Being established in 1963 for industrial development and industry based growth Ankara Chamber of Industry works for ensuring the efficiency of the industry along with 32 occupational groups and over 7000 members as well as three established Organized Industrial Zones in Ankara, the capital of Turkey.Ankara Chamber of Industry undertakes a pioneering role on the province’s and Turkey’s economic, technological, social and cultural development by ensuring that industrialists from Ankara produce high value added products and increase their competitiveness with a vision to make Ankara a leader in industry and technology.
Ankara Chamber of Industry’s main activities are; Lead and guide the industrialists of Ankara, Conduct lobby activities on behalf of the industry, Contribute recommendations during the decision making processes of the official bodies in cooperation with other professional organizations, submit opinions and comments to the political power, in line with the requirements of the private sector, Provide support for the private sector to work more efficiently, Arrange and participate in various fairs and exhibitions; to create new markets and business opportunities through commercial and economic meetings and connection with different foreign delegations, Organize face to face meetings for foreign trade missions in order to create technical, commercial, financial and business cooperation, ACI gives some services such as Member Registration Services, Activity Document, Partnership Documents, Capacity Reports, Invoice Confirmation, Manufacturing Adequacy Document, Approval of export documents, Studies on the European Union, Our Education Department organizes seminars and trainings according to the needs of our members and the personnel of the Chamber. ACI embodies 3 advisors, 4 department managers, 5 technique experts, 7 specialists, 4 assistant specialists, 6 project coordinator and 20 officials in the Directorates of Registration And Proficiency Groups, Technical and Commercial Documentation Services, Foreign Affairs And Business Development, Data Processing and Budget And Accounting which are assigned to 2 Deputy General Secretaries and 1 Secretary General.
ACI embodies 3 advisors, 4 department managers, 5 technique experts, 7 specialists, 4 assistant specialists, 6 project coordinator and 20 officials in the Directorates of Registration And Proficiency Groups, Technical and Commercial Documentation Services, Foreign Affairs And Business Development, Data Processing and Budget And Accounting which are assigned to 2 Deputy General Secretaries and 1 Secretary General.
Ankara Chamber of Industry Vocational and Technical High School is an educational institution established in Ankara Chamber of Industry 1. Organized Industrial Zone in 2012. Within the school, there are 5 managers, 56 teachers and 512 students. All of the students of the school are full scholarship students. These students are chosen according to their academical achievements and all of their expenses including accommodation, food and social activity costs are covered by the the school.
There are 4 vocational education departments in the school. These are:
Hacettepe University (HU) is one of the oldest and leading universities in Turkey. HU began to operate as a hospital in Ankara in 1957. Education, research and public service activities started in 1958. HU expanded further in the course of time with the foundation of new departments and faculties on two campuses. HU continues its activities with 14 Faculties, 14 Institutes, 2 Applied Schools, 5 Vocational Schools, 1 Conservatory, 54 Research and Practice Centers. HU has more than 38.000 students and 3.500 faculty members.
According strategic plan document, HU’s mission and vision statements are as follows:
HU has a mission to train highly qualified individuals for the future of the country, and to supply its research, education and service outcomes for benefit of mankind through its scientific and aesthetic accumulation of knowledge under the light of universal values.
HU has a vision to be a leading university with its education and research services, and art creation, of which all members are proud of being a member at the national and international level, contributing to the country’s efforts toward being a contemporarily outstanding one.
HU has given priority to undergraduate and graduate education programs. HU, being loyal to its quality management philosophy, considers all teaching and research areas equally important. However, because of the composition of the university, emphasis has been given to certain research areas such as nanotechnologies, biotechnology, clean and renewable energy.
HU manages its activities regarding its teaching, research, and services to society according to its mission and goals as much as possible. HU also receives the benefit of certain opportunities in this respect.
The European Union Office is responsible for the administration of the European Union Education and Youth Programmes at Hacettepe University and carries out the work in close collaboration with all academic and administrative units (www.abofisi.hacettepe.edu.tr)
Within the framework of The Youth Programme, project creation training courses are being given and young participants are encouraged to create and join the projects.
