Hayme Ana Mesleki ve Teknik Anadolu Lisesi
HAMTAL is a public vocational secondary school. The school is located in the city center of Ankara, the capital of Turkey. It has been founded this year and received its first students. As a vocational school, there are departments of Food and Beverage Services, Accounting and Finance, Child Development and Training, Public Relationships and Organisation. The school has good physical facilities, a new building and laboratories for these departments. Child Development and Training Department has a separate building in the garden of the school to be used as a practice kindergarten for students.
Universidade de Vigo
UVIGO is a young public academic institution officially founded in 1989. It has three main objectives: to provide higher education services with high quality rates and oriented to promote work placements among its students, giving priority to internationalization; to promote a basic and applied research through competitive research groups at an international level; and to transfer its knowledge and scientific advances to the society in order to foster an intelligent, sustainable and integrating growth of all its surrounding territory. UVIGO, with three campuses at Ourense, Pontevedra and Vigo, offers degree programs in the fields of science, humanities, technology and legal-social.
IKAROS is a certified VET Provider with its nucleus dating back to 1972. It is a Polytechnic Institute, accredited within the regional system of Initial Vocational Education and Training (IVET), operating in the fields of IVET, Higher Education, Lifelong Learning and Job Services in its three seats in the provinces of Bergamo and Milan. Its institute offers five-year courses divided into four areas: technological area, agro-food area, wellness area and the administrative area. IKAROS hosts over 1500 initial vocational training students (secondary education) and 200 higher education students. It trains over 2000 adults per year, has accompanied more than 1200 people in the labour market and supported over 400 children and adults with disadvantages.
University of Thessaly
UTH is the only higher education institution in central Greece. The University has an Engineering School with 11 Departments, a Pedagogic School with 3 Departments, a Medical School with 2 Departments, and a Physical Education School with 1 Department. The University enrolls over 10.000 undergraduate and graduate students and has staff of 1.000 which includes teaching, technical, and administrative employees. This makes the University a significant employer in the area of Thessaly. UTH acts as a consulting organization to the municipalities and authorities in Thessaly in subjects including educational strategies, economic development strategies, and technology transfer.
VC is a development, training and consulting SME in the areas of Information Systems and Technology Enhanced Learning. Located in Porto, North Portugal, Virtual Campus is a spin-off from the research and work developed at the R&D group GILT, from the Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto. Virtual Campus has successfully produced multimedia e-learning contents and serious games for different platforms (desktops, mobile, tablet), in different environments (online, standalone) for different purposes (vocational training, emergency services, higher education, secondary education) and in different scopes (european projects, client contracts).
University of Central Lancashire
UCL, in Preston, was founded in 1828 as the Institution for the Diffusion of Knowledge. ‘Ex solo ad solem’, or in translation, ‘From the Earth to the Sun’, has been its motto ever since – helping people from all walks of life to make the most of their potential is what UCL’s all about. Today UCL is one of the UK’s largest universities. With a student and staff community approaching 38,000 it is one of the largest employers in the North West of England. Internationally UCL has academic partners in all regions of the globe and it is on a world stage that the first class quality of its education was first recognised. The University has an increasingly thriving campus in Cyprus delivering UCL programmes and original research within a UCL environment and culture.
AAU has been providing students with academic excellence, cultural engagement and personal development since its inception in 1974. It offers education and research within the fields of natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, technical and health sciences. AAU currently consolidates and further develops its profile as a dynamic and innovative research and educational institution oriented towards the surrounding world. Despite the fact that AAU is a fairly young university, it is already ranking amongst the best and most acknowledged international universities in the world.