Education Systems International
Keyword from Index: foundation
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1 - Stiftung „éducation21 – Bildung für Nachhaltige Entwicklung“ (éducation21)
This is the Swiss web portal for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). The English service provides information and ressources on behalf of Switzerlands contribution to the international ESD community. ESD is part of the regional curricula of primary and secondary school levels in all Swiss language regions. An interdisciplinary approach striving for competencies serves [...]
Since 1989 the Jacobs Foundation has been dedicated to facilitating innovations for children and youth. The Foundation’s purpose is to benefit future generations by providing young people with better opportunities for development, so that they can become productive and socially responsible members of society. The foundation supports research and intervention leading to [...]
3 - Child Well-being Index - CWI (Foundation for Child Development)
The Foundation for Child Development (FCD) in the 1970s initiated the now widespread use of social indicators to measure child well-being at the federal and state levels. In 2004, the Foundation released the first Child Well-Being Index (CWI) – a measure that combines separate sources of national data about American children into one scientifically-based, easily understood [...]
Argentinian Foundation for the Development of Education and Culture.
The Argentinian Foundation for the Development of Education and Culture (FAPEDEC) is a non-political organisation which was founded in June 1989. Its tasks include the promotion of knowledge about education and competence, the stimulation to sustainable development, the organisation of activities which procure the values of living together, the maintenance of an international, [...]
National Agency for the Promotion of Science and Technology
The National Agency for the Promotion of Science and Technology is an organ of the ministry for science, technology and productive innovation. Through its 4 funds - fund for scientifical research (FONCyT), technological fund Argentina (FONTAR), trust fund of the promotion of software industry (FONSOFT) and Argentinian sectorial fond (FONARSEC), the Agency fosters the [...]
6 - Universidad.es - The Foundation for the International Promotion of Spanish Universities
In accordance with the 2007 amendment of the Universities Act, in October 2008 the Council of Ministers authorized the creation of Universidad.es, the Foundation for the International Promotion of Spanish Universities. Universidad.es is a public sector foundation that aims to promote the Spanish university system throughout the world. The foundation was set up by the Spanish [...]
German-Romanian Foundation Timisoara
In 1992, the non-profit German-Romanian Foundation Timisoara was founded due to the German-Romanian protocol on government level. It strives for the promotion and development of craft in Romania. Its focusses are structural engineering and reintegration of Romanian returnees. The institute offers vocational training and advanced training for masons, painters and varnishers, [...]
8 - Civil Society Development Foundation (CSDF)
Civil Society Development Foundation (CSDF) is an independent, non-governmental organisation, established in 1994 at the initiative of European Commission. Its mission is, through information, financing, training and advocacy, to develop the capacity of civil society organizations and communities to improve the lives of people.
9 - Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF)
The Annie E. Casey Foundation is a private charitable organization, dedicated to helping build better futures for disadvantaged children in the United States. It was established in 1948.
The primary mission of the Foundation is to foster public policies, human-service reforms and community supports that more effectively meet the needs of today’s vulnerable children and [...]
10 - Hope Foundation (HF)
Hope Foundation (HF) is a German and Cameroonian non-profit development and non- governmental registered organization. Hope Foundation was founded in the year 2001 with the primary goal of promoting community development and alleviating poverty in rural and needy areas of Cameroon, thereby improving the standards of living of the rural communities in Cameroon. A number of [...]
EUROLINK - House of Europe
The foundation EUROLINK - House of Europe Romania was created in march 1997. This organisation was founded due to the cooperation of experts, intellectuals, journalists and Romanian students. The task of the foundation is the support and the dissemination of the so called European Idea. It aims for a united Europe and for a new safety system. Because of this, House of Europe [...]
12 - Archimedes
The Archimedes Foundation is an independent body established by the Estonian government in 1997 with the objective to coordinate and implement different international and national programmes and projects in the field of training, education, research, technological development and innovation.
It participates actively in building a knowledge-based Europe by helping to open up [...]
13 - European Training Foundation (ETF)
The mission of the European Training Foundation is to help EU neighbouring countries to harness the potential of their human capital through the reform of education, training and labour market systems in the context of the EU`s external relations policy. The website offers portraits of the target countries with links to projects and full text publications.
14 - Korea Research Foundation
Republic of Korea
Korea Research Foundation (KRF) is a national organization dedicated to social and scientific development. Main tasks of the KRF are as follows: 1) promotion of basic research, 2) support for women and young scientists, 3) promotion of scientific exchange and cooperation between North and South Korea and international research partners, 4) advancing progress in science and [...]
15 - Fondation Archives Institut J.-J. Rousseau (AIJJR)
The "Institut Jean Jacques Rousseau" in Geneva was founded in 1912 by Edouard Claparède. Attached to the university of Geneva since 1920 it turned into the "Faculté de psychology et des sciences de l´éducation" (FPSE) in 1975. The "Archives Institut J.-J. Rousseau" - founded in 1984 - administers and analyses institute documents and document collections of different [...]
