The European Centre for Socio-professional Integration ACTA (AbilitiesCareerTrainingAttitude) is an educational innovation centre founded in 2012 by experienced professionals in education with the aim of creating an internationally oriented educational environment for the professional and personal development of young people and adults. ACTA has a substantial track record in organizing activities for continuous people development as well as in facilitating cross-border knowledge transfer and cooperation between specialists.
ACTA’s mission is the promotion of innovation in education and training, and focuses on and supports the social and professional skills development of people in order to be able to adapt and integrate effectively in a dynamic society. ACTA has developed a strong internationalization strategy and important partnerships with universities, NGOs, and VET organizations from all over Europe in the context of the European programs.
Professional Training Solutions (STP Consulting) is a training center located in Zaragoza (Spain) that offers training courses and technical support to private companies, public administration in rural areas, schools, NGOs and Incubators of Entrepreneurs for innovation in the areas of the education sector, and professional solutions of the non-profit sector. With its services, STP helps clients become qualified to work in a variety of SME professions with accessibility to innovation and information for individuals and communities at social risk and disadvantage. Its main activity is to improve educational, social and cultural standards through intensive cooperation with other EU regions. STP is therefore very active in the development and implementation of educational/vocational trainings, as well as in the implementation and promotion of EU projects related to education, culture and society.
PETIT PAS APS
The social promotion association Petit Pas Aps was founded in Trani, Puglia (IT) in 2015, by a group of professionals, trainers and youth leaders motivated by the desire of improving their community, promoting social initiatives inspired by democracy, equality, and pluralism. Over the years, it has become a structured associative reality, with a large number of associates and volunteers who have embraced our mission by recognizing the importance of having inclusive, peaceful and just societies. Our goal is to enhance the level of knowledge and skills of our community regardless of gender, social background, cultural or educational background. Our aim is to equip the local and surrounding community with the right knowledge and skills that will enable them to access the labor market and increase their chances of progressing in the same. Through our workshops and seminars collaborate and support retirees to act as mentors for young people. We have carried out projects with disabled young people, giving them the opportunity to work as volunteers in our organization covering roles that could enhance their strengths. To achieve these goals, we are in contact with important universities, schools and associations. Our staff has many years of working experience, business and professional contacts with private and public organizations. The skills and knowledge learned by our staff thanks to the involvement of Petit Pas association in Erasmus + projects, in the experiences of intercultural dialogue, as well as in training courses and social volunteering, have also meant that the territory and organizations active in the social field, they came into contact with new realities and with different ways of conceiving Europe.
Innovation Hive is a private non-profit organization located in Greece, specialized in the fields of research and innovation. Our actions aim to enhance the economic and social cohesion of European societies while our goal is to find solutions to the new innovation challenges, achieve growth, sustainability and maximize the impact to the society. The organization’s philosophy in order to achieve these goals is based on co-creation methodologies and a quadruple helix approach. The engagement of stakeholders from industry, science and society is aiming to create links between the businesses, the academia and the civic actors in order to develop a combination of knowledge, skills, tools, values and motivation.
Cuiablue OÜ is a not-for-profit social enterprise which drives social change through creative educational solutions and providing tailored informal learning and vocational training. Cuiablue OÜ specializes in designing innovative tools to support education and training by working together with communities to advance their shared environmental, social or cultural ideas while simultaneously developing their skills and knowledge. We employ a design process which combines systems thinking, human-centered design and design-based research with technology at the forefront of European innovation to produce novel tools and resources which challenge societal norms. This allows us to understand both user and learner needs, develop new ideas quickly and apply cutting edge technological solutions to solve real-world problems through educational initiatives.
Eurospeak began as a private English language school based in the UK which is accredited by the British Council and the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI). In 2021, we continued to expand and established our educational technology-focussed spin-off, Eurospeak Ireland.
Eurospeak Ireland is an educational technology company dedicated to delivering educational products and training. We deliver online English language classes tailored to the needs of individuals and groups as well as design and develop innovative educational tools such as e-courses, online assessments, and more. Our diverse team of teachers, researchers and IT specialists make it possible for us to produce high-quality learning materials that meet the demands of today’s ever-evolving society.
Additionally, Eurospeak has a special focus on helping disadvantaged groups, whom we aim to support through our participation in Erasmus+ projects.
Eurospeak promotes actions that take an innovative and creative approach to the inclusion of marginalised groups such as migrants, refugees, the unemployed, LGBT+, and older people.