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Pixel is an international education and training institution with 18 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.
The main target groups Pixel work with are: Higher Education Institutions, Schools, VET Organizations, Adult Education Institutions, Public Authorities (Ministries, Regional bodies), Research centres, Cultural institutions, Hospitals etc. based all over the world.
15 people work as full time staff at Pixel. Also, over 100 external experts and trainers cooperate with Pixel.
Pixel has a relevant expertise and a significant experience in the following areas:
- Direct submission and management of European projects
In the past 18 years are Pixel successfully coordinated and managed over 85 European projects. The European programmes that funded the projects in which Pixel was involved are: Socrates ODL; Socrates Minerva, Socrates Grundtvig, Socrates Lingua, eLearning, Leonardo da Vinci, Lifelong Learning – Sub Programmes: Comenius, Erasmus, Leonardo da Vinci, Grundtvig and KA1, KA2, KA3, KA4 Transversal Programmes, Justice Programme, Safer Internet Programme, Erasmus+ Programme – KA2-Strategic Partnerships.
The European projects in which Pixel was involved focused on the following subject areas: Innovation in
Education; