Associate Partners


If you are interested in becoming an associate partner in ITELab, please read the Charter for Associate Partners here.

Beta-School, Israel
Bundesministerium für Bildung - BMB - The Federal Ministry of Education, Austria
D-Teach, Belgium
Ikastolen Elkartea - The Federation of Basque Schools, Spain
Newman University, the United Kingdom
Northumbria University, the United Kingdom
School of Education - Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
School of Education of Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal
School of Education of Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, Portugal
SCoTENS  (the Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South), Ireland
TELLConsult, the Netherlands
The Ministry of National Education (MoNE), Directorate General for Innovation and Educational Technologies (YEĞİTEK), Turkey
Triseum, United States of America 

ATEE - The Association for Teacher Education in Europe

The Association for Teacher Education in Europe (ATEE) is a membership-based international not for profit association, which aims to enhance the quality of Teacher Education in Europe through active dialogue and international exchange of research and practice in initial and in-service teacher education.  The ATEE are constituted by about 300 individual members and 38 institutional members from 30 countries around the world. They work both within and outside higher education. The Association brings its members together in 19 different Research and Development Communities, and at its three annual conferences (Annual, Winter and Spring conferences). The R&D Communities are the heart of the association, teacher educators from all over Europe and beyond meet, exchange and co-operate. The RDCs are open to members and non-members.



Beta School, Israel 


Beta School was founded in Petah Tikva in 2015, thanks to a partnership between Microsoft and local and national educational authorities in Israel. Beta School is a teaching laboratory for teachers and students that offers interactive workshops showcasing the use of technologies to support disruptive pedagogy for learning in the twenty-first century. Beta School aims to promote innovation in education. Beta-School bases its pedagogy on disruptive trends in education, with an emphasis on learning by doing in a three-step process: inspire, empower, and create. It uses Microsoft technologies to implement this process, or techno-pedagogical approach, to inspire the desire to learn, to empower learning through research, and finally to create something that embodies newfound knowledge. We believe that as a part of ITELab we would inspire ITE on implementing Beta School's theory and practice of education for today's digital world in the region. 



Bundesministerium für Bildung - BMB - The Federal Ministry of Education, Austria


The Federal Ministry of Education is responsible for the Austrian school system. The responsibilities in the area of education cover the entire school system, from primary school to the completion of secondary school education, as well as university colleges of teacher education. Adult education and lifelong learning also fall within their sphere of responsibility. BMB focuses not only on the general education system but also on technical and vocational education including schools for engineering, arts, business, tourism, agriculture etc. The Federal Ministry of Education cooperates with organisations focusing on education at European and international level. Activities of BMB are also related to teaching material, teacher controlling and school law, political education and educational research and quality development. Within the Ministry, the department "IT-Didactics and Digital Media" is in charge of implementing information and communication technologies in education. The Department organises many conferences regularly in different provinces on national level for teachers of all levels of educations and is also responsible for the Federal centre eEducation Austria it represents a network of 500 schools (primary, secondary) with focus on school development and digital competences and a network of support (elearning, IT-didactics) at regional level for schools. The BMB is interested in providing various opportunities for teachers to continually develop competencies and reflect their teaching practices, especially regarding digital skills and the use of digital media in teaching. The aim is to build a bridge between ITE and CTE and to connect training with school principals' and local school administrators' responsibility for staff development.


The Center for Digital Pedagogy and Methodology (DPMK), an affiliate of Digital Success Non-profit Ltd. started to operate in 2017 as a new organization in Hungary. The primary aim of our organization is to implement the Digital Education Strategy of Hungary, assist in the preparation of calls for applications to finance digital programs in education, give support to schools and implement national and international projects in the field of digital schools and education supported by digital technology.


Interactive Multimedia Communication - CMI ConsulTraining

CMI is the French acronym for Interactive Multimedia Communication, i.e. all tools and solutions that allows to communicate both sound, image and data, often referred to as videoconferencing, telepresence or web collaboration. The objective of that structure is to provide for counselling, training and speaker services about visual collaboration, with a strong emphasis on usages, in different markets but with very high implication on Education over the last two decades. Jean-François Raffestin, CMI expert, has a long background in education: initially for adult training, where he was instructor, then education department manager, then director of a worldwide education center. Over the past ten years, he was involved in university level acting first as an advisor for deployment of more than 50 videoconferencing room in a French university, to finally train teachers on how to best use the solution just installed. He is also member of the steering committee of his local college, and videoconferencing expert for European Schoolnet.



Direção-Geral da Educação – Ministry of Education (ME), Portugal


DGE – Ministry of Education (ME) is the Directorate-General for Education of the Portuguese Ministry of Education. The DGE is responsible for ensuring the implementation of policies on educational and didactic component of pre-school education, primary and secondary education and extra-curricular education, providing technical support for the formulation and monitoring and evaluating its implementation, as well as coordination of tests and examinations planning. DGE's Team for Educational Technology and Resources is in charge of designing, developing and evaluating initiatives and projects related to the use of digital tools and resources in education. It fosters the implementation of new methodologies in the classroom supported by technology, for all students and teachers, and is a partner in several European projects. Joining as an Associate Partner of the ITELab Project we aim to have the opportunity to contribute to the development and piloting of course modules for training student teachers on the pedagogical use of ICT both face-to-face and via a MOOC for student teachers. We aim also at contributing with information on national and regional frameworks for integrating ICT in initial teacher education, including challenges in training future teachers.



D-Teach, Belgium


D-Teach stands for Distance Teaching and offers personalized online learning via virtual classes and experienced teachers. All you need is a webcam, a device and the Internet. D-Teach is a bridge organization between Belgium and abroad and enables rapid integration into the local or foreign life for families who move. D-Teach is currently the only organization that offers complete online distance education in Belgium. We work with teachers, pedagogues, speech therapists, psychologists, language trainers. Our customers are expats and impats from young children to adults. D-Teach focuses on 3 steps for people on the move: 1. Before departure: help with language courses for learning foreign languages; 2. During stay abroad: help to keep in touch with the Dutch language and Flemish Belgian culture; 3. Return to country: help with tutoring for diverse courses and tailored lessons.



Educational Authority (Oktatási Hivatal), Hungary


Educational Authority is a background institution of the Ministry of Human Capacities, and it provides services for public and higher education. It is responsible among others for the organization of student admission processes, baccalaureate exams, national measurements and student competitions. The Authority maintains national databases about schools, students and teachers. The institution is also responsible for the accreditation and registration of in-service teacher training courses. The Authority operates the Sulinet website, which provides digital content, news and community functions for public education. The national coordination of eTwinning in Hungary is managed by the National Support Service (NSS), which is operated by Educational Authority.
Development of digital competencies is crucial in teacher training, and it is also important that prospective teachers should start their career with the methodological preparedness and knowledge appropriate to the 21st century. It would be a great benefit for teacher students to get acquainted with opportunities similar to eTwinning during their training. Educational Authority is mindful of competence development both in higher and public education. That is why we would like to join the ITELab project so that its results can be utilized in Hungary and we would like to contribute to the development process itself.

Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary

Eötvös Loránd University is the most popular institution of state higher education in Hungary, which has been operating since 1635. It has 8 faculties, and offers 38 Bachelor's degree programmes, 96 Master's and 118 doctoral programmes in 16 doctoral schools. The university has 25 000 students, and 2000 international students from 80 different countries, and 219 combined teacher training programs. The Faculty of Education and Psychology has developed and managed educational projects nationally and has a significant role in the teacher training in co-operation with the departments and methodological sections of other faculties.


Erzincan Provincial Directorate of National Education, Turkey

Erzincan Provincial Directorate of National Education, Turkey is the umbrella organization of 278 institutions including primary and secondery school level as well as high schools and adult education centres. Within the body of the Directorate, 40.771 students receive education and 3.386 teachers work. The Directorate is one of the 83 local representors of Ministry of Education and is the umbrella organisation ruling all the formal and informal training and educational processes in Erzincan. The Directorate works in coordination with schools to achieve the targets of the European Union (EU) in the field of education. For this reason, our Directorate has carried out the EU projects, has been accredited as Eurodesk Info Point and is eligible to appoint eTwinning and Erasmus+ City Ambassadors who assist teachers in the city to carry out projects, inform the teachers about the aims of the EU in the field of education and disseminate the project results which are successfully performed.  

European University Association (EUA)

The European University Association (EUA) represents more than 800 universities and national rectors' conferences in 48 European countries. EUA plays a crucial role in the Bologna Process and in influencing EU policies on higher education, research and innovation. Through continuous interaction with a range of other European and international organisations, EUA ensures that the independent voice of European universities is heard.



