1st Primary School of Rafina
The 1st Primary School of Rafina has an over 80 years history and, as its name suggests, is placed in the center of the city of Rafina, Athens. Educational innovation is school’s key characteristic. Over the years it consistently initiates cutting-edge, project – based educational programmes, in the fields of culture, environment, science and Information Communication Technologies. The school has a long experience of developing online educational materials, both for teachers and pupils
CSI - CENTER FOR SOCIAL INNOVATION LTD
Center for Social Innovation (CSI) is a Research and Development organization which focuses on fostering social innovation that can bring about a positive change to local, national, regional and global contexts. CSI is working closely to address market, social, economic and cultural challenges with governments, local administrative agencies, non for profit agencies, commercial entities, and educational institutions. CSI team is composed of open-minded, fully equipped researchers, educators, VET Trainers, social entrepreneurs, project managers, trainers and Information Technology Developers. CSI encompasses the capability and capacity to identify social needs, design and implement adjusted initiatives and project and provide for sustainable growth. The areas of expertise are in the fields of Vocational Education and Training, labour market, rural sustainable development, education and e-learning, social entrepreneurship, project management, project evaluation services, product validation, and training.
SRC- Spectrum Research Centre CLG
Spectrum Research Centre (SRC) was established in 2017, as a not-for-profit research centre with a focus on education innovation in response to needs identified in rural communities in Ireland. We are funded through a range of EU funds and adopt a research-led approach to the testing of solutions to persistent problems at community level. We actively support young academics to bring their research to life to test and realise social, economic, and cultural impact across our stakeholder network in the Northeast region of Ireland.
JAITEK TECNOLOGÍA Y FORMACIÓN SL
Jaitek is a Spanish company specialized in ICT training together with technical developments and implementations in educational institutions (of all educational levels) throughout Spain, both in presence and eLearning.
The company provides consulting, implements and validates eLearning environments. Here we deal with both the Instructional Design of courses and the customization of eLearning Platforms. We are experienced in all sorts of training: eLearning, blended learning and presence, giving customized solutions, technical support, and preparation of training resources (these could be SCORM compliant) for using in any kind of devices and collaboration in the development of teaching units for on-line training.
At Jaitek we are aware that today’s society demands companies and professionals who are constantly training and growing. Companies adapted to their time and adaptable to the many changes that are occurring and will occur in the future.
For this reason, we understand technologies as a means of facing up to the new demands of the environment. We bet on technologies not only as work tools but also as tools for change and adaptation.
In other words, ICTs should not serve to separate groups, but to bring together and improve their possibilities of access to training, learning and professional performance.
UPIT - UNIVERSITATEA DIN PITESTI
University of Piteşti (UPIT) is a state university situated in the Southern part of Romania, in the Argeş County (120 kilometers from Bucharest). It is a comprehensive university and has around 10,000 students. UPIT provides educational, training and research services, being an intellectual and academic community accredited by national and international quality agencies.
The areas in which the university is active are: education & training; scientific & applicative research; guidance & counseling; professional orientation; international cooperation in different fields; publishing activities.
University of Piteşti has about 700 staffs (academic and non-academic personnel). Its structure is composed of 6 faculties providing Bachelor, Master and PhD study programmes (www.upit.ro). The faculties are organized in departments. Beside faculties and departments, UPIT has also specialized units (Research Institute, Business and Technological Transfer Incubator, Institute for Training and Performance, Center for International Cooperation). It has previously participated and continues to be currently involved in a large number of transnational researches, mobility or strategic partnership projects (see www.cppdd.ro ). UPIT represents a strong educational factor for the SMEs in the region, which usually search its support in solving their economical, technological or managing problems. UPIT has also developed a collaborative network of partners which interconnects the university with the main employers and the local economic agents in the region.
A Proportional Message apoia pessoas com origens desfavorecidas através do desenvolvimento de valores de educação humanista, representando uma forma de melhorar o desenvolvimento integral do indivíduo, tanto pessoal como coletivamente. Pretendemos contribuir na criação de ambientes educativos, práticas e investigações onde as áreas social, emocional e cognitiva possam ser desenvolvidas, para a realização do potencial humano. Os nossos grupos-alvo são comunidades marginalizadas, idosos, adultos, famílias e jovens, assim como pessoas com deficiência. Desenvolvemos atividades destinadas a satisfazer as suas necessidades, tendo em vista a aquisição ou aprofundamento de conhecimentos e competências. A intervenção da Proportional Message baseia-se na crença de que a aprendizagem ao longo da vida é um processo contínuo que deve abranger todas as dimensões do indivíduo e os conhecimentos práticos adquiridos por todos os meios. O acesso a uma educação de qualidade ao longo da vida é um direito fundamental para facilitar as competências de cidadania e a plena participação de todas as pessoas na sociedade. A nossa associação compromete-se a ter um papel ativo nos desafios globais da pobreza, desigualdades sociais e laborais, educação, ambiente, paz e envolvimento cívico, promovendo campanhas e sensibilização no âmbito da sociedade civil. Além disso, cooperamos com organizações locais e nacionais na promoção de iniciativas de defesa dos direitos e interesses dos empregadores e trabalhadores portugueses, contribuindo para um debate construtivo de ideias e necessidades de todas as partes interessadas.