Our organization helps the youth to find a place in the society. We are recognized as a non formal education organization . So we help the youth to take initiatives, to experiment actions that increase their sense of responsibility, of citizenship and active participation in building up the society. We offer them a space of possibilities, through what they can develop their autonomy, their identity and involvement in it. We believe in the potential of each of them, regardless their backgrounds. Any project is an ideal opportunity to open their mind, get to know and understand the meaning of cultural diversity and interculturality by being involved in different kinds of activities. The daily tasks in Hacettepe Universty EU Office are shared between an employee in the position of EVS coordinator and some active volunteers.
We work both on international and local projects. On one hand as a European Voluntary Service sending, hosting and coordinating organization , and on the other hand by supporting local projects held by young people
Erkunt Vocational Training Center is actively involved in technology-related issues and puts emphasis on teachers' and students' trainings. The school which possess ateliers in electrics and electronic, IT, machinery, automation and automotive has close ties with sectors. It provides trainings in solid works, catia, proengineering and AutoCAD. Cam trainings are provided both in real world and virtual environment. Due to these trainings, model products can be produced. In electric/electronic and IT ateliers, electric circuits and electronic software can be made. The school has been woking on construction of glider aircrafts, model planes and drones.
Furthermore, the school provided vocational trainings to app. 30000 industry workers. Based on its infrastructure and technical capacity, the school has the ability to build drones. But trainings regarding the drone software programmer/operator and virtual reality programmer/operators are not included in the curriculum. Most of its teachers participated in national qualification standard trainings.This school has the technical capacity to include trainings in both addressed specialisation fields.
National Centre for Education is a public administration body subordinated to the Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia. It is responsoble for the implementation of general and vocational education policy on a national level.
VISC develops curricula for IVET, CVET, in-service vocational education and training and vocation oriented education as well as participates in the developmeng of occupational standards. VISC has already developed modular VET programms for 56 qualifications within 14 economy sectors and will contuniue elaboration of modular programs for about 184 qualifications till 2020.
VISC provides methodological guidance and CPD for general and VET education teachers by organizing seminars and developing methodological materials. To implement its functions VISC closely cooperates with schools, colleges and universities, local authorities, parents’ organizations, entrepreneurs, Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Latvian Chamber of Crafts, etc.
The Chamber of Commerce of Álava is a public corporation which scope is the territory of Álava – Basque Country (Spain)
Eesti People to People is a non-profit organisation registered in Estonia in 1997. NGO has experience in organising training courses for groups in different ages and also seminars and conferences. The main topics are entrepreneurship, media literacy, active citizenship, global education, inclusion, gender equaluty, European citizenship and European values.
Eesti People to People has experience in Erasmus+ projects and in LLL Programme. NGO was partner in few Erasmus+ VET projects about entrepreneurship: “Entrepreneurship for Rural Areas and Social Integration – Network for Guidance and Education”, “Enter in Entrepreneurship - From idea to action”, “MINDS into MATTER - the "Book of Business" sustainable training tool in the tourist industry”, “Job Re-Evolve” and now in “Future – ready right ed right skills to right job” and in Nordplus project “Tools 4 trainers” with focus on rural small businesses.
There are professional educators, trainers and journalists among Eesti People to People staff persons.
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Anmiro Oy is a Finnish SME. It has a wide network of other SMEs and associate experts when more competences and power is needed for running projects or business initiatives. Anmiro Oy promotes entrepreneurship and support nascent and new small business owners to grow their businesses. The second line is to work with VET institutions e.g., in transnational projects for curricula and training programmes development as well as validation and development of Further Quali fications. (often competence based quali fications). The third business line is writing and photographing for local and national media. Finally, Anmiro Oy is participating at transnational projects as a partner or external evaluator.
Anmiro Oy is a member of EURORESO (an international non-pro fit association with a scienti fic and educational purpose) and together with other members of the association implements international projects on education, entrepreneurship, community and social development, including migrant and refugee integration, senior volunteering, etc.
TTS is a training, development and research institute. It was established in 1924 and operates in 16 localities allover in Finland. TTS is a non-profit-making registered association. TTS membership includes private individuals, associations and companies. TTS Institute’s staff is 150 persons and the annual turnover 19 M€.
TTS activities are financed through proceeds from training services, research and development projects and publications, membership fees and government appropriations. TTS is supervised by the National Board of Education and the Ministry of Employment and the Economy. TTS organizes initial training for young and adult students, vocational training, apprenticeship training and personnel training. TTS provides training services, research and development mainly in the following fields: transportation, logistics, automobile engineering and productivity. TTS is the biggest initial and vocational training institute for heavy vehicle drivers in Finland.
TTS has worked in several international projects including EU financed projects. The projects have concerned transport personal development, simulator use in developing training solutions and Smart Mobility, development of Smart Mobility solutions and their affects to drivers’ work, training of heavy vehicle drivers and all kinds of vehicle mechanics.
TTS has good international relations with various educational organizations in Europe. TTS is an active member of EuroTra.
TTS has an administrative office, where is the necessary administrative facilities in terms of keeping record of project expenses, time allocating to the project, financial reporting, etc.
Instytut Transportu Samochodowego (Motor Transport Institute) is a research organization focused at research & development, technical, organizational and economical design as well as providing the expertise and expert review in the field of road transport. It was established in 1952 and since then has been a major opinion-forming entity. It also plays a supporting role for Polish public administration, being supervised by Polish Ministry of Infrastructure. ITS currently employs more than 160 persons, including more than 70 researchers.
ITS has been conducting numerous R&D projects and initiatives, funded from both Polish (mostly National Centre for Research & Development) and European Union (7th Framework Programme, EU Regional Development Fund Lifelong Learning Programme, Erasmus+) funds. Currently, ITS is involved in a few dozens of such research projects. It also plays a role in international expert (e.g. European Commision-based C-ITS Expert Group, GEAR 2030) and standardization (UNECE, ISO, CEN) groups. All activities of ITS aim at increasing the level of road traffic safety, environmental protection and enhancing the competences of drivers of different categories.
ITS has an implemented, certified quality management system according to PN/EN ISO9001 :2009 and AQAP 2110 :2009 standards.
ITS has an administrative department which covers all administrative activities and is capable of keeping record of project expenses, time allocating to the project, financial reporting, etc.
Europa Training UK is a vocational training organisation with a strong network of educational institutions in the UK and Europe. Europa Training UK aims are to satisfy the growing demand for vocational training and cultural development opportunities in the UK and in Europe. Europa Training UK specialises in the organization and management of a range of services including: training, seminars, interviews, every aspect of work experience, expert exchange projects and English language courses designed to enhance the CV's of young people from across Europe, including students in vocational training, undergraduates, graduates, workers, self-employed, unemployed and active job seekers. The activities are related to participation in local, national, international and European projects and initiatives for improvement of the quality of life through education and human resources development, transfer of knowledge and skills, cultural exchanges, social integration and active citizenship, environment protection, working in the field of education, youth, intercultural, simulation of social integration of minorities, disabled and disadvantaged people. Europa Training UK has extensive experience working with international organisations, ranging from Chambers of Commerce and Government Departments, to Small, Medium and Large companies, Youth Organisations, Universities and Colleges, Secondary and Primary Schools. Especially with the latter, Europa Training UK has also engaged a campaign to eradicate any form of bullying and discrimination in the local Schools. To do so, Europa Training UK is actively involved as a hosting organization for European Mobilities and has successfully managed more than 450 projects involving more than 5000 youth participants, from various parts of Europe and Devon. The main aim is to satisfy the growing demand for personal development opportunities in the UK and in Europe, specializing in the organization and management of a range of services including: training, seminars, interviews, every aspect of voluntary work programmers enhance the CV's of young people, including students in vocational training, undergraduates, graduates, workers, self-employed, unemployed and active job seekers, regardless of their social background and personal conditions. Rather, the activities we provide are focused to the improvement of the quality of life through education and human resources development; transfer of knowledge and skills; cultural exchanges; social integration and active citizenship and environment protection, simulating also the social integration of minorities, especially disabled and disadvantaged people.
We are a member and Ms Kuklinska is a committee representative (a committee secretary) in Plymouth's Leading Networking group called: Down2Business Network link: http://down2business.org/ D2B is a Business Networking Club which was formed in 2003 with a membership of 50 local businesses. D2B group is the largest and most important non-profit making Business Networking Club in the South West.We are an active member of Devon Chamber of Commerce in South West of England from 2007 (link: http://www.plymouth-chamber.co.uk ) and a member of Small Business Networking group providing support and advance to SMEs.
We are a partner at the Chamber Mentoring Services supporting businesses with its management including: business development, coaching, finance strategies, HR.We are members of 1000Club - Supporting Young People into Employment. Link: http://www.1000club.co.uk/ The 1000 Club Campaign was set up to recruit 1000 companies in the Plymouth area to commit to support young people into employment, whether that be through work experience, apprenticeship, graduate internships or employment. The membership now exceeds 1000 and the 2014-15 target is to work with partners to provide an additional 1250 opportunities as well as to develop a range of supportive initiatives and services.We are also members of the local Growth Hug - GAIN http://gaininbusiness.com/ and members of Plymouth Apprentice Network, link: http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/plymouthapprenticenetwork.html providing a wealth of information support for students, young people, employers, schools and parents that are seeking information about apprenticeships and the latest vacancies in the region.
Plymouth Apprentice Network is also the home of the Apprenticeship Ambassadors and its mission is to promote apprenticeships through own experiences, thus raising awareness of apprenticeship opportunities for other young people and employers in our city and region.We are members of Plymouth Manufacturers Group ('PMG') http://www.mypmg.co.uk structured by network of manufacturing companies group. Finally, the company has developed and maintained a passion and commitment to quality, communication and the need to ensure that participants get the most from their programmes. All experts from the organisation who will be involved in the project are experienced.
FASE.net is a training and consulting private centre officially acknowledged by public institutions like the regional government and office of employment a training provider. Key activities are vocational and continuous training centre, developer of multimedia didactic materials, specialized in languages, third sector, tourism and e-learning training centre.
FASE offers a variety of more than a hundred on-line courses in different professional areas, from management and administration, ICT, Hotel and Hospitality Management and many other professional areas. We virtual classroom displays an innovative method of learning where most of the courses are guided by a tutor.
Our experience supports us as experts in the management of learning platforms and promoters of a knowledge society around specific topics and in different sectors.
FASE offers adult training to the continuous improvement of skills in different collectives. Primarily directs its activities to groups at risk of exclusion, employability difficulties and people who need to improve their training plan to get a job. Our location is in a neighborhood with high levels of immigration, therefore we are addressing of people of different ethnicities and difficulties in finding work, who want to improve their skills to adapt a labor market increasingly demanding.
In addition, FASE is currently an employment agency, in collaboration and coordination with Regional Government perform labour intermediation activities that are intended to provide to the workers suitable employment to their characteristics, and provide employers the most appropriate to their requirements and needs hardworking people.
FASE.net has currently participated in European education projects since the year 1996 where it has gained experience as designer of project proposals, coordinator and partner. Most of the transnational experience is focused on didactic innovation in materials and methodologies as well as in the leading edge of technical innovation.
MITRA FRANCE is non-governmental non-profit organisation established in Nice, France in 2015 for the following public benefit objectives:
1). Foster intercultural understanding and responsiveness to social, ethnic, linguistic and cultural diversity through non-formal educational approaches. MITRA's mission is to create awareness among people about their role in the society and instill skills for them to act in a positive and constructive way. The organisation aims to develop innovative educational approaches addressing diversity for inclusive education.
2). Popularize handicraft and art skills by providing regular trainings for people in different age. MITRA's objective is to help people to build an understanding of the role of art and creativity in society as well as essential skills of self-expression. The organisation aspires to enhance Information and Communication Technologies uptake in teaching and learning and use ICT to promote handicrafts and art.
3). Promote visual arts and increase level of digital competence among people with fewer opportunities: unemployed, youth, people in age 50+, women, ethnic and national minorities, migrants, refugees, low educated and people without professions and also general public. MITRA's objective is to enhance artistic creativity and innovation, including entrepreneurship and increased employability in the European labour market and beyond.
4). Promote equity, social cohesion through volunteering and enable people in different ages to participate fully in the European projects.
5). Support adult education and vocational training by providing lifelong learning projects and organise tailored learning opportunities for people with fewer opportunities with the aim to motivate them to learn, create new businesses and make them active and socially included.