DANISH INTERCULTURAL ORGANISATION
Danish Intercultural Organisation is an NGO, managed by a team of youth workers and students based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Among the main aims of “Danish Intercultural Organisation” is contribution to the positive social changes in the society by promoting effective communication, intercultural and intergenerational dialogue, facilitating understanding among people and establishment of harmonic co-existence. Danish Intercultural Organisation has been established to support young people from our town within the framework of non-formal education. We are creating a platform for young people to help them to reach their goals. We are working with and for the youth. We encourage their involvement by facilitating innovative free time activities, stimulating their creativity, developing different skills and sharing information. We support youngsters to use and develop their capacities and to actively participate in the construction of a united Europe to create one European platform for informal cooperation.
The main activities are:
1. organisation of the seminars, workshops, lectures, and trainings;
2. organisation of cultural, sport and free time activities;
3. support of non-formal education;
4. participation in European projects;
5. work with the youth in regards to the intercultural barriers and stereotypes;
6. organisation of youth exchanges and practice sharing;
7. work with volunteers;
The mission of the organization is to develop non-formal education, foster democracy, human rights, to develop solidarity and tolerance among the youth. An important priority for “Danish Intercultural Organisation” is to give access to all people, including young people with fewer opportunities and fight against discrimination.
Danish Intercultural Organization is a Danish non-governmental, non-profit organization. The Association works actually in the creation of the Danish Youth Council/Copenhagen, the higher expression body of youth stakeholders in the region. The main objective of our association has been, since its creation, to raise awareness about the role that information can and should play in promoting people and active involvement in a broad spectrum of issues (of social, cultural, environmental, etc.), in diffusing and distributing updated and reliable information and in encouraging the utilization of information for the shaping of virtuous and socially viable behaviors. We are particularly interested also in the promotion of environmental protection and cooperate with many European organizations.
INSTITUTE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT
The Institute of Entrepreneurship Development (iED) is a Greek organisation committed to the promotion of innovation and the enhancing of the entrepreneurial spirit. By recognizing entrepreneurship as a crucial factor for the development and cohesion of societies, we conduct research and we are in position to provide innovative solutions that facilitate the growth of healthy entrepreneurship and promote employment. In order to achieve our goal, we adopt an anthropocentric approach and cooperate with social, academic and business partners from Greece and abroad, aiming at producing and transferring know-how, promoting entrepreneurial culture and enhancing the effectiveness and viability of enterprises. We have participated among others in the planning, implementation and evaluation of more than 100 National and European projects, something which gave us a unique insight in the practical aspects of implementing large scale co-funded projects and also provided us with an extremely wide network of collaborating organizations both from Greece and abroad. iED highly specialized organization in the following indicative fields of expertise:
• Entrepreneurship: Innovation, on-going consultancy, support and strategic visioning that all lead to the enhancing of the spirit of entrepreneurship.
• Education and training: Diagnosing the educational and training needs of individuals and groups, developing training curricula and delivery of customized training courses.
• Employment and social inclusion: Identifying skills gaps, cultivating necessary skills and dexterities for successful labor market inclusion, developing professional profiles, investing in comprehensive career guidance
and lifelong consultancy.
• Regional Development: Measures targeted at local and regional development through the mapping of available resources and the maximizing of their potential.
• E-learning: Learning design and development, online applications, custom learning solutions and placing education and training in a virtual environment.
• Youth: Facilitating youth inclusion and participation in all aspects of life.
