Partners

The project was managed and coordinated by Cyprus Neuroscience & Technology Institute, under the New Media Lab. Partners of the project are University of Cyprus, Elhuyar Foundation, Luzia Research, St. Mary’s University College, ANTIGONE, DROMOS.

 

Cyprus Neuroscience & Technology Institute (CNTI) (Cyprus)

5 Promitheos

1065 Nicosia

Cyprus

Phone: +357 22873820

Fax: +357 22873821

Internet: www.cnti.org.cy

Contact Person: Tatjana Taraszow

Email: tatjana(at)cnti.org.cy

CNTI’s scope of projects involves the application of technology towards social transformation as well as bridging literacy, economic and digital divides. It is a supporter of IT education, scientific research and peace in the three continents around Cyprus. Moreover, CNTI aims at the sensitization, enlightenment and development of an active civil society in Cyprus. The organization implements the following related projects: 3 projects on Safer Internet, 2 research projects focusing on Web 2.0/Web 3.0 tools, a research project developing a multimedia learning environment. CNTI has extensive experience in coordinating, conducting, and supervising projects, trainings, conferences, and workshops beyond national boundaries with the use of modern technology for education. Its competencies are development of new educational models based on cognitive science and computing, world-wide operations focused on international development, and enhancement of inter-ethnic and international peace.

 


University of Cyprus Language Centre (Cyprus)

29 Kallipoleos
P.O. Box 20537
1678 Nicosia

Cyprus
Phone: +357 2289 2901
Fax: +357 2234 2118

Internet: http://www.hum.ucy.ac.cy/LGC

Contact Person: Yiola Papadopoulou

Email: papadopoulou.yiola(at)ucy.ac.cy

 

Elhuyar Foundation (Spain)

Zelai Haundi kalea, 3
Osinalde industrialdea
20170 Usurbil
BASQUE COUNTRY
Phone: +34 943363040
Fax: +34 943 363144

Internet: www.elhuyar.org

Contact Person: Josu Waliño

Email: j.walino(at)elhuyar.com

Elhuyar was created in 1972 aimed to join science and the Basque language. Later its activity extended to the normalisation of the status and corpus of the Basque language. In 2002, Elhuyar gave an important step forward founding Elhuyar Foundation.The main objectives of the Foundation are:

To collaborate and promote the social normalisation of the Basque language and, with that aim, to promote and apply research and development activities;

To stimulate, promote and collaborate in the integration of Science and Technology in society;

To spread and report, in the Basque Country, as well as beyond it, the development of the scientific and technological research done in the Basque Country;

To promote the relationships between the education system and the science and technology system through publications, conferences, meetings, seminars, etc.

Our working team is formed by 110 professionals of the areas of language specialists, scientific knowledge spreading and educational publications.

 

 

Luzia Research (UK)

Wenhaston House, St Peters Road, Upwell 75

PE14 9EJ Wisbech

UK

Phone: +44 870 3500 882

Internet: http://luziaresearch.com

Contact Person: Alastrir Briggs

Email: al.briggs(at)luziaresearch.com

Luzia Research is specialized on educational software for mobile phones. It is creating own products and working with research institutions on projects to expand the use of mobile phones in education. One of its products is getawayphrases, software for mobile phone to help learn a language for holidays. Different level games and other activities cover all basic words and phrases to be needed, such as greetings, numbers, and directions. It also teaches basic phrases for use for restaurants, shops, hotels, transport, emergencies.

 

 

St. Mary’s University College, Queens University Belfast (UK)

191 Falls Road

BT12 6FE Belfast

N. Ireland

Phone: +44 28 9032 7678

Fax: +44 28 9033 3719

Internet: www.stmarys-belfast.ac.uk

Contact Person: Gerard McCann

Email: g.mccann(at)stmarys-belfast.ac.uk

St. Mary's University College is proud of our reputation as a friendly, welcoming place where staff and students work together and know each other as individuals. In addition to the student teachers who have been the core of St Mary for the past 100 years, our BA (Liberal Arts) programme has brought new students with new career ambitions and interests to give a new dimension to life in the College.

European Studies Department: "Europe" is a multi-dimensional concept that means many different things and covers a number of academic fields. This cross-disciplinary subject enables students to explore various political, cultural and economic concepts and consider them as contexts for future engagement. Students will examine Europe as a political and economic context, and as a cultural space. By doing so they will be developing the life-skills for living and working in a continent marked by great diversity yet increasing unity.

 

 

ANTIGONE - Information & Documentation Centre on Racism, Ecology, Peace and Non Violence (Greece)

Filippou 51
546 31 Thessaloniki

Greece
Phone: +30 2310 285 688
Fax: +30 2310 222 503

Internet: http://www.antigone.gr

Contact Person: Pavlina Lazaridou

Email: pavlina.lazaridou(at)antigone.gr

ANTIGONE is the Greek national partner for the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights. It has a close cooperation with several institutes and organisations aiming at combating discrimination. Throughout the last five years, in in order to feed the database of the EUMC with reliable data, ANTIGONE has developed much theoretical and practical experience in the crucial field of data collection. ANTIGONE has a long experience of project management, has a long lasting relationship with the European Union, has participated in numerous trainings of youth programmes and has a very close relationship and cooperation with the Pedagogic Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. ANTIGONE's experts have experience on the field from their involvement on previous projects concerning educational matters, as well as their engagement in multicultural environment, in discrimination issues, in minority group matters and projects where new technologies and approaches have been used.

 

 

DROMOS - Group of Immigrants and Refugees (Greece)

 

Baltadorou Str. 7

54631 Thessaloniki

Greece

Phone: +30 2310 275493

Contact Person: Vasiliki Slavidou

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DROMOS is a NGO established in 2008 in Thessaloniki.

DROMOS is a migrant based organized group of people acting for the better living of them in the city of Thessaloniki. Since its formulation, its base has been a vivid meeting place for migrants, refugees and natives. Numerous live music events have been organized, mainly on traditional and eastern sounds, but also music from all around the world. Moreover, it is a social open place every day for every person to read a book, drink a tea/coffee, or discuss. Individuals offer books in many languages, so small library has been formed. But the most important of all, are the 8 free courses of the Greek language. Teachers and university students offer their services to migrants and refugees that are willing to learn the Greek language and plan to live in Greece. Moreover, migrants and refugees offer free courses to natives to learn Turkish and Albanian among others. All activities are organized and carried out by migrants and refugees.