XANO CHANNEL (SPAIN)
The association, created in 2010, aims to promote growth opportunities for individuals and for society in general by creating synergies, tools and methodologies for the dissemination of culture and promotion of active citizenship among people and organizations.
The activities and objectives of the organization are inspired by the principles of equal opportunities for disadvantaged people and between men and women.
Xano Channel has been organizing courses and seminars for young people and vocational training teachers, such as:
> courses on e-learning tools and new technologies applied to education
> innovative educational methodologies
> language courses
> gender equality courses
UNIQUE PROJECTS (LITHUANIA)
Association “Unique projects” unifies young proactive people. Members of organization tries to expand occupation of young people, bring new alternatives of spending their free time, encourage self-actualizing, create favourable conditions for young people and members to improve and grow like creating, thinking and acting personalities. We try to develop values of moral and culture, work and art skills, educate about importance of action, non-formal learning, healthy-lifestyle and sport in our lives. We have a strong team which is experienced in implementing projects, generating ideas and developing social skills. We are improving our organizational management skills every day.
Members of our association have already participated in trainings, seminars and projects, which include both formal and non-formal learning, covers the topics from increasing your emotional intelligence, motivation, business awareness, working in organizations, problem solving, conflict management, project coordinating.
ALPHABET FORMATION (BELGIUM)
Alphabet Formation, ABF, is a network of European organizations in the field of human capital development. This investment in knowledge, skills and competences will benefit individuals, institutions, organiZations and society as a whole by contributing to growth and ensuring equity, prosperity and social inclusion in Europe and beyond.
The organization aims to improve achievement in relevant and high-level basic and transversal competences in a lifelong learning perspective, through formal or non-formal education and training, from early childhood education and care, over school education, youth activities, higher education and vocational education and training to adult learning.
Inclusive education, training and youth: in line with the Paris Declaration, within our project, priority will be given to actions addressing diversity in (formal and non-formal) education and training, developing social, civic, intercultural competences and media literacy, combating discrimination and segregation, tackling bullying, reducing disparities in learning outcomes affecting learners with disadvantaged backgrounds in particular through innovative integrated approaches. This should also involve enhancing the access, participation and performance of disadvantaged learners and facilitating their transitions: between different levels and types of education and training; from education/training to the world of work; and/or from one employment to another. Open and innovative education, training and youth work, embedded in the digital era: within our projects priority will be given to actions that contribute to disseminating learning outcomes of formal and non-formal learning activities as well as to mainstreaming and spreading the utilization of open and innovative education, training and youth pedagogies, participatory education governance, work methods and resources for educators and learners at all levels, in particular those in a disadvantaged situation.
Eurobug, International Youth Work Training and Collaboration' is a limited company legally registered in the Republic of Ireland. It stands for social inclusion of young people and minority groups by providing quality trainings for youth and community workers, volunteers, youth activists, trainers and teachers. Thus organizes international youth exchanges and collaborative action projects in the field of youth/ community work, self-directed and inter-cultural learning. Our MISSION is the social inclusion of young people and minority groups by providing quality trainings, youth exchanges and collaborative action projects in the field of youth work and inter-cultural learning. 'Eurobug' believes that by doing our bit we are contributing to building a more inclusive society and supporting much needed social change. Social inclusion, equality, human rights and solidarity are the core values on which 'Eurobug' is built. We are seeking to provide access to innovative, inter-cultural and non-formal learning spaces for new comes in Erasmus+.
THE YOUTH COMPANY (NETHERLANDS)
The Youth Company (formally known as 'Stichting Stagefever') offers a platform for young people, in which the development and discovery of talents, skills and competence is crucial. The Youth Company stimulates young people to take the lead in their own learning. Our methods are based on non-formal education and learning will almost always take place in an international group. This approach offers a valuable supplement to formal education. We are delighted to encourage young people to take initiative in their personal and professional growth and to increase their impact on society in this way.
We offer a learning environment that challenges young people are curious, creative, enterprising and engaged. The Youth Company Education organizes non-formal learning activities for and with young people and youth professionals.
