The Faculty was founded in 2009. The faculty contains nine departments which are Woodsworks Inustrial Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical-Electronic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Energy Systems Engineering, Manufacture Engineering, Civil Engineering, Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, and Automotive Engineering.
Ataturk who was fully cognizant of the fact that the young republic established in 1923 needed the spark of the youth, gave an utmost importance to education. Prominent architects of the time were asked to prepare projects for the establishment of a teacher training school. The winning project of Architect Kemalettin, who was one of the leaders of the National Architecture trend, soon turned into the glamorous building at the centre of Ankara where “Teacher Training Institute for Secondary Schools", one of the first educational Institutes of the young republic was established in 1926. The institute was renamed as "Gazi Teacher's College and Training Institute for Secondary Education" in 1926 and “Gazi Education Institute” in 1976.
The establishment of Ankara Technical Teachers College for Boys and Ankara Technical Teachers College for Girls in 1935, Ankara Economic and Commercial Sciences College in 1955, and Ankara State Engineering and Architecture College in 1966 played a pivotal role in the development of the institute.
As deep rooted and a leading higher education centre, Gazi Training Institute was restructured as Gazi University and took a leading role in the higher education of the country. The university which started education with 9 faculties, 12 academies and 4 institutes in 1982 turned out to be one of the major education centres of the country with 20 faculties, 1 conservatoire, 5 academy, 11 vocational colleges, 45 research centres and 7 institutes.
Based upon modern science understanding and the basic principles of the Republic since its foundation, Gazi University has become an institution where experience is synthesized with dynamism in cultural and intellectual dimensions.
With its qualified academic staff consisting of nearly 4.000 professors, associate professors, assistant professors, lecturers, research assistants, instructors and experts, The University has reached the world average in the number of faculty members per student. Gazi University has managed lots of project funded different sources such as EU, Tubitak (Turkish science foundation), State Planning office, etc. The University has capacity to publish the results of the project in national and international activities. Papers that show the results of project will be presented at related conferences, seminars and workshops, thus providing further diffusion to different target groups at various contexts.
Gazi University is one of the biggest universities of Turkey with over 86.000 students including 60.000 undergraduate and 14.000 postgraduate students currently studying in its 171 academic departments. There are also over 1000 foreign students in the university from various countries.
Web site: www.tf.gazi.edu.tr
Electronic Compass is an education and IT services company located in Greece. The company focuses in continuing education of adult learners and its mission is to share advancement in the Education field in multiple ways. The existing network of the company includes institutions, organizations and professionals in the fields of ICT, education and social sciences. Electronic Compass also manages and organizes local pilot trials with targeted end-user groups.
Apart from that, the company offers a number of solutions, such as interactive and accessible to people with disability web site development, e-commerce development, graphics (leaflets, logos and illustrations), video production, 3D, internet marketing and e-learning courses.
Additionally the enterprise is quite active in courses (via web platforms) or physical in the field of social sciences. The Social scientist (co-finder) of the enterprise has several years of experience in elderly matters and research on new supportive technologies to disadvantage and marginalized groups.
Web site: e-compass.gr
Address: Anaxagora 3 Argiroupoli, 16451 Athens, Greece
BERLINK is a German organization with a consolidated experience in organizing qualified professional, educational and work placement experiences in Berlin.
The aim of the company matches to the general goals set by the Erasmus Plus programme: enhancing attractiveness, improving the quality and increasing the co-operation between educational institutions and enterprises.
BERLINK has in fact a strong collaboration with a wide network of local companies, and is actively involved in EU projects that compile innovative experiences and good practices on active participation of SMEs as host partners in mobility projects.
Thanks also to a solid network of international partners and an ongoing process of transnational experiences exchange, Berlink is able to provide work placement experiences with a relevant impact on the learning process, by applying innovative methods (ECVET system implementation) and a common approach to plan and deliver successful training on the job preparing for work experiences.
BERLINK is very active in the participation of European projects with the aim of enhancing the development, transfer and implementation of innovative practices, fostering the use of ICT in education and training.
Web site: www.berlink.eu
INTERPROJECTS Ltd. is a training provider, having its activities fully directed towards people with disabilities and elderly people. The company was established in 2006 and up to this moment in our business activities involves more than 8562 diabetics, 10% of which are children, 2000 disabled people (including mild disability) and 453 women with breast cancer. They all have been instructed how to use their aid equipment, have been given health consulting and tutoring in prophylactics of their diseases.
The team of INTERPROJECTS has managed and participated during several national and international projects in the field of accessibility issues, career orientation and guidance, employment, mentoring, e-games and networks of employers of disability, education, and unemployment mostly for people with disabilities, particularly at graduate and managerial levels, and all have had an emphasis on IT and web-resources, paper-based materials and Braille. The team is regularly working with caregivers/careers in order to support them on provision of activities towards provision of better services for disadvantaged people in accordance to the EU best practice examples in that area.
