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   ‘Facilitating Inclusive
 Education and Supporting
  the Transition Agenda’

Kick- off Meeting
Edinburgh, 24 – 25 January 2012
    Fundatia EuroEd

 Our motto:
   (Towards the stars through value!)

 Our mission is to positively contribute
  to the development of the Romanian
  civil society and of an active European
  citizenship in Romania.
               SHORT HISTORY
 We are a not-for-profit non-governmental organization set up in 1992
  with logistic support from the Soros Foundation and expertise from
  the British Council.
 Until 1995 our name was International House and our efforts were
  concentrated on offering language courses

 In 1995 we became the International Language Centre and expanded
  our portfolio by founding the Kindergarten (1995) and the Primary
  School (1997).
 In 1998, also as a result of constantly growing services and
  addressability, we founded two more departments: the Regional
  Centre for Education and Communication, and the Centre for
  European Integration.
 Since 2000 our name is Fundatia EuroEd.
Organizational Structure:
 The Regional Centre for Education and Communication (life long learning -
  adult education: local, regional, national and international professional
  training) (1998)
 The International Language Centre (foreign language course and Romanian
  as a foreign language) (1992)
 The Regional Centre for European Integration (the implementation of local,
  regional, national and international projects) (2000)
 The EuroEd Kindergarten and Primary School (1995 and 1997 respectively)

 a vast array of foreign language courses (as well as Romanian as a foreign
  language) and accredited professional training courses;
 our partnership in educational and socially oriented projects at local,
  national and trans-national level;
 the education of children in kindergarten and primary school towards a
  European citizenship based on communication, initiative and creativity
                        ACCREDITATION AND

 accredited by the Ministry of Education and Research (part of the national
  education system, the section Life Long Learning - MO no.
  4685/28.09.1998 and 2133/4.02.2000)
 accredited by the Ministry of Labour, Family and Equal Opportunities (MO
  no. 594/29.11.2006)
 founder member of QUEST Romania (the Romanian Association for
  Quality Language Services); QUEST is an associate member of EAQUALS
  (the European Association for Quality Language Services)
 founder member of FocusEd (an International Association that promotes
  Excellence, Diversity and Innovation in education)
 founder member of ELAN (a pan-European Association that promotes
  LWULT languages)
 2001: "WorldAware Business Award", an international prize offered
  by the British Council for the successful transfer of language teaching
  competencies to other areas of education.
 2002: "European Label”, distinction offered by the European
  Commission for the successful implementation of the project "Steps to
  the World".
 2004: "European Label”, distinction offered by the European
  Commission for the successful implementation of the project
  "eLancenet” (Lingua 1 project)
 2007: "European Label”, distinction offered by the European
  Commission for the successful implementation of the project “Interact”
  (Leonardo project).
 2008: “European School”, distinction awarded by the Ministry of
  Education, Research Innovation.
 2009: “European Label”, distinction offered by the European
  Commission for the successful implementation of the project “ALL”
  (Lingua 1 project).
                        European Projects 2011

Title of the project                        Ref. No.                  Action
ACT! Active and responsible citizen =       GRU-11-P-LP-299-IS-LT     Grundtvig Partnership
flourishing future society
Going Places with Languages in Europe       UK/11/LLP‐LdV/TOI‐423     Leonardo Da Vinci –
                                                                      Transfer of Innovation
Stay@School                                                           Leonardo Da Vinci –
                                                                      Transfer of Innovation
NELLIP - Network of European Language       519129-LLP-1-2011-1-IT-   Multilateral Networks
Labelled Initiatives and Projects           KA2-KA2N                  (Key Activity 2)

The Corporate Volunteering as a bridge      517833-LLP-1-2011-1-PL-   COMENIUS Multilateral
between the world of work and schools       COMENIUS-CMP              projects

FIESTA: Facilitating Inclusive Education    517748-LLP-1-2011-1-IE-   Comenius Multilateral
and Supporting the Transition Agenda        COMENIUS-CNW              Networks

PLM Mobility Initiative “European Project                             Leonardo Mobilities
                           European Projects 2010
Title of the project                        Ref. No.                  Action

My Story - creating an ICT-based inter-     511641-LLP-1-2010-1-      KA3 (ICT)
generational learning environment           RO-KA3-KA3MP

Uemploy - Consultancy for Employment        510784-LLP-1-2010-1-      LEONARDO DA VINCI,
Inclusion                                   RO-LEONARDO-LMP           Multilateral projects for
                                                                      Development of

I am not scared – identification of the     511645-LLP-1-2010-1-IT-   KA1 Policy Cooperation
best strategies to prevent and combat the   KA1-KA1SCR                And Innovation Studies
bullying phenomenon                                                   and comparative research

Language Rich Europe - creating a           511780-LLP-1-2010-1-      KA2 Languages
sustainable interdisciplinary network to    UK-KA2-KA2NW              (Multilateral Networks)
share good practice in language teaching
and learning for social inclusion

Escenario Europeo De Idiomas –              511451-LLP-1-2010-1-ES-   KA2 LANGUAGES
improvement of teaching and learning        KA2-KA2MP                 (Multilateral Projects)
foreign languages through a multilingual
theatre play
                           European Projects 2010
Title of the project                            Ref. No.             Action

INTEGRA: Migrants' Integrating Kit -            510258-LLP-1-2010-   Grundtvig
Basic Language for Dealing with Financial       1-LTGRUNDTVIG-       Multilateral Projects
Matters                                         GMP

Let’s Become a Bilingual Family! -              511515-LLP-1-2010-   KA2 LANGUAGES
awareness of parents on their role in helping   1-IT-KA2-KA2MP       (Multilateral
children acquiring foreign languages                                 Projects)

Autonomous ‘Personal Learning                   511460-LLP-1-2010-   KA2 LANGUAGES
Networks’ for Language Teachers –               1-TR-KA2-KA2MP       (Multilateral
helping language educators to use Internet                           Projects)
Personal Learning Network (PLN) on social
networks (SNs).

European Network for Intergenerational          510890-LLP-1-2010-   Grundtvig
Learning                                        1-FR-                Multilateral
                                                GRUNDTVIGGNW         Networks

Online Networking Platform for                  511558-LLP-1-2010-   KA2 LANGUAGES
Language learning - development of an           1-UK-KA2-KA2MP       (Multilateral
online networking platform for learning                              Projects)
                         European Projects 2009
Title of the project                            Ref. No.             Action

TOOL TIPLS - Tool to improve                    LLP-LDV-TOI-2009-    Leonardo Da Vinci –
transparency of professional foreign            LT-0042              Transfer of
language skills                                                      Innovation

Art as the identity of a country and as a       2009-1-IT2-GRU06-    Life Long Learning
universal pattern which all the                 06392 2              Programme -
European countries can share                                         Grundtvig
Lingu@net Worldwide – will give better          504830-LLP-1-2009-   Life Long Learning
access to online resources for learning         1-ES-KA2-KA2MP       Programme - Key
languages                                                            Activity 2

LeTS Go - online training course focusing on    LLP-LDV-TOI-09-IT-   Leonardo Da Vinci –
how to use e-learning products or on how to     0503                 Transfer of
develop language training products exploiting                        Innovation
new technologies.
In-CLASS: International                         LLP-LdV-TOI-2009-    Leonardo Da Vinci –
Communication and Language                      RO-010               Transfer of
Assessment – development of an                                       Innovation
operational Audit scheme managed by a
chambers or government body offering
Language Audits to international SMEs

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