Partners

assist GmbH

assist international Human Resources offers intercultural training, leadership training, communication training as well as coaching, consulting and international workshops with innovative, blended learning instruments to support the sustainable development of your international teams, your leaders and your business.

The assist international HR team consists of experienced, professional business trainers, facilitators, coaches and consultants. We strive to help your international growth with customised international Human Resource solutions. Our contribution to the sustainable success of your Global Business.

With our unique Blended Learning concept, Smart international Learning, We complement our face-to-face training with innovative learning formats to optimise the learning efficiency and sustainability of training content and competence. Our customers are both public and private sector, international corporations, larger and medium sized organisations. Since 2014 assist is also involved in EU-project partnerships, providing intercultural know –how for online learning.


The Institute of Technology Tralee

The Institute of Technology Tralee (IT Tralee) was established in 1977 as the Regional Technical College, Tralee and in 1992 became the Institute of Technology, Tralee. The Institute currently has 3,500 full & part-time students, employing 350 staff and provides a financial contribution of circa €60m to the local economy annually. IT Tralee operates on two campus locations in Tralee, Co. Kerry: the South Campus located in Clash and the North Campus located in Dromtacker which opened in 2001.

IT Tralee is involved in the provision of third level education, training and research & development for the economic, technological, scientific, commercial, industrial, social and cultural development of the State with particular reference to the region served by the Institute. It also develops and maintains linkages with other educational organisations, industry, commerce, other professions and the community.

The Institute has three principal schools, i.e. School of Business, Computing & Humanities, School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics and School of Health & Social Sciences. It conducts an extensive range of courses, comprising two year certificates and building thereon, three year Ordinary Degrees; four year Honours Degree, Masters and PhD. The Institute also conducts a wide range of craft, apprentice, ACCS and life-long learning / part-time programmes.

IT Tralee offer programmes in a number of areas including Agriculture, Biological & Pharmaceutical, Business & Management, Construction, Creative Media, Engineering, Environmental, Food, Culinary Arts & Cookery, Health, Leisure & Fitness, Hospitality & Hotel Management, Information Science/Systems, Music, TV & Radio, Nursing, Outdoor Activity, Renewable / Energy, Social Sciences, Computing & Technology, Tourism & Wildlife.

The Institute also has a number of research centres in the following areas:

  • Centre for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development
  • Shannon Applied Biotechnology Centre
  • Irish Academy of Hospitality & Tourism
  • Intelligent Mechatronics and RFID
  • UNESCO Chair in Inclusive Physical Education, Sport, Fitness and Recreation

In addition, the Tom Crean Business Incubation Centre (creancentre.com) plays a key role in fostering and developing the entrepreneurial mindset as part of the innovative ecosystem of the Institute of Technology Tralee and where successful start-ups can move to the Kerry Technology Park who share our 113 acre North Campus.
IT Tralee has participated in a number of EU and national programmes as a partner and as the Applicant. The ITT staff has many national and international networks that would be suitable to disseminate the core ideas of this project. It is also not discipline specific which will make piloting and dissemination easier. Please have a look at Languages-EUProjects.


Danmar Computers LLC

Danmar Computers LLC is a private company operating in the field of Information Technology and providing vocational training in this field. Danmar has an extensive experience in developing modern Web and mobile applications that are used for educational purposes. Danmar also has long-term experience of carrying out European projects within which company’s R&D staff conducts research and prepares trainings tailored to the needs of various learners. During 15 years, Danmar has successfully implemented over 50 projects within Grundtvig, Leonardo da Vinci, Progress and recently Erasmus+.

In many of these projects Danmar was responsible for designing and coordinating dissemination strategies. Danmar Computers is the developer and provider of AdminProject (adminproject.eu), the on-line system for management of European projects. All activities of the company are based on wide and well-established cooperation network, both on national and international levels. The national networks include training and counselling institutions, universities, schools, non-governmental organisations as well as private sector companies. International network include partners of various profiles coming from every European Union’s country. Danmar Computer’s mission is the promotion of life-long education and assurance of equal access to education for everyone with the use of modern technology.


Intercultural Business Improvement Ltd.

Intercultural Business Improvement Ltd. (IBI) is a training and consulting company specialized in supporting clients to benefit from their cultural diversity, and enhancing intercultural effectiveness of staff. Founded in 1996 by Oscar van Weerdenburg and Ursula Brinkmann, PhD, the IBI team has gathered in-depth experience in designing and delivering intercultural learning interventions. At IBI, we combine insights from research on cultural differences and intercultural competence development with a passion for developing interactive and practical learning interventions. When designing interventions with and for our clients, we draw on a world-wide network of intercultural professionals.

We developed the Intercultural Readiness Check (IRC), a leading intercultural assessment tool, which assesses a set of vital intercultural competences. Numerous organizations have used the IRC to foster their intercultural competence development, and more than 600 individuals and organizations are certified to work with the IRC. In 2014, we published Intercultural Readiness: Four competences for working across cultures (London: Palgrave Macmillan), which captures our approach to intercultural competence development and places the IRC competences in the broader context of research and practical work on intercultural effectiveness.


Runi Center

RUNI was founded in 1996 in Sofia, Bulgaria and in 2007 was re-registered in Center RUNI. The activities are in three main directions – non-formal education, early language learning and working on national and international projects. The main goals of activities are gaining knowledge, soft skills and qualifications which help people adapt to the dynamics of social changes and nowadays requirements of the labour market. In order to achieve these goals RUNI Center applies modern, interactive and effective working methods, such as: training by co-experience and educational games, role playing games, simulations with feedback, storytelling and others. The activities of RUNI Center aimed at developing social skills and personal qualifications by creative thinking, partnership and team work. This way of work leads to tolerance and cooperation, effective communications and constructive decision making, successful conflict management and functional illiteracy combat. It also provides support and emotional acceptance for the trainees as well as reduces their fear of failure.

