PARTNER IDENTIFICATION FORM2018-11-08T11:40:38+00:00

partner identification form (pif)

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full legal name (national language): IZOBRAŽEVALNI CENTER GEOSS D.O.O.
full legal name (latin characters): EDUCATION CENTRE GEOSS LTD.
acronym: IC GEOSS D.O.O.
address: CESTA KOMANDANTA STANETA 2
country: SLOVENIA
region: OSREDNJESLOVENSKA
p.o. box: 34
post code: 1270
city: LITIJA
website: WWW.IC-GEOSS.SI 
email: EU-PROJECTS@IC-GEOSS.SI 
telephone 1: +38618980570
telephone 2: +38631759355

type of organization: SCHOOL / INSTITUTE / EDUCATION CENTRE / ADULT EDUCATION
Is your organisation a public body? NO
Is your organisation a non-profit? YES

Education Centre Geoss Ltd., Litija, Slovenia is a successor of the People’s University of Litija with more than 50 years of experience in the field of education.

We offer a comprehensive range of educational programmes: from elementary school for adults to secondary and tertiary education programmes, as well as numerous non-formal education programmes (general education, training and courses). In recent years, increasing attention has been given to various projects that develop and encourage lifelong learning among different target groups, especially the socially weak (elderly persons, rural residents, migrants, persons with intellectual dissabilities, the unemployed), and to implementation of social and digital agenda and territorial cooperation. At our work we follow the local, regional and wider national and European needs. There are approximately 1000 adults included in various educational programmes at our centre each year, of which there are between 400 and 500 participants in formal education programmes.

Our scope of work presents:

  • implementing programs and projects of European, national, regional and local level, carrying out direct actions in case of calls directly or indirectly issued by foreign authorities, with reference to the tasks of the shareholders, in matters of economic development, services for work and professional training, guidance, services for demand/supply matching, together with the promotion of the territory, including the development of the community and region itself, encouraging gender balance, supporting the shareholders in their institutional tasks
  • promoting, managing and coordinating public and private initiatives to favour the development of the economy, with particular reference to the upgrading of infrastructural facilities and the increase of employment and social inclusion of young people and others
  • conceiving, planning and managing courses and initiatives related to training and professional update, guidance courses and initiatives and activities related to education, training and lifelong learning

In recent years, increasing attention has been given to various projects that develop and encourage lifelong learning among different target groups, especially the socially weak (elderly persons, rural residents, migrants, persons with intellectual disabilities, the unemployed), and to implementation of social and digital agenda, gender equality, region development and territorial cooperation, encouraging the development of tourism and touristic products in the region through sustainable tourism, responsible towards natural and human sources. At our work we follow the local, regional and wider national and European needs. Our organization is actively involved in empowering the people from different groups of adults with fewer opportunities, encouraging them on personal and professional level through implementation of multiple formal and non-formal educational programmes, individual and group targeted approaches and methods challenging their points of views and promoting lifelong learning as a value which can bring changes and improvements in people’s lifes.

Key persons involved in the projects are :

Sabina Rovšek… Sabina Rovšek is director of Education Centre Geoss Ltd. and has years of experience in managing and coordinating formal and non-formal adult educational programs and different national and European projects regarding target group of people with fewer opportunities. Prior to this position, she worked as adult education organizer acquiring extensive experience in the field of adult education and education of different target groups, organizing, managing and disseminating workshops, seminars, conferences and other working groups with early school leavers, elderly persons, rural residents, migrants, persons with intellectual disabilities, the rural women associations and the unemployed. As a member of the project groups, she has worked in multiple projects financed by the ESF funds for education of marginalized groups while managing enrolment and contract based education. By now she has prepared several project applications and financial plans, coordinated partner activities and ensured the implementation of the planned tasks. She is always prepared to respond with urgency to the needs of adults involved in education within our organization and wider.

Sandra Katić… Sandra Katić is a professor of History and professor of Theology, she has years of experience in past curricular and extra-curricular work, active participation in European projects and general contribution to the improvement of the quality of educational offer and life in the local community and wider. She managed and coordinated several formal and non-formal adult educational programmes and different national and European projects, which addressed low-skilled adults where she conducted and created innovative didactic approaches for this type of learners and developed new course material. She participates in professional trainings all around EU, prepares activities and seminars, organises international professional trainings, coordinates educational partnerships, organises international conferences on the field of educational programmes, social inclusion, unemployment etc. She works as a coordinator or a researcher on KA2 projects, she is the trainer of the trainers, she holds a diploma in the Art and Science of Neuro Linguistic programming, she is certified mentor of Study circles from Slovenian Institute for Adult Education (SIAE). Sandra is mainly focused on developing new teaching methods on the following topics: pedagogy and andragogy, psychology, key competences for LLP, learning and teaching strategies, communication, interculturality, entrepreneurship, management, cultural heritage, leadership, transferable skills. She is interested in planning, developing, piloting, monitoring and implementing different types of learning curricula.

Tjaša Kozlevčar… Tjaša Kozlevčar is a bachelor of European Studies and second cycle graduate in International Business. She has extensive knowledge on the functioning of the EU, its institutions, polices, and critical thinking about global societal and business challenges. During her work, she gained experiences in the field of European cohesion policy; she worked on a project funded by the European social fund where she was responsible for carrying out project activities, reporting, organizing workshops, media relations, etc. Through her volunteer work for a NGO called Association for rural development, she was involved in several Key action 1 projects for young people under Erasmus + programme and in a programme Europe for Citizens – town twinning, where she helped coordinating the realization of the project, prepare materials and reports.

EU PROGRAMME YEAR PROJECT ID OR CONTRACT NUMBER APPLICANT / BENEFICIARY NAME
Programme Erasmus+ K2 Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices Strategic partnership 2018 KA2-AE-9/18 Izobraževalni center Geoss d.o.o.
KA1 – Learning Mobility of Individuals 2018 2018-1-NO02-KA105-001138 Terram Pacis
Europe for Citizens 2018 595320-CITIZ-1-2017-2-ITCITIZ-NT Unione degli Assessorati
Programme Erasmus+ K1 Learning Mobility for Individuals 2017 1-103-035354, 17-107-035356 Skupnost višjih strokovnih šol Republike Slovenije
Programme Erasmus+ K2 Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices Strategic partnership 2016 2016-1-EL01-KA204-023722 Eurocademy Association
Programme Erasmus+ K1 MOBILITY 2016 15-103-012350 Izobraževalni center Geoss d.o.o.
Programme Erasmus+ K1 MOBILITY 2016 KA1-AE-7/16 Društvo organizacij za izobraževanje odraslih DOIO
Programme Erasmus + K2 Strategic Partner-ships 2015 2015-1-UK01-KA202-013816 Ailsa Horizons Ltd

title: MRS
gender: FEMALE
first name: SABINA
family name: ROVŠEK
position: DIRECTOR
email: SABINA.ROVSEK@IC-GEOSS.SI
telephone: +38641906436

title: MRS
gender: FEMALE
first name: SANDRA
family name: KATIĆ
position: RESEARCHER, ADULT EDUCATION ORGANISER, EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
email: SANDRA@IC-GEOSS.SI
telephone: +38640358587