The coordinator of the project is:
CENTRE OF RECHERCHÉ AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE H.M. OF SYROS (Syros, Greece)
KEA IM SYROU (EL) is a non-profit organization NGO providing research and paths to test, develop and empower the social and labour dimension in the Cyclades prefecture. KEA IM SYROU operates at local, national and international level, with an evidence-based experiences both of EU-projects and locally funded ESF programs.
KEA IM SYROU PROVIDES
Vocational counselling, professional orientation and business plan development
- Individual psychological and social support for the professional career,
- Support of disabled people,
- Job-research techniques (CV, cover letters, interviews),
- Social and cultural integration,
- Social skills development through informal education,
- Information and support regarding European initiatives and National projects, training courses and grants,
- Networking with the local society, the business world and social institutions for the economic and social development of the region,
- Training and informative material concerning the access to the labour market and the promotion of citizenship.
It also operates self-financed structures such that:
- Hostel House for the poor and unable persons and refugees and immigrants,
- Workshops for painting and iconography,
- Centre for creative activity for children,
- Day care centre,
- Centre for family responsibility.
Our aim is to facilitate the interaction of groups, to develop innovative approaches for the integration and rehabilitation of unemployed and vulnerable social groups, to provide counselling and guidance and to promote cultural activities.
and partner organisations are:
Stowarzyszenie “Centrum Wspierania Edukacji i Przedsiębiorczości”(Rzeszow, Poland)
The Association operates from 30.06.2004 conducting activities related to the support and promotion of modern education and entrepreneurship, scientific research and consulting, conducting training, publishing, marketing, consulting and advertising activities. The Association provides services to support education through the implementation of transnational education projects aimed at young people and the organization of training. It also runs a consulting support for companies operating in the Subcarpathian region and Lesser Poland region and implements investment projects aimed at improving the quality of business support services. The Association is active in the field of science, expressed in the commitment to research projects and conducting its own analyses of society.
The Association cooperates with many partners from Europe (including Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, United Kingdom, Italy) jointly implementing projects aimed at children, young people, learners and entrepreneurs. This cooperation allows for the exchange of experiences with partners from other countries and use this experience in Subcarpathian region. The Association took the initiative to establish a network of cooperation with research institutions and businesses in order to promote the effective use by companies from renewable energy sources. In its activities, it is also working with local government units.
The Association carried out many educational projects dedicated to pre-school and school children, raising their awareness and knowledge on various fields.
Markeut Skills Sociedad Limitada (Valencia, Spain)
Born in 2017, MEUS is a private organization based in Valencia, Spain, whose objective is to improve the capacities of people in their environment, both professional and private, as well as at all stages of their lives, from one school to another adult education.
In line with the European educational strategy, MEUS works on the development of new training materials and methodologies adapted to the different objectives and needs of the economic market, in order to improve integration in the workplace.
MEUS encourages business creation and consolidation, offering advice and training to entrepreneurs, creative innovation, social innovation, technological innovation, the birth of new business projects, the creation of sustainable companies and the development of territories.
MEUS strongly supports the new and growing sectors of the economy and is attentive to social changes, so it deals particularly with issues such as the sustainable economy (and green skills), the orange economy (culture), ICT, the aging adaptation of the population and the new demographic characteristics that generate a greater demand for personal services, etc.
In order to support the personal development of people, MEUS is also dedicated to the development of initiatives in the field of active participation in society, well-being, equality and solidarity, integration and non-discrimination.
Each and every one of the projects developed in MEUS are carried out under the premise of innovation, understood beyond a technological innovation, based on the development of new innovative methodologies for learning, management, personal development or local development
CESIE (Trappeto, Italy)
CESIE is a non-profit, apolitical, and non-governmental organisation based in Palermo (Italy) and established in 2001.
CESIE is committed to promote the cultural, social, educational and economic development at local, national, European and international levels. CESIE contributes to growth and development through the active participation of people, civil society and institutions, always valuing diversity.
Inspired by the work of Danilo Dolci, we focus our work on the research of social needs and challenges and the use of innovative learning approaches. In this way, CESIE actively connects research with action through the use of formal and non-formal learning methodologies.
The organisational structure is divided into 6 thematic units working in cooperation and managing activities in their specific fields: Higher Education and Research; Rights and Justice; Adult, Migration; School; Youth. The units are supported by 3 geographical departments (Local, European and International) and 4 transversal offices (Visibility and Communication, Networking, HRs, Financial).
Moreover, CESIE benefits from a broad network of partners with more than 3000 civil society organisations, universities, schools, research centres, public authorities and private entities, youth centres, companies and entrepreneurs in the world.
CESIE staff is composed of 60 people with a wide range of qualifications, skills and professional profiles, united by a deep sharing of ideals that lead our activities. The team has an international character being composed not only by Italians, but also by people from the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Serbia, Lithuania, etc. CESIE is therefore considered to be a very concrete and positive example of European values.
At the same time, CESIE relies on about 150 external experts that collaborate for specific activities in our offices: three in Sicily and three abroad. Equally important is the contribution from around 100 interns and volunteers engaged in internships at our organization per year.