These activities take place in an international learning environment and in cooperation with European youth organizations.
ASOCIATIA MONOMYTHS ( ROMANIA )
The MONOMYTHS Association is a non-profit organization established in 2014 which aims to increase the quality of communication programs for youth people activating in non-profit organizations, entrepreneurs establishments, informal groups and other organized facilities. The mission is to offer customized trainings, seminars and workshops, based on non-formal educational methods that will prepare the youth, present and future communication employees to better integrate themselves in the NGO as well as in entrepreneurial or business working filed. We believe that by using non-formal teaching methods in an intercultural youth group we can enhance participant’s knowledge, values, and skills for working with culturally diverse groups and creating effective communication campaigns to better promote their NGO or start-up. The purpose is to implement projects that educate, inform and guide youth people in order to prepare them to meet the standards that society establish and expects from them. Besides that, we aim to create an international youth network that supports learning through youth participation, based on peer-to-peer education and blended learning, and focused on communication and digital competences.
The MONOMYTHS founders and project team are people with a great deal of experience in the field of Communication and Marketing for Non-profits as well as in time managing and implementing grants and strategic project, financed by the EU (for example 3 projects in the framework of Youth in Action 4.3, 3 projects of Erasmus plus programme, KA1, 4 in the framework of the FSE).
JUGENDSOZIALWERK NORDHAUSEN e. V. ( GERMANY )
The Jugendsozialwerk Nordhausen e.V. is working in Thuringia and Saxony and is a non profit organization. As a member of the Paritätischen Wohlfahrtsverband we offer services in field of social works. We support and take care for children, teenagers, youngsters, families, refugees and the elderly in different situations. More than 1,000 employees provide high-quality work in 80 facilities. Furthermore our association has special knowledge and longterm experiences in international work, projects and in the process of intercultural opening as well. The Association have been working in international and intercultural experiences since 25 years. In the philosophy of the association international projects of various themes and the contact with people from other countries are relevant.
Every year we run, besides of the European Voluntary Service projects, a variety of youth and professionals encounters with various countries around the world.
Since 1996, we have taken numerous young people from around the world in our projects. We supported them and promoted their mobility.
ASSOCIACAO PAREDES PELA INCLUSAO SOCIAL (PORTUGAL)
The Associação Paredes pela Inclusão Social (APPIS) was created in 2007 by a group of 42 entrepreneurs who wanted to give their contribution and to demonstrate their social responsibility for social inclusion through education.
The association has 6 professionals although 3 of them are assigned for other partner entity.
APPIS develops an innovative methodology for family mediation in 2nd cycle schools of Paredes county (3 schools), which aims to combat scholar failure and dropout.
The association is dedicated to activities that develop the necessary skills in students and their families in order to obtain scholar success. The strategic objective of APPIS is fighting against school failure and school dropout through the prevention and remediation of risk factors by inducing external factors of success. Additionally, APPIS also developed in 2010 and 2011 a project called “Previne Paredes” that aims to prevent risky behaviours and to promote healthy habits and lifestyle. APPIS has experience in working with schools in different national and European projects as explained above. We also have a Leonardo mobility project and we coordinated a Transfer of Innovation project called “Family Mediation” and we had been partners in a Comenius Régio project.
CULTURA E DINTORNI ( ITALY )
Cultura e Dintorni is an Association whose priority is creating growth opportunities both for the person and for society, creating synergies, tools and methods for the dissemination of culture, education, social responsibility of individuals and organizations. The activities of the Association and its aims are inspired by the principles of equality between men and women and are respectful of the inviolable rights of the person. Cultura e Dintorni is an Italian association which deals to pursue qualification and professional, social and artistic improvement in the fields of training, education, culture, entertainment, tourism, technological innovation, entertainment, communication and art in general. The association is dedicated to the management of European mobility projects, especially under Leonardo Da Vinci and Erasmus + programs, to the support work for European projects but also to the development and improvement of our region, Apulia.
Cultura e Dintorni cooperates with several partners from all over Europe, like public organizations and private companies of Apulia that host young participants from all over Europe for training or internship.