CEPROF is the company managing the VET School of Espinho (a coastal city near Porto), known as ESPE. It is a School that is deeply involved in the economic fabric and social structure of the region. Founded in march, 1990, it’s one of the oldest in the country and offers VET Education for the youngsters, that was non-existing till that date. Trying to attend to the various existing socio-economic realities and provide precise and appropriate responses to the training needs and job offers in the region, the main courses are related to tourism, business, health, robotics and A.I.. ESPE has a special vocation for the training of more vulnerable groups, offering very practical and job-oriented teaching, trying to assure professional excellence and social progression of their students, with relentless curricular and extracurricular support. Currently, it has, roughly, 40 teachers, 400 students and 30 other professionals.
C.I.P. Citizens In Power (CIP) is an independent non-profit, non-governmental organization. CIP constitutes one of the leading organizations in Cyprus in the field of global education, social innovation, entrepreneurship, STEM and sustainable growth. The mission of the organization is implementing cross-sectoral, interdisciplinary approaches, as a response to fundamental social, educational and environmental challenges and policy gaps, mainly by employing technology transfer and operationalizing the research findings.
High School Ivanec is a modern school, but with a long history of educating students from 1930., which offers a variety of programmes. We have four-year programmes, which include a comprehensive grammar school and a vocational economics school, and three-year programmes for vocational occupations for mechanical engineers, carpenters and CNC operators. The school has 444 students, ages 15 to 18. There are 22 different classes, and 73 employees. The main goal of High school Ivanec is quality education of students in order to contribute to the general development of society and in creative and stimulating atmosphere, by use of modern contents, methods and technology, enable students to gain knowledge and skills that will prepare them to continue their education or to enter the labour market and be competitive. School gives great attention to optional and additional courses, which enables creative and intellectual development of all students.
Logospycom was initially created as a of company specialized on learning disorders, especially “Dys” youngsters (Dyspraxia, Dysphasia, Dyslexia, etc.) also called Specific Learning Disorders (SLD). During several years of accompanying schools, VET centres, educational organisation, youngster and parents we created or used alternative methods or tools (digital or not) and we have developed our field of expertise to be an education innovation centre.
YuzuPulse aims to bring tech innovation closer to the social economy and education. To do so, we accompany non-tech specialists to use accessible and easy-to-design technology. YuzuPulse also aims to encourage social innovation actors to grow at the international level. Starting within Europe and by supporting social innovation actors to go beyond the local and national levels, we wish to foster European cooperation and exchanges of expertise and solutions across borders.