Biedrība «Izglītības inovāciju pārneses centrs» (NGO “Education Innovation Transfer Centre”)was founded in 2009. This non-governmental organization brings together actors of all education levels – teachers, university lecturers, formal and non-formal adult education eachers, students of education science, researchers, as well as all levels learners, etc.
Organization’s mission to gather international issues of education and make them more accessible to the Latvia as well as enhancing learning opportunities for everyone throughout life. The organization’s main priorities are to promote participation in non-formal education and learning opportunities; enrich professional and organizational competencies – creativity, entrepreneurship and employability; promote inclusion of people with fewer opportunities.
The organization’s main focus is to promote international cooperation, creating networks for the identification of innovative experiences as well as the coordination of the cooperation. The organization is also engaged in other activities that promote educational innovation in the promotion and transfer:
• provides recommendations for educational development,
• forms the infrastructure for the practical implementation of educational research,
• carries out information activities in society as an educational innovation,
• organizes training courses for adults,
• promotes the usage of modern educational technologies in the educational process,
We provide training as well as we organize seminars and (round table) discussions with participation of different kinds of organizations in order to actualize issues and find solution. IIPC organize alsocourses for young people as well as for elderly people.
The organization has a tradition to organize seminars every year in august and January for teachers (for mathematics teachers, languages, etc.) as well as for social wokers etc..
At present we have 16 members. But in projects, for implementation of specific tasks (if necessary) we are hiring people.
Our organization cooperates with ZEMGALE PLANNING REGION (regional), Latvia University of Agriculture, schools as well as with local, regional and national non-governmental organizations.