Baltijas Datoru Akadēmija in collaboration with partners Mugla Sitki Kocman University, Archivio della Memoria, ProEduca z.s., Centro Superior de Formacion Europa SUR, Asociatia pentru Sprijinirea Initiativelor Educationale and EIA - Ensina, Investigacao e Administracao S.A. instituting entity of ATLANTICA – Instituto Universitario implements “Erasmus+” project “Digitalising VET: The Flipped Work-Based Learning" (No. 2021-1-LV01-KA220-VET-000025117).

Baltijas Datoru Akadēmija (BDA) is the leading center in the Baltic region for training and certification of professionals and users in the field of ICT, project management and business process management, which has been successfully operating in the Latvian market since 1994. Since 2006 BDA is also a Tet group company. The full range of services provided by BDA includes: Vendor certified training courses, Professional certification services, Customized training solutions, E-learning solutions, Human resource development consultations, Competence-based employee evaluation and development, Competence assessment, Research in the field of competence-based human resource development, Training project management and development. BDA currently offers more than 200 courses for both professionals and users.

Mugla Sitki Kocman University (MSKU) was established in 1992 as a state university with four proposed faculties: the Faculty of Arts & Sciences and Humanities, the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, the Faculty of Technical Education and the Faculty of Fisheries. Over the past 20 years, the university has grown to include 20 faculties,4 graduate schools, 16 vocational schools, and 47 research and application centres. Since its establishment, Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University has been in pursuit of quality higher education and research in order to contribute to the sociocultural, scientific, and technological development of Turkey. Today, Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University encompasses a two million square metre campus surrounded by a spectacular mountain view and smaller university sites and schools across the province. Currently, the university services over 45,000 students and employs over 1, 600 full time academic staff.

Archivio della Memoria (AdM) is a University Spin Off based in Scientific Park of the Torvergata University of Rome. AdM was founded in 2002 and developed, during the last 20 years, an historical, anthropological and sociological research activity in social and cultural fields, to bring to light document and give value to local culture, traditions and knowledge. AdM operates both in urban areas and in small towns, in Italy and abroad, actively interacting with local communities, especially those characterized by marginalization and social disadvantage, developing best practices in the field of adult education, qualitative and quantitative research, in visual documentation and lifelong learning, organizing educational projects either for adults or children and young people in the subjects of its competence.

ProEduca is a private association of professional teachers providing supporting services, (mainly trainings for education staff and youth) to schools and non-profit organizations in education. ProEduca has worked in more than 20 different projects aimed at improvement of the educational system during the last 12 years. These projects were aimed at various issues in education such as curricula modification and development of new training programs for specific target groups (senior learners, unemployed people, VET teachers and trainers, employers, young people etc.). The main topics ProEduca has tackled during the last years are related to: digitalisation of education delivery; professional development of teachers and trainers, especially in the VET; design of training activities and training materials for teachers, particularly in VET; ICT training development for all education levels; environment and climate change; sustainable consumption and production, especially in relation to Industry 4.0; training and education of the EU society, entrepreneurs and especially VET teachers in the topics related to the ageing population.

Centro Superior de Formación Europa Sur (CESUR) is a private VET centre as well as training for employment centre. As a VET center we have two kind of trainings: upper secondary education level (EQF level 4) and tertiary education level (EQF level 5). CESUR has been accredited by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Employment to provide official training in Vocational and Educational Training (VET) as well as Professional Certificates (EQF levels 1, 2 and 3). Nowadays, CESUR is made of 22 reference VET centres due to its pedagogical proposal and educational quality. All centres are based in the most important Spanish cities. It does also provide formal online training. From an academic point of view (Ministry of Education), CESUR is accredited to provide a large catalogue of VET courses. More than 93 different degrees are offered belonging to the most requested industrial sectors: Aeronautics, Health, Sports, Financial and Management, Trade and Marketing, Tourism, Audiovisuals, Computing and ICT. Those degrees are offered in three different modalities: under attendance (presence-based), online or dual system (work-linked training). The dual system is an innovative system Spain, in which training in school centre as well as in a real work environment in a business are combined.

The Association for Enhancing Educational Initiatives (ASIE) is an umbrella association of teachers, trainers, coaches and proffessional involved in education (formal, informal, non-formal). ASIE’s aims are educational, cultural, scientific, promoting and maintaining links with the community school. The association is developing a wide range of educational activities aiming to promote, enhance and develop the link between wide educational entities (such as schools, training centres, counseling centres) and local community and relevant companies. Activities developed by the association sustain projects in technologies, sciences, education, career counseling, prevention programmes&campaigns, non-formal education and artistic approaches. Therefore, main aim of ASIE is placing the learner (no matter the age of that learners) at the centre of the learning process and envisages a modernised curriculum across all subjects, especially by promoting the digital learning and self-paced/blended educational approaches.

EIA – Ensino, Investigação e Administração (EIA) is a private university institute integrated into the Portuguese Higher Education System, created in 1996 as a public interest institution, is a reference, focused on the creation, transmission and diffusion of knowledge, sciences and technology through the articulation of studies, teaching, research and experimental development in the areas of Business Sciences, Health, Information Technology and Engineering.