IFESCOOP is a non-profit cooperative which cooperates with the regional and local Public Administrations, Social Partners as well as many other institutions and organisations in the fields of Youth, Adult and Vocational Education and Training. As a training provider, IFESCOOP offers tailor-made training programmes for developing and upgrading skills and professional qualifications of young people, workers, and unemployed people, thus improving their employment opportunities, and supporting their personal and professional development. IFESCOOP provides youth focussed and vocational training for different target groups, where the priority is given to specific disadvantaged groups such as young, migrants, women, etc.
KU TU is a marketing and communications agency and consultancy founded in 2003. The company is focused on the development of attractive marketing, communication and educational products for a wide variety of organisations and sectors, including education, integration, labour market, communications, etc. KU TU has promoted and/or participated in over 30 European cooperation projects and networks, focused on developing innovative language learning products, promoting opportunities for lifelong learning, enhancement of the quality of education, providing learning opportunities to various groups, active citizenship, integration and inclusion, entrepreneurship, etc.
Brainplus is a company working in Austria, which is active in the fields of learning and education, including youth development, adult education, vocational training, innovation management and social inclusion. Brainplus can be seen as a prototype center for developing of innovative learning and teaching material. In this sense brainplus works to address the needs of different specialized target groups where state-of-the-art trainings materials have limited success. Furthermore brainplus use methodologically innovative learning material, where the learner is put in the center of the learning process and the individuality of the learner is respected.
The Smashing Times International Centre for the Arts and Equality incorporating Smashing Times Theatre and Film Company and Smashing Times Youth Arts Ensemble is dedicated to the promotion, study and practice of the arts, human rights, climate justice and gender equality. The Centre operates as an arts space, a resource service, a networking agency and digital hub, using creativity, research and new digital technologies to promote the arts, human rights and gender equality for all.
Pressure Line is a creative and visual communications agency, established in 1997. Core competences are development of communication and dissemination strategies, research and marketing, creation of corporate identities, web design, multimedia projects, developing and designing of learning materials. Pressure Line works for governmental organizations, regional and local authorities, educational and cultural institutions and welfare organizations.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan University is a state institution established in 2006 providing tertiary education to almost 20K students with over its 1K academicians. It provides more than 100 associate, bachelor and graduate degree programs in the fields of social sciences and humanities, life sciences, and health sciences. The university is committed to provide academic freedom and environment to enrich scientific, social, intellectual and cultural development of its students. Besides, the university is to achieve competitiveness in scientific and technological fields, product-oriented, offering education at an international level; providing social, cultural and sportive needs to its students; augmenting qualified academic staff with excellent research and professional service perspectives. The university seeks to engage students in research and creative activities, to promote excellence in teaching to develop and maintain scholarship, establishing academic cooperation with other institutions and international agencies in order to maximize effectiveness through information sharing and transfer of innovation.
BSD is a research and design studio funded in 1990 whose founders are among the top experts in Human Factors, Human-Computer Interaction and Interaction Design. BSD designs and manages research projects at regional, national and European level as an opportunity to launch innovative actions and increase our know-how and capabilities within our network of world-wide partners. Focusing on training needs analysis, exploration of learning options and strategic planning, BSD designs and delivers personalized training programs using a blended approach based on integrated interactive techniques.
Aproximar is a non-profit NGO aiming to enhance organisations’ social and human capital as a strategy to build their capacity to take advantage of challenges and opportunities raised by the external conditions. In fulfilling its mission Aproximar organises and manages personal, social, professional, and organizational paths by means of tailor-made and social innovation projects and good practices transference and dissemination. Our areas of expertise are mentoring, coaching, fundraising, total quality management, social support, volunteering, training, design, social innovation processes (new product development, tailored made programmes and transferring of good practices). The programmes always combine social science (knowledge), active methods (people) and suitable tools (technology).