The partnership

Ayuntamiento de Alcalá de Guadaíra (Spain)

The municipality hall of Alcalá de Guadaíra, with a population of 72.458 inhabitants (June 2010), is located in the South of Spain in the province of Seville which is part of the autonomous community of Andalusia. 

In order to solve the problems of unemployment, the efforts of the town hall have been centred during the last few years on the development of programmes aiming at the creation of employment and at improving the employability especially of those from disadvantaged social groups. Amongst the different programmes set up by the town hall, stands out the INTEA project, specifically directed to the over 25 years old, unemployed adults from disadvantaged social groups (at risk of social exclusion) to which are offered English language courses and training in new technologies in order to contribute to increasing their employability by giving them the skills and competences in demand from the labour market.

Syllogos Idioktiton Kentron Xenon Glosson Nomou Larissas (Greece)

SIKXGNL represents 115 language learning centres in the prefecture of Larissa, Central Greece. By investing in language learning and working hard on eliminating communicative barriers our aim is to embrace cultural diversity, contribute to employment and strengthen relationships among language learners and upgrade them to citizens of the world. Our association is a member of The Panhellenic Federation of language school owners and cooperates with public authorities, universities and higher educational institutions in order to promote by any means, develop and improve language teaching in Greece.

Interactive English Language School LTD. (United Kingdom)

Interactive English Language School is an English language school for adults, with 9 years of providing English language tuition to non-native speakers of English, both in groups and as individuals.

Interactive English Language School is on the official British Government list of approved educational institutions for visa application purposes, and holds a Tier 4 Licence from the UK Border Agency as Highly Trusted Sponsor. Also Interactive school is accredited by the British Council and operates according to the standards laid down by the British Council in respect of school premises and facilities, teacher qualifications, teaching quality, administration and welfare. Interactive English Language School is a member of English UK, the national association of accredited English language centres.

Tugikeskus Arktur (Estonia)

ARKTUR is a non-governmental organization that deals with non-formal education in the field of foreign languages, specially addressed to people from not-privileged groups. ARKTUR has a long experience in projects in the field of foreign languages such as language camps for young people, short-term foreign languages training courses for adults, etc...

Kahramanmaraş Eğitim Öğretimi Araştırma Geliştirme ve Destekleme Derneği (Turkey)

Kahramanmaras Association for Research, Developing and Supporting Education (KAMADES) carries out support activities for educational projects in the province. KAMADES focuses on especially disadvantaged learners within the formal and non-formal education system. The association uses significant portion of its budget for supporting learners who suffer from poverty. Those beneficiaries are supported with clothes, educational equipments, stationery tools, sustenance, and cash aids etc. The association uses great majority of its annual income, which is average of 100.000,00 Turkish Liras. KAMADES also searches for employment guaranteed vocational projects, and helps the beneficiaries join those facilities.