• SMEs: Start-up assistance, reliable business guidance through all stages of operation and custom made training solutions enhance the viability and potential of SMEs
Here at iED we provide the following integrated, custom-made services to our target groups:
1. Business consulting & support
2. Improvement and certification of professional skills
3. Organizational support & production and transfer of innovation and know-how
4. Project planning, submission and management
5. Information technology applications to facilitate learning and entrepreneurial processes
The IED, as mentioned above, has vast experience in the implementation of national and EU projects, with a focus on the Erasmus+ Programme. It has implemented a large number of projects on the certification of informal certifications in a number of different fields, on the development of training curricula and courses, and the establishment of e-learning platforms and MOOC’s. It will therefore bring forth this experience and know-how to the specific project by exploiting the methods and processes developed in these previous proj
CORBIZ KURUMSAL İŞ ÇÖZÜMLERİ EĞİTİM ORGANİZASYON PAZARLAMA VE TİCARET LTD ŞTİ
CORBİZ Corporate Business Solutions is a private company based in İstanbul, Turkey; founded in 2016. The company’s main fields of work are business development and providing corporate solutions to its customers. The company generates various projects and implements in a wide scope such as entrepreneurship, youth training, culture and intercultural activities. It is expertized on generating and implementing socio-cultural projects and offering various training services in the field of entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility and intercultural dialogue.
With it’s broad network of partners and stakeholders, the company has achieved to implement more than 50 projects with universities, municipalities, public bodies and NGOs. The projects contained intercultural training, STEM education, entrepreneurship, craftsmanship and various vocational training. The company’s headquarters is at İstanbul, Turkey and it’s main office is located at Kadiköy district of İstanbul. What are the activities and experience of the organisation in the areas relevant for this project? What are the skills and/or expertise of key persons involved in this project? Please explain how the organisation brings an essential added value to the project. CORBİZ is well experienced at generating and implementing various intercultural, cultural dialogue projects in the field of youth. The responsible persons of the company in these fields are well experienced with working young persons to increase their knowledge about cultural and social integration.
CORBİZ has also experience with generating various tools for youth projects such as games, audiovisual outputs and learning materials. It has organized various activities which contain activities to increase knowledge of the young people. CORBİZ also organized various workshops and training in the field of culinary and gastronomy. It collected various recipes, formulas and chef opinions to transfer the knowledge to the young people and 250 people have attended these activities. The company also operates a restaurant at Kavacık District of İstanbul which serves 500 people daily.
TDM 2000” is an independent no profit organization that coordinates young people willing to cooperate in the voluntary sector, supporting them in developing personal and professional skills through experiential learning and non-formal education. Main fields of interest: youth policy, entrepreneurship, human rights, democracy, intercultural learning, active citizenship, non formal education, international cooperation, local development and migration. All the activities we implement are thought, planned and realized by young people. The NGO has 2 different offices where volunteers and the board work on a daily basis. TDM has 5 employees and over 800 members that actively participate in the projects of the NGO. TDM 2000 is accredited to host, send and coordinate volunteers in the frame of ESC. We are recognized as a volunteer organization by the Sardinian Regional Government. From 2009 we are hosting a project under the National Civil Service. In 2010 TDM 2000 signed a partnership with University of Cagliari for the recognition of non-formal learning and the attribution of credits. Associazione TDM 2000 is a member of TDM 2000 International network and Anna Lindh Foundation network. TDM 2000 realizes in the first week of August every year an international cultural festival which gives opportunity to around 200 youngsters from all over the world to discover and share different cultures.
TDM 2000 has 15 years of experience in youth work and active participation of young people. We manage the organization together with youth and our staff that had previous experience from before. We can share many best practices in the field of management of different kinds of NGOs, strategies and tools useful for management. Our trainers have been delivering sessions on the topic on several occasions, both at local level, in which we train youngsters interested in building their own NGOS, and at international level, in various projects also outside Europe. We have expertise in human resources, financial management, communication with different stakeholders, visibility and dissemination of results and more. Among other things, TDM2000 worked on different aspects connected with media, media education, communication, tourism and cultural heritage.At the local level we have organized many actions related with intercultural learning, including activities in the schools involving volunteers from different European countries as well as from Latin America, Africa and Asia. On the matters of European values and European citizenship we implemented different training courses and youth exchanges. TDM 2000 also realized KA3 activities and KA2 Strategic Partnerships. All the staff are already experienced in the youth field and non formal education and learning. Our staff can count on different facilitators and trainers that run a lot of activities on different topics. Among our staff we count people expert in public policies, human rights education, accountancy, budgeting, project writing and management, reporting, media and communication, PR, volunteering, cross-sectoral cooperation, and more.
