VluchtelingenWerk Nederland (Dutch Council for Refugees)
Refugees have a right to a fair asylum procedure, and subsequently access to adequate housing, education, health care and work. The Dutch Council for Refugees is an independent, non-governmental organization that defends those rights.
247LEREN is an experienced, innovative organization specializing in the design and development of learning concepts.
247LEREN is a part of ITpreneurs.
Wilsterman Consultancy is a good partner in the field of Employment and Coaching & Training. They try to find the most suitable candidates for the position within a company while the employers’ attention remains focused on their core business. Wilsterman Consultancy offers expert service that leads to a high degree of customer satisfaction.
MOEDERS MET TALENT
‘Mothers With Talent’ is a foundation that specializes in talent development and empowerment of today’s women. During workshops, trainings and personal coaching they help participants to reveal their talents.
IVLpersoneel is an intermediary for transport and logistics personnel, specialized in the recruitment of staff for logistics operations, mediating qualified truck drivers, logistics planners, forklift drivers and other operational staff.
Stichting Lezen en Schrijven
The Reading & Writing Foundation devotes its attention to 1.3 million Dutch citizens who, due to literacy-related problems, are unable to participate fully within society. It also cares for children who are at risk for a future with low literacy skills.
Arosa plays a prominent role in the area of Rotterdam in opposing domestic violence and organising shelter. Arosa aims at providing clients and their children a safe and protected home, as well as preventing the escalation of violence and repetitive abuse. Arosa provides care and shelter, crisis shelter and ambulant care. Arosa’s vision: every human being, from whatever cultural background, had the right of a safe life without violence.
Stichting TaalKracht TAALENT010
Every person is unique and has talent!
TAALENT010 develops projects to promote economic independence and self-reliance. The foundation organises Dutch low-threshold language courses to encourage people to use their own inner strength and develop new skills by language learning.
Tornante Trainingen has long-year experience in the fields of Dutch language lessons and integration courses. Tornante Trainingen strives to offer people in an easy accessible way opportunities to participate better in society. Learning Dutch and integrating in society are two very important principles to do that. The organisation is an accredited language school and has a ‘Blik op werk’ certificate and a KCE-registration for conducting of examinations.
Stichting Bij Corrie
‘Bij Corrie’ Foundation is a community center in Rotterdam (Hillesluis) where everyone is welcome for information, various activities or for making nice contacts with the neighbors. ‘Bij Corrie’ organises activities contributing to personal development of the residents and improving the cultural and social cohesion in the neighborhood. Learning Dutch plays an important part in this process.
Internationaal Vrouwen Centrum (IVC)
The International Women Center is a local voluntary center that works with a method which implements VPL (Validation of Prior Learning), called the Participation Ladder Model. The aim is to help women integrate, participate, emancipate and become aware of their own abilities and talents within society, whilst keeping their own culture. The IVC also support immigrants in the Netherlands to gain an equal place in society.
STICHTING BULGAARS ONDERWIJS EN CULTUUR
Stichting Bulgaars Onderwijs en Cultuur (Bulgarian Education and Culture Association) was founded in 2013 in Amsterdam with the aims to be a social, cultural and educational center supporting the preservation and transmission of Bulgarian ethnic culture and spiritual identity among Bulgarian immigrants in the province of North Holland. The education, the liquidation of the illiteracy among children and adults, the integration (including the integration of the minorities in the different countries), the improvement of the social environment, the prevention of the exploitation of the human labor and the human trafficking – these are just a few of the spheres the activity of our organization aligns with. We are convinced we can change a lot. All our projects are free of charge and accessible for a wide range of people, regardless of their age, education, religion, profession, sex or sexual orientation.
EERSTE BULGAARSE SCHOOL ‘ABC’ AMSTERDAM
Eerste Bulgaarse school ‘ABC’ Amsterdam (The First Bulgarian School ‘ABC’ Amsterdam) is an initiative of the Bulgarian Education and Culture Association and provides classes in Bulgarian language and literature, history and geography of Bulgaria for children from first to 12th grade. In Europe more and more children were born and raised in a country, different from the one their own parents were born and raised. The emigration faces us with quite new category of specific problems and challenges, which, in our opinion, can be solved only by joint efforts, exchange of experience, and sufficient, provided in an accessible way, information.
UNION GENERAL DE TRABAJADORES DEL PAIS VALENCIANO (UGT-PV)
The Unión General de Trabajadores is a class Trade Union where all employed workers, associated workers in cooperatives, self-employed workers who do not have employees and unemployed workers or those who have ceased their work activity can be integrated.
FUNDACION PASCUAL TOMAS (FPT)
Fundación Pascual Tomás is an organization founded in 1989 which fundamental purpose is vocational training, with a career spanning over 20 years dedicated to train workers both in employment or unemployment. Their mission is to train male and female workers and to promote their cultural and educational development.
