EUROPEAN SCHOOLNET – BELGIUM
European Schoolnet is a network of 34 European Ministries of Education, based in Brussels. As a not-for-profit organisation, it aims to bring innovation in teaching and learning to its key stakeholders: Ministries of Education, schools, teachers, researchers, and industry partners. Since its founding in 1997, European Schoolnet (EUN) has used its links with education ministries to help schools become effective in the pedagogical use of technology, equipping both teachers and pupils with the necessary skills to achieve in the digital society. In particular, it pledges to: support schools in achieving effective use of ICT in teaching and learning, improve and raise the quality of education in Europe, and promote the European dimension in education.
CENTRE FOR DIGITAL YOUTH CARE – DENMARK
Centre for Digital Youth Care is a Danish, independent, socio-economic institution under the YMCA’s Social Work and consists of 18 employees and approximately 80 volunteers, all working to ensure the digital well-being of children and youth. All employees have extensive experience in developing, implementing, and operating solutions for youth, with a particular focus on vulnerable youth. Over the past 10 years, the centre has gained significant expertise in competence development for professionals through the program “Your Life Online,” which has been implemented in 42 municipalities nationwide. Centre for Digital Youth Care has been responsible for the Danish EU Helpline in Insafe under The Safer Internet Programme since 2009.
CHILD FOCUS – BELGIUM
Child Focus is the center for missing and sexually exploited children. The organization operates 7 days a week to find missing children, fight against the sexual exploitation of children and do preventive work on these subjects. Child Focus is available 24/7 through its free 116 000 hotline.
FORTH – GREECE
The Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH) was founded in 1983. It is one of the largest research centers in Greece with well-organized facilities, highly qualified personnel and a reputation as a top-level research institution worldwide.
FORTH conducts specialized scientific research in strategic high-added value sectors, focusing on interdisciplinary research and development activities in areas of major scientific, societal and economic interest, such as: Computer Science, Lasers and Photonics, Microelectronics, Nanotechnology, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Biotechnology, Precision Medicine, Systems Biology, Robotics, Telecommunications, Applied and Computational Mathematics, Chemical Engineering Sciences, Social Sciences and Astrophysics.
FORTH comprises ten Research Institutes. Its headquarters and central administration are based in Heraklion, Crete.