GTN – Global Training Network Solutions, is a software company that focuses on web development and digital learning.
GTN specializes in developing solutions to facilitate competence-based learning and work with individual learning paths. They developed a free and open source tool, COMET, for creating competence grids that can furtheron be imported and used in Moodle (comet.edustandards.org). They have been working with the European Digital Competence Framework for Educators (DigCompEdu).
GTN is connected with many educational institutions nationally and across Europe.
Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest
TUS is a multi-campus university spread across six campuses throughout Ireland’s Midwest and Midlands region. With principal campuses at Limerick and Athlone, we benefit from an already strong and vibrant history of education and learning in the wider region, and will continue to play our part in sustaining and enhancing this identity for generations to come.
By providing a healthy supply of high-quality graduates and an additional focal point for growth and innovation, we can help regional development take a big step forward. And for our nation, a technological university in the heart of Ireland adds a new dimension to education in our country, demonstrating a commitment to shared values like inclusivity, accessibility, and supportiveness.
Our continuous focus on partnership, innovation and staying agile shows we understand the importance of working with key stakeholders across industry and society.
With over 14,000 students on six campuses in Ireland’s Midwest and Midlands, TUS is one of Ireland’s newest and most unique Technological Universities. Through applied learning and fresh thinking, our focus is on meeting the evolving needs of society and industry, within our region and beyond.
The Development Unit is dedicated to implementing our vision of supporting individuals, companies and industries in the Mid-West to achieve social, economic and environmental changes through applying its expertise in a collaborative manner. We pride ourselves on working with people to solve real problems and challenges. With our focus on sustainable energy, climate action, social enterprise, rural development and technology our team leads and partners in projects and activities while working closely with academic staff and experts across the TU.
CSI Center for Social Innovation
Center for Social Innovation (CSI) is a Research and Development organization, which focuses on fostering social innovation that can bring about a positive change to local, national, regional, and global entities.
These entities include but are not limited to governments, local administrative agencies, non-for-profit agencies, commercial entities, and educational institutions. The CSI team is composed of open-minded, fully equipped researchers, entrepreneurs, project managers, trainers, and Information Technology specialists.
CSI encompasses the capability and capacity to identify social needs, design and implement adjusted initiatives, and provide for sustainable growth. The CSI team’s areas of expertise are in the fields of traditional education and e-learning, entrepreneurship, start-ups, innovation, creativity, negotiations, IP advisory services, social responsibility, business advisory solutions, data analytics, information technologies, project management, project evaluation services, product validation, training and computer gaming.
CSI draws know-how and skills from its wide global network, which includes academic institutions, IT companies, public services, international organizations, start-ups, and public services.
Social Cooperative Enterprise of Cyclades
ALTERA VITA is a scientific research Centre based in Syros-Cyclades in Greece and implements education and awareness programs, in the areas of Environment, Culture and Social Intervention, at the community level.
Experts with special knowledge, experience and training in their subject offer the opportunity for trainees to follow a flexible program to increase social and professional changes in areas such as the Social Economy, Health Promotion, Organic Farming, Environment and Sustainable Development, the Arts and Culture, Pedagogy, Psychology, new technologies.
ALTERA VITA organizes domestic and transnational training courses on a wide range of topics. It has vast experience in the management and coordination of European projects. It supports youth and mobility activities in a wide range of sectors related with education & training.
We organize training courses onsite, online or blended methods.
Our distance learning system is based on the use of our e-Learning MOODLE platform.
We participate in a lot of ERASMUS + projects and we have the coordination of the development of E-Courses for these projects.
ALTERA VITA is also an active member of the European Network of Youth Theatre The Young European Theatre network was born out of the European Young Theatre Meetings which have been taking place in Grenoble since 1989. It was formalized during the seminar which was held in May 2004 in Grenoble, and which brought together participants from 18 European countries and non-Europeans.
Altera Vita participates in the European Network of Social Authorities.
The ENSA Network counts 73 members from 16 different countries, a network of cities and European Regions that has the aim of promoting international cooperation in the social field.
The present coordination of the thematic ENSA working group- Wellbeing and Social Emotional Learning – is led by the Social Cooperative of Cyclades-ALTERA VITA-Greece, represented by Miltos Sakellariou, Family Therapist, Prevention Counselor in Addiction, Chairman of the Board and founding member of ALTERA VITA.
Our organisation has also received accreditation and took for the next 5 years the Quality Label as hosting and Sending Organization for European Solidarity Corps.
FEMXA FORMACIÓN S.L.U
The company is specialized in consulting and training for employment, addressed to companies, public administration, consulting, professional offices, training centers, and individuals, with 20 years of experience in the development and implementation of training plans in different business sectors in Spain and Latin America. In order to increase the competitiveness of organizations, employability, and professional qualification of people, Femxa provides tailored comprehensive training solutions, from the analysis of the training needs of individuals, organizations or public administration, to the design of the training plan that provides the specific solutions to these needs, through the development of materials and didactic means, the selection of teaching experts or advisors in the teaching process, the delivery of training activities, conferences, coaching sessions, workshops, conferences, et al.
It has: designed and implemented more than 1.300 training projects, trained more than 550.000 students: self-employed, workers and unemployed; taught more than 16.500 face-to-face courses in training projects; provided more than 13 million hours of online training, with its own methodology; implemented several Dual FP schools in large Spanish companies: coordinated the development of more than 400 face-to-face and e-learning projects, training workers from all over Spain, as well as staff from corporations and universities in Mexico, Peru, Colombia and Romania; carried out consulting, virtualization and e-learning platform services for large institutional and corporate clients, such as Inditex, Walmart, Bosch, Bayer, Nestle, Easter, BorgWarner,etc.
The company has wide expertise in delivering training actions for vulnerable groups: it has trained more than 64.000 unemployed (40.000 over 45), more than 11.000 people with migrant background and more than 2.200 disabled persons. It has trained more than 15.800 young people as well under 30 years of age, within the Youth Employment Strategy.
Lascò is an Innovative SME guiding people and organisations on human-centred paths of innovation and digital transformation. The company specializes in digital products, including complex ERPs and management software, platforms based on Blockchain technology and AI-based Marketing Automation and Data Analysis systems, as well as methodologies and tools to carry out projects for innovation and digital transformation for large corporates, SMEs, Higher, Adult, School and nonformal education providers.
MAIN AREAS OF ACTIVITY
- INNOVATION & DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: Lascò accelerates innovation and digital transformation processes for private and public organisations, designing projects, technologies and tailor-made solutions to grow and develop their business and the internal skills of their team. The company provides innovation design services, innovative solutions, research and development and technology transfer services. Its engineers and training experts have broad expertise in enabling technologies, incl. AR, VR, IoT, Cloud Computing, Blockchain and NFTs (e.g., San Leucio Silk 4.0, 2021 Certified Good Practice by the Italian Ministry of the Interior).
- EDUCATION & TRAINING: Lascò is a member of the EC Pact for Skills and is committed to designing and implementing training experiences aimed at upskilling and reskilling people in the EU. In the past nine years, the company has designed and implemented hundreds of workshops, seminars, training courses on the themes of digital transformation, EduTech, innovation management, and digital marketing, addressed to Higher Education providers and learners, upper-secondary schools’ teachers and students, companies and non-profit organisations. Lascò’s team has broad expertise and experience in the development of innovative methodologies and tools to foster key competences for lifelong learning, digital and green competencies, applying the European competence frameworks.
- STARTUP STUDIO: for startups and youth innovation teams, Lascò offers an innovative incubation and acceleration program, which aims to support a quick and effective launch on the market of innovative products and services, through organisational, operational and strategic support designed around their actual needs.