PARTIT SOCIALISTA DEL PAIS VALENCIA – CIUTAT DE VALENCIA (PSPV-PSOE VALENCIA) – INMIGRACION
PSPV-PSOE is a political organization of the working class and the men and women who fight against all forms of exploitation, aspiring to transform society to become a free, egalitarian, solidarity and peaceful society fighting for the progress of people. Its raison d’etre is helping to achieve a better society, detecting problems and providing solutions based on the principles of freedom, equality, solidarity and social justice.
ASOCIACION JOAN BALLESTER (AJB)
Asociación Joan Ballester primarily conducts its activities at local level being a legal entity and having full legal capacity to manage and dispose of its property and fulfill the purposes proposed, among which are the fight, defense and implementation of the values of democracy; freedom, equality, pacifism, justice and solidarity in society; as well as promoting activities with a strong social and solidary character.
FEDERACIÓ VALENCIANA D’EMPRESES COOPERATIVES DE TREBALL ASSOCIAT (FEVECTA)
As a representative organisation FEVECTA’s main tasks is to act as a lobbying organisation. It campaigns on behalf of its membership and the co-operative movement in general, for example FEVECTA was actively involved in the reform of the Valencian Co-operative Law and lobbies the state and political parties at all levels to gain support for the promotion of worker co-operatives.
ASOCIACION AMIGOS MIRA ESPAÑA
Asociación de amigos MIRA España is a non-profit organization with social-community nature which, since 2010, has continuing and progressively worked with the most vulnerable population in Spain, especially migrants, women, children and youth. With a presence in twenty-seven cities, Amigos MIRA España develops programs and provides services that generate high impact and help strengthen interpersonal relationships of beneficiaries of their work with the community.
ASOCIACION DE CAMERUNESES EN VALENCIA
Valencia Cameroonian Association is a non-profit organization that seeks emancipation, progress and integration of Cameroonian migrants in Valencia and Spain. Its main objective is to work, defend and demand improvements for their partners, members, countrymen and neighbors, especially for those of the African immigrants community most in need.
ASOCIACION CULTURAL Y SOCIAL IBEROAMERICANA
The SOCIAL AND CULTURAL IBEROAMERICAN ASSOCIATION is a migrant organization which was formed in late 2011, experiencing since last year, under the success of its programs and activities, an exponential growth, both in number of members as activities and representation within the scope of migrants, not only from Latin America but also of other nationalities, who wished to integrate and collaborate on the common goal of the association, which is none other than to generate a real and effective integration of migrants into society.
INSTITUTO DE FORMACION Y ESTUDIOS SOCIALES (IFES)
IFES (Instituto de Formación y Estudios Sociales –Training and social research Institute), is a non-profit foundation, founded in 1986, representing the technical instrument created by the Spanish Trade Union UGT for Lifelong Learning. IFES, while serving as a technical tool for training in the occupational and professional areas, accomplishes a social purpose focused on workers –both employed and unemployed-and contributes to the economic development and the improvement of competitiveness and quality of enterprises through training.
La PLATAFORMA INTERCULTURAL DE ESPAÑA
The intercultural platform of Spain is an NGO formed by a large group of immigrants living in Spain, whose objective is to improve the quality of life as well as the survival of rights and benefits for the immigrant community in Spain, encouraging the dialogue, the conciliation, the integration and enriched coexistence between cultures.
ASSOCIATION FOR DEVELOPMENT OF ARAB-BULGARIAN INITIATIVES AND COLLABORATION (ARABIS)
ARABIS is a fully independent non-profit public benefit organization which addresses problems such as inter-cultural communication, youth entrepreneurship, anti-xenophobia and integration of refugees, active citizenship of young people and social welfare development. ARABIS provides language courses in Arabic and in Bulgarian for people with Arabic, Bulgarian and mixed Bulgarian-Arabic origin.
International Organisation for Migration (IOM), Bulgarian Mission
IOM is aimed at facilitating the integration of migrants through public awareness, capacity building of public officials, providing information on integration services for migrants such as cultural orientation, labour inclusion, qualification skills, etc.
Association for Integration of Refugees and Migrants (AIRM)
AIRM is a non-profit, non-political organization for the promotion of social and cultural integration of refugees and migrants in Bulgaria.
Bulgarian Red Cross, Refugee-Migrants Service
The Bulgarian Red Cross is a volunteer organisation committed, among others, to facilitate refugee integration, prevent the isolation of migrants and promote tolerance towards both groups in the Bulgarian society.
