The Partners

Areadne Lifelong Learning Centre Greece

Areadne is an accredited Lifelong Learning Centre in Greece (Acc. No. 2101309) specializing in professional and vocational programmes for NEETs, professionals and the general public. It came about after IP Educational and An.Di. IT Solutions merged in 2015. We offer online and face-to-face courses in Greek and English at various levels of the Hellenic Qualifications Framework (equivalent to the European Qualifications Framework). Our courses include languages, ICT, teacher training, tourism studies, business administration and more. Most of our courses include internships or other practical elements. Furthermore, we design or evaluate courses for businesses and other organisations. Areadne employs 10 learning consultants/ trainers, all of whom hold advanced postgraduate degrees and over 10 years of experience in their area of expertise. Organizations we work with include schools, universities, national and international training companies and organizations, national and international NGOs, Chambers of Commerce, Employer and Employee organizations, local, national and international corporations. Our training centre is fully accessible by people with needs.

Institute of Development

The Institute of Development was established in 2003. Its vision is to contribute to the improvement of the society’s quality of life through the continuous development of the individual, the family, the human resources of businesses and educational organisations. It conducts research and offers trainings and consulting services dealing with societal and organizational challenges. It has a wide network with parents and teachers of all levels and collaborates closely with the Cyprus Pedagogical Institute and the Pancyprian Parents School. The IoD has been implementing the “ARETI” programme since 2007, which is an education programme in 12 basic life values which form the basis for shaping good character. It is addressed to children, parents and teachers, giving special emphasis on the moral, emotional and social development. Also, the Institute of Development, started the programme “Positive Learning” which is concerned with the applications of positive psychology in education. It has participated in a variety of EU projects that include applications of positive psychology to support different target groups such as youth, primary and high school students, parents, unemployed and workers.

Pelican

Since its founding in 2002, the Language school PELICAN Brno organizes individual, group and company courses and one-year lasting post-secondary course of English, German and other languages with students status and Czech language courses for foreigners . PELICAN is located in the very centre of Brno, Czech Republic.

Language school PELICAN organizes language exams in six world languages at various levels (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1). In our school, you can prepare for the exams in one of the preparatory courses. In 2018, our school officially became the preparatory centre for the Cambridge English Language Assessment.

Language teaching at PELICAN keeps pace with the rushing time by providing online languages courses “remotely” through the online communication platform Skype, as well as virtual online classes on the Moodle platform and other tools for the production of educational materials.

Language school PELICAN is engaged in several other activities beyond the scope of teaching itself. Most of these activities are covered by the non-profit organisation Association PELICAN, which seeks to promote innovation in education, intercultural understanding and cooperation, the inclusion of minorities and work with youth.

The activities of Association PELICAN build on the long-term efforts of the Language school PELICAN to expand and improve teaching methods in the language and other courses it provides. The main goal of the Association PELICAN is the methodological support and development of lecturers. Within the European educational projects and cooperation with organisations in the European and global scale, they support them by the development of educational materials, tools, teaching methods and new didactic approaches.

The Foundation runs courses, training and activities in various languages on topics related to improving their quality of life, multilingualism and multiculturalism. We promote the idea of multiculturalism and multilingualism in the environment of Kraków and Małopolska and we promote the language of the heart and peace, i.e. NVC (Nonviolent Communication). We operate on many levels: educational, social, promotional, integrational, we work on continuous development striving to achieve our objectives. We work with schools and look for new tools for them.

In order for our organization to realize its mission, we are looking for specialized knowledge, good practices and methods at the highest global level in line with current trends, research and knowledge.

The project’s participants will be the specialized training and management staff. Trainers and specialists conducting classes and trainings as well as the management for strategy and direction of the foundation’s development.

Our mission is:

1. promoting multilingualism among children and adults, helping foreigners living in Kraków /Małopolska to cultivate their language of origin in their children, helping Polish parents to develop multilingualism in children from an early age .

2. supporting Krakow’s families in creating social bonds, organising an interesting way of spending free time, supporting in learning about different cultures and promoting tolerance towards people of other nationalities and cultures.

3. supporting parents in upbringing children in a respectful and balanced way: Non-Violent Communication, Attachment Parenting, positive psychology; slow life: meditation, mindfulness and yoga for parents and children.

Our vision is a multilingual, multi-country, multi- racial society which is supporting each other in the process of learning different languages. We want to cultivate learning the minority languages in mixed families living in Krakow, but also to promote the learning of foreign languages by various Polish children through integration and contact with foreigners living in our city.

Submeet – Incontrarsi per Crescere is a no-profit organization established to promote transnational community activities, boost community engagement and attract incoming mobility in the areas of youth, education and vocational training. Submeet is positioned between the formal school and the labour market, focussing on young people mainly through the new European program Erasmus+ and its various strands.

Submeet work with closely with many local, regional and national stakeholders and believe in cooperation and collaboration to achieve results that benefit the community. They have access to regional municipalities and have the remit to develop environmental, tourist, educational and community projects that enrich the region of Abruzzo. We can count on our own and associate partner expertise in this project.