Ikastolen Elkartea (The Federation of Basque Schools), Basque


Ikastolen Elkartea is a leading European cooperative organisation, which for more than 25 years has been developing ICT curricula, innovative learning materials, classroom implementation and teacher training in order to promote an ICT-integrated approach. It has been regularly awarded prizes by both national and international bodies. It offers pedagogical and administrative services for 110 ikastolas in the Basque Country (ES-FR) - schools created ‘by people, for people'. It is committed to the transmission of the Basque language and its culture, but at the same time is open to universal culture. It promotes an integrated multilingual and cultural model based on competences. Its schools are educational communities managed on a cooperative basis, offering Basque-medium education from ages 0 to 18. They are co-owned by parents and teachers and are partly financed by the government. Our interest in the project consists of keeping in touch with innovative and experienced professionals in the field of curriculum design and teacher training to develop ICT competences for teachers and learners.



JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland


JAMK University of Applied Sciences / Teacher Education College is an international higher education institution with expertise in 8 different fields of study. Located in the city of Jyväskylä, Finland, JAMK has more than 8000 students from over 70 countries. JAMK's educational expertise is based on advanced pedagogical thinking and innovative approaches to teaching and learning, all of which are continuously developed by engaging in versatile international networks and intensive cooperation with the world of work. Solutions and services are provided in the areas of pedagogical training, management and leadership, electronic and mobile learning environments, health care, business competence and assessment in education.



Manchester Metropolitan University, the United Kingdom


The Faculty of Education's considerable experience in training teachers and education professionals means we have a regional, national and international reputation for success. Established over 100 year ago, we are one of the largest providers of Initial Teacher Education in the UK with around 1000 undergraduate and postgraduate trainee teachers studying full time with us at any one time. A number of routes are provided through BA and PGCE Programmes and over 20 subject specialisms are offered and delivered by our specialist staff. We have a strong interest in research with the world-leading Education and Social Research Institute being an internationally recognised centre of excellence for applied research and evaluation. Participation in ITELab will enable the faculty to continue its work in developing and promoting the use of technology in teaching across all subject areas. 


Mary Immaculate College, Ireland


Mary Immaculate College, founded in 1898, is an Irish third level Catholic College of Education and the Liberal Arts. The College community promotes excellence in teaching, learning and research at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It seeks to foster the intellectual, spiritual, personal and professional development of students within a supportive and challenging environment that guarantees the intellectual freedom of staff and students. Through involvement with ITELab, we seek to engage in shared learning experiences with other European stakeholders to explore various models of ICT integration across Initial Teacher Education (ITE), to reflect on our current pedagogical uses of technology, and to assist in the design and development of educational resources/competencies for use in ITE.


Ministry of Education and Science, Bulgaria 

Regional Department of Education is a Delegated body of Public authority, representing the Ministry of Education and Science in Sofia-city. The Department is responsible for 580 educational institutions, 19 000 school professionals, over 130 000 learners and their parents in the Sofia-city region. The Department implements and develops national educational policies; governs educational institutions; constantly improves the quality of education considering the European Union standards; conducts national and regional competitions, exams and provides courses in all educational subjects related also to Information and Communication Technology. The Department facilitates exchange of best practices across the school network and has the responsibility to monitor, organize and manage school teacher qualification courses and personal teacher qualifications to improve teachers´ professional competences and skills. Through implementing control over the regional education institutions, inspection of the learning/teaching process, ensuring the improvement of teacher professional development, providing qualification courses and metrological help in all subjects, academic and professional fields, the educational process level is the highest among the other regions in Bulgaria. 


Mondragon Unibertsitatea, Spain

Mondragon Unibertsitatea is a young university formed by the association of three educational cooperatives. One of the main characteristics of the university is the close and permanent relationship with the working world and the commitment to the society. In that line, the Faculty of Humanities and Education has a strong relationship with all the school networks within the Basque Country and also with companies and organisations within the field of education, communication and cooperative values. We also collaborate closely with the regional and national administration in the Basque Autonomous Community and other international and national Higher Education Institutions. One of the trademarks of the Faculty has always been innovation. In fact, we have a strong research background in the field of technology usage in education. Considering the importance of networking, we believe that participating in ITELab will bring us new and innovative perspectives to keep on developing ourselves and to improve our Teacher Education programs and research lines.


