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Pixel, is an international education and training institution with over 15 years of experience in international cooperation and  European project management.

 

Established in Florence (Italy) in January 1999,   Pixel is engaged in a constant improvement in the quality of the  services performed. Pixel obtained quality certification according to UNI EN ISO 9001. Pixel is also accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education and  by the Tuscany Regional Government.

 

15 people work as full time staff at Pixel, also over 100 external experts and trainers cooperate with Pixel.

 

Pixel has a specific expertise and a long experience in the following areas:

 

 

1) Organization of international education and training initiatives

 

Since 1999, Pixel organizes and deliver international in-service training courses on different topics such as: European cooperation, new technologies for education, innovative educational methodologies, language learning etc. Some of these courses have been delivered in over 40 editions so far. An average of 300 participants, from all over the world,  attend Pixel international courses every year.  The international courses organized are addressed to: school teachers, head of schools, university lecturers, trainers, researchers, public officers, managers of education and training organizations etc.  Since 2011 Pixel also organizes the international Master on European Project Planning and Management that has now reached its 5th edition.

 

 

2) Direct submission and management of European projects

 

Since 1999, Pixel was/is involved in 87 European projects funded by the European Commission in the framework of the following Programmes:

The thematic areas addressed by the European projects in which Pixel is involved are:

Pixel also coordinated and managed  over 30 projects funded by the European Social Fund (ESF).  These projects focused on: in-company training;  training for youth to support their access to the labour market; equal opportunities.

 

3) Organization of international events and conferences in the field of education

 

Since 2001, Pixel organizes international conferences in the field of higher education and research. Three of them are organized on a yearly basis. The first one is entitled: The Future of Education and it is held in Florence, every year,  in June. The second international conference is entitled: ICT for language Learning and it is held in Florence, yearly,  in November. The third international conference is entitled: New Perspectives in Science Education and it is held in Florence, yearly,  in March. About 250 participants attend each of the events representing over 50 countries in the five continents.

 

4) Organization of international study visits, mobility and exchanges

 

Since 2004, Pixel has organized and managed several international mobility initiatives acting as host /intermediary organization in the framework of the Leonardo da Vinci mobility programme under the PLM, VETPro and IVT actions as well as in the framework of projects funded by the European Social Fund. The mobility initiatives were organized for groups of students as well as for groups of experts from all European countries. The mobility initiatives organized focused on several subject areas such as: tourism management, quality management, enterprise management,  organization of vocational training initiatives, innovation in  vocational education, new technologies, data processing, business administration, accountancy, agriculture and forestry etc. 

 

5) Transnational Networking

 

Pixel has developed international  partnerships  with over 500 organizations worldwide. Pixel’s transnational partners are:

Pixel was also the transnational coordinator or a member of some European networks, for example NELLIP (Network of European Language Label Initiatives and Projects) ; Chemistry Is (Network for the promotion of Chemistry Education) etc.   

International Seminars on European Project Planning and Management It is now possible to enroll in the next editions of the international seminars on:   - European Project Planning - European Project Management - European Projects for Schools  
International Master in European Project Planning and Management The 6th edition of the International Master in European Project Planning and Management is organized in Florence (Italy) between October  2017 and March 2018. The objective of the Master is to provide partici...
International Conference ICT for Language Learning The 10th edition of the ICT for Language Learning Conference will take place in Florence, (Italy), on 9 - 10  November 2017. The objective of the ICT for Language Learning conference is to promote the sharing of good ...
Education and New Technologies   Pixel organizes the international course on Education and New Technologies. The course aims to promote an effective use of technology in teaching and learning.   The objective of the course is to develop...

Pixel
Via Luigi Lanzi 12
50134 - Firenze
Tel. +39 055 48.97.00
Fax. +39 055 462.88.73
P.Iva. 05118710481

Copyright 2017 - Pixel - All rights reserved

Pixel certified the Management Quality System in compliance with the UNI EN ISO 9001:2008 standard.
Certificate n° SQ.41823.

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