The Project Consortium
Meet the partners that are involved in this project!
Promimpresa s.r.l. is a VET provider committed to the enhancement of the entrepreneurial spirit and the strengthening of the socio-economic inclusion of vulnerable target groups. Promimpresa provides tailored upskilling training and job counseling paths, activities of search and recruitment, placement, qualified assistance services targeting unemployed people, young people, NEETs, companies and public authorities. Established in 2003, Promimpresa’s corporate headquarter is in San Cataldo (Sicily); more branch offices are in Palermo and Gela (Sicily), Reggio Emilia (Emilia Romagna), Mantova (Lombardy)). Promimpresa has developed a network of collaborations and partnerships with private and public stakeholders (including local authorities, association of local authorities, civil society organizations, universities, NGOs, employments agencies, grassroots associations and public bodies), in Europe and the European Neighborhood countries, actively contributing to the good practices exchange and sharing experiences and know-how. Promimpresa practices corporate social responsibility, as it is conscious of the enterprise impact on society, including economic, social, and environmental aspects.
Icep - Institute of European Certification of Personnel
Icep’s mission is to certify the verifiable formal and non-formal competences of professionals and individuals, through a set of standardised requirements, procedures and quality assurance measures, in accordance with International Standards.
Legal representative: Cataldo Riggi
Contact person: Anna Barseghyan, Project Manager
Contact person: Lucia Figuli, Project Manager
Emphasys Centre, established in 1998, runs an ICT Education and VET Centre approved by the Cyprus Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth, as well as an EU Research Centre. It is staffed with a well-rounded team that includes specialists in ICT, Psychology, Sociology, Education, Law, Economics, Business, Human Rights, Architecture and Graphic Design.
Emphasys is organized in 4 directorates. The Education Directorate includes validated and accredited IT courses, such as the GCE A’ Level Computer Science for students, or the European Computer Driving License (ECDL) for professionals, while providing Career Counselling Services.
The ICT Training Directorate includes a fully equipped STEAM Learning Unit and the EU Training Unit, focusing on the provision of Erasmus+ KA1 Learning Mobility Courses for EU professionals and citizens. Emphasys offers its services to a diverse portfolio of public and private organisations, as well as individuals from all ages and walks of life.
The STEAM UNIT is fully equipped with high tech tools in order to offer project-driven related courses to young people, combining Robotics, 3D Design and Printing using the Craftbot+ 3D Printer, and Coding through Video Game design, using state of the art Virtual Reality Headsets such as the Oculus Rift S, led by ‘Lego Education Trainer’ certified instructors. Most of the courses follow the 4C approach of Lego Education: “Connect – Construct – Contemplate – Continue”, where learners are presented with an open-ended challenge that places them in a position of solution-seeking.
The Research Directorate works with several organisations on EU projects under a number of funds (e.g. Erasmus, AMIF, Justice) in the field of education and training, while also providing managerial support for EU projects to schools and NGOs. Over the years, it has built a strong local and international network which is utilized in the promotion of EU projects and initiatives.
The Software Development Directorate is involved in the design, development, pilot-testing and evaluation of various e-learning tools, platforms, websites, applications and assessment portals, based on the needs of the various projects being implemented by the organization.
Emphasys is a member of the European Digital Learning Network (DLEARN) along with 25 other organisations from Europe aiming to promote the digital agenda of Europe, and part of the consulting group for the Digital Agenda of Cyprus.
A-Sapiens / Edupuntozero Srl
Edupuntozero Srl is a training company that provide managerial, professional and technical training services to other individuals or organizations that requires their services. Edupuntozero pursues high quality standard in educations, in disseminating good practices and in helping private and public organization in order to reach digital readiness. The company is focused on education, VET training, professional training and in providing consulting to other private and public organizations offering solutions ready to use that can be integrate easily in different corporate environments.
Edupuntozero has developed a network of collaborations and partnerships with top private and public organizations.
Edupuntozero experience began more than fifteen years ago as part of the A-Sapiens project in partnership with MEMOTEF of University of Rome “La Sapienza”. Since than Edupuntozero have always focused on developing innovation in eLearning experience both for professionals and students.
The Edupuntozero project is included in the Coalition of Digital Competences of the Agid of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers promoted by A-Sapiens and MEMOTEF Department of “Sapienza” University of Rome. The project is included in the “Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition” of the European Commission and as a spin-off of A-Sapiens, is a training body accredited to the MIUR for the training of school staff, a body accredited to REGIONE LAZIO, AUTODESK TRAINING CENTRE and AUTODESK, ADOBE and MICROSOFT Certification Center.
Redial Partnership CLG
Redial is an innovative and forward thinking voluntary and community sector organisation working in the field of social inclusion based in Dublin and working within different communities in Ireland. REDIAL is a collective of practitioners who have come together to share and maximise their wealth of experience, utilise their skills and collaborate together to develop, implement and evaluate innovative projects and methodologies within learning, employability, entrepreneurship, active citizenship, migration, community development and social cohesion. Our projects cover a wide variety of topics and fields, always focussing on the needs, rights and values of the people we work for and with. We foster debate, dialogue, creativity, and mutual learning by engaging in a participative way with EU civil society, public authorities, and other stakeholders working in a range of sectors.
Redial aim to raise the voice of those who are often underrepresented in decision-making, and at risk of social exclusion. We aim to empower people and enable them to make informed choices to live meaningful lives.