Dante has been carrying out adult education programs in Rijeka, Croatia, for 28 years. They offer quality educational programs and courses that respond to the needs of modern society and contribute to the development of adult education at the local, regional, and European level. Dante has extensive experience in European projects, especially Erasmus+ KA1 and KA2 projects, promoting international cooperation and partnerships. Dante has also been the host and organizer of numerous international meetings, training events, and conferences related to adult education
The last two conferences organized by Dante were partially funded by the Central European Initiative (CEI) action plan and focused on key issues related to adult education in Croatia: the connection between adult education and the labor market (2016), and the professional identity of adult educators (2017).
In 2017 Dante became an ordinary member of the European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA).
The Rural Hub was set up as an association by a group of education, training and rural development professionals as a response to the impact of the economic crisis on small rural villages and towns in Ireland. Since it was first established in 2012, The Rural Hub has been providing a wide range of training and capacity development programmes to local residents and community groups. We specialise in the area of community development and have developed a number of local initiatives to support the social inclusion of disadvantaged rural youth, migrant communities and isolated older residents. We work with these groups, using creative approaches and the testing of digital media resources to support greater social cohesion among local communities in County Cavan. We have a developed network of county-wide stakeholders who support our work on a thematic basis.
CARDET 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.CARDET 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 marginalised groups. CARDET brings together an international team of experts with decades of global expertise in designing, implementing and evaluating international projects.
FO-Aarhus is a Danish non-governmental, non-profit association, self-owned with an elected board of governors coming from private companies, public administration, and the formal and vocational education sector.
Fo-Aarhus works with non-formal adult education for the general public and specialize in programmes that help disadvantaged groups – i.e. immigrants, unemployed people, people with learning disabilities, dyslectics, people with mental issues – to enhance their quality of life and to integrate (or re-integrate) into society and the work market.
FO-Aarhus has a vast experience in project management and local and national networking: member of the Danish Council for Adult Education, co-operation with the government and local and regional authorities (e.g. Health and Social Services), participation in international projects as applicant, coordinator, and partner.
Permacultura Cantabria is a Spanish NGO recognised of public interest thanks to its educational work and its contribution to the rural development of the area. The two main lines of work they follow were related, on the one hand, to sustainability and the natural balance (permaculture, bio construction, agritourism) and, on the other hand, to human development (personal growth, emotional intelligence, inclusion). They organise several kinds of non-formal training events aimed to multipliers (educators, adult trainers or youth workers) and adults, including disadvantaged population (unemployed women, retired people, immigrant groups).
In the last three years, they were involved in different art-related projects, such as “Integration through arts to enhance society” (2019-1-IT02-KA204-062118) or “DANCE 4 YOUTH” (2019-2-ES02-KA105-013785).
Proportional Message is an association that supports people with disadvantaged backgrounds through the development of humanistic education values, representing a way of enhancing the integral development of the individual, both personally and collectively. By that, we aim to contribute in the creation of educational environments, practices and research where the social, emotional and cognitive areas can be developed, to fulfil human potential.
Proportional Message recognises that lifelong learning and non-formal education with adults and marginalised communities are extremely important to develop social, emotional and cognitive competences, while promoting the individuals’ personal fulfilment. As an organisation who strives for the holistic development, we assume to promote and develop positive transformations in society and to facilitate the access of learning opportunities.
Speha Fresia cooperative company, non-profit organisation, acts since 1983 at national level in the fields of lifelong learning, labour active policies, local sustainable development and social research. By integrating its professional competences with a wide network of public and private institutions, it has been committed in European projects since 1996. Speha Fresia has exploited the European opportunities and the transnational cooperation as “Research & Development” function, with the aims at sharing knowledge, best practices, developing innovative methods and tools, in order to improve the quality of our educational provision. The cooperative is associated to Legacoop, one of the biggest cooperatives associations in Italy. Local networks are composed by other cooperatives, mainly those engaged in social and inclusion policies, associations, public bodies (regional government, municipalities, employment services, schools and universities), trade organisations. These networks are active both in Latium region, and in Sicily, where we have our secondary seat.