KMOP, established in 1977, is one of the oldest civil society organisations in Greece offering social support services and implementing various programs aimed at empowering and enhancing the well-being of individuals and communities. In recent years, KMOP has expanded its reach globally, currently having a presence in 5 countries and permanent offices in Athens, Piraeus, Thessaloniki, Brussels, Skopje, and Tirana. KMOP is dedicated to addressing social challenges through evidence-based solutions that promote individual and collective prosperity. Our focus is on designing and executing innovative social services that enhance individual self-worth, reduce inequality, and foster inclusive and sustainable social development. Over the past 20 years, we have successfully carried out more than 400 social innovation initiatives with the support of both institutional and private donors. Our efforts have directly benefited over 85,000 individuals.


IEP was established in 2011 under Public Law 3966 (Government Gazette Α’ 118/24-05-2011). It is a Public Entity under Private Law supervised by the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs. IEP operates for the benefit of public interest as an executive scientific body that supports the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs on issues related to primary and secondary education as well as the transition from secondary to higher education. IEP is also responsible for the in-service teacher training, the formal curriculum development, the educational material as well as the assessment tools used at national level. IEP’s primary mission is the scientific research and study of issues related to all levels of education, the contribution to the design and implementation of educational policy issues and the implementation of co-funded projects. IEP is currently leading the educational reform effort in Greece towards new curricula for all subjects and school levels (included VET).

CARDET, Cyprus

CARDET is the leading research and development centre in the Mediterranean region with global expertise in education, sustainable development and digital skills. As the largest independent non- profit centre based in Cyprus employing more than 70 researchers and project managers, CARDET is independently affiliated with universities and institutions from around the world, such as Yale University, the University of Nicosia and the International Council of Educational Media. Our team, in partnership with EAEA, has recently developed Cyprus’ lifelong learning strategy 2021 – 2027, engaging several ministries, government agencies, social partners, and public and private stakeholders. CARDET has completed more than 500 initiatives and projects relating to education, sustainable development, climate change, green transition, digital transformation and digital skills, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Members of our team, board of directors, and advisory board have served in high profile positions for organisations like UNESCO, Commonwealth of Learning, OECD, Google, and the American Educational Research Association.


The Cyprus Pedagogical Institute (CPI) is a Department of the Ministry of Education, Sport and Youth aiming at meeting the raising needs of the teachers on all levels of Education (pre-primary, primary, secondary, VET). The Institute’s main activities include professional teacher training, educational research and evaluation, educational documentation, educational technology, curriculum development and promotion of innovations as well as new fields in education, such as Environmental Education, Education for Sustainable Development.

The Unit of EESD is the Permanent Unit in Cyprus responsible for designing, monitoring and implementing the national policy on Environmental Education and Education for Sustainable Policy. The UEESD, with highly qualified personnel (38 persons), is responsible for integrating ESD curricula and Whole School Approach in all educational levels as well as in non-formal education, and for developing teachers’ professional competence on ESD by offering a series of obligatory and optional courses on ESD-related topics. The Unit developed several tools for integrating WSA in Cyprus, such as the Sustainable Environmental Education Policy (ESD School Plan) and the learning outcomes and indicators of the curriculum, and it has developed a series of curricular tools and supportive materials (of synchronous and asynchronous learning) for pre-primary, primary and secondary education on water, waste management, biodiversity, food waste, consumption and production, climate change etc. Furthermore, the UEESD participates in various international and European projects and is the focal point of Cyprus in EE/ESD in various international fora and committees for Education Environment and Sustainable Development. It is also responsible for operating the Governmental Network of Environmental Education Centres (EEC), which is part of the official educational policy and the most concrete structure of non-formal education in Cyprus. The Governmental Network of EECs operates with seven EECs which offers more than 100 hundred programs on ESD and environment.

WEBIN, Serbia

WEBIN (Western Balkans Institute) is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization founded in Belgrade, Republic of Serbia in 2011 by a group of people who believed in the stronger regional linkages and integration processes, especially through the enhanced affirmation of its youth potential. Operating from our office located in Belgrade for over a decade and with a disbursed workforce in South and Southeast Serbia, WEBIN today represents one of the leading NGOs with regional work coverage in the Western Balkans, the organization active in the development assistance and cooperation field in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro. WEBIN’s mission is to inspire new policy and practice solutions and assist the next generations of Balkans youth and adults to partake in regional developmental processes by actively contributing to evidence-based policy-making and implementation of programs and projects that benefit all community members in core sectors of education, employment and social affairs, and sustainable development (i.e. agriculture, tourism, health, green and digital transition). Our proposals and field engagements are defined by our staff’s integrity and transparency, while systemic, interdisciplinary, multi-sectoral, inclusive and needs-based approaches are employed to aspire to community ownership and provoke genuine innovation, entrepreneurial mindsets and social change within and among targeted communities and groups. WEBIN operates in a highly diverse, multi-ethnic, multi-national and multireligious region of the Western Balkans and acts as a catalyst for new networking opportunities for legal entities and individuals coming from different settings. We closely collaborate with minority communities (especially Roma) across the region, supporting their capacity building and empowerment through institutional cooperation and working directly with beneficiaries.

WEBIN is a provider of training and education opportunities (including in the VET field and working with adults) through its WE.T.A. (WEBIN Training Academy) established in 2019. WE.T.A.’s capacity builds on 3 teams of educators with 47 qualified trainers, out of which 35 hold a PhD. WE.T.A. has more than 150 learners per year out of which around 80 are youth. Since 2017 WEBIN has been implementing the Project Quality Architecture (PQA) methodology for application in international projects with complex structures (12+ month duration, 4+ partners, 3+ work packages), ensuring continuous comprehensive monitoring and evaluation and matrix-based result-oriented quality of project implementation, management and impact. This methodology has been developed in-house by WEBIN M&E specialists. To date, the PQA has been implemented in more than 10 large-scale European-funded projects with the participation of more than 30 European universities. Twin transition forms its major part. WEBIN core team is composed of 5 highly experienced project managers, developers, researchers and evaluators with strong expertise in education and training and youth and entrepreneurship sectors. WEBIN has collaborated with partners ranging from CSOs (including national networks for children and youth and Junior Achievement), schools and Universities, VET learning centres, regional governments on the national and local level, industry associations and professional bodies, Regional Development Agencies, international agencies and donors including GIZ, European Commission, EuropeAid, UNDP, USAID, World Vision Germany and World Vision Austria, Roma Education Fund. WEBIN team successfully implemented 50 projects in over 30 countries, reaching out to more than 500000 people most of whom are youth.

CPIP, Romania

The Center for Promoting Lifelong Learning – CPIP – is a non-governmental, non-profit institution active in the educational and social field. It promotes the culture of “lifelong learning” through the active involvement of community members in developing a coherent implementation strategy of the concept and practice of lifelong learning. CPIP develops national and international projects on various social and educational topics, working in multicultural contexts with partners from all-over Europe. The mission of CPIP is to bring forward the concept of lifelong learning and make it accessible to the communities with which we come into contact.

Its projects are co-financed by the European Commission through various programmes designed for education, culture and audio-visual tools.

SUDWIND, Austria

Südwind, Association for Development policies and global justice, is an Austrian Non-Governmental Organisation. For almost 40 years Südwind is advocating for sustainable global development, Human Rights and fair working conditions across the world. Through curricular and extracurricular educational work, the publication of the Südwind Magazine and other related publications it ensures that the issue of global dependencies and their consequences remain part of the public discourse. Südwind enforces its commitment for a fairer world also through public awareness raising and its campaigns in Austria and at the European level.

The issues of global migration, refugees and asylum have been taken up in Südwind´s awareness raising campaigns and capacity building activities through many years. Südwind is especially experienced and working daily on global and intercultural learning in diverse schools and youth work settings as well as settings with communities and politicians.


The Arges County School Inspectorate is a complex institution, subordinated to the Ministry of Education, which aims to develop, at the level of Arges County, an innovative, flexible, relevant educational system, based on the transmission and acquisition of key competences.

In Arges County, the educational network includes: 184 state educational units, with legal personality, respectively 265 affiliated schools, 29 private schools, where 86 835 children attend courses.

Thus, the ISJ ARGEȘ team, consisting of 24 school inspectors, led by the General School Inspector, Mr. Dumitru TUDOSOIU, in the periods 2015-2020 and 2022 until present, is concerned with:


  • guiding and controlling the educational process, materialised by specialised, thematic and general school inspections, in order to evaluate the teachers’ activities, as well as to obtain the teaching degrees.
  • increasing the quality of teaching activity and performance in education, reflected in the results of the exams for the admission of students to high school, higher education, as well as to school competitions and Olympiads.
  • modernization of the means and methods of teaching and learning,
  • the quality of the managerial act.