STIFTUNG BILDUNG & HANDWERK I GERMANY
The Education & Crafts Foundation, based in Paderborn, Germany, is committed to equal access to education and employment as a prerequisite for equal opportunities in society. It was established as a non-profit organization in 2001 by the Paderborn District Guild of Skilled Crafts, which since its founding has been committed not only to the economic and political interests of the regional skilled crafts sector, but also to sustainable and up-to-date training and continuing education.
We invest in the quality of our work and lead it back into the promotion of future-oriented education. To this end, the Foundation is closely linked to the Foundation network, which includes eight educational companies as well as a university and three schools abroad. Performance, innovative strength and a high sense of responsibility for people and the environment are our aspirations. We act in a sustainable and resource-oriented way.
FEDERATION OF EDUCATIONIN CENTRAL OSTROBOTHNIA (KPEDU) I FINLAND
Kpedu is a multidisciplinary and actively developing educational organization that organizes basic and additional vocational secondary education, preparatory education, apprenticeship training and folk high school education.
According to our Sustainable growth strategy 2021-2025 we are committed to sustainable development principles and practices based on the principle of continuous improvement. Our goal is to act innovatively, customer-oriented (both students and working life) and produce expertise that promotes thinking and action in accordance with sustainable development in various professional fields.
In our area a hydrogen, wind energy and battery cluster are booming and creating new educational needs for tomorrow’s expertise in the green transfer. Our social responsibility builds the future on economically, ecologically, socially, and culturally sustainable solutions. The goal is to promote the comprehensive well-being of students, staff, working life, the environment, and the area of influence.
BERUFLICHES BILDUNGS- UND TRAININGSZENTRUM ÖSTERREICH (BBRZ-Ö) I AUSTRIA
BBRZ (Vocational Education- and Rehabilitation Centre) is one of Austria´s largest specialist in vocational education and rehabilitation. Since 1975 our mission is to support, encourage and accompany as many people of working age as possible in developing and using their vocational and social opportunities. Therefore, we support people, who are no longer able to pursue their previous profession due to physical or mental illness or accident on their way back into working life. Furthermore, we provide specialized services for visually impaired people, people on the Autism spectrum or with brain injuries or neurological diseases. We actively support our customers and work with them to develop a rehabilitation plan for their future. All our services are geared towards achieving our goal, which is the sustainable integration of our customers into the open labour market. Our customers are active designers of their own vocational rehabilitation process. We accompany them at eye level, with a holistic approach and place our trust in their abilities and strengths.
CONSEJERÍA DE EDUCACIÓN DE LA JUNTA DE CASTILLA Y LEÓN (JCYL) I SPAIN
CONSEJERÍA DE EDUCACIÓN DE LA JUNTA DE CASTILLA Y LEÓN is the education authority of the Autonomous Community with executive and administrative powers to manage the education system in the territory. It holds the responsibilities for VET, managed through the General Directorate for Vocational Education and Training. Basic pedagogical aspects, objectives, core competencies, learning outcomes, content and assessment criteria, along with validity of diplomasare among the competencies of the Department. The main tasks include the planning of the academic organization and the curricular design as well as the development of cooperation and management of networks. So, the Department is committed to internationalization in VET and the research on the implementation of social and educational relevant topics in education. JCYL is involved in a wide range of educational organizations and is a strong partner in networking.