Live Skills works in partnership with

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British Council

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities, creating friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. 

The British Council is the coordinator of the Live Skills project, ensuring the overall management and implementation as well as leading on the communication and visibility activities.

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Belfast Met (UK)

Belfast Met is the sixth largest Further and Higher Education College in the UK with an annual enrolment of around 30,000 students on courses ranging from basic literacy and numeracy through to vocational and academic programmes at degree level.

Belfast Met is responsible for the production, testing and piloting of the VET curricula of Live Skills. The three curricula will be accompanied by training guides for the trainers and handbooks for the learners & trainers.

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BAROK (BG)

The Bulgarian Association of Employers in Culture (BAROK) is a NGO and non-for-profit organisation gathering together employers in the cultural sector in Bulgaria (theatres, entertainment institutions, music institutions, libraries, cultural centres, museums etc).

BAROK is the social partner in Bulgaria supporting the interaction with employers and is in charge of the sustainability strategy of the project. 

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Plovdiv National High School of Stage and Film Design (BG)

Plovdiv School was established in the fall of 1975 and is specialised in professional vocational educations in the areas of performing arts (opera, drama theatre, films, TV & Radio) providing training and education to students of 7 specialities in the Stage and Film design.

Plovdiv School is the Vocational Education & Training (VET) provider in Bulgaria, developing and piloting a VET curricula of Live Skills in the country.

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National Institute for Cultural Research and Training (RO)

NIRCT is the national institute in Romania that aims to study, research and provide statistical data in the field of culture as well as training professionals who choose a career in this field.

NIRCT will be the Vocational Education & Training (VET) provider in Romania for Live Skills, developing and piloting a VET curricula and leading on the evaluation strategy of Live Skills.

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Culture & Mass Media Federation FAIR - MediaSind (RO)

FAIR-MediaSind is a network in the field of culture and creative industries in Romania, representing journalists, technicians, employees of institutions of culture and independent workers out of 36 trade unions. 

FAIR-MediaSind is the social partner in Romania and is supporting the development & piloting of the curricula in Romania and the dissemination of the project.

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AKMI (GR)

The Institute of Vocational Training AKMI (AKMI S.A.) was founded back in 1989 and is today one of the leading Vocational Training Institutes in Greece providing post-secondary education (ISCED 4). 

AKMI is leading the preparation and implementation of the pilot curricula delivery of Live Skills, testing and refining the designed curricula so as to ensure that the learning modules are relevant and useful.

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The Small Enterprises’ Institute of the Hellenic Confederation of Professionals, Craftsmen and Merchants (GR)

IME GSEVEE is a non-profit organisation that carries out studies and surveys, concerning the micro, small and medium-sized enterprises of the Greek economy.

IME GSEVEE has the lead in the research of Live Skills, on skills shortages and demand for new skills in the Audiovisual and Live Performance sub sectors. The results of the research will inform the development of the innovative training courses of the project.

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National Organisation for the Certification of Qualifications and Vocational Guidance (GR)

EOPPEP is an all-encompassing statutory body investing on better quality and more efficient & reliable lifelong learning services in Greece, linking VET with labour market needs, upgrading people’s occupational qualifications, reinforcing their employment perspectives and strengthening social cohesion.

EOPPEP is leading on the Quality Assurance processes that permeate all aspects of the Live Skills project as well as with regards to the design and implementation of the VET programs.

UNI MEI

UNI MEI takes an active role to encourage stronger links between those active in the media, entertainment and the arts and the trade union movement in general.

UNI MEI is part of the Advisory Board of the project, providing sectoral advice and supporting the dissemination of the project’s outputs beyond the confines of the four partner countries.