Project organizations


Centrul Municipiului București de Resurse și Asistență Educatională (CMBRAE/ România)

Municipal Centre of Resources and Educational Assistance Bucharest is an educational public institution which provides school counselling services in Bucharest, the capital of Romania.

Municipal Centre of Resources and Educational Assistance Bucharest (CMBRAE) is an educational institution under the Ministry of Education of Romania, with over 200 employees, school counsellors, responsible for students, teachers and parents counselling. CMBRAE actions are focused on several areas: prevention of school failure, dropout and juvenile deviance, promotion of a healthy life style and well-being, development of interests, attitudes, personal qualities, making decisions skills for career guidance, intercultural approaches, personal development of students, parents and teachers, development of partnership between school-family and community, development of educational programs and projects, improvement of educational activities of teachers.

Project partners

ISON Psychometrica (Greece)

ISON Psychometrica was founded in 1991 as the evolution of the first company offering Applied Psychology services in Greece. It specializes in: the construction, validation, standardization, computerization, publication and use of team and individual behavior & performance diagnostic tools, with emphasis in psychometric tests, career counselling for adolescents, students, NEET’s and mature unemployed. ISON conducts trainings relevant to its expertize, including soft skills development and entrepreneurship, and participates in EC funded programs aiming at the enhancement of employability and social inclusion.

Hochschule der Bunderagentur für Arbeit (Germany)

The University of Applied Labour Studies of the Federal Employment Agency (HdBA) is a state approved University of applied science. It was founded in 2006 by the Federal Employment Agency, Germany’s largest provider of labour market services. Apart from offering bachelor degree courses, the HdBA is focusing on research being involved in research on national and International level. Moreover, the HdBA offers in-service training for employees of the Federal Employment Agency and other stakeholders in the field of labour market, vocational and educational training and career counselling.

HAMK University of Applied Sciences, HAMK Edu Research Unit (Finland)

Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK) is a multidisciplinary, workplace-orientated higher education institution. HAMK offers 27 Bachelor’s degree programmes, 10 Master’s degree programmes and professional teacher education. HAMK offers degree programmes in its schools of bioeconomy, wellbeing, technology, entrepreneurship and business, and professional teacher education. In addition, HAMK offers continuing education and further education.

The HAMK Edu Research Unit works on customer-oriented research, development, assessment and forecasting projects. It promotes the development and management of research-based skills at the individual, team and community level. The development objective is that every individual and community have the opportunity to develop to their best potential by exploiting their strengths. The main focus areas of the HAMK Edu Research Unit are professional competence for the future, excellence, career counselling and lifelong learning, teacher education, management and leadership competence as well as new learning solutions and digital competence.

Studio risorse S.r.l. (Italy)

Studio Risorse S.r.l., set up in 1998, operates in the field of Vocational Training and Organizational and Business Consulting, following a logic of constant improvement and complete customer orientation. The company aims to satisfy the requirements of businesses, young people trying to enter the employment market or that are unemployed, women and other groups at risk of exclusion from the labour market. The staff has an experience of several years in the field of management of European Social Funds and it also has a high level of competence in the field of Vocational Training and Business Consulting.

Studio Risorse considers integrated and well-balanced project development as an essential tool to ensure the Growth and Development of a Territory. Hence promote public-private partnerships (PPPs) as a tool to support and realize projects based on an interregional and/or transnational cooperation, setting up and taking part in Networks at regional, National and European level with the objective of comparing, exchanging and experimenting new methodological, organizational, training, educational and internationalization models.

Centrul Național pentru Politici și Evaluare în Educație (CNPEE)

Centrul Național pentru Politici și Evaluare în Educație (CNPEE) is a special structure of the central public administration, under the Ministry of Education and Research, with responsibilities in the field of education policies and scientific research. The centre has been recently established (2020) by taking up the activity and the structure of the Institute of Educational Sciences and of the National Center for Evaluation and Examination. The centre hosts Euroguidance and eTwinning networks in Romania and its staff has been involved in many Erasmus+ projects in different fields, including guidance and counselling. Its mission is to actively promote the innovation in education by offering methodological support to schools, teachers, parents and decision makers.

Uniao das Freguesias de Gondomar (SCOSME) Valbom E Jovim (Portugal)
The União das Freguesias de Gondomar (S. Cosme)

Valbom e Jovim is one of six Parishes within the Municipality of Gondomar with a population around 50.000 habitants, which in turn is one of the sixteen Municipalities of the Greater Metropolitan Area of Porto, in the North of Portugal.

As a public entity, the Institution has many competences established by the government and developed a lot of projects related with entrepreneurship, employment, training, non-formal education for all citizens – children, youngsters, adults and seniors, also on social inclusion, active ageing, disadvantage people, several projects related with local and national volunteering projects, culture, sport, environment & circular economy, among others.

Foundation of the Network for Innovation in Career Guidance and Counselling in Europe (NICE Foundation) (Netherlands)

NICE is an open European network for the academic training of people who practice career guidance and counselling (career practitioners), which was founded in 2009. All academic training providers from European and neighbouring countries are invited to join the NICE community. The open, informal network of NICE currently comprises representatives of more than 50 higher education institutions from more than 30 European countries who offer courses related to career guidance and counselling. Since 2017, NICE is organized through the NICE Foundation. Since 2018, the foundation organizes annual NICE Academies as a networking and training offer for career specialists.