Non-vocational adult education
– European exchange of experiences
Project title: Non-vocational adult education – European exchange of experiences
Project number: 2017-1-PL01-KA204-038827
Programme: ERASMUS+ (Adult Education)
Key action: 2 Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices
Type: Strategic Partnerships supporting exchange of good practices
Duration: from 01-12-2017 to 31-01-2019 (14 months)
This project is co-funded by the European Union under the Erasmus+ Programme.
EBI Association is a non-profit organization functioning from 2016. It works for the development of Education, Business and Innovation. Knowing how important it is to combine these three pillars in the creation of a modern knowledge-based society, we try to implement projects, which, on the synergy principles, focus on a development of science, entrepreneurship and allow implementation of interesting innovations in the region.
The staff potential of the Association is represented by its 15 founding members, who have the knowledge and experience from various fields of life. There are experienced entrepreneurs, representatives of health service, teachers and trainers, specialists for innovations and modern technologies and representatives of economic self-government. Everyone, as activists and social workers, would like to create conditions for both personal and professional development of residents of the region, indirectly contributing to the increase of the activity of the association beneficiaries in European society.
In addition, most of the members have experience in the implementation of projects financed from external sources, both national and transnational (Operational Programmes, Leonardo da Vinci – PLM, IVT, VETPRO, Grundtvig, Swiss Contribution and Erasmus+ Programme).
The Association builds its own cooperation network i.a. through contacts with local, regional, and international institutions and organizations.
E-C-C Association for Interdisciplinary Consulting and Education was founded 2008 as non-profit association for interdisciplinary research, consulting and education. ECC works with some 20 experts, lecturers and trainers who cover our working fields, especially managing and coordinating scientific cooperation and educational projects in European research and education programmes. ECC is registered member of various European research organisations, e.g. at the European Training Village (CEDEFOP), Euroscience and the European Association of Vocational Training Providers, and also of the Mediterranean Migration Network.
E-C-C focuses on the interdisciplinary approach at personal and vocational coaching and counselling. Our team of experienced and qualified counsellors, coaches and trainers has been collaborating with European social and psychological institutions, education providers, labour market organizations, and other transnational project coordinators.
E-C-C are specialized in the following themes:
Equality Centre / Jafnréttishús is a private NGO founded in April 2008 in Hafnarfjordur, Iceland. It is international not for profit adult education provider. It employs 5 staff members and has wide subcontracting-network with specialists in various fields. On average, it provides education to over 300 learners per year in various fields (such as, language skills, culture of other nations and etc.).
The main goals of the organization are:
In addition to the main goals, Equality Centre carries out many tasks that are often brought to light thanks to visitors of the Equality Centre seeking help, whether it be speaking on legal issues or lobbying for immigrants and women.
Estia Pieridon Muson(EPM) was established in 1954 as a non-profit cultural institution. Its aim is the promotion of culture, art and tradition in local society of Pieria prefecture. All these years EPM is leading the artistic movement of Pieria with events aiming at the exchange of ideas and the work of local and foreign artists. More than 250 members are currently active in our institution.
EPM has active entities in the areas:
A main sector of activities of EPM is to enhance the cultural capacity of entities in different areas of local society. Women unemployment and groups of people with fewer opportunities are among our priority targets.
Recently, EPM was awarded the prize of Athens Academy for her overall cultural contribution to the Pierian local society.
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Main objectives of the project:
Additional topics to discussed within the project:
The problem which stimulated us to action:
The needs which we identified:
Main results of the project:
Methods of work:
Within the project we plan to organise 5 transnational project meetings. It will be a possibility to discussed about project issues, to exchange the knowledge and experiences, to share good practises and to get to know our partners activities.
Transnational project meetings:
Venue: Katowice, Poland
Host organisation: Stowarzyszenie “EBI Association”
Venue: Katerini, Greece
Host organisation: Estia Pieridon Muson
Venue: Vienna, Austria
Host organisation: E-C-C Verein fuer interdisziplinaere Bildung und Beratung
Venue: Hafnarfjörður, Iceland
Host organisation: Jafnréttishús
Venue: Jastrzębie-Zdrój, Poland
Host organisation: Stowarzyszenie “EBI Association”