Northumbria University, the United Kingdom

Northumbria University has a long tradition of initial teacher education. Our vision is to ‘create excellent 21st Century educators who can lead and inspire children and young people to reach their full potential.' With over 800 undergraduate and postgraduate students, and working in close partnership with hundreds of schools across the north east of England and beyond, Northumbria has embraced the English ‘school-led' initial teacher education policy, creating dynamic and innovative partnerships with schools to deliver high quality programmes, making innovative use of technology to engage both students and schools. ITELAB provides a wonderful opportunity to further enhance the learning experiences of our students, through the use of technology and pan European collaboration.

NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities

The NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities (FCSH) is nowadays the largest and most diverse Portuguese institution carrying out research in the field of Social Sciences and Humanities and forms part of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa.

In terms of research and international cooperation, FCSH ensures international teaching and research networks.

CETAPS (Centre for English, Translation, and Anglo-Portuguese Studies) is a dynamic research centre promoting research and activities with high national and international reach.

The Centre's goals and strategies involve:

  • to participate in international networks for collaboration and exchange, extend the range of our research and give international visibility to research outputs;
  • to invest in knowledge and technology transfer by further developing and updating CETAPS's Digital Lab, its databases and software, organising open online massive courses and training researchers to develop projects in the Digital Humanities.

TEALS – Teacher Education and Applied Language Studies – is a research area working within teacher education (covering primary/basic, secondary and tertiary education in Portugal) and provides "add-on value" to CETAPS in terms of research in the field of social and human sciences. We cover four different research strands: a)Intercultural studies in Language Teaching; b)CLIL; c)Languages, curriculum and teacher education; d)Translationality.

Oslo Edtech Cluster

Oslo Edtech Cluster is a business network established to support development, commercialisation and export of Norwegian educational technologies (edtech). Norwegian edtech is growing fast and is enjoying a good reputation internationally. In just a few years the industry counts for more than 60 Norwegian companies with edtech at its core (with well over 100 million users worldwide), research institutions, education institutions, and public partners . Our aim is to build an ecosystem, joining forces and pulling together to help making Norwegian edtech among the best and most competitive in the world.


Paul-Valéry University, France

Paul-Valéry University is situated in Montpellier, in the south of France. It is one of the most ancient universities in Europe. In 1970, the University of Montpellier was subdivided into three different Universities.The Faculty of Arts and Humanities became Paul-Valéry 3, as a tribute to the great writer who studied in Montpellier. Today it has 20.000 students and 1600 people work there. It encourages innovation in the pedagogical field with IDEFI, a special project aimed at helping students to overcome their difficulties and different cultural background. It offers online degrees and it is a reference point in this field in France.



School of Education and Social Sciences of Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre (IPP), Portugal


The Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre is organised in four Schools: School of Education and Social Sciences (SESS), School of Health, School of Agrarian Studies and School of Technology and Business Studies. SESS offers Professional Higher Technical Courses, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees on teacher training, journalism and communication, social work and tourism. SESS participates in several national and international Research and Development (R&D) programs and projects. SESS has also coordinated in-service teacher training in several areas with the Portuguese Ministry of Education. Joining as an Associate Partner of the ITELab Project, we aim to reflect on our current pedagogical uses of technology, to have the opportunity to learn about the pedagogical use of ICT and to contribute to the development and piloting of course modules for training student teachers.



School of Education of Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal (IPS), Portugal


The Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal (IPS), Portugal, is a public institution of higher education located in the Greater Lisbon Metropolitan Area, region of Setúbal. IPS was created in 1979 and started its activity in 1981. Nowadays, IPS comprises five Higher Education Schools, around 6.000 students, 400 FTE academic staff, most part of them holding a PhD. IPS develops its work in several scientific areas, such as technology, management, health, education, sports, communication, media, ICT, among others. IPS runs his Students' Welfare Services, include a Residence, at a walking distance from the Setúbal campus, sports facilities, as well as medical and psychological assistance, besides a structured programme for promoting academic success. IPS has two campuses: the Setúbal campus, where four Schools are located - Setúbal School of Technology, School of Education, School of Business and Administration, School of Health - and the Barreiro campus, where the Barreiro School of Technology is located. There are a number of well-equipped laboratories, documentation centers, audio-visual equipment, and computer facilities available to students and teachers. Besides short cycle professional degrees (CTeSP) and post-graduation diplomas, IPS offers a wide range of 1st cycle (licenciatura) and 2nd cycle (mestre) Bologna degrees, in the areas of its five Schools. 




