Jugend am Werk Steiermark GmbH (Coordinator), Graz – Austrian
JaW, coordinator of STAY IN project, is is one of the biggest social services organisations in the Province of Styria.
Together with their customers, about 760 employees in 59 locations throughout the Province of Styria work to create life perspectives and to take chances in the areas of care and integration for persons with disabilities, training for young adults, employment, early intervention, and crisis intervention. Custom-fit and innovative services, customer-focussed acting, many years of experience, and best-trained and motivated employees characterise the work of Jugend am Werk.
Jugend am Werk Steiermark GmbH is a non-profit organisation and certified to the European ISO 9001:2008 standard. Locations: 25 establishments in the areas of training, work and employment Services and 34 establishments in the areas of care, leisure and accommodation services
Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI), Dobrich – Bulgaria
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Dobrich, Bulgaria is the biggest business support organization in the region of Dobrich, part of the network of the Bulgarian chambers of Commerce and Industry. CCI promotes, fosters and represents the interests of its members and other businesses in the region on local, regional, national and international level. CCI is one of the host structures of the Enterprise Europe Network the largest network of contact point providing information and advice to EU SMEs on EU matters.
CCI has extensive experience in Lifelong learning, cooperation and innovation projects and expertise in promoting linguistic diversity and intercultural exchange, and Cross Border Cooperation programmes. It has practical experiences on issues like solution approaches, methodology considerations, national implementations, as well as dissemination and valorisation of project results.
BBW in der DAA, Schwerin – Germany
The BBW is active since in 1990 as a private educational institutions in the North-East of Germany. The core competencies are situated in advanced trainings and retraining as well as in the professional first education and operational qualification courses. More than 650 successfully accomplished educational projects prove the competence and long-standing professional experience of the enterprise. BBW shows special experiences with the qualification of unemployed persons with special personal problems and underprivileged persons.
Especially successfuly we work with the target group from dropouts for education and training and early school leavers with the projects: BBEUS (supervised on the job individual retraining), BBV-Ba (supervised on the job individual preparatory training) and HSA+QB (external main school graduation+ professional partial qualification). In these projects the successful rate and the intergration rate lies with about 95 %.
Länsirannikon Koulutus Oy WinNova, Rauma – Finland
WinNova is a regional provider of vocational education for young people and adults in South-Western Finland. WinNova offers a wide variety of educational services for the needs of youth, adult and business education. The customer segments of WinNova include the following: Youngsters (vocational qualifications, matriculation examination); adults (pragmatic education based on individual needs, adult education, additional professional training); Business (pragmatic and company customized education based on the needs analysis).
WinNova has approx. 6000 students and approx. 720 members of staff and a very strong and long-termed co-operation with companies and public sector organizations (on-the-job-learning/training, apprenticeship training, continuing education and labour policy education).
Pixel Associazione, Florence – Italy
Pixel promotes internationalization and European Cooperation in the fields of Education, Training and Culture. Pixel was established in Florence in 1999.
Pixel is member of the following European networks: Tulip Network (Teaching and Learning International Project University Network), EINET (European Network on Entrepreneurship, EMMA (European Network for Motivational Mathematics for Adults)
Pixel has created partnership with the following networks: AEDE (Association Europèenne des Enseignants); CIPAT (Network of Tuscan Secondary Schools).
The European projects related to this project subject area in which Pixel was and is involved focus on: prevention of early school leaving
MBO Raad, Woerden – Netherlands
The MBO Raad is the Association of Colleges in the Netherlands, that represents all educational institutions for secondary vocational training and adult education. (650.000 enrollments, yearly).
On behalf of its 70 member institutions the MBO Raad promotes the collective interests of the sector, supports common activities of the institutes and acts as an employer’ organisation. In addition to this the MBO Raad acts as an intermediary between the VET-colleges and the government, professional branch organisations, industries and other stakeholders providing the colleges with guidance and advice of their specialised consultants.
The MBO Raad promotes innovation in education in several ways, by encouraging good practice, organising conferences and developing support and information material. As representing organisation on behalf of all colleges, the MBO Raad is at the heart of the sector having a perfect position to disseminate innovations, also in the field of International policies.
Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação (SPI), Porto – Portugal
SPI is a knowledge management oriented company with the mission to manage projects that foster innovation and promote international opportunities. SPI provides services in Training, Consulting and R&D. SPI has a permanent staff of nearly 60 people in 10 offices worldwide.
SPI is accredited by DGERT with recognized capacity to conduct a range of training activities. SPI has experience in using different training methodologies for various target groups and applies innovative pedagogical approaches, including e-Learning. SPI has experience in developing training plans, identifying/selecting training resources, developing didactic materials, supervising and evaluating training courses and assessing the impact of training programs, exploiting project results, dissemination, etc.
SPI has an excellent track-record of participation in community co-funded projects with recognized Quality and has developed e-Learning courses in various national and international projects.
Eğitim ve Gençlik Çalışmaları (EGECED), Izmir – Turkey
EGECED is a non-profit association founded by the professional from education field (teachers, trainers, academics, branch managers and supervisors, etc). EGECED is a network of schools in Izmir city.
The network has different schools such primary, secondaryand vocational schools. EGECED has a broad reach to local schools in primary and secondary level and also cooperation with universities. The objectives association are to gather the professionals who work for the education and youth to do activities on education and youth and to introduce modern applications into education system, to contribute to the development of sustainable interaction between the educators and youth both from our country and foreign countries.
EGECED has a broad experience in EU project and project management. Organization has very good comptences in research and evalution.