The PINECL project is being developed by a consortium of eight partners representing Ireland (2), Cyprus, Romania, Italy, United Kingdom, Austria and Finland with funding from the European Commission under the Lifelong Learning Programme 2007-2013. The project consortium comprises five acting partners and three supporting partners who are combining their considerable expertise to design and develop the proposed training, support and social network frameworks. Each acting partner is working closely with a series of stakeholder focus groups to ensure that the opinions and feedback of parents, adult education providers and social and healthcare professionals are at the heart of the project’s development process.

A brief description of each partner is set out below.

Acting Partners

Meath Partnership - Ireland

Meath PartnershipMeath Partnership is a not-for-profit county-wide organisation responsible for the design and implementation of local, rural and community development programmes. It specialises in building the capacity of local communities through the design and implementation of a range of projects and programmes tackling persistent incidence of exclusion and disadvantage. As an accredited provider of vocational and adult training, it engages with broad range of professionals, businesses and community organisations across county Meath.

For further information go to www.meathpartnership.ie

Centre for the Advancement of Research & Development in Educational Technology Ltd - Cyprus

CARDET Logo.jpgCARDET is a not-for-profit research and development organisation based in Cyprus. Its mission is to inspire next generation education, and promote research, innovation and development through evidence-based practices, cutting-edge research, and empowered people.

For further information go to  www.cardet.org

Universitatea Din Pitesti - Romania

University Din PitestiThe University of Pitesti is a public institution since 1962, part of the national higher education system in Romania. It is a modern, dynamic institution of education and research, based on performance, competitiveness and quality, active and integrated into the local community, both regionally and nationally, and into the European space of higher education. The Faculty of Educational Sciences is a distinct structure of the University of Pitesti, specialised in the initial and continuous professional development and training for pre-school and primary school teachers.

For further information go to  www.dppdpitesti.ro

Oxfam Italia Intercultura - Italy

Oxfam ItalyOxfam Italia Intercultura is a social cooperative that brings together skills and experience gained over many years of work in intercultural environments. Its aim is to facilitate the integration of migrant families and to ensure their full access to local services. OII works to support the school performance of migrant children. OII is part of Oxfam International Confederation since October 2010.

For further information go to  www.oxfamitalia.org

Elklan Training Limited - UK

ELKLAN LogoElklan is a private education provider that specialises in the field of speech and language development. Founded in 1998, its mission is to deliver excellent practical accredited training to parents, teachers, assistant staff and other professionals in health and education in the area of speech, language and communication.

For further information go to  www.elklan.co.uk

Supporting Partners

European Network for Transfer and Exploitation of EU Project Results - Dissemination - Austria

ENTERE.N.T.E.R. works to support the dissemination and exploitation actions of EU funded projects at European level. It specialises in developing dissemination and exploitation strategies and produces a wide range of dissemination materials to meet the individual needs of a project. E.N.T.E.R. is vastly experienced in the organisation of events and in the development of promotional campaigns.

For further information go to  www.enter-network.eu

Innoventum Oy - Technology - Finland

Innoventum OyInnoventum Oy specialises in the development of easy-to-use web-based applications for purposes ranging from e-learning to online shopping and live video streaming. It has a product base that suits many different needs, built on a highly flexible and efficient framework, with a goal to be the forerunner in modern web technologies and web based solutions.

For further information go to www.innoventum.fi

Future In Perspective Limited - Exploitation - Ireland

FIPLFuture In Perspective Limited is a private company working in the field of adult education, e-learning, digital media and social inclusion. FIPL specialises in the design and production of media rich learning tools, resources and environments, working mainly with organisations addressing the needs of those for whom traditional education has failed.

For further information go to www.fipl.eu