Center for Education and Innovation
INNOVED is a Greek educational and consulting organization merely focusing on knowledge and innovation transfer in the broader fields of education, lifelong learning and training, entrepreneurship and employment aspects; non formal learning and training methods with the usage of modern technologies. In the novel COVID-19 era the organizational center of attention is on innovative approaches that impact individual’s daily lives and more precisely literacy and digitalization for all. The main mission of INNOVED is the promotion of knowledge, educational practices and opportunities to the cultural and economic development of the local community and wider society. In order to accomplish its mission, INNOVED is operating in order to achieve to encourage, support and promote the innovative spirit in various areas such as: – Digitalization and e-learning – Education and Training – Social inclusion and intercultural dialogue – Innovative methodologies and practices around the entrepreneurial mindset – Disabilities and empowerment – Non formal practices in education and training provision. InnovED emphasizes on the synthesis and development of educational and training pathways through digital contemporary tools with the provision of innovative and integrated educational solutions tailored to meet the explicit needs of the various groups. More particularly the organization focuses on the activating participation of interested parties with different backgrounds on initiatives that entitle people to a better future (whether professionally or at a personal level) through self-empowerment. InnovED aims at being known for its devotion and professional commitment to excellence. The organizational focal point is to strengthen its cooperation, increase human resources, upgrade and utilize existing human resources, attract parties that who are in need of support and guidance as well as structure and increase participation in initiatives to the end users’ best interest. Through its intensive activation of its staff members, INNOVED represents a broad and extensive network of various organizations and stakeholders that are covering all the areas of the modern social and business life considering as cooperating organizations: – Universities – Training organizations, VET Centers, – Municipalities, Regional Authorities, – Schools, – Chambers, Associations of Enterprises. Our main area of activities covers the design of specialized trainings, the development of new learning methodologies and professionally prepared curriculums supported through a series of well integrated pilot procedures and evaluation (quality) approaches. The members of the research staff have participated in a great variety of research programs in various European funding schemes (H2020, Interreg, Erasmus+, etc.) and regional innovation projects initiatives (ERDF, ESF). The organizational objective is the development and the implementation of a broader spectrum of international educational initiatives that will enhance the broader community. More particularly the main goal of INNOVED is the design of internationalization strategies for creating opportunities for partnerships and knowledge alliances ensuring the active engagement participants in various forms of international initiatives (mobility, study courses, intercultural training, other). INNOVED offers a wide range of services. These comprise a range of integrated training, innovative and state of the art educational approaches as well as research opportunities through the implementation of various EU projects. Additionally, this broad spectrum of training and educational services is further supported through the development of well-designed evaluation and assessment mechanisms.