Learning from the Extremes Partners
INSTITUTE OF EDUCATIONAL POLICY
Institute of Educational Policy (IEP) was established in 2011 under Public Law 3966 (Government Gazette Α’ 118/24-05-2011). It is supervised by the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs.IEP operates for the benefit of public interest as an executive scientific body that supports the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs
CYPRUS PEDAGOGICAL INSTITUTE
The Pedagogical Institute was founded in 1972 by a decision of the Council of Ministers and started operating in 1973. The mission of the Cyprus Pedagogical Institute (C.P.I.) is to cater for the continuous training of teachers at all levels so as to assist them in their efforts for professional and personal development.
UNIVERSITY OF JYVÄSKYLÄ
University of Jyväskylä (JYU) has been founded in 1863 and then it was the first Finnish-speaking Teacher Training College (the so-called Teacher Seminary). Around 15,000 students are currently enrolled in the degree programs of the university. It is ranked as the fourth largest university in Finland based on Master’s degrees.
ATiT is an audio-visual and information technologies company specialising in the integration of ICT in the educational and cultural sectors. Based in Belgium where it is registered as a limited company (BV) since 1999, ATiT operates with a small full-time staff and a network of associates in different parts of Europe and the world.
Ellinogermaniki Agogi (EA) is one of the most innovative schools in Europe with more than 60 years of operation. It has 2500 students (ages 5 to 18 years old) and 250 teachers in different disciplines. EA has a very strong vision-generated interest and rich research and development activity in the fields of Inquiry Based Science Education, Project Based Learning, and STEM education in combination with digital, online based learning environments and tools.
UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS
The University of Cyprus is a public University with approximately 7000 students, 113 laboratories, and 830 faculty and staff members. The Department of Education at the University of Cyprus is a large department with 22 members of faculty and 35 associate or assistant personnel. The University of Cyprus is the largest teacher training university of the country and the only one responsible for training secondary education teachers right before entering schools.
NATIONAL RESEARCH NETWORK ASSOCIATION
The Bulgarian National Research Network Association (NRNA) is registered under the Bulgarian Law as a non-for-profit legal entity carrying out activities to public benefit. Among its founding members are the biggest universities in Bulgaria, the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, the Ministry of Transport and Communications and ICT Development Agency.
COMMITTEE OF THE DUBLIN WEST EDUCATION CENTRE
Dublin West Education Centre (DWEC) is one of a network of twenty one Education Support Centres established under Section 37 of the Education Act 1998, Ireland to support the professional development of teachers in all schools. DWEC is responsible for the management of two major Ministry of Education, support services, The Professional Development Service for Teachers and The National Induction Programme for Teachers.
MINISTERIO DA EDUCACAO E CIENCIA
DGE is the Directorate-General for Education (Direção-Geral da Educação) of the Portuguese Ministry of Education. DGE’s specific purpose is to make sure that national policies are implemented regarding the pedagogical and didactic components of pre-school, primary, lower and upper secondary education, as well as the provision of education for children not attending school.
CROATIAN ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH NETWORK
Croatian Academic and Research Network – CARNET is a public institution operating within the Ministry of Science and Education in the field of information and communication technology (ICT) and its application in education with the aim of innovating the education system and encouraging the progress of individuals and the society as a whole through ICT.
NETCOMPANY INTRASOFT is a leading European IT Solutions and Services Group with strong international presence, offering innovative and added-value solutions of the highest quality to a wide range of international and national public and private organisations.
NUCLEO INTERACTIVO DE ASTRONOMIA ASSOCIACAO
NUCLIO is a non-profit association and an NGO for development created in 2001 that focuses on the implementation of innovation in education. NUCLIO team is composed of a group of science professionals, teachers, and researchers as well as educators devoted to innovation in education, science education, psychology of education and science outreach.
TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN
Founded in 1592, Trinity College Dublin is the oldest university in Ireland and one of the older universities of Western Europe. Trinity is recognised internationally as Ireland’s premier university and was ranked 104th in the QS World University Rankings 2018. Trinity College Dublin offers a unique educational experience across a range of disciplines in the arts, humanities, engineering, science and human, social and health sciences.
Founded in 2008, Science View is an organization that promotes science communication and science education activities to help bridge the gap between the scientific community and the wider public in Greece and in Europe. The staff, members and co-operators (science communicators and science journalists) of Science View, are constantly working on making scientific knowledge useful and clearly understood by the general public.