Partners

COORDINATOR:

ANI-International

France

ANI-International is a French association created in accordance with the French law 1901. ANI mobilizes and supports young and adults citizens from various backgrounds; especially those from urban under privileged areas (classified under priority territories by the French Urban Affairs Ministry). ANI works with them on social inclusion issues. Since 2008, ANI has participated in the fight against discriminations by providing vocational training programs aimed at helping participants to build skills and find employment. In order to achieve its goals, ANI has established and sustained key partnerships with local partners : “Missions Locales”, “Espaces Paris Jeunes”,  “centres sociaux-culturels”, etc. In collaboration with these local actors, ANI implements diverse actions according to the problems identified.  ANI develops as well cooperation and sustainable building-up of activities and micro-projects to empower local communities in general, in 2 territories in Cameroun (one in Yaoundé and another 100 kms far away in the rural countryside).

www.ani-international.org

Contact: Romuald DZOMO NKONGO – romuald.dzomo@ani-international.org

 

PARTNERS:

Merseyside Expanding Horizons

United Kingdom

Merseyside Expanding Horizons Ltd was registered in June 1999 as a Society for the benefit of the community under the Industrial and Provident Societies Acts 1965-1978.

Merseyside Expanding Horizons (MEH) brings together Merseyside based voluntary, private and public sector agencies to promote and generate multi agency and cross sector working around key issues relevant to social inclusion. This is on a local, regional, national and European level.

By working in partnership MEH brings together organisations with specialist expertise in different areas of social inclusion, thus developing stronger partnerships  and creating innovation and best practice.

MEH is recognised by many public and voluntary sector bodies as a key influence in promoting social inclusion on Merseyside and has gathered a reputation as a competent, effective voluntary sector organisation, a ´safe pair of hands´ which without bias has used the funding available to it to support a wide range of innovative projects which promote social inclusion.

www.expandinghorizons.co.uk

Contact: Anna Bellan – annabellan@expandinghorizons.co.uk

 

Agrupamento de Escolas número 2 de Beja

Portugal

Agrupamento de Escolas n.º 2 de Beja is a grouping of state schools ranging from pre-school to secondary education, from 3-year-olds up to adults. We are specially involved in inclusion policies since we are one of the regionally recognised schools with curricula for special educational needs children and young people and assigned as the teaching partner for the local prison. We also provide vocational and training courses, for basic and secondary education. We have open a Centre for Qualification and Vocational Education and Management, part of a governmental network and program – Programa Qualifica – created to accomplish the EU goals stated in “Education and Training 2020” strategic programme. This centre provides vocational orientation and guidance to adults, recognition and validation of skills and qualifications exclusively for adults, including socially deprived or excluded people, ethnic minorities and handicapped in order to promote equality in gender and social status.

www.ae2beja.pt/

Contact: Paula Lança – paulalanca@gmail.com

 

 

CEPA Los Llanos Albacete

Spain

The Centre for Adult Education in Albacete (CEPA) is a state organisation which offers formal and informal education courses to the city population and its surrounding areas, including the correctional facilities and at risk areas of the city. Within this organisation the Aula de Personas Adultas La Paz offers second chance secondary qualifications and courses in basic competences to a marginal area of the city at risk of exclusion.

http://cepa-losllanos.centros.castillalamancha.es/

Contact: Jesualdo Moreno Sánchez

 

Inspira Plus

Fyrom(Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)

Inspira Plus was founded with the goal of improving and developing life-long learning educational best practices in the Republic of Macedonia.

The organization’s activities involve providing, designing and implementing a range of educational activities, programs, consulting and training, and projects in the arena of formal, non-formal and informal education. Inspira’s portfolio has been mostly centered on Adult Learners in the Vocational and Soft-skills training arena.

Inspira Plus is also active in the provision of educational and developmental supplies and aides, and has thus far worked with several formal educational institutions in the Republic of Macedonia.

www.inspira.mk

Contact: Dimitar Osmanli – contact@inspira.mk

 

Kulturskolan Stockholm – Stockholm School of the Arts

Sweden

Stockholm School of the Arts/Kulturskolan Stockholm, one of Europe’s greatest schools of art for young people, is a municipality activity within the Culture administration in the City of Stockholm. The Stockholm School of the Arts provides a wide range of leisure activities for young people aged 6-22 years who reside in the city of Stockholm.

Courses cover a wide range of activities in music, drama, dance, fine art and media. There are currently 17000 young people enrolling and the organisation hosts a staff of 350 people.

The activities include the Centre of Recourses for young people with special needs. Stockholm School of the Arts aims to give all young people opportunities to participate in cultural activities and express themselves artistically regardless of their abilities, family or economic circumstances.

Currently there are six areas of units around the city with the organization’s own properties holding theatre stages, rehearsal rooms for music and dance halls etc. Every year Stockholm School of the Arts produces more than 1000 music concerts, theatre and dance performances and exhibitions all around the city.

Since 2002 Stockholm School of Arts has cooperated in nearly 50 EU-projects within the field of Youth, Education and the INTERREG programmes and is the Eurodesk contact point located in Stockholm, as well as provides adult education, in-service training for teachers and work experiences for teacher students.

www.kulturskolan.stockholm.se/

Contact: Eva Darell – eva.darell@stockholm.se

 

CVO LBC-NVK Sint-Niklaas

Belgium

CVO LBC-NVK Sint-Niklaas is an adult eduction center in Flanders, Belgium.

It offers over 550 modular daytime and evening courses per year.

The courses are clustered around:

  1. Dutch for foreigners
  2. foreign languages: Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
  3. vocational training, leading to a diploma of secondary education, in the domains of:
  • health care,
  • nursery,
  • accounting,
  • transport & logistics
  • gardening & floristry
  1. graphic design, multimedia, photography, and fashion

Among its many adult learners, the center counts immigrants, refugees and inmates (in the Beveren Penitentiary).

The center adheres to affordable, qualitative and attractive education. Our teachers take individual learners’ needs into account, respect everyone’s uniqueness, use interactive methodologies, and pay explicit attention to the social aspects of learning.

www.sintniklaas.lbconderwijs.be

Contact: Hilde Penneman – hilde.penneman@lbconderwijs.be