Fundación COREMSA (FC) has been 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. FC has premises in Madrid, Malaga, Badajoz and Palma de Canarias as well as operates as an online placement agency: http://www.fundacioncoremsa.org/agenciadecolocacion/
FC promotes the employability of young and adult professionals covering the employment needs of private and public entities, collaborating in close partnership with German institutions such as the Education Institute for Economy of Lower Saxony (Bildungswerk der Niedersächsichen Witschaft- BNW or the Bavarian Institute of Economy and Industry Bildungswerk der Bayerischen Wirtschaft GMbH.
The foundation actively participates in education, training and social inclusion activities such as seminars, trainings and guidance activities for unemployed and especially vulnerable groups (young people, women, 50+, immigrants, etc.). In addition, the foundation carries out strategic consulting and develops different education & training, social and cultural activities under regional, national and international support programmes as well as performs technical assistance to public entities in managing mobility programs.
Contact persons: Maria Rubio Gragera/ Amalia Romero Moreno
Telephone: +34 952122500
Partner website: http://www.fundacioncoremsa.org/en/
Inova Consultancy is a UK-based, female-owned enterprise that specialises in providing consultancy services and project work in the field of self-development and entrepreneurship.
Inova has extensive experience in working on European Funded Projects in the field of enterprise and career support, delivering to a wide range of target audiences, both as a partner and contractor in LLP and Erasmus Plus projects.
Inova has specialist experience in running workshops, training courses and mentoring programmes aimed at people starting up or developing their business. Inova has also developed personal development/soft skills development workshops and developed the innovative training methodology of Mentoring Circles™ for entrepreneurs in the UK.
Inova has extensive networks of individuals and organisations committed to improving employability and entrepreneurship skills across Europe and has vast experience of working on transnational projects, understanding dissemination, mainstreaming and evaluation requirements.
Contact person: Marina Larios
Telephone: +44 (0) 114 279 9091
Partner website: http://www.inovaconsult.com
STEPS pioneers approaches to formal and non-formal learning to enable personal growth as well as inclusive and sustainable change in organizations and territories. STePS elaborates and manages demand-driven projects aiming at the empowerment of individuals through personalized, collaborative and participative forms of learning. We favour equitable learning opportunities by using museum, libraries, theatres, gardens and even supermarkets as alternative learning environments but we do not renounce fundamental activities like proper training needs analysis, assessment and validation of competences. STEPS facilitates the active participation of institutions, and organisations, both public and private, to the European Commission programmes, which can contribute to a consistent and significant renovation of the regional, national and European policies in the field of education, innovation, culture and social policies.
Contact person: Marta Tybura
Partner website: www.stepseurope.it
Knowl Social Enterprise
Social Enterprise knowl (S.E. knowl) for Education and Lifelong Learning is a Collective Social Cooperative Enterprise, an innovative, dynamic, participatory, grassroots network, adhering to the principles of social economy and social entrepreneurship.
Knowl gives great emphasis to the free provision of education and training to vulnerable social groups, supporting the fight against unemployment, marginalisation and poverty. Overall, since its establishment in 2012, knowl has already offered free education and skills training services to more than 2.500 people (NEETs, unemployed, wantepreneurs) and has (co)organised free interactive educational seminars for more than 5.000 participants.
Its flagship, pioneer, awarded (Special Education Business Award 2016) project Mellon Skills Accelerator for personalised skills empowerment for unemployed market (re)integration, implemented with the cooperation of Municipal authorities with high unemployment rates in the region of Attica (Greece), has already produced remarkable results. In just 16 months, professional skills of 1.789 citizens have been strengthened, more than 1.500+ training hours have been offered for free and more than 19 open seminars have been organized with the support of a volunteer network of 100+ Mellon Experts and Mellon Angels. Moreover, 1 in 2 participants have found a job corresponding to their professional profiles.
Moreover, S.E. knowl has developed a number of innovative learning models for personal and professional development, such as STARS Success Yourself©, a workshop accredited by the International Coach Federation and characterized as best practice by the top management of major organizations and companies in Greece, such as the Road Public Transport S.A. (OSY), the Benaki Phytopathological Institute, Korres Natural Products, Jungheinrich Hellas Ltd.
S.E. knowl also constitutes a key partner and initiator, in numerous European projects co-funded by the European Commission/DG Education and Culture, with a track record of already 15 European projects, designing and developing pioneer educational and skills training content. Moreover, S.E. knowl participates in the development and publication of position and consultation papers, critical reviews, studies, reports, researches on methods and impact of mentoring in various fields of application.
S.E. knowl is implementing numerous large-scale awareness-raising activities such as the ongoing “BE THE CAUSE” social campaign, mobilising civil society and private sponsors for supporting civil society initiatives and is an official member of the policy instrument Grand Coalition for Jobs, under the auspices of the General Secretariat for Gender Equality of the Ministry of Interior, addressing the high rates of women unemployment in the ICT sector.
Contact person: Yioula Papatsori
Telephone: +30 2108312868
Partner website: www.knowl.gr
ACCIÓN CONTRA EL HAMBRE is an independent and neutral international humanitarian organization that fights malnutrition while ensuring water and secure livelihoods for vulnerable populations. Acción contra el Hambre in Spain is member of an international network working in 49 countries, and in 2014, Acción contra el Hambre (only from Spain), has reached more than 5 million people threatened by hunger.
Since the year 2012, we work through the Employability and Entrepreneurship Strategy in order to facilitate the access to the professional world for people at social and labour exclusion risk by employment and entrepreneurship programs.
The strategy is articulated through Vives Proyecto, having three areas of intervention:
Vives Personas: the objective is to increase the professional competencies for the employment and self-employment of people at exclusion risk.
Vives ONG: the goal is to strengthen programs on employment and/or inclusive entrepreneurship for social institutions through advice and training to their technical staff.
Vives Ecosistema: The aim of this axis is to create networks and knowledge to help the business venture ecosystem create opportunities for excluded individuals to have real start-up opportunities. We take part in European Networks, fostering the exchange of best practice and innovation to create a European employment and inclusive entrepreneurship ecosystem.
For more information about the programs in Spain visit: https://www.accioncontraelhambre.org/en/social-action-spain
Contact person: Alicia García-Madrid Colado
Telephone: +34 91 758 11 77
Partner website: https://www.accioncontraelhambre.org/en