The Get There project partnership consortium consists of 6 partners all of whom have worked on European projects based around developing Employability Skills. Each partner has specific experience and expertise in key project areas, has access to young unemployed people and is involved in national and European networks relevant for the Get There project topics.
ASDAN is a registered charity and awarding organisation, offering programmes and qualifications that explicitly grow skills for learning, skills for employment and skills for life.
ASDAN provides support to thousands of registered centres (mostly schools and colleges) throughout the UK and internationally. ASDAN is approved as an Awarding Organisation for qualifications within the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and is regulated by Ofqual.
Diagrama Foundation (United Kingdom)
Diagrama Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that takes care of the needs of vulnerable people who are experiencing social difficulties, with the defence and promotion of Human Rights at its heart. Our main objective is to promote the development of centres, programmes and research aimed at the prevention, treatment and integration of people in social difficulties or at social risk, especially children, families, young people and dependants.
The Foundation was incorporated under the Companies Act 1985, on the 11th of October 2007, in London, under its full name “Diagrama Foundation Psychosocial Intervention”. On the 12th of March 2009, we obtained charity status as a not-for-profit organisation in England and Wales.
Our background comes from our parent organisation, Fundación Diagrama (Spain, 1991), as well as from our sister organisations, Association Diagrama (France, 2003), Diagrama Foundation Inc. (USA, 2007) and Diagrama GmbH (Germany, 2013). All of these organisations make up Diagrama International (Belgium, 2008).
Diagrama follows the same principles and values in every country where it develops its activity. We prioritise the employment of local people and the collaboration with local entities that are committed to their community, which improves relationships, strengthens development and allows us to adapt our work to the specific needs of each territory.
INFODEF, Institute for the Promotion of Development and Training, is an organisation founded with the intention to provide services and develop projects for the promotion of the Local Development through Education and Culture. INFODEF works in partnership with schools, VET centres, Adult Education organisations, Public Administrations and community and voluntary sector organisations to deliver VET and adult education to meet local needs.
INFODEF provides advisory and counselling services on quality assurance in VET and adult training. Supports international cooperation within the adult education sector by managing projects funded by the European Union. The projects facilitate a range of actions, including de development of new innovative training and counselling methodologies, in-service training and visits and exchanges for adult education and VET staff.
INFODEF´s main field of expertise is the development of innovative methodologies and tools related with the teaching-learning process, the non formal and informal learning and the guidance and counselling for learners with special needs and for disadvantaged groups. INFODEF has large experience in the development of methodologies and contents for the identification, training and validation of professional competencies and key competencies and the definition of ECVET curricula.
ISQ – Institute for Technology and Quality is a Portuguese private and independent organisation, not for profit, founded in 1965, which provides scientific and technological support and promotes ongoing improvement, innovation and the safety of people and property in Industry and Services, with an international presence and vocation, holding branches and companies in more than 40 countries worldwide, ensuring its sustainability and the development of its employees.
ISQ delivers training courses from level 2 (basics) till level 8 (Post-graduation), skills assessments schemes and people certifications and also several solutions for companies focused on Human Capital Valorisation and “turnkey” training projects.
We are specialists in technological training in quite innovative areas for all sectors where ISQ works and we complement the scope of technological training with transversal skills and knowledge, including entrepreneurial, pedagogical, behavioural and cognitive domains. Finding and providing alternative learning pathways and flexible training methodologies is part of our aim and of our daily activity, which is also the reason why ISQ has been involved in European Projects for more than 20 years.
ISQ is certified under Quality, Environmental and Safety management according to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards, and is also an accredited body for training of trainers and teachers. ISQ is also accredited to certify people according to ISO 17024 and our laboratories are certified by ISO 17025.
ISQ is a Board member of EVBB (European association of VET Centres) and is member of SOLIDAR (European Association for Social Justice in Europe).
IEKEP The Institute of Training & Vocational Guidance founded in 1990, is a private non-profit organisation, functioning in the region of Attica as an accredited vocational training centre (No 12101107 by Greek Ministry of Employment).
Its main activities include:
- Training services for professionals of various specialties as well as unemployed, covering a wide range of sectors such as constructions, environment, ICT, tourism, culture, basic skills, etc.
- Research activities, mostly on vocational guidance, in cooperation with Public Organizations, European Organizations, Universities, etc.
- Planning, implementation and coordination of numerous national and european projects in cooperation with other national and European organizations
- Development of educational material and ICT-based tools.
IEKEP has over 20 years of expertise in Vocational Guidance (more than 600 vocational training programmes/over 200.000 hours of vocational training/over 12.000 trainees) as well as administration, audit and management procedures. Being an accredited Vocational Center, its structure includes, according to the relevant national framework, a Manager, a Training Manager and a Training Coordinator, all experienced and accredited professionals. Its also employes 3 experienced executives as administrative staff and has a long standing cooperation with a network of at least 50 experts – trainers covering a wide range of sectors. Its function comlpies with the relevant administrative framework set by the Greek state, including an integrated monitoring and evaluation system running through all its activities. Equal opportunities, gender equality and quality assurance are solid values of IEKEP that transverse all its activities.
Through its Training Manager, IEKEP is a member of the Lifelong Guidance Expert Group founded in 2002 by the European Commission.
CARDET is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental, research and development organisation based in Cyprus with partners around the world. CARDET is becoming one of the leading institutions in the Euro-Mediterranean region for research , evaluation and development. The CARDET team strives to offer the highest quality research and development capabilities and educational opportunities to benefit society.