Caritas Sofia is a Bulgarian non-profit organization performing social work to support vulnerable people in society. The social, health and educational care and services provided by Caritas Sofia are in support of: elderly people; children and young people with disabilities; children and youth at risk; people dependent on psycho-active substances; asylum-seekers, refugees and migrants; single mothers; homeless people. Caritas Sofia is a member of Caritas Bulgaria.
Znanie Association is a NGO with priorities in training and education. The Association is focused on vocational training of unemployed; training for starting an own business; vocational guidance for physically disabled, people at risk, minorities, etc.; language education and computer competencies for children and adults.
FEDERATION OF SOCIETIES FOR SPREAD OF KNOWLEDGE (FSSK)
FSSK is a voluntary non-profit organization which implements activities in public interest for political, religious and ethnic independence. The Federation supports local structures in organizing trainings for children, youth and adults by providing quality and affordable education for improving the quality of the human factor and supporting personal and social development. FSSK has built a sustainable network of non-governmental organizations with their own profile in professional training and consulting services for active involvement of citizens and businesses in continuous quality improvement.
Lancaster Polish community
The Lancaster Polish community has existed since the late 1940s when Polish people were liberated from German prisoner of war camps. These were followed by people escaping labour camps in Russia, or escaping the communist regime. Family and friends have slowly joined them over the decades. And since the early 2000s, the Polish community in Lancaster has grown with recent waves of economic migrants. The Polish community is a thriving community of all ages. Great emphasis is placed on teaching Polish, but also teaching English to adults. The community was enthusiastic about helping in the primary research for the WorKit project, with more women (many of whom are looking for part time work because of family commitments) completing the questionnaires than the men.
The British Red Cross
The British Red Cross are a volunteer-led humanitarian organisation that helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. Currently a national strategy to accommodate asylum seekers from Syria is an important part of their work. The centre in Preston deals with many asylum seekers and refugees many of whom are from Africa and the Middle East, many of whom are single Young men. This cohort is looking for work, and therefore the WorkIt project will be especially beneficial to them.
City of Sanctuary
City of Sanctuary is a movement committed to building a culture of hospitality and welcome, especially for refugees seeking sanctuary from war and persecution. Our network of local groups includes boroughs, towns and cities across the UK and Ireland, all committed to building this culture of welcome across every sphere of society. They will be accommodating a number of Syrian families who have been re-located to Lancaster.
Global Link offers a range of activities and workshop for both adults and young people. Global Link operates a library of resources on global issues for teachers and the wider public, and runs exhibitions, workshops and training, and other global learning projects. Global Learning or Development Education enables people to understand the links between their own lives and those of people throughout the world. Development Education increases understanding of the economic, social, political and environmental forces which shape our lives. Development Education develops the skills, attitudes and values which enable people to work together to work towards achieving a more just and sustainable world in which power and resources are more equitably shared. Mi-Gen has joined forces to provide refugees with employability workshops.
Scuola Edile Siena
“Scuola Edile Senese” is the bilateral body for vocational training in the Province of Siena. It is dedicated to the promotion, organization, implementation of training activities, with particular attention to: first training initiatives for young people entering the industry; qualification, specialization and update courses for workers, administrative employees, technicians, according to the needs of the labor market, with particular attention to all aspects relating to accidents and occupational safety.
Società Cooperativa Sociale “Uscita di Sicurezza”
“Uscita di Sicurezza” is a social cooperative with the aim of contributing to the social integration and the creation of job opportunities through activities of social assistance, health and education. In particular, it is dedicated to the guidance and support in accessing local health services and the fulfillment of various bureaucratic / regulatory compliance for migrants.
GUS – Gruppo Umana Solidarietà”
“GUS” (Gruppo Umana Solidarietà – “Guido Puletti”) is a non-governmental Organisation, recognized by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The main areas of intervention are the welcome and practical support to those arriving in Italy in search of international protection. It is addressed mainly to migrants, refugees, and asylum-seekers.
Cooperativa Sociale Pangea
Cooperativa Sociale Pangea” deals with social services, counseling, social assistance, aid to refugees and immigrants. It employs specialists who provide consulting services; protection activities and guidance for children and adolescents; activities aimed at the adoption and the prevention of ill-treatment to the detriment of children and women.
Center for Research and Education Limited, is an enterprise that creates social value. It is dedicated to the development of the field of social entrepreneurship and social innovation in Cyprus. It works with all Cypriot communities and across the island in view of promoting social entrepreneurship across the divided country, and contribute to peace and reconciliation. It is a learning events provider, delivering entrepreneurial and soft skills training programmes to young people and adults.
FLEP – Training Language and Portuguese Studies is a private institute whose purpose is the education, promotion and organization of Portuguese Language Courses with their own programs, specific courses in foreign languages, preparation and implementation of training activities and other forms of intervention taking into account the training of human resources and technical update of the companies.
