Partnership

Partnership

PROVINCIAL EDUCATION DIRECTORATE OF MANISA,TR (MANİSA İL MİLLLİ EĞİTİM MÜDÜRLÜĞÜ)

PROVINCIAL EDUCATION DIRECTORATE OF MANISA is a local authority in education in Manisa/Turkey. Under our directorate there are 17 district directorates of education and totally 954 schools,18 adult and public education centers and 52 vocational and technical education institutions that are directly dependent to the Provincial Education Directorate of Manisa.The goals of the Provincial Education Directorate in line with the basic principles are to plan,to program, to execute, to monitor and to control education and training services targeted at teachers and students in the educational institutions , at all levels working under the directorate The education organization includes the public works and procedures that ensure the management, organization, planning, inspection, development, financing and operation of education and educational institutions and organizations.

Contact:
Nişancıpaşa Mahallesi
Atatürk Bulvarı No 36/A
Şehzadeler/MANİSA
Turkey
E-mail: agre45@meb.gov.tr
Web: manisa.meb.gov.tr
Facebook: facebook.com/Manisameb
Twitter: twitter.com/il_mem_45


Instituto para el fomento del desarrollo y la formacion S.L

INFODEF, Institute for the Promotion of Development and Training, is a private and independent center for Research, Development and Innovation whose mission is to design and carry out projects that contribute to achieve a sustainable and inclusive development through education, culture and innovation.
The center designs and develops innovative tools, methodologies, products and services that respond to current social and economic challenges and enable to anticipate and drive the changes needed to achieve future goals and objectives in society. INFODEF supports the modernization of educational systems and the pedagogical innovativeness of public and private educational institutions at national and European levels. Has large expertise developing innovative teaching and learning methodologies, tools and resources and has extensibility work on the definition of (EQF and ECVET based) Training Curriculums and Learning Outcomes, the design of new tools for the identification, assessment and validation of (basic, key, transversal and professional) competencies, the development of innovative ICT-based tools, the design of methodologies to support Work-Based-Learning programmes and practices, new instruments for the recognition and validation of non-formal and informal learning, innovative teaching methods, entrepreneurship education, especial education and the evaluation and quality assessment of educational programmes. One of the main areas of expertise of INFODEF is the design of methodologies and tools to support the participation of unprivileged groups in lifelong learning.
INFODEF has participated or coordinated 16 projects in the field of innovation applied to education and training, funded by the Lifelong Learning and the Erasmus+ programmes of the European Commission.

Contact:
Instituto para el fomento del desarrollo y la formacion S.L
Plaza la Rinconada 3, 5º B
47001 Valladolid
Spain
E-mail: projects@infodef.es
Web: infodef.es
Facebook: facebook.com/infodef.es
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/infodef-instituto-para-el-fomento-del-desarrollo-y-la-formación


JAMK University of Applied Sciences (JAMK)

JAMK University of Applied Sciences (JAMK) is a multidisciplinary higher education institution with expertise in 8 different fields of study, about 8,000 students and 600 staff members and turnover of € 54.3 million (2016). JAMK offers first and second-cycle degree education, open studies, continuing education, tailored training courses and expert services based on the needs of the working life. In addition, it carries out research, development and innovation activities to create solutions, products, and innovations that can directly benefit the working life.

JAMK’s Teacher Education College (TEC) is a national centre of pedagogy, providing basic, further, and continuing education for vocational and higher education teachers since 1962. JAMK TEC specializes in teacher and tutor training through multiform and flexible education allowing e.g. competence-based learning, on-the-job learning and continuous promotion of education-business/working life co-operation.

JAMK TEC promotes and conducts vocational education enhancement oriented research. The research and development activities focus on the anticipation of the demands for change in the implementation of vocational and higher education and consequently, challenges set for teachers’ skills and teacher education. These demands arise from the world of work and from global and regional development. JAMK TEC is involved in a wide range of international and national research and development projects that entail making of policy recommendations for education development.

Contact:
JJAMK University of Applied Sciences
Teacher Education College
Jyväskylä, Finland
Contact person:
Senior lecturer Piia Kolho
E-mail: piia.kolho@jamk.fi
Phone: +358 40 8099617
Web: jamk.fi/aokk
Facebook: facebook.com/opettajakorkeakoulu
Twitter: twitter.com/JAMK_AOKK
Instagram: instagram.com/opekorkea
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/school/jamk-university-of-applied-sciences


DIRECTORATE OF SECONDARY EDUCATION OF CHANIA CRETE GREECE (DSEC)

Directorate of Secondary Education of Chania is a public body educational organization located in Chania, Crete, Greece. It is responsible for the administration and supervision of all secondary schools of the Prefecture of Chania –both public and private. That is a total number of 54 secondary schools, having 1185 teachers and 11132 students. These schools are : 23 Junior High Schools, 15 High Schools, 7 Vocational Schools, 2 Vocational Special Needs School, 4 Evening Schools for adults and working teenagers, and also a Special Needs Junior High School, a Music School and an Ecclessiastical School.

DSEC consists of the administrative, financial, personell, educational and technical departments which are responsible for the following fields: Providing administrative support (hiring and placing teachers, providing text books etc) to its schools and monitoring the implementation of the national curriculum and the national educational policies. Advising and supporting teachers of all disciplines on pedagogical, scientific and technical matters. Providing career counselling and guidance. Supporting and coordinating school projects and extra curriculum activities. Supporting schools for applying and implementing Erasmus+ projects and e-twinning cooperations. DSEC is also participating to Erasmus+ partnerships for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices in the fields of School, Vocational and Adult Education.