Web site: www.interprojects.bg
SINDICAT TREBALLADORS ENSENYAMENT P.V. (STEPV) was founded 35 year ago. It is a trade union of education workers. At an internal level, STEPV is configured in sectors where workers of different types of educational intervention in the several fields of vocational training group up to. They are the following: Public Education Sector (EOI, professional conservatories, art schools,..); Private Education Sector; Persons in Administration and Complementary Services Sector; University Sector.
Integrated groups inside other important branches, but also form part of STEPV are: Unemployed Area: All those persons that have a university degree and want to be a part of the educational bodies of the Generalitat Valenciana are collected here; All those persons that are currently employed and wish to apply for a job as a Spanish teacher in other countries and will work there for 2 years are collected here; Women and Women/s Equality Area: All those activities and necessary support groups for the recognition of certain groups that for some reason or other are discriminated against or abused of, in the working world are collected here; Labor Health Area: All the information, activities and support for promoting and defending health and prevention of illness in the working (labor) world are collected here.
The Trade Union is currently integrated into Valencian Inter-Union that is a confederation born in 2002 from the confluence of several trade union organizations with experience in the world of education, public administration, health and labour. In recent years, several unions have been incorporated to the project we represent.
Today, Valencian Inter-Union brings to 10 unions with a total membership of about 15,000. They are the following:
- Union of Education Workers of the Valencian Country (STEPV). The majority union in the field of non-university public education.
- Union of Workers of Governmental and Public Service (STAS)
- Inter-Union Health
- Union of Metal Workers (STM)
- Union of Workers and Employees of Industry, Trade and Services (STICS)
- Railway Union of the Valencian Country (SF-i)
- Autonomous Group of Self-Employed Workers of the Valencian Country (CAT-PV)
- Union of Workers for Class Unity (TUC)
- Union of Temporary Civil Servants of the Valencian Government (IGEVA).
STEPV implantation has both local and regional, represented in the General Bureau of Education Negotiation of Valencia.
Since its foundation, STEPV has organized training activities have been increasing in quantity and quality over time.
Valencian Inter-Union has extensive experience in training. STEPV has organized training planning aimed at workers accredited by government agencies since 1998.
A quantum leap in the planning and management of training by the Valencian Inter-Union produced in 2004, the date on which the Trade Training School Melchor Botella (ESFMB) is created, responsible for managing the training needs of workers that belong to the sectors in which Valencian Inter-Union has implementation. The ESFMB is a non-profit, so it ensures that the training activities are free whenever possible and when not, its price is the minimum price fits for students. The school is responsible for training activities that have the highest quality , you are linked to the improvement of working conditions and skills of workers , and have maximum possible administrative recognition .
This has the ESFMB currently has signed cooperation agreements with the following institutions:
- University of Valencia
- University Jaume I of Castellon
- College of Nursing at Valencia
- Union of farmers and ranchers in the Valencian Country
- School of Maritime Safety Canary
- Collective LAMBDA
- The Segovias ACSUD
- FUNDAR : Foundation of solidarity and volunteerism of Valencia
- Editorial Wolters Kluwer
- Florida College
- Center for Philosophy for Children of Valencia
Moreover, ESFMB is homologated for training activities for the following entities:
- SERVEF: Valencian Employment and Training
- EVES: Valencian School of Health Studies
- Foundation for Construction
- Ministry of Development
- Directorate General for Transport and Logistics (CAP)
- IVASPE: Valencian Institute of Public Safety and Emergency
- INVASAT: Valencian Institute of Security
- SEMICYUC Spanish Society of Intensive Care Medicine and Coronary Units
- Tripartite Foundation
- Ministry of Interior
Web site: http://stepv.intersindical.org
Established in May 1923, Ankara Chamber of Commerce (ACC), is a Non-Governmental, Non-profit, self financed private institution Chamber in Turkey with registered more than 100.000 members. There are 61 sectoral committees with the major aim of increasing the standard of the commercial life of the members via supporting them in every aspect of business life, including education, health, insurance, consulting. Subscription and authentication fees are the main resources of income. ACC is a member of The Turkish Union of Chambers. It uses all ICC rules in its daily work and has got an ISO 9000 certificate.
ACC organizes panels, seminars and symposiums a few times every month and so provides a platform to discuss what is on the agenda of Turkey and even the World in detail. With various campaigns organized, on behalf of the public’s welfare and benefit, ACC won two golden medals awarded by International Public Relations Associated (IPRA). ACC is organized in such a way that it designs the future and provides technical support to its members to enhance their commercial competitiveness and contribute to the welfare of the city. The ACC, primary mission is to increase the number of private commercial companies in the city and try to make the existing ones more competitive so to compete with the world and hence indirectly increase the wealth of the region.
The top duties are as the followings;
- Dedicated to the service of the member local private companies,
- To protect professional ethics and mutual solidarity and try to develop in an appropriate manner to the general interests of commerce and industry,
- Focus on regional partnership on priority areas,
- Convey economic and commercial data for social engineering (consensus in the society),
- To make research and examinations on the commercial activities of the region and to prepare reports, statistics, etc.
Web site: www.atonet.org.tr