Stiftung Bildung & Handwerk, DE (Project Coordinator)

Education and Craft Foundation

The “Education & Craft Foundation” is an important German organisation for educational programmes. It co-ordinates the activities of legally renowned independent educational institutions in Germany (around 300 locations) and abroad (locations in Spain, Poland, Estonia, Czech Republic and China). It was founded by the Kreishandwerkerschaft (Local Council of Skilled Crafts) Paderborn, an organisation that can be described as the employers’ association of craft businesses in the Paderborn region. Worldwide there are more than 2,300 full-time specialists and executives working for the foundation and its educational institutions. Furthermore the Education & Craft Foundation employs about 5,000 part-time staff, made up of freelance trainers, teachers, lecturers and professors. The foundation works within partnership with many educational institutions which operate nationally as well as internationally, among them are:

  • Technology and vocational training centres
  • Institutes and institutions for office skills and information technology
  • Academies for professional training and educational Institutions
  • Institutions for supervision, rehabilitation and employment
  • Primary and secondary schools and technical colleges, plus full-time vocational schools
  • Private state-registered universities for applied sciences.

Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart Üniversitesi, TR

Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University (COMU) was founded in 1992 based upon the Faculty of Education on the Anafartalar Campus. Before this the facilities had housed a Teacher Training Institute, then a branch of Trakya University.

With its new status and intake from Turkey's large youth population, the university developed quickly in terms of the number of students, staff and facilities, spurring the opening of new faculties and colleges.

The university has expanded rapidly over the last few years and in the 2008-2009 academic year there were over 22,000 students participating in a wide variety of programs taught by 1100 academic staff in 2 graduate schools, 9 faculties, 2 polytechnic colleges (four year programs) and 11 vocational colleges (two-year programs). There are several campuses in Canakkale itself, and some of the academic units are located in other towns of the province.

ed-consult, DK

ed-consult’s focus is on providing high level educational consultancy, services, and training to enterprises, institutions, and individuals in Denmark and Europe and facilitates the development and implementation of e-learning and e-skills strategies and solutions Furthermore, ed-consult delivers courses and workshops in the areas of languages, communication, culture, eSkills, nature, health, (digital) art and project management – online und offline.

ed-consult has been involved in several IST/Innovation, ESF, Socrates-Minerva, Lingua, R3L, Leonardo and Lifelong Learning projects. Current projects focus on regional development, ecological tourism and mobility. ed-consult has offices is Copenhagen and on the West coast of Denmark.

Eurocultura, IT

Eurocultura is a training and career counselling organization established in 1987 in Vicenza, a town of 100.000 inhabitants located in the north-east of Italy.

Eurocultura means an international approach to different activities:

  • international projects focused on issues as vocational training, career counselling, employment, youth, migrants, women, granted by different European Programmes.
  • work placements in Vicenza for about 150 trainees yearly coming from different European countries in the frame of Leonardo Da Vinci and Erasmus Placement programmes.
  • career guidance for people seeking job, training, work placement or academic study abroad. Training for employment officers, university counsellors, youth centres officers on international mobility related issues.
  • network at local, national and international level with academic, educational and training organizations, institutional bodies, social partners and NGO.
  • dissemination of information on international issues through different media as printed periodical, reference booklets, newsletter, web site.


The isw Gesellschaft für wissenschaftliche Beratung und Dienstleistung mbH (isw GmbH), founded in 1992, is a private company providing science-based consultancy services and analyses. With our head office in Halle/Saale and sub-office in Magdeburg and Gera, the isw GmbH employs 25 members of staff who offer services to diverse clients and project partners including: local authorities, regional and national governmental departments, and the European Union. In addition, we carry out assignments funded by private enterprise, the chamber of commerce and industry, trade unions, and other social foundations and associations.

Pro-Eco, SI

Pro-Eco d.o.o., is a Slovene company (established in 1991), with the team of creative and enthusiastic young professionals, with key professional competencies in the field of EU project management and development of ICT supporting services / products. The company is involved in the development of individual e-learning contents and localization of foreign e-learning contents to the Slovenian language. We develop e-learning process supporting technical tools and e-learning contents. The company is also engaged in the implementation of blended education (combination of e-learning and classical educational approaches). Additionally, the company also provides other ICT supporting services and solutions such as: innovative and efficient business applications and web pages; 3D interactive web applications; CAD planning, 3D modelling and other graphical solutions; table and mobile applications & technologies and complete visual presentations for demanding clients.


LEADING INTERACTIVE GmbH operates in different trading areas. The core competence of LEADING INTERACTIVE is located in e-learning consulting, where we support SMEs and Global Players in introducing e-learning in their business processes. We're coaching the companies from their first ideas through pilot projects to the roll-out in the development of innovative learning and education scenarios. Beyond that, we qualify trainers to "e-Trainers" which are certified by the distance university in Hagen (FernUniversität in Hagen). These courses are offered as open seminars as well as inhouse workshops.

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