Librus Ltd. was founded in 2002 and since then, it has been one of the fastest growing enterprises operating in the Education industry. Its mission is to promote the use of new and innovative IT solutions in Polish schools and learning centers, with special emphasis being put on the support of didactic and educational processes. The vision of Librus is to create an informative society supported by knowledge, which will be the foundation for the politics of the European Union and the Polish Government.
LIBRUS is a provider of IT systems that are part of the Librus Integrated Educational System, and which support the coordination of didactic and educational processes as well as teachers' work. Librus provides IT software for the use of school administration to improve organizational activities at schools and in their supervising entities.
Librus introduced the most popular system of e-Register in Poland (www.dziennik.librus.pl), which – by the end of 2011 – has been in use in more than 1 600 schools.
Librus also specializes in organizing workshops in the topics of Pedagogy, Psychology and the use of informative technology in the didactic and educational environment. Training sessions offered by the Llibrus Teachers' Education Center www.ckn.librus.pl meet ongoing teachers' needs and help them in their professional advancement.
Specialist Schools and Academies Trust
The Specialist Schools and Academies Trust (SSAT) is an independent, not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to raising levels of achievement in education. They have a membership of over 5,600 schools and organizations and are a registered charity. The Trust main field of interest is work with head teachers, teachers and students to encourage them to develop and share new and effective teaching and learning practice, and to improve schools to raise standards and levels of achievement.
University of Twente
The University of Twente is an entrepreneurial research university. It is the only campus University in the Netherlands and provides academic education and research in a wide variety of fields, for example from educational research to public administration and applied physics to biomedical technology.
The University of Twente is based on three central pillars: education, research and valorization. The University of Twente is well known for its innovative educational research. The Department involved in cooperation with PCG is the Department of Curriculum Design & Educational Innovation (CD&EI). Researchers at this department are, among other things, specialists in the field of data-driven decision making, design research and professional development of school staff.
Institute for Information Management Bremen GmbH (ifib)
The Institute for Information Management Bremen GmbH (ifib) is a not-for-profit research and consulting organization at the University of Bremen. ifib's main fields of work are: e-government and educational technologies; these two branches are working closely together in joint projects.
Since 2003, the Institute of Information Management Bremen (ifib) is doing empirical research and formative evaluation of ICT integration in public institutions. The educational technology branch of ifib conducted several research projects on data use in schools and is currently cooperating with different State Education Ministries in Germany. ifib hosted the first international conference of data-driven decision-making in schools which was documented in an edited book.
Modern Didactics Center
Modern Didactics Center is non-profit, non-governmental organization for continuing adult education and in-service training. Modern Didactics Center was established in 1999 as inter-university Center by an initiative of Vilnius Pedagogical University and the Open Society Fund-Lithuania.
They initiate, develop and run national and international projects, develop new programmes, courses for initial teachers education and in-service training, deliver different training programmes, create methodical materials for schools, provide consultations and expertise on project management, teaching & learning strategies, lessons planning & assessment, school community development, etc. The Center also organizes study visits, seminars, conferences, summer schools on different educational topics, organizes research on urgent educational issues, and publishes project products.
Clark University is a teaching and research institution founded in 1887. Clark is the oldest graduate institution in the United States. Clark is one of only three New England universities, with Harvard and Yale, to be a founding member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. In partnership with Clark University, PCG offers an on-site MBA Program.