The project has been designed through a strategic partnership, between 6 members from 5 different countries being:
CADIS Huesca, one non-profit organization as project leader. The Klaipeda State University of Applied Sciences and University of Zaragoza, two universities and the Institute ENRICO FERMI, one high school. Bureau for EU and Foreign Affairs (BEUFA), one local public authority and IDEC S.A., one technological partner.
Coordinadora de Asociaciones de personas con discapacidad de Huesca
CADIS Huesca is a Non-governmental Organization, of a social and non-profit character, which was born in 1996 to respond to the concerns of the Associations that compose it, as a means of uniting efforts to achieve their common objectives: the social and cultural inclusion of persons with disabilities and their normalized active participation in society. And especially those aspects that concern them most directly because of their disability, such as accessibility, access to work, health, culture, leisure, sport, etc.
CADIS Huesca is a kind of federation including 28 organizations at the moment. These organizations provide services to people with all kind of disabilities: physical, intellectual, mental disorder and diseases like Parkinson or Alzheimer. As a whole we have nearly 500 professionals engaged and 4.000 people with disabilities attending our services. CADIS Huesca is a reference on disability issues in the province of Huesca and has an active participation with public authorities at local and regional level.
The Institute ENRICO FERMI
The Institute ENRICO FERMI it’s a state-recognised private school and is located in Perugia, in central Italy, surrounded by stunning environment and a rich cultural heritage. In this context, in 1956, the first Technical Institute was born, with the specific objective to link the educational path with the working opportunities of the Region. Afterwards, the pedagogic offer was enriched by the Commercial and Touristic Curricula and nowadays we are sensitive to the new training needs for employment purposes, also in relation to the extraordinary transformation process that has affected the ordinary organization, curricula and organizational models of the Italian educational and training system. Nowadays our Institution can offer a complete and high quality vocational training in the sector of touristic reception, catering and hotel management, with modern infrastructures and updated technologies.
The educational model is based on educational customization with the aim of developing students’ skills starting from citizenship key competences by aggregating disciplines in cultural axes. All disciplinary curricula contribute to the achievement of citizenship competences. The construction of the curriculum is the process through which research and educational innovation are developed and organised.
Klaipeda State University of Applied Sciences
Klaipeda State University of Applied Sciences is the third-largest University of Applied Sciences in Lithuania with strong academic reputation. The initial target of KVK is an ensuring of high quality of academic teaching and research facilities.
The University of Applied Sciences focuses on study programs that lead to a profession. The graduates of the University of Applied Sciences gain professional Bachelor degree. The studies are practice orientated; students are able to successfully apply their knowledge in a real working environment.
University promotes adult lifelong learning. 2019/20 study year 3156 students have been studying there; with the assistance of approx. 300 teachers and lecturers. University is ternary – consists of three faculties: Faculty of Business, Faculty of Technologies and Faculty of Health Sciences.
Bureau for EU and Foreign Affairs (BEUFA)
Bureau for EU and Foreign Affairs (BEUFA) is the sub-unit of the Governorship of Kocaeli, being responsible for developing and implementing socio-cultural and educational projects on behalf of the Governorship.
Its main aim is to contribute the acceleration Turkey’s accession and adaptation to EU Acquisition and to enable Kocaeli province to get full benefit from EU programs.
Located in a very strategic point as regards to international transaction including Aerial, Land and Marine transportation; Kocaeli is a very developed and industrialized city and accommodates plenty of industrial facilities, enterprises, agencies, transportation companies that operate in international level.
Moreover, The Governorship is the highest local public authority, which means that all kinds of public bodies in Kocaeli are in jurisdiction of our Governorship. This enables BEUFA to have a wide range of network and cooperation on different disciplines from education to health, social policies to youth, culture to art and so on.
IDEC is a training consulting company located in Piraeus, Greece. Its activities consist of training, management consulting, quality assurance, evaluation and development of ICT solutions for both private and public sector.
Clients of IDEC are both SMEs and the bigger Greek companies of a wide variety of sectors. It co-operates with more than 800 institutes all through Europe and with about 300 experts on specific fields.
IDEC has extensive experience in European projects, either as coordinator or as partner from different European programs and Initiatives.
The last 18 years IDEC is dealing with the theme of quality assurance in training and has coordinated the projects EQUAL, Quality.net, BEQUAL and QUADRAT in the same subject. Moreover IDEC has consulting experience in developing quality management systems in Greek training centres.
It has been accredited as a lifelong learning centre and organises in-service training courses for teachers and trainers, study visits and informal learning activities for students in initial education and training and provides training courses and work placements for students in vocational training and people in labour market.
The main areas of expertise are: management consulting, business plans, entrepreneurship, SMEs, quality management, certification, design of training contents based on ECVET, software and multimedia development, internet applications, distance learning, e-business and e-commerce.
🔗 Website: https://idec.gr/
University of Zaragoza
The University of Zaragoza is a public teaching and research institution which combines almost five centuries of history (since 1542) with a constantly updated range of courses.
The University of Zaragoza has more than 30,000 students; 5,100 teaching and research staff and over 1,800 administration and service staff. It offers courses in all areas: Arts and Humanities, Engineering and Architecture, Experimental Sciences, Health Sciences, Social Sciences and Law.
Students can choose between 54 Bachelor’s degrees and, in terms of graduate studies, 55 master degrees and 45 doctoral programmes, in addition to 90 specific courses (postgraduate degrees and specialist diplomas) corresponding to UNIZAR lifelong learning strategy.
The University of Zaragoza has consolidated its position in international rankings and it is now among the top 2% of the most prestigious universities worldwide. It is one of the 10 best out of the 84 throughout Spain. We are among the highest-rated 25 best worldwide in sports science (the first in Spain), among the top 100 in chemistry (also the first in Spain) and among the best 200 in Computer Science (the fourth in Spain).
The University of Zaragoza’s international commitment is based on mobility programmes for students and personnel, double-degree programmes, bilateral and multilateral agreements, research projects and worldwide university cooperation projects for development.
The University of Zaragoza has almost 2000 agreements with institutions from all over the world.
Research, technological development and constant innovation are essential for economic and social growth. Its research activity is channelled through the 222 research groups. At the University of Zaragoza, 2884 researchers work in 170 research groups.
University research institutes also provide doctoral, specialisation and postgraduate programmes based on their specialities. They are primarily interdisciplinary in structure and activity. The University of Zaragoza has five own university institutes, four joint institutes and one affiliated institute.
The AgriFood Institute of Aragon (IA2) is a joint institute originated in response to the joint concerns of a large community of researchers from different areas of the agrofood sciences who wished to join forces in a university research structure that could create new synergies, optimize resources, associate their shared concerns and encourage interdisciplinary collaboration. They desired to create a research environment with ideal conditions to carry out ambitious, highly competitive R&D&I activities of the highest calibre, with the best possible funding and a maximum potential impact on the agrofood sector in the region of Aragon.
🔗 Website: http://www.unizar.es/