Innovation in Learning Institute (ILI, Project Coordination)

In its research and development, the Innovation in Learning Institute (ILI) focuses on innovation processes in lifelong learning and teaching, education and skills development in a systemic perspective, and based on relevant societal changes. ILI is an interdisciplinary team consisting of 30 members from the humanities and technological sciences. The institute carries out research within the fields of digital and media based learning across the entire life span, including school children and senior citizens. Being part of a broad network of European and international partners, ILI participates in numerous projects and provides service, guidance, and know-how.


The aspire-igen group is the largest careers and training organisation in the Yorkshire region, an area with a population of over 5 million. Through the organisation’s International department, aspire-igen is the UK centre in the Euroguidance network – a network that links similar guidance organisations in 34 EU/EEA member states. The network exists as a channel for sharing best practice and disseminating information about innovative guidance projects. They are a source of information on education and guidance in other European countries, and work closely with other services in the UK to support individuals looking to make the most of work or study opportunities abroad. This includes supporting British advisors in their work with new arrivals to the country, promoting long term integration and social inclusion of migrants.

European Board for Certified Counselors (EBCC)

The European Board for Certified Counselors (EBCC) is a non-profit organisation that serves as the regional hub for NBCC International’s activities in Europe. EBCC is dedicated to supporting European countries in their efforts to develop the counseling profession. EBCC encourages NBCC national offices and partners in Europe to collaborate and create valuable educational programs in career development, mental health and supervision. EBCC supports collaborations among the national offices on European and international projects as well as the development of professional relationships with public and private entities interested in developing counseling programs and services, including ministries, universities, counseling associations and businesses.


Galway and Roscommon ETB is a local education authority, and is governed under Education and Training Boards Act 2013. Their mission is to support individuals through learning, to achieve their full potential and contribute to social, cultural and economic development. They provide a comprehensive range of quality education programmes and supports designed to meet the needs of young people and adults throughout the counties of Galway and Roscommon. Over the years it has developed a range of educational provision to meet the diverse and ever changing demands of learners. Today Galway and Roscommon ETB runs twenty secondary level schools, an extensive adult education service and a range of post-leaving certificate courses. It is involved in many partnership activities at local level and provides a range of educational supports to enhance the quality of its education programmes.


KSL Study Centre is a Finnish liberal adult education institute. KSL trains and supports civil society organisations by educating, consulting and producing tools for development (publications, study materials). KSL’s educational activities improve the well-being of both individuals and communities. KSL provides financial and pedagogical support for civil society organisations for them to arrange learning activities and study circles for their members. KSL also provides vocational education and a possibility to do Further Qualification in Handicrafts and Special Qualification in Handicrafts in both Finnish and Swedish. KSL organises and promotes artistic activism and craftivism. KSL’s activities are based on critical pedagogy and cooperative learning. KSL has 15 employees, and offices in Helsinki, Oulu and Tampere. KSL Study Centre is privately owned by KSL Civic Association for Adult Learning, a non-governmental organisation established in 1964 as “an association of associations”. KSL has 16 member organisations and about 80 other partner organisations, e.g. trade unions and various cultural, social and sports associations. KSL’s activities are mainly funded by the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture.