Bielskie Stowarzyszenie Artystyczne TEATR GRODZKI
Bielskie Stowarzyszenie Artystyczne Teatr Grodzki (Teatr Grodzki) www.teatrgrodzki.pl was founded in 1999 in the town of Bielsko-Biala, Silesia Region, Poland, as a grassroots initiative of the local artists, pedagogues, culture promoters and entrepreneurs. They have been using art, mainly theatre, as an effective tool for social inclusion of persons with physical and mental disabilities, families at risk, young offenders, victims of alcohol and drug addictions, unemployed, and all those alienated from the mainstream of social and cultural life. The Association runs a wide support program for the assistance and motivation of the above groups, based on creative and artistic approaches. Approximately 500 people in need receive support each year. The Association provides employment for some 50 staff members annually.
Family and Childcare Centre – KMOP Skopje
KMOP Skopje is a non-governmental organization based in North Macedonia, which focuses on the provision of social services through the design and implementation of policy reforms in the social sector and research. It has been registered as a local NGO and it works autonomously since 2017, with the mandate of capitalising on KMOP’s background and track record for the benefit of the vulnerable groups of the country, including young people at grassroots level from disadvantaged social backgrounds. KMOP Skopje’s goal is to be actively engaged in the social welfare system of North Macedonia and contribute to the relief of various vulnerable groups by trying to design innovative and effective solutions to some of the problems that the country currently faces, making local communities more resilient. Through comprehensive analysis, sustainable project activities and its direct involvement with local communities, KMOP Skopje is continuously making efforts for tackling different problems, which are arising from various systematic policy shortcomings and are affecting individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.
The Emphasys Centre, was established in 1998, and operates as an Education, ICT Training Centre, Research and Software Development Centre approved by the Cyprus Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth. It is organized in 4 inter-related departments:
The Education Department which offers validated and accredited IT courses, as well as Career Counseling Services.
The ICT Training Department which includes two highly equipped units: (a) the STEAM Unit which offers courses to young people combining Robotics, 3D Design and Printing, as well as Coding through Video Game guided with ‘Lego Education Trainer’ instructors, and (b) EU Training Unit which provides wide selection of Erasmus+ KA1 Learning Mobility Courses for EU professionals and citizens.
The Research Department that works with several organizations on EU projects under a number of funds (e.g. Erasmus, AMIF, AAL, Justice)
The Software Development Department which is involved in the design, development, pilot-testing and evaluation of various e-learning tools, games, mobile apps, platforms, websites, applications and assessment portals etc.
Emphasys is an active member of the European Digital Learning Network (DLEARN).
European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD)
EASPD is the European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities. EASPD has 180 members and observers from 41 countries and represents over 20,000 support services for persons with disabilities across Europe. We promote equal opportunities for people with disabilities through effective and high-quality service systems.
KMOP: Social Action and Innovation Centre
KMOP is one of the oldest Greek NGOs with 40 years of experience in the provision of services to disadvantaged groups. KMOP’s main areas of expertise include social welfare and health, employability and human rights protection, scientific research and the development of know-how in social policy issues. Apart from direct provision of services through decentralized community based facilities (Three Group Houses and one Day Care Centre for mentally ill as well as counseling centers in various towns), KMOP is also actively involved in both national and EU/international projects addressing social issues particularly focusing on low-skilled youth and long term unemployed, victims of violence and trafficking, disabled, elderly, migrants and minorities. KMOP employs more than 80 in-house professionals with advanced degrees and several years of professional experience on the field. Our staff comes from diverse educational backgrounds and disciplines and thus constitutes a rich mix of sociologists, social policy analysts, specialists in public health and education, psychologists, economists, lawyers and political scientists. In addition to our permanent staff, KMOP has a wide network of international experts as well as partnerships with first-class educational institutions with expertise in the fields of: employment, social policy, public administration, economics, education, and health.
Regional Directorate for Primary and Secondary Education of Attica (RDPSEA)
The Regional Directorate for Primary and Secondary Education of Attica (RDPSEA) is the largest Educational Directorate, in terms of number of experts, schools, students, and teachers, in Greece. Apart from regular administrative school issues, RDPSEA collaborates with 14 Primary and Secondary Education Directorates, 13 Centres of Educational and Counseling Support, 6 Regional Centres for Educational Planning, 4 Environmental Education Centres and 20 Educational Coordinators of Refugee and Migrants students.
RDPSEA participates and/or coordinates workshops, seminars and conferences in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, other regional authorities and organisations directly affiliated with the school sector.