KMOP – Social Action and Innovation Centre, Greece
KMOP is one of the oldest civil society organisations in Greece, established in 1977 with the mission to contribute to effective social policy design and to implement impactful programmes that build resilience, combat inequalities, and promote inclusive and sustainable social growth. KMOP studies, analyses, proposes solutions, and makes policy interventions to address contemporary social challenges based on fairness, innovation, sustainability, and balanced development.
The organisation has a multi-year experience in community-based interventions that aim to ensure older persons’ access to essential health and social services; encourage active ageing and independent living; and raise awareness on the rights of older people. Moreover, KMOP has solid expertise on media literacy and digital skills building through coaching, mentoring and capacity building of vulnerable groups, including seniors.
During the last 15 years, KMOP has successfully delivered more than 300 social initiatives, while more than 65,000 people have benefited from its projects and services.
CARDET (CENTRE FOR ADVANCEMENT OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY LTD) is one of the leading research and development centers in the Mediterranean region with global expertise in project design and implementation, capacity building, and e-learning. Is independently affiliated with universities and institutions from around the world, such as the Yale University, the University of Nicosia and the International Council of Educational Media. CARDET has completed numerous projects relating to the development of capacity building and planning in education and VET, youth support, adult learning, literacies, digital tools, eLearning, educational technology, and social integration of marginalized groups. One of our core-strengths is our ability to carefully plan, implement, execute and evaluate projects in various contexts.
die Berater, Austria
die Berater® Unternehmensberatungs GmbH focuses on adult education vocational training and human resources development. It provides comprehensive know-how with regard to all aspects of Human Resource Management, from recruiting, HR counselling and coaching to education and training or staff satisfaction surveys, outplacement and temporary staffing.
bridges to Europe is the joint platform of the EU project activities of die Berater®. In the past years, die Berater have participated in different roles – coordinator, partner, sub-contractor – in 160 EU-funded projects with more than 800 partner organisations from 45 countries. On the basis of this wide experience with many EU funding programmes it offers consulting in funding, project- and media- support.
CESIE is non-governmental organisation based in Italy and established in 2001, inspired by the work and theories of the Italian sociologist Danilo Dolci. As a European centre of Studies and Initiatives, CESIE is committed to promote the cultural, social, educational and economic development at local, national, European and international levels. The organisation implements projects in various thematic areas and values diversity in the respect of ethics and human development through the active participation of people, civil society and institutions.
Our mission is to promote growth through innovative and participative educational approaches. To fulfil the mission, CESIE pursuits the following objectives:
- To improve lifelong education in Europe through transnational projects involving local communities;
- To promote sustainable development through training and education;
- To foster progress and innovation in Higher Education and Research;
- To support learning mobility for people at all ages, across borders and sectors;
- To stimulate local growth by adapting international good practices and methods.
BUPNET GmbH, founded in 1985, is an adult education provider located in Germany.
BUPNET’s mission is the promotion of innovation in education and training. BUPNET successfully runs numerous training courses in various sectors (social and healthcare, ICT and new media, sustainable development, entrepreneurship, economy, e-commerce, intercultural issues etc.) both in the framework of European and national funded projects. Since 2000, BUPNET has also carried out trainings in different learning topics such as blended learning didactics, course organisation, networking, capacity building, and validation.
BUPNET has considerable experience in (the coordination of) European projects on the theme of education, training, and e-learning and brings in long term expertise in European project management, (internal and external) evaluation as well as in the European research field on the assessment and validation of informal learning.
Over the past 10 years, BUPNET has successfully delivered a variety of projects focussing on active ageing, age-sensitive didactics and fostering critical thinking skills in all age groups.
Ljudska univerza Ptuj, Slovenia
LUP is a modern, user friendly adult education center with almost 100 years of experience. LUP offers vast number of formal and non-formal learning programs for both professional and daily life, with high emphasis on inclusion of seniors through numerous activities for active ageing. Adult Education at LUP consists of six fields: formal education (from primary school to tertiary education), informal public educational programs (Training for success in life…), vocational training, non-formal education (foreign languages and computer courses, University for the Third Life Period, numerous courses for companies, specialized trainings in the field of legislation, communication skills…), activities of adult education in the national interest (Centre for intergenerational learning, Knowledge exchange, study circles, self-learning Centre) and additional professional assistance for participants (Counseling Centre). In the years 2008 – 2022 we were the leading organization for several national and international projects on the field of lifelong education, ICT courses for seniors, workshops for unemployed, EU study visits, project and activities for raising the level of literacy, workshops for younger people for motivating them to finish their education, and a lot more.
Website: Ljudska univerza Ptuj (lu-ptuj.si)