AKLUB (CZECH REPUBLIC)
AKLUB Centre of education and counseling – is educational a non for profit organization established in 1997 in the Czech Republic, in town Krnov. Organization is respected a highly appreciated in the Czech Republic for educational services and for developing educational programs and products. Educational services are providing to two different target groups: Professionals and experts / Disadvantaged people. We provide them educational courses, integration programs and counseling to help them find a job or solve various life situations.
bfw is one of Germany’s major vocational training institutions and its vocational training centres are firmly established in the regions. Regional labour markets, as well as present and future requirements of the enterprises, are being continuously analysed, thus providing the basis for training schemes that are tailor-made for both target groups and enterprises. The major business fields of bfw are: vocational training, organisation and staff development advice in connection with training schemes, combined employment measures and training schemes and initial vocational training.
The ECAP Foundation is a non-profit charitable institute for adult education and research which was founded by the Italian labour union CGIL and has been active in Switzerland since 1970. With twenty training centers, more than seven hundred collaborators and more than forty thousand people who annually attend our activities, ECAP is one of the largest education institutions for active adults in Switzerland. We perform a wide range of activities in sixty locations situated in sixteen cantons, through nine regional centers. Overall, our regional centers organize every year more than four thousand courses, information sessions and projects concerning language training, career training, education and basic training. We also deal with Active Measures of the Labour Market (MAML) and with those supporting the integration of migrants.
AcrossLimits is a dynamic Maltese technology research and consulting SME with its roots firmly derived from the innovation and ICT sectors. In fact its core business is still centred around the areas of Internet-based solutions for business and social purposes. Our mission statement is: “Innovation for solving tomorrow’s challenges”. Our expertise varies from technology and innovation research projects to development, digitisation, elearning, banking and logistics. We offer consultancy, training, mentoring, project proposal writing, project management and much more.
DIAN was founded in 1987 and originally operated in the Publishing Sector. Through the experience of its associates, DIAN expanded to other related sectors as well. Thus, a new series of activities were created with the aim of providing quality services in the areas of: PUBLICATIONS / SPECIALIZED TRAINING / CONSULTING. From 2012 DIAN developed e-Learning educational activities through DIAN GLOBAL EDUCATION (DGE). The e-Learning activities offered in English and include Courses – Seminars – Conferences with innovative themes adapted to the modern needs for Lifelong Education and Training.
EGECED is a non-profit association founded by the professionals from education field (teachers, trainers, academicians, managers and supervisors). Members of EGECED are part of a network of schools which include general, vocational and special education schools. EGECED has a broad reach to special education local schools in primary and secondary level and also cooperation with universities. The objectives of EGECED are to gather the professionals who work in the area of the education to contribute to the improvement of the quality of education and to introduce modern applications into education system, to contribute to the development of sustainable exchange between educational professionals in Turkey and Europe.
SMASHING TIMES (IRELAND)
Smashing Times is a professional theatre and film company involved in performance, training and participation. The work is underpinned by a rights-based approach and a commitment to artistic excellence and social engagement. Smashing Times is a professional theatre and film company involved in performance, training and participation. The work is underpinned by a rights-based approach and a commitment to artistic excellence and social engagement.
University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest is the largest and the oldest technical university in the country and among the most prestigious universities in Romania. The mission of the University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest has been thought over as a blend of education, research and innovation, which represents a key towards a knowledge-based society and economy. Creating knowledge mainly by scientific research, giving it out by education and professional training, disseminating it by information technologies, as well as the use of technological innovation are elements that define the university distinctive profile.
ECAM-EPMI is a Graduate School of General Engineering accredited to award graduate and Masters-level engineering degrees. Its primary objective is to produce operational engineers with top-level scientific and managerial skills, offering courses created to reflect the industry’s needs, thanks to its strong tradition of cooperation. ECAM-EPMI is part of the ECAM network, which brings together four engineering schools covering a large geographic area both in France and abroad.
The company brainplus – Projektmanagment Schabereiter offers services in the following business areas:
– Business promotion measures
Since 2007 is Eurofortis a dynamic Czech-Latvian centre based in Riga, Latvia which was transformed in 2011 into Biedrība Eurofortis – not-for-profit organisation working in training field, personal and professional competence development.
PROCESY INWESTYCYJNE (Poland)
Since its establishment in 2003, Procesy Inwestycyjne sp. z o.o. (Ltd) has been active in respect of organization of projects, consulting and strategic communication campaigns oriented primarily towards the energy, gas, industry, construction and IT sectors, as well as towards local authorities.
JUNIOR ACHIEVMENT (Estonia)
Junior Achievement Estonia’s mission is: To develop the entrepreneurial spirit in young people by giving them the ability to think economically, but also ethically.