GAL Escartons and Valli Valdesi (GAL EVV) is a limited liability company with a mixed corporate social capital, with 57% owned by public corporations and 43% by private shareholders. GAL EVV started operating in 2003 as a company in a territory that includes five alpine valleys. Over the years, the GAL - being strongly representative of the territory - built relationships with more than 50 municipalities and many private companies: important sectoral initiatives have been created in the agricultural, forestry and agro-industry fields. In addition, GAL was involved in interesting paths to discovering local history and culture, as well as projects for valorisation and collaboration between entities and companies involved. Its mission is local development through projects of territory valorisation, economical and touristic development and innovation, land resilience, sustainable mobility as the main subjects that GAL EVV deals with to reach his mission. GAL EVV is the leading organisation of the PERCEPTION Project.
IPF International is a private company located in southern Spain, specialised in management, development and implementation of training plans and an advocate of cultural events, arts, diversity and education. The company’s main focus lies on the development of courses for adult learners, youngsters and the unemployed in order to improve, explore and acquire new tools and skills for intercultural communication and education. IPF International also prepares various mobility programs for teachers and students at an international level, combining language training and practical experiences, with the aim of enhancing and improving professional qualifications of young people and thus promoting their individual abilities, linguistic competencies, and developing entrepreneurial spirit. IPF International is proud to also transmit the cultural heritage of southern Spain through activities, which open perspectives on arts, diversity, education and culture.
The Center for Social Innovation (CSI) is a Research & Development organisation, which focuses on fostering social innovation that can bring about positive change to local, national, regional and global entities. These entities include but are not limited to governments, local administrative agencies, non for-profit agencies, commercial entities and educational institutions. The CSI team is composed of open-minded, fully equipped researchers, entrepreneurs, project managers, trainers and Information Technology Developers. CSI encompasses the capability and capacity to identify social needs, design and implement adjusted initiatives and provide for sustainable growth. The CSI team's areas of expertise are in the fields of traditional education and e-learning, entrepreneurship, start-ups, innovation, creativity, negotiations, IP advisory services, social responsibility, business advisory solutions, data analytics, information technologies, project management, project evaluation services, product validation, training and computer gaming. CSI draws know-how and skills from its wide global network which includes academic institutions, Information Technology (IT) companies, public services, international organisations, start-ups and public services.
Auxilium is a non-profit Research & Development association located in Graz, with the aim to improve cultural and educational exchange between organisations and institutions in Europe. Since 2004, Auxilium has been participating and coordinating many co-operation and exchange projects and strategic partnerships in the fields of education, culture, health and social sciences to support the main aims of the association. On this basis, Auxilium has gathered vast experiences and built-up broad expertise in the planning and implementation of transnational European co-operation projects. Auxilium has been responsible for pedagogical developments as well as for the dissemination strategy of Erasmus+ projects.
The European Centre Valuation Prior Learning (EC-VPL) was founded in 2002 and is a non-profit organisation. EC-VPL studies, accumulates and distributes information on every imaginable aspect of Lifelong Learning-Strategies in which the systematics of Valuation/Validation of Prior Learning (VPL) plays a structuring role. The mission of the centre is to prioritise the systematics of VPL in its functionalities for the society and its stakeholders. VPL is a system that - independent of the type of learning programme - focuses on recognising, valuing, validating and developing the competences that someone has previously learned in any type of learning environment. Personalised learning is the dynamic learning concept focused on the individual learner, which can initiate (or help initiate) and establish tailored individual learning programmes in a learning culture based on self-driven, flexible, forward-looking lifelong learning.
QueSiTe srl is a small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) counting on a network of stable collaborators in different fields. One of its core businesses is Civil Protection (planning, training, awareness raising): QueSiTe acquired relevant competences by working on projects at different scales and applying them to define a planning methodology integrating the element of prevention with operative emergency guidelines. The company also organises training courses for different targets (local administrators, volunteers, etc.) using various training methodologies/tools. In particular, QueSiTe patented didactic games addressing children, teens and adults, commonly used within training courses, focused on prevention, showing emergency management complexity and supporting a “safety culture.”
The National Business Development Network (NBDN) is an association of 42 business centres and business incubators. Our mission is to create a new entrepreneurial culture, to improve the standard of living through various forms of support for the development of small and medium businesses and ensuring greater employment opportunities in the rural and lagging-behind areas of Bulgaria. Established in 2003, the Vocational Training Centre (VTC) of NBDN provides vocational training in 28 vocational sectors, 95 specialties and 179 professions, including entrepreneurship, management, marketing, agriculture, tourism, Information Communication and Technology (ICT), soft skills, etc. The centre is licensed by the National Agency for Vocational Education and Training.