Kainotomia & Sia EE (Larisa, Greece)
“KAINOTOMIA” is a Center for Lifelong Learning (I.C.L.L) in Greece, operating in the field of Vocational education and training. KAINOTOMIA has implemented more than 60 continuous vocational training programs targeted at unemployed people, educators of all education levels, students of higher education, employed/self-employed persons and vulnerable social groups, for the development of professional opportunities and their promotion and integration into the labour market and the society in general, through innovative close to market programs. “KAINOTOMIA” provide business consultancy to companies & supporting services and consulting support services to trainees to facilitate their (re) entrance into the labour market. KAINOTOMIA has participated in several national projects, offering a high degree of expertise regarding training in contemporary fields, matching them with those that have a high demand in job’s market, in order to develop trainees’ knowledge, skills and attitudes towards their integration in the labour market. “KAINOTOMIA” has been participating in co funded national projects under the name of “local development plans and entrepreneurship for unemployed based on specific local needs and growth potential”. Furthermore, it has participated in EU projects, under Erasmus+, as a coordinator and partner.
“KAINOTOMIA” works closely with various enterprises, having a network of over 60 collaborative partner businesses, mainly industries. Therefore, has a strong network of collaborating Associations and partners in Greece and Europe. The organization collaborates with Region & Local Government, Universities and Technological Institutes and Private & Non-Private Companies in Greece and in Europe. “KAINOTOMIA” is a member of Association of Thessalian in Enterprises and Industries and has strong collaboration with the Enterprise Europe Network-Hellas.
Centrum Ksztalcenia Edukator Sp. z o.o. (Rzeszow, Poland)
CK Edukator is a relatively new enterprise on the Polish training market. The institution is based in Rzeszow and was established in 07.2013 in the form of a limited liability company. The core of its activity is business training and advisory. The company employs highly qualified trainers and advisers, insisting on having their high qualifications (part of the staff are university lecturers with a PhD) and a very rich experience in training (training implementers are often among the various associations of trainers). The main subject area of training and advice are entrepreneurial processes and information technology. In the first dimension, the institution has organized training in entrepreneurship, accounting and finance, and information technology for more than 120 participants. CK Edukator is experienced in organizing training courses (technical and logistic aspects, substantive content).
In terms of counseling, activities were implemented in the area of supporting the modernization of IT processes in a number of enterprises of the region (the analysis and optimization of information technology, consulting and auditing improvements applicable procedures). It has experience in conducting training courses and organization of training courses and internships in framework of Polish program “Human Capital”. The partner cooperates with trainers experienced in many areas and has a staff who can provide knowledge and experience useful for development of European projects related to education and training on different subjects. The partner is experienced in project management and moreover dissemination, evaluation and monitoring.
The company has large experience in working with unemployed people, providing training and counseling for unemployed people and supporting them in managing on the labor market.
CK Edukator has participated in several Erasmus+ projects:
I-Pool – the project concerned adult education, and its activities were targeted at adult learners who demonstrate a low level of basic competences (writing, reading, counting and digital skills).
Comtrain – the topic was computer skills courses for personal and professional development.
Creative Business – the aim of the project was to train young adults who do not study or work in the field of entrepreneurship in the creative sector.
Currently, the Educator participates as a partner in two Erasmus+ projects:
CIT4VET – Open Online Catalogue of Intercultural Tools for Vocational Education and Training – addresses this need for intercultural competences in VET education
IDEA – interactive tools supporting development of educators of adults’ skills in boosting entrepreneurship among neets.
Centre for Education (Cala D’Or, Spain)
Centre for Education was established in 2012 and is a Not for Profit Association based in the Marina Cala D’or, Mallorca, Spain.
Centre for Education delivers specially designed training courses to disadvantaged groups of young adults.
These courses have been delivered in cooperation with like-minded organisations who also work in the field of training young adults who are Not in Employment, Education or Training (NEETs).
The personnel are experienced in EU funded projects and have worked as both coordinator and full partner in previous and other current projects.
The key persons involved in the work of this project will be:
Michael John (male), Education Specialist:
President of Centre for Education with 15 years experience as entrepreneur and educator in the maritime sector. Michael is responsible for all training activities in the association and has significant knowledge and experience regarding qualification research and analysis. He also has written approved training programs and has had great successes in delivering motivational courses for disadvantaged youths.
Mike is a gifted instructor and is often praised for his motivational and patient approach. Especially in his work with young people he has achieved significant successes when using his teaching style to inspire others for new career moves and self belief.
Silja Teege (female), Political Scientist:
Secretary of Centre for Education and with 15 years of experience in business management, responsible for managing the main activities of the association. This work includes liaising, negotiating and contracting all training activities, courses, either directly with the client/student or via co-operation networks of companies and educational institutions throughout Europe. Research specialist for Education, Business and Political Science.
Diciannove Società Cooperativa (Genoa, Italy)
Diciannove società cooperativa was established in 2005 as as an ICT cooperative company, it focuses on support for organizations active in social issues, and it operates mainly in Northern Italy, providing solutions to health and social departments in 3 regional Health Dept and to the National Ministry of Education.
Diciannove counts 9 associated members and a wide network of collaborators. Both members and collaborators of Diciannove has a huge experience in intervention within the social and educational field, with adults as well with youngsters, in various different issues such as intercultural integration, social inclusion, work-life balance, application of ICT tools to health, education and social policies.
The management of projects both at local, regional and European level is part of the core business as well, together with collaborations for educational and training centres to provide course in development and management of European projects.
All consulting and management services are certified ISO 9001:2015.
Diciannove is also certified by Family Audit, the Italian standard certification for work-life balance in management and services provisions.
Diciannove’s mission is to provide, using mainly free software, a dynamic and flexible approach to ICT and social needs, highly customized web solutions, dynamic applications, e-learning, guaranteed data security, very high quality standards.
Diciannove’s developers are experienced in software design, development, localization and deploy.
The company is also a hosting provider and manages its own virtual Linux-based infrastructure.