Turkey: Gazi University, Ankara Directorate of National Education, Pi Positive Consulting
Portugal: Unıversidade De Coimbra
Italy: Universita Degli Studi Di Firenze
Gazi University is one of the few universities in Turkey whose history dates back to 1920s. Right after the declaration of the Turkish Republic, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and his friends decided to establish a teacher training institute for leading the teacher training activities of the new Republic. GU is one of the biggest universities in Turkey. Gazi Faculty of Education Division of Educational Administration, Inspection, Planning, and Economy will be the department that will be implementing this project.
Pi Positive Consulting
Pi Positive is a reputable consulting company that has been operating in the area development cooperation 2009. The sectors in which Pi provides services are education and culture, employment and labour market and regional development. Amongst the most common activities of Pi Consulting, content development, research-development, policy and strategy development, project design and implementation, monitoring and evaluation can be considered as the core areas. Pi Pozitif has a wide network specialized professionals who Pi can call upon when required.
The University of Coimbra
The University of Coimbra (UC) is a Portuguese public HEI with more than 700 years of experience in education, training and research. UC has affirmed its position over the years with a unique mix of tradition, contemporaneity and innovation. Today, UC is a large complex structure with three campuses, over 22,000 students, of which over 9% are international students from 75 different nationalities, and 2813 academic and non-academic staff members highly active and committed to the quality of research and education as well as to the development of knowledge and technology transfer activities.
The University of Florence
The University of Florence can trace its origins to the Studium, which was established in 1321. In 1472 the Studium was moved to Pisa. In 1859, the University re-emerged as Istituto di Studi Superiori (Institute of Higher Education). In 1923 it was established as a public university (Royal Decree No. 2102/1923) and started its activities as a fully-fledged university. The University of Florence is one of the largest organisations for research and higher education in Italy.
Ankara Directorate of National Education
Ankara is the capital city of Turkey and has a population of nearly 5 million. Ankara Directorate of National Education is the second biggest local authority after the Ministry of Education in Turkey. It is responsible for the planning ,coordination and management of all kinds of educational and training activities for pre-primary,primary,secondary,vocational, technical , SEN schools and adult education in 25 districts of Ankara. The organisation has a range of duties mainly in 7 fields ;entitled management ,staff education and training ,budget and investment, research ,planning and statistics, inspection, guidance and research and civil defense. These duties are carried out by 24 affiliated units.