The TEACHER+ team is composed of six partners from different backgrounds and with varied and complementary expertise that satisfies all competence requirements needed to develop the project activities and guarantee its success at a European level.
Istituto Comprensivo Pier Cironi (Prato, IT) www.cironiprato.edu.it/
The Pier Cironi Institute, coordinator of Teacher+, is a comprehensive school located in Prato, IT.
The Pier Cironi staff participate in the design of the training course by providing their knowledge and expertise of communication dynamics in an educational context and in the engagement of teachers, school institutions and other significant players across Italy, and will perform the pilot test of the Teacher+ course in Italy.
Arcola Research (London, UK) www.arcola-research.co.uk
Arcola Research is an independent research organisation based in London, with five core partners and a network of EU-wide Associates. It belongs to an extensive network of international researchers and evaluators – including the Tavistock Institute, London – that gives access to a worldwide knowledge base and community of practice. Arcola Research brings to the project its proven experience in educational research, innovative pedagogical methods, the evaluation of educational approaches and techniques developed in European research projects and collaboration with European institutions.
The Arcola staff will develop the Guidelines for the implementation of Permanent Soft Skill Laboratories for the professional development of teachers and will perform the pilot test of the Teacher+ course in the UK.
Talentix (Pamplona, ES) www.talentix.es
Talentix is a consulting company composed of a team of professionals with extensive experience in executive coaching and training in leadership, people management and communication skills. The Talentix staff bring to the project their expertise in coaching and managerial training, including over 30,000 hours of training in interpersonal communication, leadership, stress management and positive conflict solution, with important references at national level.
Talentix are developing the Teacher+ online course in interpersonal communication, leadership and conflict management and will perform the pilot test of the Teacher+ course in Spain – in collaboration with Spherical Pixel.
Spherical Pixel (Villena, ES) www.sphericalpixel.com/
Spherical Pixel, established in 2006, specialise in the development of advertising and educational videogames and have developed numerous game-based educational projects, collaborating with teachers, researchers, psychologists and social workers from schools and local institutions at national level.
The Spherical Pixel staff are developing the educational game that comes with the Teacher+ online course and will perform the pilot test of the Teacher+ course in Spain – in collaboration with Talentix.
Smart Bananas (Reggio Emilia, IT) www.smartbananas.eu
Smart Bananas, established in 2016, are a consulting company specialising in SME empowerment and organisational wellbeing integrated in digital transition. Smart Bananas provide integrated consultancy, encompassing the personal and professional dimension of human resources to foster all-round inclusion.
The Smart Bananas staff coordinates the pilot test of the online course and the dissemination activities of Teacher+.
Ellinogermaniki Agogi (Pallini, GR) www.ea.gr
Ellinogermaniki Agogi (EA) is an educational organization of private law, officially recognized by the state. The EA Research and Development Department acts as an interface between the pedagogical research, the technological innovation and the school community and focuses on the design, implementation and support of pedagogical and technological innovations in educational practice, both through internal research and through collaborations with numerous educational, research and commercial institutions in Europe and the world.
The EA staff are in charge of the needs analysis research and will perform the pilot test of the Teacher+ course in Greece.