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SUSTAIN IT CONSORTIUM WAS IN BRUSSELS FOR THE KICK-OFF MEETING OF SUSTAIN IT, AN ERASMUS+ PROJECT /

Sustainable Tourism Innovative Training

SUSTAIN IT CONSORTIUM WAS IN BRUSSELS FOR THE KICK-OFF MEETING OF SUSTAIN IT, AN ERASMUS+ PROJECT

2018-12-05
Sustain IT consortium met for the SUSTAIN IT (Sustainable Tourism Innovative Training) Kick-Off Meeting in Brussels on 5th December.
SUSTAIN IT is a project co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, Key Action 2, Strategic Partnership for Vocational Education and Training.
Its goal is to reinforce capacities of European workers and professionals in the sustainable tourism sector to enhance their employability while reigniting the sectors’ growth and competitiveness.
SUSTAIN IT will develop innovative, concrete and actionable training to be delivered via traditional means (face-2-face) and the dedicated Open Educational Resource (OER).
During this meeting, the Partners had the opportunity to introduce themselves and got to know each other in depth. After the presentation, a general view of SUSTAIN IT was held, showing its highly innovative aspect whichwould allow trainees to directly implement sustainable tourism strategies and actions.
The Consortium kick-started the Project implementation by discussing the structure and design of the OER Platform under Intellectual Output 1. Then, Partners outlined the work under Intellectual Output 2 by planning the activities to map Sustainable Tourism trends and resources.

The Kick-Off Meeting also represented a great opportunity for Partners to agree upon the project logo and the web domain, in order to foster project visibility and to launch dissemination activities.





Partners


Husavik Academic Center (HAC) is a network based regional institution which serves the north-eastern part of Iceland. It is dedicated to promote and facilitate lifelong learning, university studies and interdisciplinary researches. The centre has its main base in the town of Husavik, in the municipality of Nordurthing. The adult educational part o...
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http://www.hac.is/


The Pafos Regional Board of Tourism is the official body representing under one umbrella all sectors involved in the tourism industry at a regional level. The Board consists of 13 members including the four Municipalities represented through the mayors of the region, the chairman of the Union of Pafos communities, the CTO (Cyprus Tourism Organisat...
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https://www.visitpafos.org.cy/


Internet Web Solutions is a leading provider of information technology (IT) and engineering services based in Málaga. Its business plan has received the finalist award from the City of Madrid in the National Business Competition sponsored by IdeCesem Business School. Internet Web Solutions is specialized in domains like Professional Web Desi...
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http://www.internetwebsolutions.es


IHF, Institut de Haute Formation aux Politiques Communautaires asbl, is a non profit organisation established in Brussels (Belgium) in 2003. The principal aim of IHF is to provide the community (including non profit and local authorities) with assistance for the development of a wider international cooperation through activities of specialised ...
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http://www.ihfeurope.eu


IDP, with branch offices in Italy and in Brussels, was established in 1996 by partners working since 1991 in Brussels in the frame of EU policies and EU funding programmes. It relies on more than 20 year experience in the development, submission and management of successful EU projects. Since 1999, IDP develops and carries out also specialised ...
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http://www.idpeuropa.com


IAL Innovazione Apprendimento Lavoro Friuli Venezia Giulia s.r.l. Impresa Sociale is not for profit agency providing training services for public and private companies since 1955, accredited by the region Friuli Venezia Giulia (VET Regional Law n. 76/82) and operates primarily through public funds. With its eight centres in the Friuli Venezia G...
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https://www.ialweb.it/


Irish Rural Link (IRL) founded in 1991, is a national network of organisations and individuals advocating for sustainable rural development in Ireland and Europe. IRL, a non- profit organisation has grown significantly since its inception and now directly represents over 600 community groups and individuals with a combined membership of 25,000. ...
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http://www.irishrurallink.ie/


Nýheimar the building was built in 2002 and operated as an informal co-operational forum among institutions until spring 2013 when the Nýheimar Knowledge Centre was formalized. The Knowledge Centre was established as an umbrella organization for various institutions and agencies working in education, research, innovation and culture. There are tw...
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https://nyheimar.is/





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