Business and Development Center SP. Z O.O., Poland
The company was established in 2010 and works towards commercialization, knowledge and technology transfer from education to the business world, specializes in the realization of research, training, national and international projects in the field of social policy and enterprise development. BD Center provides a full range of analytical services and consultation. A high degree of professionalism and a wealth of intellectual and expert is the basis of our assets and positive relationships with stakeholders. Many years of experience in the implementation of company partnerships with national and foreign institutions is a guarantee of efficient and reliable execution of tasks entrusted to us.
BD Center deals with comprehensive support of people experiencing social exclusion on their way to a decent life, to find a suitable job, achieve greater self-confidence and to provide them with relevant professional qualifications.
Societa’ Cooperativa A.FO.RI.S.MA.-ACLI Formazione Ricerca Servizi Management, Italy
Aforisma is a coop specialized in long life education, part of the ACLI (Italian Workers’ Christian Association ) network, that is one of the most important in Italy for vocational training. Aforisma is accredited with Tuscany regional Government as training provider and with the Italian Ministry of Labour as employment Agency. Aforisma was born in 2006 and constantly grew its activities.
Since 2008, Aforisma developed a specific skills area related to job placement of people with disabilities as well as in implementing new social enterprises, thus increasing its social vocation.
Fundacion Docete Omnes, Spain
Docete Omnes Foundation is a non-governmental, non-profit organization. It is an educational and public interest institution by virtue of a Ministerial Order. The Foundation is a social complex working in two branches, one vocational training, and an educational centre. Since 1968, we are an active centre in the development of innovative policies, training teachers, developing research projects, etc… In those more than forty years of experience, we have had teachers of all levels in our classrooms to be trained and formed. This experience is the support of the project.
Nowadays, the foundation is a large organization of 170 workers, among them, at least thirty teachers and experts of high level of experience whose opinion will be relevant for the program we present. Docete Omnes Foundation has been working with people with disabilities since 1981 implementing many programs to favor the integration of this group in risk of social exclusion into labor market, developing the first formal courses funded by a public administration in Spain for people with intellectual disabilities. Currently we count with a group of specialist (social workers, psychologist and counselors) working through the supported employment method in order to increase the rate of success providing adequate formation and finding a job for our clients.
YAMEK Ltd., Bulgaria
YAMEK Ltd. was established in 2006 in Sofia/Bulgaria as a consultancy company providing services and trainings to public and private entities on European-related issues.
The experts working for YAMEK Ltd. are highly qualified and experienced in various EU projects and programs, with vast experience as consultants and trainers in the fields of strategic planning, capacity building, VET, project preparation, implementation and management. YAMEK Ltd. has taken part in EU projects addressed to disadvantaged groups, people with disabilities: “CLINTEV – Creative learning approaches for people with disabilities by using intercultural events and environments “(GR/PTS); “DMC – Disabled making careers”, (LdV/ PTS). We have worked on: Situation and needs of people with special needs/disabled/; Vocational orientation and new approaches; Vocational education and training on the field; Vocational rehabilitation and multi-science tool; Job hunting and job coaching; Employment and empowerment with the vocational environment; etc. Our experts had direct contacts: with the Daily center for adults with mental disabilities “St. Marina”, Sofia, where were organized trainings of the social workers and specialists.
Center of Education and Support “RES-GEST”, Poland
RES GEST is an organization devoted to deaf people and it was founded in 2001 in Rzeszów. Until 2014 the Centrum operated under the name of Sports Club for Deaf in Rzeszów.
Main aims of the Centrum are: organizing and conducting educational, cultural, professional, social and medical support among deaf people and their families. The Centrum provides adaptation support to deaf people and others with hearing difficulties in many different aspects of life. Every day we provide a sign language interpreter services, we help deaf people find a job, fill in the documents. We also organize courses of sign language and conducting a website for the deaf where they can find informations they need. On our website deaf people can see films translated into sign language.