DIMA 2.0: Developing Strategies for Adult Education Providers and Adult Educators
Building on the existing knowledge developed by partners, the DIMA 2.0 project aims at supporting the professional development of Adult education providers to improve and extend the supply of high quality learning opportunities tailored to the needs of low-skilled and low qualified individuals, aligned with the needs of the countries of the consortium’s participating organizations. The primary target groups for this project include: Adult education providers, adult educators working with low-skilled/ low qualified adult learners, and adult learners.
The DIMA 2.0 project aims to improve the quality of adult education provided across Europe and raise the participation rates and to better monitor effectiveness of adult learning policies and strategies
Centre for Advancement of Research and Development in Educational Technology - (CARDET)
CARDET (Centre for Advancement of Research and Development in Educational Technology) an independent, non-profit, non-governmental, research and development organization based in Cyprus. It is one of the leading research and development centres in the Euro-Mediterranean region, with global expertise in project design and implementation, capacity building, and e-learning. CARDET is independently affiliated with universities and institutions from around the world, such as the Yale University, the University of Nicosia and the International Council of Educational Media. CARDET has completed numerous projects relating to the development of capacity building and planning in education and VET, youth support, adult learning, literacies, digital tools, eLearning, educational technology, and social integration of marginalized groups.Visit website
Ministry of Education and Culture, Cyprus
The Lifelong Learning and Adult Education Unit was established within the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth (MoECSY) in September 2019. Through the Unit's actions, the MoECSY aims to better respond both to the World Bank's recommendations and the challenges related to the promotion of lifelong learning and adult education in Cyprus.
The main areas of responsibility for the Unit include the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the new Lifelong Learning Strategy for 2021-2027 period.
The Unit monitors European and international policies on Adult Education in order to utilize best practices and tools. At the same time, it manages projects funded under the Erasmus+ Programme, such as the European Agenda for Adult Learning, aiming to strengthen and further improve national policies, strategic objectives and needs.
A key aim of the MoECYS is to improve the quality and effectiveness of the lifelong learning and adult education programmes organized, operated and implemented by the relevant Departments and Services of its auspices. In this context, the Unit works closely with the responsible Departments shaping the educational context of the provided programmes. In addition, further cooperation and synergies between services and bodies providing adult education and training is sought. Greater importance will be given to adults who face challenges in their participation to ensure equitable access in education and training.Visit website
The European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA) is the voice of non-formal adult education in Europe. EAEA is a European NGO, with 133 member organisations in 43 countries and represents more than 60 million learners Europe-wide, whose purpose is to link and represent European organisations directly involved in adult learning. EAEA was founded in 1953 by representatives from a number of European countries. EAEA promotes adult learning and access to and participation in non-formal adult education for all, particularly for groups currently under-represented.Visit website
Fundación Coremsa, Spain
Fundación COREMSA is the corporative social branch of Grupo Coremsa, a holding of VET providers with more than 25 years of experience in vocational education and training geared towards employment. In 2000, Grupo Coremsa focused its activity on developing new teaching and learning models setting up CESUR which nowadays owns 16 19 VET training centres located in 8 different cities in Spain.FC was established in 2009 as a foundation and acts as a private placement agency authorised by the State Public Employment Service (SEPE) to design and offer integrated action plans and placement to unemployed.Visit website
Innovade LI LTD, Cyprus
INNOVADE LI is an SME based in Cyprus, with a team of professionals with several years of experience in strategic visioning, business development, social entrepreneurship, technology, innovation, and academic industries. Its goal is to assist clients to define and attain their Strategic Goals and achieve their operational objectives by providing an unparalleled level of expert support. INNOVADE LI works with organizations to help them streamline technological advancements and productivity tools into their processes to ensure that they improve performance, and increase their productivity and profitability.Visit website
Future in Perspective Limited, Ireland
Future In Perspective Ltd. is a private company based in the border region of Ireland specialising in the areas of education and e-learning, media production, strategic planning and business development and evaluation. Through our work on national and EU funded projects, we have engaged and supported local youth groups, migrant communities, older persons, and individuals who have been absent from education to re-engage with service providers and mainstream education and training offerings. We also have expertise in supporting businesses in niche markets such as the creative, cultural and green sectors to develop sustainable business models.Visit website
SVEB is the Swiss national umbrella organisation for adult education and operates as a professional association and advocacy organisation. SVEB manages the national training-of-trainers system and is responsible for eduQua, the national quality label for adult learning providers.Visit website