Partners

The following organisations, schools and institutions are partners in the project Education for Global Responsibility:

The Danish United Nations Association (Denmark)

UNA Denmark is a cross-political association – a non-governmental organisation, NGO, that takes a critical and constructive stance to questions relating to the UN. The objective of UNA Denmark is to encourage public interest in the UN and to increase the understanding for interdependence of the nations and their joint responsibility for international development.

UNA Denmark cooperates locally, nationally and globally with politicians, organisations and the United Nation Associations of other countries. Within the main issues, UNA Denmark is seeking to influence the political decision making processes and to inform the Danish public about UN-related issues.

InterCollege Denmark (Denmark)
InterCollege is a social enterprise within the field of Education and Capacity Development, with key competence in cultural, civic and entrepreneurship education.  The mission of InterCollege is to stimulate global progress built upon international understanding and coherence.
 
InterCollege aim is to innovate education through:
–          Facilitating bespoke education
–          Being a counterpart to educational providers
–          Mobilizing and connecting People, Ideas and Resources
InterCollege is offering annually a wide range of educational offers for young people and adults, notably training courses, seminars, youth exchanges, study visits.
InterCollege is based in the Danish region of Northern Jutland and has been selected as having special growth potential and is thus part of the North Jutland VIP scheme.
InterCollege UK (United Kingdom)

InterCollege (UK), formed in March 2013, is based within the city of Derby, United Kingdom. It works in close cooperation with its sister companies in Denmark and Norway.

InterCollege (UK) is a social enterprise meaning that all its activity is strategically focused upon meeting its social vision and creating social value to the community.

Our vision is to stimulate global progress, built on international respect, understanding and coherence through facilitating bespoke education; acting as a counterpart to educational providers; mobilising and connecting people, ideas and resources.

We have a passion for internationalisation, and believe strongly in a need to develop intercultural competencies and international qualifications in order to ready local society for sustainable global

communities. In line with this, the organisation is using International solutions to target local issues.

The Croatian United Nations Association (Croatia)

The Croatian United Nations Association (CUNA) is a NGO established with the aim of becoming a valuable information source on the United Nations system, as well as the platform which gathers young people and professionals to discuss and exchange opinions about UN-related issues. The work of CUNA consists of projects targeting the youth, professionals, or both – organizing round tables, lectures and interactive events while serving as a reference/info point for numerous UN-related international and youth projects. CUNA currently has 200 members and 50 volunteers.

Alba Iulia Municipality (Romania)

Alba Iulia is a town of 63.000 inhabitants located at the center of Romania, in Transylvania.

Alba Iulia City Hall is the local public authority in charge of providing local services to the citizens. More than 700 employees work within the Municipality (contractual or public servants but also the personal assistants in charge with social assistance for categories at risk). The Municipality provides a democratic local government of the city of Alba Iulia. Its main activities and objectives are the following:

  • to ensure the provision of public services for the inhabitants of Alba Iulia Municipality in a sustainable manner, respecting the equality of chances, combating discrimination and segregation;
  • to promote social and economic development through innovative integrated approaches, tackling unemployment and facilitating the transition of disadvantaged categories from school to the labor market or from a job to another;
  • to promote a safe and healthy environment, with a particular focus on the environmental dimension and innovative urban strategies;
  • to encourage the involvement of citizens and of nongovernmental organizations in the matters of local government, stimulating the dialogue between youth and decision-makers;
  • to make sure the citizens of Alba Iulia benefit from a healthy living environment and from good living conditions;
  • to shape and implement consistent, credible, inclusive and coherent education and employment policies for youth, women, ethnic minorities and other categories at risk.
ADEPT (Romania)

ADEPT (Asociata de Dezvoltare a Europei Prin Tineri – ADEPT) is non-governmental organisation created and managed by young people, thus giving each single member an opportunity of personal and professional growth and an opportunity to get involved and learn, meet people and experience through development.

ADEPT purpose is to engage the civil society in taking part in the inclusion of young people into European Union unity by giving young people tools to become more active in the local and European society, by organizing different types of activities such as seminars, training’s, local, national and international meeting, youth exchanges, etc.

ADEPT is concentrating its efforts to reach young people and present them the concept of European citizenship in order for them to know and understand the benefits and the power of an united, responsible and engaged society.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bulgaria (Bulgaria)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bulgaria Association is a non-profit organization, established in May 2006. The Association is an affiliate member of the Big Brothers Big Sisters International and delivers mentoring services for children and youth following unified international standards.

VISION

Children and young people recognize and develop their potential, creating a better future for themselves, for those around them and for their country.

MAIN GOALS

  • To give young people the chance to consciously participate in their own growth as citizens and to take an active part in the development of society as a whole;
  • To work for the advancement and institutionalization of the Big Brothers Big Sisters program around Bulgaria;
  • To enrich the awareness of young people with regard to the possibilities of volunteer work, entrepreneurship and active civic participation.
Secondary Vocational School of Agriculture and Village Services (Slovakia)

Our school is situated in the eastern part of Slovakia in the town Kosice which has 250.000 inhabitants.

There are 250 internal and 100 external students studying at our school. Students are taught by 19 teachers and 14  masters training.
Our school is a state school where students can study after finishing elementary school.

Students in Slovakia can choose between 3 different types of secondary schools:
1. grammar school/gymnasium
2. vocational school /VET
3. special school: technical school; nursing school; hotel academy; business school; clothing school.

Our school is VET and was founded in 1969 with only one branch of study – gardener, and was named secondary vocational agriculture school.
In 1989 our school added the additional branches of study – butcher, cook, seller, agriculture and the school was renamed to Secondary vocational school of agriculture and services in the village.

Our school has participated in many different EU projects.

Kocaeli Provincial Directorate of National Education (Turkey)

MISSION

Human centred education to generate conducive atmosphere for overall personality of the learners.

VISION

To be a leader for presenting contemporary educational facilities in the journey of perfection in education.

Kocaeli Provincial Directorate of National Education consists of different branches, bureaus, permanent boards and commissions according to the characteristic of the service. We provide free transportation to school for the day students attending public special education schools and institutions and special education classes. Day students with free boarding status attending boarding or day special education schools are provided with lunch free of charge.

Students may attend special education in private special educational institutions minimum 6 sessions per month out of school time.

Espergærde Gymnasium and HF (Denmark)

Espergærde Gymnasium and HF (EG) is located in North Zealand, Denmark. The objective of the upper secondary education is general education and study preparation, so the students can complete higher education later on. We have approx. 1100 students divided between 41 classes (39 upper secondary classes and 2 HF-classes) and approx. 135 employees.

Our building is CO²-friendly: 140 m² solar cells produce green power. New toilets flush via collected rainwater. The school’s climate committee, the CO²-committee comprised of students, school caretakers and teachers works on measurable efficiency improvement of energy and resources. The comprehensive projects of the CO²-committee have resulted in the school saving a large amount of money each year.

In the summer 2015, the operation of the school’s buildings has become free of fossil fuels because the heating now takes place through heat pumps, which run on windmill power. The school’s energy consumption and sustainability is an active part of the teaching. Espergærde Gymnasium and HF has been awarded the Environment prize 2013 from Helsingør Municipality and in 2016 the Energy and Environment prize from EnergiForum Danmark.