CENTRAL EUROPEAN TRAINERS PLATFORM
Central European Trainers’ Platform is a Polish member of the European CET platform network. CET Platform, with members in UE, as well as programme and partner countries, promotes personal and professional development of young people aiming to make them active citizens, building coherent and dynamic European society. Central European Trainers’ Platform was registered in August 2014. The organisation gathers experienced youth workers, trainers and activists in order to create a platform designed to provide flexible support to various types of youth activities, on local, national and European level. Organisation fosters professional development of youth workers and trainers. One of our most important goals is to leverage the quality of international youth projects through sharing experience and best practices internationally. CET Platform promotes human rights, particularly the rights of ethnic and national minorities, as well as other minorities and socially marginalised groups. As a part of the international network we strongly support international cooperation as a way to build social cohesion and equal educational opportunities for young people in Europe. Organisation promotes Sustainable Development and entrepreneurship as an answer to Europe’s social challenges and as a way of strengthening social cohesion in Europe. CET Platform as a network of organisations from both EU and non-EU countries promotes youth cooperation as a way of building the future of the continent on common values. These objectives are realized by means of international and local training, youth workshops, conferences and research programmes. Locally CET Platform runs a community centre in Oława, providing free time activities for youth, supporting other NGOs supporting activities for local seniors’ club, and providing workshops in non-formal education for local schools.
Although Central European Trainers’ Platform aims at improving capacities of the network members and other organisations in Europe, we collect professional trainers and youth workers with experience of work in different European organisations. Our members have a strong academic background. Since 2016 CET Platform operates Oławskie Centrum Rozwoju Społecznego (OCRS – Social Development Centre of Oława), a space fostering social and civic activities run by local NGOs and citizens of Oława, mainly youth. We have created a group of young leaders, fostering social activity in the area and willing to start international cooperation. Lately our local activities focus on digital skills and intergenerational dialogue.
All members of Central European Trainers’ Platform are experienced trainers, youth workers and activists. Some members of our staff have as much as 14 years of experience in the field of youth work. We all have strong academic backgrounds, mostly from social sciences. We have run numerous youth projects (within different international organisations and educational institutions), working with young people and youth workers from all over Europe. We are strongly dedicated to building a coherent and sustainable European society. Apart from international projects we are involved as experts and trainers in many local actions, aimed at fostering social inclusion of minorities and marginalized groups.
DİYARBAKIR İL MİLLİ EĞİTİM MÜDÜRLÜĞÜ
Diyarbakır Provincial Directorate of National Education is an institution where 17 units and 215 corporate personnel work actively. There are a total of 460 thousand students and 21 thousand teachers and administrators working throughout the province. Our institution, which manages, directs, supervises and coordinates the education policies and strategic plans of the Ministry, in line with the legislation and programs, carries out these duties within the framework of the division of labor between the provincial and district managers. It works in coordination with the education and training services in 17 districts and provides efficiency and participates in all the studies aimed at improving the education.We ensure the improvement of the physical capacity of educational environments and the administrative capacity and management quality of the institutions. We promote good practice in educational institutions and promote its spread throughout the province.
As a living organization, with its effort to be constantly upgraded, to be always dynamic and innovative and to meet the needs of its students while developing the skills and competencies of its teachers, We believe we have to be open to life and society, of achieving the above objectives, through the opportunities the program provide, to meet these needs and contribute at the same time to the internationalization of schools. Diyarbakır Provincial Directorate of National Education also empowers and supports young people to take action and participate actively in youth projects, intercultural activities, training courses, youth exchanges, campaigns. In addition, our organization promotes activities for migrant young people, especially outdoor activities and actions such as mountaineering, hiking and camping.