About us


The Aspire-igen group is the largest careers and training organisation in the Yorkshire region (an area with a population of over 5 million). The group is a not-for-profit social enterprise with 22 years’ experience of supporting young people and adults into employment. The group supports social inclusion and regeneration by providing a range of guidance and training services. This includes delivering vocational training programmes for NEET young people to prepare them for entry into the labour market and offering careers advice in 28 schools in the region. We are a recognised centre of excellence for professional development and provide training for careers and guidance professionals.

Through its Aspire-international department’s involvement in Euroguidance, Aspire-igen has been the European resource centre for the UK guidance community since 1992. Aspire Group works closely with other services in the UK, such as Europass, Eurodesk and EURES. Aspire supports British advisors in their work with new arrivals to the country, promoting long term integration and social inclusion of migrants. We also organise and host study visits and job shadowing for colleagues across Europe to share best practices, particularly within the field of digital advancements and the value new technology can add to careers guidance and VET.

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Euroface Consulting is training and consulting organization fostering links and transferring innovation into education and business sector (SME), with regional, national and international outreach.
Development and implementation of the ICT is the core of Euroface´ focus. Euroface has long-term experience (15 years) in the creation of e-learning modules, applications, websites development, providing ICT courses for adults etc.
Euroface is a strong partner of schools and ensures the transfer of innovation into primary and vocational secondary schools (e.g. implementing work–based learning into the curriculum, enhancing the implementation of STEM education into schools, introducing learning games for young dyslexic adults to train specific skills).

Euroface is engaged in fostering equal opportunities at labour market, Euroface team provides individual career counselling and guidance, more than 300 socially disadvantaged people were supported to enhance their chance to get a sustainable job position.

Euroface has extensive experience in EU projects, including leadership of Erasmus+ Strategic partnership projects (e.g. InPlace - Innovative Video Presentations for Learning Creative Entrepreneurship) and the partnership of E+ projects such as Artifex, Scince4Fun, DeFacto, DYS2GO.

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ESSENIA UETP-University and Enterprise Training Partnership is an Italian VET organization founded in 2005. It is based in Salerno. It is specialized in transnational mobility projects: since 2015 it has been awarded the "VET MOBILITY CHARTER" by the Italian NA Erasmus+, now renewed as “Erasmus Accreditation”. For the quality of its services it has been awarded Excellence Label within the Erasmus+ Programme. Essenia develops and implements training programmes and courses recognized by Campania Region and the Italian Ministry of Education. It is Eurodesk Centre and member of the EUROGUIDANCE Network of Dissemination.

Essenia's core activities are:

  • INTERNATIONAL MOBILITY and EU projects - Essenia manages both outgoing and incoming mobility projects and it has carried out many Erasmus+ KA2 projects as coordinator and partner
  • TRAINING - designing and implementing training courses on many subjects, such as: Tourism, Culture, Environment, Agriculture, ICT, Marketing, Project Management
  • CAREER GUIDANCE - Essenia is involved in European Programme - Youth Guarantee,promoting the entry into the world of work all young NEETs between 15 and 29 and as Eurodesk Centre has a free-of-charge career guidance and info service for young people.
  • CONSULTING - Supports both public and private entities in designing and managing EU funded projects

Essenia can count on an extensive and reliable network of partners all over Europe, made up of public and private institutions, organizations, companies associations and organizations operating nationally and internationally.


CHY was founded by the Public and Third Sector as a concept named Construction Leeds in 2004 to act as an impartial coordinating body for the built environment in Leeds. CHY was set up with the simple objective to “make sure that major construction projects in Leeds benefit our communities by creating jobs, delivering training and generating business opportunities”. CHY has become an independent leading social enterprise that measures, delivers and generates social value. CHY works alongside businesses, their supply chains, their customers and their communities to create better jobs, more apprenticeships, relevant training, innovative support and work for local businesses. CHY has been recognised nationally as best practice in creating, delivering and measuring social value in the built environment by Constructing Excellence and Social Value UK.

CHY’s work is varied and includes writing policies to ensure that new physical developments and digital projects impact positively on the local area; creating a virtual reality construction site as a careers tool for schools to engage with pupils and designing mobile Apps to engage young people, empowering them to take positive steps to improving their health and wellbeing during a global pandemic.


IAAD is a not-for-profit Youth-oriented leading research and technology organisation located in Istanbul, Turkiye, at the interface between science, society, and a series of economic sectors. IAAD engages as non-key expert in surveys and research developments in a series of fields in cooperation with research institutes, universities, enterprises and other related bodies.

IAAD promotes training initiatives for Youth supported by Non-Formal and Informal Learning (NFIL), ECVET-based Apprenticeships and Learning Mobilities. IAAD also activates participative dialogue between communities and policy-makers, encourages a variety of grass-root initiatives aiming at fostering Social Entrepreneurship, pluralism, non-discrimination, tolerance, justice, solidarity and equality between women and men, globally equity and inclusion.

IAAD foster ICT-based development and implementation of a variety of conceptual approaches such as Circular Economy and Bio Economy, sustainable development programmes. ICT-based approaches and tools are key features in all IAAD’s initiatives, involving basic tools such as the Internet (Moodle, YouTube, Skype, Google Tools, Mobile Applications), and the internet of Things (connected object).