VsI Edukaciniai Projektai (EP) is non-governmental not for profit regional organisation with 7 staff members (trainers, social workers, sociologists, social programmes coordinators, etc.) researching, developing, organizing, providing, coordinating and supervising trainings in the field of non-formal education for various target groups as well for professionals and volunteers. Organisation has got enough methodologies (research, dissemination, evaluation, etc.) to carry out international projects.
Organisation seeks to:
- promote, develop and implement the principles of lifelong learning programme in the sphere of non-formal, social and professional skills development, improvement;
- create non-formal education programmes for specialists working in the sphere of social integration and socialisation;
- organise training, prepare, implement national as well as European Union funded projects in the sphere of social wellbeing improvement as well as actively participate in the process knowledge-based, civil society creation.
EP carries out various training courses, seminars, conferences, meetings and other events (including practical activities) and provides services of information, counselling, mediating and educative activities to professionals and public. In the educational activities there are involved adults of all ages, starting with professionals of social work and care as well as civil servants, managers, entrepreneurs, communities, volunteers, etc. and ending with vulnerable and risk groups, e.g. long term unemployed, families at risk, young people at risk, elderly, etc. Through these activities organisation aims to assure the rights of target groups to different services which will enable them to develop their capabilities and skills, to become a major factor ensuring equal and full-fledged social involvement in life of the society and labour market, to represent the interests and to protect the basic rights of these individuals.
EP is an organisation skilled in managing projects and we have a wide experience, gained over many years, of working on both Leonardo and Grundtvig projects. Organisation has a range of internal policies and procedures in place that govern levels of staff that can authorise payments, signatories, payment documentation etc.
Partner of EP is Kaisiadorys Adult and Youth School from Lithuania.
Kaisiadorys Adult and Youth School provides basic and secondary education for youth and adult learners.
They provide basic education for young learners from 12 to 16 years, as well as pre-vocational education such as carpentry, floristic, informational technologies, healthy lifestyle and nutrition. This knowledge and skills are substantial for young learners to understand the importance of work and practice. The school also provides secondary education for adult learners. Teaching and learning is also organized by distance since September 2013.
The School also provides primary, basic and secondary education for inmates in its department in Pravieniskes Correction House – Open colony.
The mission and strategy are directed towards a successful socialization of every student, as well as positive personal changes through basic human and social values.
The school faces socially sensitive members of community as its target group. Different school activities are chosen, planned and implemented in an attractive and convenient way for their learners.
All the teachers, personnel and other community members do their best to help the students who have lost their faith and future vision. The sustainability, high added value is very important to us.
This invitation has been prepared according to the aim “To increase the participation of adult learners in lifelong learning activities, improving competences of adult educational personnel”.