The University of Humanities and Economics in Lodz (AHE) is an accredited higher education institution, which in addition to traditional university programmes (BA. MA, MSc, PHD) provides also postgraduates studies and courses for various target groups, included adult unemployed job-seekers, youth, students, disabled, seniors, teachers, trainers, people of various professions, migrants, children, disadvantaged youth, unemployed. As one of the largest private universities in Poland, AHE has 23 faculties and offers a wide choice of subjects, over 100 courses, including 5 of them in English. The curricula of the courses are constantly updated according to market demands. According to ranking published in 2017 by Ministry of Higher Education, AHE is 2nd most-chosen university in lodz voivodeship and 10th in country.
Smashing Times Theatre Company Ltd is a professional theatre company involved in professional performance, training and social mangagement. The work of the company is underpinned by a rights-based approach and a commitment to artistic excellence. Smashing Times is committed to:
- Professional training and education in drama and theatre
- Participatory theatre practice – supporting direct access for local communities and communities of interest
- Theatre for change – supporting the use of theatre as a form of knowledge and as a means of transforming society so as to promote social justice and equality.
Smashing Times Theatre Company has been working on a cross border and cross community basis in Northern Ireland and in the border counties of the south since 2002, running a broad range of projects which address issues related to peace and reconciliation through the medium of drama and theatre.
ECTE – European Center in Training for Employment is certified by the Ministry of Education as Educational Center for Continuous Education, as well as guidance for employment center. The educational programs that ECTE develops and implements are targeting in the adaptation of the working force to the transformations of the technological, socio-economic and physical environment, the promotion of regional development, the improvement of the existing and the acquisition of new qualifications, and the exchange of experience and know-how in national and international level.
The main activity areas are the planning and elaboration of projects for the development of human resources, which integrate innovation and European dimension, are based on dynamic partnerships and pursue synergy and quality in results. The activity sectors are:
- Implementation of training programmes.
- Training material – training modules development.
- Elaboration of researches and studies (training need analysis, market researches) related to the needs of the labour market
- Planning and development of international European projects related with the local development, employment and social cohesion.
Instalofi Levante S.L. (FyG Consultores) is a private, high-level training enterprise, pioneers in co-creation with companies, adults and young people in the training on innovative concepts, business creation, employability basic skills, literacy and numeracy skills, en-trepreneurship and soft&hard skills training.
FyG acts actively as an education and training company promoting and enhancing the development of adults seeing for new opportunities and helping them to become more employable, facing different factors of exclusion: youngsters and adults with educational difficulties, unemployed with economic or social obstacles.
FyG has experience in running a wide range of trainings courses and mentoring pro-grammes for companies, entrepreneurs, Start-Ups, also with individuals from disad-vantage groups. It acts a body providing career guidance, professional counselling and information providing services of job insertion and intermediation on the labor market for unemployed as: orientation, training, assessment and information.
National Drama is the leading professional association for drama teachers (in all types of school) and for theatre educators. It is dedicated to ensuring that all children and young people have the opportunity to learn about and through Drama. ND’s life members include Gavin Bolton and Dorothy Heathcote, (now deceased) who was honored with an OBE by the Queen.
ND represents Drama Education (mainly in schools), at a national level and is invited to do so by key agencies, such as the Department for Education and Arts Council England and the Department of Culture, Media and Sport. ND organizes national and international conferences and events, about Drama in Education. It published a research journal http://www.nationaldrama.org.uk/journal/ that is internationally recognized and a magazine DRAMA. www.nationaldrama.org.uk/dramamagazine/
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