SCoTENS (the Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South), Ireland


SCoTENS is a network of 37 colleges of education, university education departments, teaching councils, curriculum councils, education trade unions and education centres on the island of Ireland with a responsibility for and interest in teacher education. SCoTENS was established in 2003 to create a safe space for teacher educators – North and South– to come together and discuss issues of common interest, and explore ways of co-operating closely together. A part of the broader peace dynamic that was gathering momentum on the island of Ireland at the time, it has always been rooted in the deepest commitment to quality teaching and learning for all. We believe that SCoTENS is the only network of its kind operating across a contested border in the world. SCoTENS is involved in supporting a wide range of research, conference and exchange projects including a very successful annual conference, a cross-border research seed funding programme, and a North/South student teacher exchange project.



TELLConsult, the Netherlands


TELLConsult is independent consultancy firm with its objective to contribute to quality promotion of Technology Enhanced Lifelong Learning with a special focus on Technology Enhanced Language Learning. TELLConsult values the ITELab associate partner status as the project's aims match well with its mission and expertise of staff. The main activities are organised by two departments: PROJECTS and TRAINING. The PROJECT's department coordinates the definition, development and evaluation of innovative (EU) projects related to Information and Communication Technology in Language Education such as Computer and Mobile Assisted Language Learning (CALL and MALL), Educational Telecollaboration, Tablet and touch screen training and research, e-tools for Content Integrated Language Learning (CLIL) and 3D Virtual Worlds for language learning. In collaboration with (inter)national partners and experts TELLConsult TRAINING coordinates the organisation of courses for the professional development of teachers and teacher In addition to participation in various special interest groups and networks TELLConsult is national representative of The European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (EUROCALL) member and formal member of a number of professional organisations including The International language association (ICC) and The EUROVERSITY Association.



The Directorate of Digital Technology for Education (DNE), France


The Directorate of Digital Technology for Education (DNE) which embodies the French Ministry of Education's digital strategy to «bring schools into the digital age», implements and deploys a public digital education service. Among other numerous missions, it is in charge of establishing a policy of initial and continuous training of teachers «to» and «through» digital technology to help them integrate digital applications in lesson plans and teaching practices, find the educational resources adapted to their new needs and acquire digital literacy. A particular emphasis has been made on ICT in Initial Teacher Education and In Service Teacher Education, to train teachers with the Higher Schools for Teachers = ESP– Ecole Supérieure du Professorat launched in 2013. The ITELab project falls in line with the innovation process in which France has engaged. That is why, (being a member of the European Schoolnet consortium) the Ministry of Education has agreed to participate in this project coordinated by European Schoolnet.


Ministry of Education and Science, Lithuania


The Ministry of Education and Science is an institution of the Lithuanian executive power that formulates and implements the national policy on education and research and higher education studies. The functions of the Ministry of Education and Science are defined in the Law on Education (2011). Among other functions and responsibilities, the Ministry participates in shaping, implementation and ensuring of the state education policy; bears responsibility for education quality; co-ordinates activities of education departments of municipal administrations in the implementation of the state education policy; sets qualification requirements for teachers and school leaders; coordinates accreditation of general education curricula; maintains contacts with international institutions and international organisations; promotes national and international co-operation among schools; encourages and supports activities of Lithuanians residing abroad in the areas of education and studies; approves regulations of initial and in-service teacher education.



The Ministry of National Education (MoNE), Directorate General for Innovation and Educational Technologies (YEGITEK), Turkey


The Ministry of National Education (MoNE), Directorate General for Innovation and Educational Technologies (YEGITEK) is a public foundation under the Ministry of National Education in Turkey. The Directorate supports the effective usage of educational technologies in teaching and learning appropriate to formal education curriculum programmes. It evaluates new educational technologies and developments for their use in schools across Turkey. We carry out projects on the usage of Educational Technologies in education. The Directorate organizes and develops teacher in-service training activities for the usage of Educational Technologies in education. It also prepares and publishes ICT-based audio-visual educational materials for all levels of the formal education curriculum programmes.
YEGITEK continues its services to Turkish education as the ‘FATIH project and Educational Informatics Network (EBA) portal executer'. The project aims to provide tablets to teachers and students as well as interactive whiteboards in the classrooms. YEGITEK is also taking part in the EUN innovative ICT based learning and STEM education projects such as eTwinning, Scientix and TeachUP.