The main activities offered by RUNI in the sphere of non-formal education are creative thinking programmes as well as soft and civic skills trainings. The main goals of the programs are developing certain skills and aptitudes, such as personal and other people`s acceptance, tolerance, flexibility, self-confidence and resilience to the negative influence of the social environment.

Centre RUNI has successfully realized projects under European Programs connected to innovative methods in foreign language teaching and training.

RUNI Center has good experience in the field of non-formal education and trainings with focus on developing basic and skills, fighting illiteracy and unfunctionallity. The main focus of the activities is the improvement of the quality of the trainings and professional skills of trainers. We participate in many EU projects, which are aimed at the promotion of wellbeing and empowerment of people, including qualifications, career guidance, soft and basic skills trainings. Special attention is paid to the entrepreneurship for adults, as an alternative for employment.

We have a big experience in organization of educational events, which include workshops, trainings, seminars using the methods of non-formal education.

RUNI Center activities are aimed at the improvement of knowledge and skills of educators and encourage them to lead more interactive and beneficial trainings. RUNI Center team has the capacity to reach a wide audience of educators, because it has contacts with educational centers and NGOs.

The members of the Center are experienced in both participation and coordination of various projects under national and international programmes connected to active citizenship, leadership skills, entrepreneurship, working skills, ecology, education, etc. They have leaded and participated in different national and international trainings which has given them useful knowledge and experience in different fields which makes them capable in leading different projects.


Centrum Kształcenia Edukator Sp. z o.o.

Centrum Kształcenia Edukator Limited Liability Company is a company operating on the Polish training market. The institution is based in Rzeszów, and it belongs to the sector of small and medium enterprises (SME). The main business activity is training and consulting support. The company employs highly qualified trainers and advisers, with special attention to their qualifications (part of Erasmus+ the staff are university lecturers with a PhD), and a very rich experience in training (in many cases, trainers are members of professional associations). The main thematic area of training and consultancy are entrepreneurial processes and information technology. The institution organizes an entrepreneurial training, accounting and finance, and information technology for hundreds of participants. In addition, a very important area in the area of training are the vocational training, including certified training, ending in an examination. These courses lead directly to professional qualifications, or in situations where the law requires – an examination by corresponding national organization (e.g. Office of Technical Inspection, the Provincial Traffic Centre). The company has wide experience in organisation of trainings within EFS funds, for which organisational and logistic skills are needed as the courses can take place in various places at the same time. Within these courses, trainers of Edukator worked with different groups of learners, trying to support the process of learning with the use of ICT resources. One of important for the organisation groups is people with low qualifications, which often are unemployed and require guidance. For that reason, Edukator employs professional advisors that are able to guide people not only regarding professional development but also soft skills development and general life orientation.


Diciannove

Diciannove società cooperativa was established in 2005 as as an ICT cooperative company, it focuses on support for organizations active in social issues, and it operates mainly in Northern Italy, providing solutions to health and social departments in 3 regional Health Dept and to the National Ministry of Education.
Diciannove counts 9 associated members and a wide network of collaborators. Both members and collaborators of Diciannove has a huge experience in intervention within the social and educational field, with adults as well with youngsters, in various different issues such as intercultural integration, social inclusion, work-life balance, application of ICT tools to health, education and social policies.
The management of projects both at local, regional and European level is part of the core business as well, together with collaborations for educational and training centres to provide course in development and management of European projects.
Diciannove’s vision is to match the need of innovative ICT solutions with free and open source software and social purposes.
Diciannove recently developed in various social, consulting and management activities. All consulting and management services are certified ISO 9001:2008.
Diciannove is also certified by Family Audit, the Italian standard certification for work-life balance in management and servicesprovisions.
Diciannove’s mission is to provide, using mainly free software, a dynamic and flexible approach to ICT and social needs, highly customized web solutions, dynamic applications, e-learning, guaranteed data security, very high quality standards.In order to assure the reach of client’s goal, Diciannove provides the training for personnel intended to use the tools; providing also legal advice with a focus on privacy and information technology.
Since 2007, the company started to design and manage European projects, largely within the Lifelong Learning Programme, with an ever-growing network of partners. It was partner of a Leonardo Transfer of Innovation on the work-life balance. It has been promoter of various Grundtvig Learning Partnership projects as a side-consultant and provider of ICT facilities.
Diciannove promoted and coordinated the Erasmus KA2 “i-DIGital Stories – Stories Educational Learning Facilities”, has been partner in the following Erasmus KA2 – Strategic Partnership for adult education projects: “Generativity: manage it!”. Diciannove is currently partner in “Healthnic: Healthy and ethnic diet for inclusion” and “proADAS: promotion of Active Digital Agening Skills” Erasmus KA2 – Partnership for adult education projects.
Diciannove developed a close collaboration with different consultants such as psychologists, anthropologists and social workers that enrich its activities by bringing their specialised expertise in project management, EU funding opportunities, group leading, supervision.
Diciannove works with social co-operatives and NGOs on a regular basis and is experienced in the development and management of multinational projects on a wide variety of issues related to educational praxis, training on ICT and social matters, care-work and social interventions.
Diciannove is a member of the Italian e-learning society (www.sie-l.it).It has an on-going partnership with Ce@ -Centro E-Learning of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (www.cea.unimore.it).
Diciannove’s developers are experienced in software design, development, localization and deploy.
The company is also an hosting provider and manages its own virtual Linux-based infrastructure.