Leibniz University Hannover, Germany
Prof. Dr. Dirk Lange
The Coordinator of the Project is the Institute for Didactics of Democracy of the Leibniz University Hannover in Germany. The university was funded in 1831, nowadays it has 21,000 students and 4,700 staff members. Didactics of Democracy describes the scientific examination of a “learning democracy”. Students who will become teachers for civic education are enrolled here. Active citizenship it the focal point of teaching and researching. The Institute has a strong record of developing educational tools, curricula and teaching material.
Universita Degli Studi Di Trento, Italy
Prof. Olga Bombardelli
Universität Trent is a middle ranged University with approximately 16.000 Students. It lies in the North-East of Italy. The University follows the further development of the quality of their research and teaching, the strengthening of the international dimension and the cooperation with qualified Universities and research institutions all over the world. Consequently, the University consists of 10 Faculties (economics and management, law and legal studies, sociology and social research, social sciences, Psychology and cognitions research, industrial engineering, construction, environment and machine construction engineering, information engineering and Computer science, Physics Mathematics). It is divided into three centres (international relations, System biologie and Neurosciences).
Znanstvenoraziskovalni Center Slovenske Akademije Znanosti In Umetnosti, Slovenia
Dr. Phil. Hladnik Mirjam Milharčič
ZRC SAZU is one of the earliest research and educational institutions in Slovenia in Central and South-East Europe. 314 professionals work in 18 independent but networked institutions. As equal Partners, we work in parallel with diverse (EU-) Programmes (amongst others lifelong learning, the Interreg IIIB Programme). The slowenische Migrations-Institute (SMI) am ZRC SAZU is a central institution which participates in multidisciplinary research on migration processes. The research area includes the themes migration history, current migration and integration processes, intercultural learning, migration policy, refugees, multiculturalism, cultural diversity and change, etc. The institution leads the research, develops expert reports and organizes international symposium, seminars, workshops and advisory work on the themes of migration, culture, education. The institution also works with the different levels of education that range from early and general school to post-secondary education, whereby it develops pedagogical concepts and approaches in the area of migration and integration.
Liceul Tehnologic Economic ,, Elina Matei Basarab'', Romania
The Technologisch – Wirtschaftliche Schule “Elina Matei Basarab” from Ramnicu Sarat, in Buzau, a day and evening school offers vocational education in the following areas: Tourism, accounting, administration and trade. The school offers courses and vocational education for 539 pupils, who are taught by 39 teaching staff. The thrust is on the combination of knowledge, theory and praxis with concrete positioning on the labour market. The school organizes, advises and controls amongst other things research trainings while also delivering courses around the theme school education. Advising the educational ministry on educational reform and building partnerships with economic agencies, non-government organizations, youth associations and local communities constitutes further central functions.
Inspectoratul Scolar Judetean Buzau, Romania
The “School Inspectorate Buazu County“ as a regional, Romanian School Supervising authority is responsible for over 400 Schools (including 29 vocational schools) and stands in contact with over 3000 teaching professionals from the Buzau region. The "School Inspectorate Buazu County" follows educational, social and cultural objectives in the sense of the values of the EU and its organization culture. The projects and support for individual mobility (i.e. IVET-VENTURE) facilitate the development of innovative practices in educational and vocational education and training. The school is involved in organizing informal educational activities and projects and training courses at the international level. Multiculturalism and diversity constitute central values, racism is actively fought and the conception of antiracist and inclusive approaches are at the core of the institution’s experience.