The Transformation Society, France


The Transformation Society works with society leaders worldwide (education, business, NGO's and policy makers) to bring essential understanding of issues that affect the evolution of an organization in complex digital environments. We are involved with the development of Information 4.0, the informational component of the fourth industrial revolution, marrying connected objects with artificial intelligence. We believe that children growing up in a world of autonomous machines need the type of preparation envisioned by the ITELab project, and bring our expertise to bear on giving a humanist approach to new technologies. We provide strategies for action-research, training, and active guidance to get beyond the boundaries of a specific problem in a given field, and open connections to build a wider view. We have specific expertise in dealing with complexity and accelerating technological change, as well as experience in managing information, designing and piloting training, and transforming organizations.


Triseum, the USA


Triseum, LLC, connects students to curriculum through the power of play. The company's award-winning serious games mirror the imagination, interactivity, suspense and sophistication of commercial entertainment games while maintaining strict learning efficacy supported by research. Students are empowered to learn through fun, engaging and immersive 3D adventures, and faculty is able to measure progress and assess outcomes. Triseum pushes the boundaries of education games with meticulously handcrafted, fully tested and evaluated serious games that deliver the ultimate teaching and learning experience. Its team is dedicated to creating products that profoundly impact instructors and students.

University of the Aegean, Greece

University of the Aegean (UAegean) was founded in 1984 and in 2016 was classified as the top-rated university in Greece, evaluated by the Hellenic Quality Assurance and Accreditation Agency (HQA). Department of Primary Education has participated in numerous EU and National funded research and development programs in disciplines like ICT in Education, Teachers Professional Development, Education for Sustainable etc. The Department promotes the innovative use of new technologies in education via inter-disciplinary collaborations with national and international public and private educational institutions. Media Pedagogy Research Group, a sub-division of the Laboratory of Psychology, Educational Research and Media in Education focuses on research areas such as Media Pedagogy and Didactics, ODL, e-Learning, MOOCs, AR, Learning Design and TPD.
Our research group is interested in piloting new approaches of integrating ICT in ITE based on project's outcomes. Moreover, as a teachers' preparation academic institution, we would like to provide feedback about the current status in Greece concerning ICT integration in teachers' preparation programs and be part of an international dialogue about the future of ICT in Education. 

University of Évora, Portugal

The University of Évora (UE) is organised in 4 Schools: Arts, Sciences and Technology, Social Sciences and Nursing and offers 34 undergraduate and 66 postgraduate degrees. Research and Development (R&D) covers several scientific areas through a network of 14 Research Units, all of them submitted to international evaluation, under the coordination of the Institute for Research and Advanced Studies. UE is one of the leading higher institutions in Portugal working in the educational technology and e-learning fields as well as in the teacher education (initial and continuous teacher training), evaluation and supervision, educational politics and curricular issues. The Education Department and the Research Centre on Education and Psychology are actively involved in several projects in partnerships with local, national and international collaboration initiatives.

University of Iceland

The University of Iceland aims to be one of the world's leading universities and apply approved standards to all quality assurance of its operations. The university holds itself and its lecturers, management and other staff to high standards. High demands are also made of students; this ensures that a degree from the University of Iceland is considered to be of high quality and is trusted all over the world. In 2006, the University of Iceland set itself the ambitious long-term goal to become one of the 100 leading universities in the world. In order to achieve that goal, the university intends to focus on outstanding research, teaching and support services. The university now works purposefully towards implementing this strategy, and has already enjoyed great success. The university set up a classroom of the 21st Century based on the Future Classroom Lab. The university applies rigorous internal quality assurance measures to all its operations. External assessment regularly shows that the university is fully in line with international standards. I think that participating in your project would be of benefit for all parties as we are aiming at the same target.

Vernier, Ireland

When it comes to scientific data collection, Vernier has perfected the development and production of affordable, easy-to-use data-acquisition products (probe ware) for science classrooms and labs around the world. Whether you are looking for cutting-edge technology to enliven and support your labs in biology, chemistry, physics, or engineering, there is a Vernier solution appropriate for every grade level. And because we understand the needs of teachers – a high percentage of our staff are former teachers themselves – we offer unparalleled support for the life of your products. Our products are affordable, they are easy to use, and they offer the complete solution that teachers need. And that is because we understand teachers; even our employees who have never taught keep the demands of the classroom on the top of their minds.

Wriggle Learning


Wriggle Learning is an Irish company focused on supporting schools and higher education institutions in the utilisation of digital technologies for teaching and learning. Our partnerships with Apple (Apple Solution Expert in Education), Microsoft (Microsoft Gold Partner for Education) and HP (Education Partner) allows us to offer the latest classroom technology, which we combine with our team of expert educators to ensure the implementation of technology for teaching and learning is effective and achievable.