Partners

The project comprises of 10 organisations from 8 different European countries. The project partners represent all the key players that are involved in the career guidance process – from the penitentiaries, to professional bodies, NGOs, and the corporate sector.

Baltic Education Technology Institute (BETI)

BETI was founded in 2003 by an active team of professionals who have been working in the field of ICT and education technologies for more than 15 years. While implementing different activities in higher education and vocational training sectors the rich experience, knowledge and skills were accumulated in the field of ICT enhanced training, distance education methodology, learning technologies, multimedia production, development of web applications, etc.The team has been actively participating in national and European initiatives, namely, Framework, Eureka, Socrates, Leonardo da Vinci, Phare, UNESCO and others.

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IPS Innovative Prison Systems

IPS Innovative Prison Systems (IPS) is a boutique research and consulting firm specialised in the field of justice, correctional services, community sanctions and measures, juvenile justice and law enforcement. IPS are a silver member of the International Corrections and Prisons Association (ICPA) and member of the American Correctional Association (ACA). IPS has established partnerships and developed innovative interventions with prison administration in different countries in Europe and Latin America, namely Argentina, Belgium, Germany, Guatemala, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Moldova, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.

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International Centre for the Promotion of Education and Development

CEIPES – International Centre for the Promotion of Education and Development is an International non-profit association founded in Palermo in 2007 and with antennas in other 8 European countries. We believe that education and development are fundamental values to achieve peace and dignity for all human beings. Each individual and community has the potential to fulfill its rights. CEIPES acts as a facilitator for activating the community, through an educational approach in order to create and transform energy and resources. This process is necessary for both individual and social development. The mission of CEIPES is to foster and support the sustainable development of local communities and individuals’ empowerment through education and training, human rights and international cooperation.

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International Corrections and Prisons Association

The International Corrections and Prisons Association (ICPA) is a non-governmental organization in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC) for corrections and prison professionals. Founded in 1998, ICPA represents a membership based in over 80 countries around the world dedicated to improving global understanding and professionalism in the sector. The ICPA is a highly effective and efficient way of co-coordinating international contacts on issues of penology and criminal justice as it has strong links with key players at senior levels in all the continents. Over recent years, the Association has produced a Manual for Peacekeepers dealing with corrections; developed a Basic Training Manual for Correctional Officers; produced a Planning Manual (for facilities) and it conducted support work in 2006/07 in the Republic of Georgia and Barbados.

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General Directorate of Prisons and Detention Houses

Turkish General Directorate of Prisons and Detention Houses is a public organization directly associated to Ministry of Justice of Turkey. General Directorate of Prisons and Detention Houses is responsible for the enforcement of all imprisonment sentences and probation measures. General Directorate of Prisons and Detention Houses has experiences in terms of institutional capacity, development of educational modules and delivery of educational modules to the personnel through face-to-face and distance education methods.

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Centrul Pentru Promovarea Invatarii Permanente – CPIP

Centrul Pentru Promovarea Invatarii Permanente – CPIP is a Romanian NGO that works in the area of Lifelong Learning since 2005. CPIP is committed to mainstreaming the principle of equal opportunities for all citizens in the public policies and associated practices, as an integral part of democratization and the creation of an open society. CPIP is working in multicultural contexts with partners from all-over Europe. CPIP promotes the culture of “lifelong learning” through the active involvement of community members in developing a coherent implementation strategy of the concept and practice of lifelong learning.

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Timisoara Penitentiary

Timisoara Penitentiary is the most important public prison from West part of Romania. Timisoara Prison is subordinated at National Administration of Penitentiaries from Romania and coordinated by a director and three deputy directors for safety department, economical-administrative department and social reintegration department. Here are incarcerated around 800 inmates classified in semi-open and open detention regime. There is also and a section for preventive arrested. All inmates are male and adults.

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The National Trade Union of Prison Policemen (SNPP)

SNPP is the largest trade union structure of the Ministry of Justice (MJ) and the National Penitentiary Administration (ANP) with 44 branches and more than 6.500 members from execution to management positions, out of 13.000 prison workers. The organization and function of SNLP is simple, democratic and efficient, from the branch/unit level till national level. Generally speaking, SNPP is involved since 2008 at all levels of social dialogue and brings the necessary input on all the issues that relates with working condition and vocational training of prison officers in Romania.

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York Associates

Since 1980, York Associates has been an industry-leading pioneer in the field of professional English and international communication training. We offer high-quality English language and teacher training, business communication and international leadership and team training to professionals working in all professional sectors – business, public, political, trade union, educational and voluntary sectors. York Associates has pushed the boundaries of English language teaching since its inception almost forty years ago. Today, York Associates’ unique and industry-leading approach integrates 4 dimensions into its language and international communication training, including collaboration, intercultural / multi-cultural and conflict resolution skills development.

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Bremen Ministry of Justice and Constitution

The Bremen Ministry of Justice and Constitution oversees all justice institutions for the federal German state of Bremen (courts, prosecutor, prison, probation). About 30 people work in this office, and our scope of work is the supervision of the institutions and the organization and formulation of criminal politics.In Department 403, we focus on developing new concepts and projects across all stakeholder groups in the areas of prison, probation and reintegration. On some projects, we work closely with the University of Bremen. Together over the last 15 years we have implemented a wide range of European and internationally-funded projects, with key areas of work on education and training in prison, on IT-based education, on multi-agency resettlement strategies and on disengagement from extremist ideologies.

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BRAIN LOG

BrainLog is developing and managing national and international funded projects focusing on innovation and education within business development, web and mobile applications, entrepreneurship, innovation within sport and wellbeing, non-formal education, and social inclusion in Denmark and Norway.
We are involved in a number of Transnational European Projects and have established a network of reliable national and international partners.

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