Contact:
Directorate of Secondary Education, Chania
Gerola 48 B, 71132, Chania, Greece
European Programmes Office
Email: europrogchan@sch.gr
Web: didechan.gr/
Facebook: facebook.com/dide.chanion


Cork Institute of Technology

Cork Institute of Technology is located in Cork City, south west of Ireland. The Institute is comprised of two Faculties and three Colleges. The Faculties of Engineering and Science; and Business and Humanities. The Colleges are the CIT Crawford College of Art and Design, the CIT Cork School of Music and the National Maritime College of Ireland.

The Hincks Centre for Entrepreneurship Excellence, part of the School of Business, was established by Cork Institute of Technology in 2013 to support entrepreneurship in all its forms. The Hincks Centre is Ireland’s first Centre of Entrepreneurship Excellence. In establishing this centre, CIT is extending its long-standing, strong commitment to supporting the entrepreneurship drive at regional and national level. CIT intends to address a gap in Ireland’s current ability to train and provide support to all stakeholder groups who support and nurture entrepreneurship.

Contacts:
Dr. Helen McGuirk, Head, Hincks Centre for Entrepreneurship Excellence
Hincks Centre, School of Business
Cork Institute of Technology
Cork, IRELAND
E-mail: helen.mcguirk@cit.ie
Phone: 00353 214335427
Web: cit.ie/hincks
Twitter: twitter.com/HincksCentre
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/school/cork-institute-of-technology

Dr. Breda Kenny, Head, Department of Management and Enterprise breda.kenny@cit.ie


Danmar Computers

Danmar Computers LLC is a private company operating in the field of Information Technology and providing vocational training in this field. Danmar has an extensive experience in developing modern Web and mobile applications that are used for educational purposes. Danmar also has long-term experience of carrying out European projects within which company’s R&D staff conducts research and prepares trainings tailored to the needs of various learners. During 15 years, Danmar has successfully implemented over 50 projects within Grundtvig, Leonardo da Vinci, Progress and recently Erasmus+. In many of these projects Danmar was responsible for designing and coordinating dissemination strategies. Danmar Computers is the developer and provider of AdminProject (adminproject.eu), the on-line system for management of European projects. All activities of the company are based on wide and well-established cooperation network, both on national and international levels. The national networks include training and counselling institutions, universities, schools, non-governmental organisations as well as private sector companies. International network include partners of various profiles coming from every European Union’s country. Danmar Computer’s mission is the promotion of life-long education and assurance of equal access to education for everyone with the use of modern technology.

Contact:
Danmar Computers LLC
ul. Hoffmanowej 19
35-016 Rzeszów
Poland
E-mail: danmar@danmar-computers.com.pl
Web: danmar-computers.com.pl
Facebook: facebook.com/DanmarComputersEU
Twitter: twitter.com/DanmarComputers
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/danmar-computers


Coventry University

Coventry University is a forward-looking, modern university with a proud tradition as a provider of high quality education and a focus on applied research.

Our students benefit from state-of-the-art equipment and facilities in all academic disciplines including health, design and engineering laboratories, performing arts studios and computing centres. We have been chosen to host three national Centres of Excellence in Teaching and Learning which has enabled us to invest substantial sums of money in health, design and mathematics.

Our city-centre campus is continually developing and evolving, and we have plans for further investment in it over the next few years. We are a major presence in Coventry, which contributes to the city’s friendly and vibrant atmosphere and also enables us to foster successful business partnerships.

As an ambitious and innovative university, our research makes a tangible difference to the way we live. Coventry University is already known for delivering research that makes a significant contribution to a number of global challenges.

Our Research Centres focus on a range of real-world issues under five key themes:

  • Intelligent Products and Processes
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Creative Cultures
  • Sustainability and Resilience
  • Safety and Security

Contacts:
Jacqueline Cawston
Cathryn Thompson-Goodwin
Michelle Taberner
Web: coventry.ac.uk
Facebook: facebook.com/coventryuniversity
Twitter: twitter.com/@CovUni_CPC
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/school/coventry-university


Zabala Innovation Consulting

Our purpose is your innovation
Zabala Innovation Consulting brings together (200+) experienced advisors located internationally across multiple offices and specialising in assisting clients with access to grant funding from a number of European and International authorities.

Our global reach traces its roots back to 1986, when our founder and current CEO identified the need to assist companies across Europe with planning their R&D activities to attract appropriate public funding and investments. Since that time, our commitment to our clients and their innovation strategies has seen us grow steadily alongside them, both in size and expertise, to become an integral and dependable part of their operations.

We pride ourselves on delivering our global services in accordance with our core values, comprising of: Trust, Respect, Cooperation, Innovation, Commitment, Professional competence, Independence and Responsibility. It is these core values that we have relied on since our initial work on the first European Framework-Programme, and still rely on today to deliver our professional services to our clients.

Our aim is not only helping with the grants but assisting organizations in turning their ideas into structured RD&I projects with clear market-oriented scopes. So that you can realise the advances and reap the economic rewards. Innovation comes with risks, but the greatest risk is not trying. Because the 21st century is the century for cooperation, let us help you take part, and achieve the backing that your projects need.

Zabala is committed to innovation from within, by participating and working on studies supported by the European Commission. Our areas of expertise include Smart Cities (transport, environment, materials and energy), ICT (open data, security, mobile and IoT), Health (biotech, chemistry and agri-food), technologies aimed at improving production processes and products across different industrial sectors and Social Innovation.

Contact:
Zabala Innovation Consulting S.A.
Pamplona, Spain (Headquarters)
Paseo Santxiki, 3 bis. E-31192 Mutilva (Navarra)
T +34) 948 198 000
F (+34) 948 198 448
E-mail: info@zabala.es
Web: zabala.eu
Twitter: twitter.com/Zabala_IC
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/zabala-innovation-consulting-s-a