia Early Childhood Studies Eating EdD Education Emotional and Mental Health Conference Employability Employment English Enrolment Equivalents ERASMUS Events Faith FdA Fees Finance Find us Fitness Food For Business and Employers Forms Foundation Foundation Year Freedom of Information Funding Fundraising Futures Generations Geography Governance Graduate Graduate Attributes Graduating Graduation Grant Grants Gym Halls Halls of residence Health History Honorary Awards HR Induction Integrated Counselling International IT Services Jobs Learning and teaching Learning Development Library LincHigher Lincoln Linguistics Living Loans Longdales Longdales House LORIC Masters Mathematics Matriculation Mature students Mentor Training Military History Money MSc in Wellbeing in Learning and Teaching Music NA-SENCO News Ofsted Open Days OSA Our city Outreach Partnership in ITE Partnerships People and Organisational Development PGCE PGDE PhD Physical Education Physics Policies Post Graduate Certificate in General Practice Nursing Postgraduate Pre-Teaching Primary Primary and Community Care Primary Education with QTS Procedures Professional Studies Progression Routes Prospectus Psychology QTS Rasen Lane Refectory Regulations Research Residence Sandford Sandford Award Scholarship Scholarships School Direct Science Semester Dates seni Short Courses SKE Social Social & Cultural History Social Care Social Emotional and Mental Health Conference Societies Sociology Special Educational Needs Special Educational Needs & Disability Sport Sport & Fitness Centre Sport centre Sports Sports centre Staff STEM Student Admin Student Advice Student Ambassadors Student engagement Student Life Student loan Student loans Student support Students' union Studentships Study SU Summer school Symposium Taster days Teaching Teenage Market TEF TESOL The city The Venue Theatre Theology & Ethics Theology & Religious Studies Training and Skills Transfer Tuition Tuition fees Undergraduate Union University Council Value for Money Venue Vice Chancellor Vision Volunteering What's on Whats on Wickham Widening Participation Jun 12, 2020 0
As part of the level 5 Project-Based Learning module on the BA (Hons) Business course at Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU),......
May 15, 2020 0
On the day that should have been TEDxBrayfordPool 2020 the team will be hosting a series of discussions with TEDxBrayfordPool......
Nov 20, 2019 0
Global Entrepreneurship Week (#GEW2019), the world’s largest campaign to promote entrepreneurship, began on the 18th of November and to celebrate......
Aug 27, 2019 0
As the Lincoln Teenage Market continues to grow, the Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU) based BG Futures team behind it are......
Aug 27, 2019 0
Enterprising students Damian Taylor (MA Health & Social Care) and Neil Martin (BA History) are the latest success story to......
Jun 25, 2019 0
Human resource professionals, Amica HR, credit BG Futures with playing a key role in putting them on course for commercial......
Jun 14, 2019 2
Chris Jackson, Senior Lecturer and Team Coach in the Business and Enterprise Department at Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU), represented the......
Jun 10, 2019 0
In January 2018 digital PR agency Carrington Communications began their journey as a tenant of the BG Futures Business and......
Business and Business TE Related Contents
No post was found with your current grid settings.
You should verify if you have posts inside the current selected post type(s) and if the meta key filter is not too much restrictive.