Meath Partnership

Meath Partnership is a county-wide NGO responsible for the design and implementation of local, rural and community development programmes in Meath. We focus on building the capacity of communities through the delivery of a range of services and initiatives tackling persistent incidence of exclusion and disadvantage, playing a strategic role in the economic development of the County. We are a not-for-profit organisation with charitable status. Meath Partnership is responsible for the implementation of the LEADER – Rural Development Programme, Erasmus+ Programmes, Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme, Meath Volunteer Centre, TÚS Work Placement Scheme and the Rural Social Scheme. It has a highly trained staff of 40 persons with specific and relevant skill sets.

Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg

Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg has a distinctive profile. It aims to create a lean and sharply-defined structure with its main focus of expertise in the traditional areas of engineering, the natural sciences and medicine. It also views economics and management and the social sciences and humanities as essential disciplines for a modern university in the information age. The University sees its main task as raising the standard of education and scholarship through teaching and research.

Room 466 by WKO Steiermark

As the education research and development department of the Styrian economic chamber (WKO Steiermark), we focus on sustainability, globalization, connectivity and a new, individualised work and knowledge culture. Our specialty lies in the fact that we address important future-relevant topics, such as sustainability & the green economy, talent management and innovative, and digital education -all through thematically diverse, international innovation projects. By doing so, we can develop and test curricula, courses and recommendations for action.
We rely on and believe in our extensive project experience, our interdisciplinary and committed team, its creative pioneering spirit and seamless integration into the stable structures of WKO Steiermark and WIFI Steiermark. As part of the WKO and WIFI Steiermark, we enjoy strong regional and international business, educational and political networks which enable us to involve all relevant stakeholders in the development process. Thus, enhancing the social benefits of our results and products. We create strong customer and partner commitment by actively listening, swiftly recognizing important trends and needs, and developing and implementing R&D projects that are adapted for them. We build strong, international partnerships and networks that mutually strengthen and benefit each other, enabling us to work on trends in an international environment. We adhere to agreements and always deliver the highest quality and practical R&D results on time. This facilitates the development of innovative educational products as well as supports us in finding solutions to specific, entrepreneurial and societal challenges.

Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Slovenia (CCIS) is a non-profit, non-governmental, independent business organization representing the interest of its members (more than 7000 member companies). With more than 170 years of tradition, it is the most influential business organization in Slovenia. The member companies of CCIS come from all sectors and all regions in Slovenia. CCIS unites 26 branch associations, representing all important industry sectors of Slovenia, under its roof. CCIS has 13 regional offices in Slovenia. The 115 employees of CCIS can provide knowhow, expertise and knowledge in a broad spectrum of areas and topics. CCIS has the status of a representative Chamber of Commerce and is partner for the government in preparing legislation and policy strategies. CCIS is member in numerous government bodies, boards and committees, providing knowhow and expertise in various fields, in the area of education and learning for instance:
• Governing Board of the University of Ljubljana
• Council of the Republic of Slovenia for Higher
• Council of the Republic of Slovenia for the Education of Adults
• Council of the Republic of Slovenia for Vocational Education and Training and Further Education and Training
• Council of the Public Fund for the Development of Human Resources and Awarding of Grants
• Member in all Area Boards for Vocational Training Standards Supporting governmental bodies with knowhow and expertise in these fields makes CCIS a key actor at national level in the area of adult education, lifelong learning and vocational education and training.

CCIS has the status of a social partner organization and is member of the Economic and Social Council of Slovenia, together with its branch organizations it is negotiating almost all collective agreements in the private sector (excluded handcrafts). CCIS is part of an international network (Eurochambers, International Chamber of Commerce and many Sectoral Branch Associations such as CEEMET,

Fondo Formación Euskadi, S.S.L.

Fondo Formación Euskadi, S.S.L. (FFE) is leader in non-formal VET in the Basque Country. We collaborate in the improvement of professional and business performance, from the qualification and development of people, relying on Public-Private collaboration programs.

We have 5 stable centers with more than 3,000m2 of classrooms and workshops equipped with all the necessary measures for safe training. We also operate in temporary locations and we have the capacity to move equipment and resources wherever is needed.

We are a collaborating center accredited by Lanbide – SEPE (State Public Employment Service) for the delivery of training specialties and professional certificates in multiple professional families. We are accredited by different Public Administrations for the delivery of approved and certified training.

Verein Auxilium

Auxilium pro Regionibus Europae in Rebus Culturalibus was founded in Graz, Austria, in 2004 as a non-profit association for the promotion of education and culture in a Europe of the regions.

Our central purposes are:
◽ Intensification and promotion of cultural and educational exchange between the South-Eastern Region of Europe (South-Eastern Austria, Slovenia, Western Hungary, North-Western Italy and Croatia) and other regions of the European Union
◽ Development of educational standards at the national and European levels
◽ Creation of sustainable thematic networks on a European scale

Our fields of activities include:
◽ Project management
– Tailor-made project design
– Applications to European and national programmes
– Management and monitoring of EU projects
– Accounting and administration
– Reporting
– Dissemination and sustainability
◽ Evaluation & Controlling
– Tailor-made concepts for project evaluation
– Methods and instruments
– Project monitoring
– Financial control
– Data evaluation and reporting
◽ Consulting & Training
– Overview of EU funding programmes
– Successful project application
– Successful project implementation
– Working with transnational co-operations and networks
◽ Research & Development
– Problem and needs assessment in the areas of education, employment and regional development at the national and transnational levels
– Innovative and target group-orientated education, employment and regional development concepts