The Jean Piaget Archives
The Jean Piaget Archives are a private foundation by the late Professor Bärbel Inhelder founded in 1974. The Foundation fulfils a function made necessary by the quantitative and qualitative importance of Piaget´s work. Within the University of Geneva, the Foundation collects all the writings of the great psychologist and genetic epistemologist as well as the secondary [...]
17 - Education Exchanges Support Foundation
The Foundation supports activities within the EU Lifelong Learning programme (2007-2013), thus acting as a national information and counselling agency for the EU education and science exchange programmes (Leonardo da Vinci, Erasmus Mundus, Comenius). It further provides information on Lithuania and on English language study programmes.
18 - Centre for Educational Programmes, Archimedes Foundation /Nationale Agentur - Europa, allgemeine und berufliche Bildung
This national agency was founded to support projects within the EU education programme for lifelong learning (2007-2013), providing counselling and information for networking activities.
19 - Science and Development Network (SciDev Net)
SciDev.Net - the Science and Development Network - is a not-for- profit organisation dedicated to providing reliable and authoritative information about science and technology for the developing world. The website www. scidev.net gives policymakers, researchers, the media and civil society information and a platform to explore how science and technology can reduce poverty, [...]
Tempus Public Foundation
Tempus Public Foundation (TPF) is a non-profit organization established in 1996 by the Hungarian government, with the task of managing international cooperation programmes and special projects in the field of education, training and EU-related issues. Among its many activities is also a guide on studying in Hungary.
21 - European Foundation for Quality in eLearning (EFQUEL)
EFQUEL is a European network with over 70 member organisations. The Foundation serves as sustainable and proactive network and provides valuable services (Database of Services) to the European eLearning community. The website of EFQUEL is to inform users about partners, members, benefits, and activities. The purpose of the foundation is to involve actors in a European [...]
22 - Learning Centre of the Australian Children's Television Foundation
The Learning Centre of the ACTF is a unique resource for educators. Television, film and multimedia have an important role in learning across curriculum areas and topics. The ACTF has quality Australian resources to support educators in primary to tertiary and community roles. Over 200 lesson plans for K-10 are being offered.
23 - Stiftung Erwachsenenbildung Liechtenstein
The purpose of the foundation is the coordination, promotion and financial planning of adult education in Liechtenstein. The website offers a course database, an overview of course organisers and links to other institutions and organisations in adult education.
24 - Foundation for International Studies
The Foundation for International Studies is the international relations arm of the University of Malta. It is an autonomous, self-governing organisation housing the University of Malta\'s international office and hosting a number of institutes which have an international vocation. Devoted to the pursuit of research and training in various fields of interest, the Foundation\'s [...]
25 - Foundation for Educational Services (FES)
The FES is conceived as a mechanism that enables the Education Division at the Ministry of Education to provide, among others, a range of innovative educational initiatives in the field of literacy support. It develops and manages educational programmes: the Hilti Programme ( family literacy clubs, named Hilti Clubs, are aimed at students in the early primary years and their [...]
26 - Indira Gandhi National Open University
The organisation was founded in 1985 with the aim of offering high quality higher education to a broad spectre of people particularly in remote areas. It has meanwhile established a comprehensive network of programmes and sub-divisions all over the country. The homepage provides numerous links relating to the Ministry of Human Resources, the Distance Education Council, [...]
27 - India Literacy Project (ILP)
ILP is a non-profit organisation founded by Indians resident in the USA. It takes a holistic approach towards education by promoting basic reading skills, offering vocational training, teacher training courses, and securing school buildings. The organisation works with volunteers, it depends on donations from private persons and companies and cooperates with UNICEF. The home [...]
International Scholarship Program of the Foundation Ford AR&SC
The website of the international program of scholarships and grants of the Ford Foundation informs about regional programs in Peru and Chile.
29 - APEC Education Foundation (AEF)
Asia; Pacific Rim
The Foundation, a non-profit, grant-making organization, was established in 1995. The mission of the APEC Education Foundation is to support APEC endeavors towards shared prosperity and community building in Asia and the Pacific by advancing the cause of education and human resources development in APEC economies. To achieve this mission, the Foundation aims to promote [...]
30 - CH Stiftung für eidgenössische Zusammenarbeit
The Swiss foundation for federal cooperation promotes and coordinates the cooperation between cantons and the federal state. The foundation is responsible for youth exchange and supports projects and exchange programmes for pupils, apprentices, young employees and teachers. The activities comprise exchange between language regions in Switzerland as well as foreign exchange.
The Knowledge Foundation
The Foundation supports research that is conducted at Sweden´s new universities, provided that industry provides a matching amount and actively participates in order to achieve development there as well. The Knowledge Foundation was established in 1994 and since then it has invested some SEK 8.2 billion in more than 2,300 projects.
Fondazione ASPHI Onlus - Developing of Projects to reduce a handicap by means of Information Technology
Homepage of the Association for the Promotion of Projects in Information Technics for Handicapped. ASPHI regards itself as a competence center for the application of information technics and telematics with the aim of integration of handicapped and disadvantaged in school, at work and in the social surroundings.