Our motto: AD ASTRA PER VALOREM! (Towards the stars through value!) • Our mission is to positively contribute to the development of the Romanian civil society and of an active European citizenship in Romania. Fundatia EuroEd
SHORT HISTORY • We are a not-for-profit non-governmental organization set up in 1992 with logistic support from the Soros Foundation and expertise from the British Council. • Until 1995 our name was International House and our efforts were concentrated on offering language courses • In 1995 we became the International Language Centre and expanded our portfolio by founding the Kindergarten (1995) and the Primary School (1997). • In 1998, also as a result of constantly growing services and addressability, we founded two more departments: the Regional Centre for Education and Communication, and the Centre for European Integration. • Since 2000 our name is FundatiaEuroEd.
STRUCTURE AND SERVICES Organizational Structure: • The Regional Centre for Education and Communication (life long learning - adult education: local, regional, national and international professional training) (1998) • The International Language Centre (foreign language course and Romanian as a foreign language) (1992) • The Regional Centre for European Integration (the implementation of local, regional, national and international projects) (2000) • The EuroEd Kindergarten and Primary School(1995 and 1997 respectively) Services: • a vast array of foreign language courses (as well as Romanian as a foreign language) and accredited professional training courses; • our partnership in educational and socially oriented projects at local, national and trans-national level; • the education of children in kindergarten and primary school towards a European citizenship based on communication, initiative and creativity
ACCREDITATION AND AFFILIATION • accredited by the Ministry of Education and Research (part of the national education system, the section Life Long Learning - MO no. 4685/28.09.1998 and 2133/4.02.2000) • accredited by the Ministry of Labour, Family and Equal Opportunities (MO no. 594/29.11.2006) • founder member of QUEST Romania (the Romanian Association for Quality Language Services); QUEST is an associate member of EAQUALS (the European Association for Quality Language Services) • founder member of FocusEd(an International Association that promotes Excellence, Diversity and Innovation in education) • founder member of ELAN (a pan-European Association that promotes LWULT languages)
AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS • 2001: "WorldAware Business Award", an international prize offered by the British Council for the successful transfer of language teaching competencies to other areas of education. • 2002: "European Label”, distinction offered by the European Commission for the successful implementation of the project "Steps to the World". • 2004: "European Label”, distinction offered by the European Commission for the successful implementation of the project "eLancenet” (Lingua 1 project) • 2007: "European Label”, distinction offered by the European Commission for the successful implementation of the project “Interact” (Leonardo project). • 2008: “European School”, distinction awarded by the Ministry of Education, Research Innovation. • 2009: “European Label”,distinction offered by the European Commission for the successful implementation of the project “ALL” (Lingua 1 project).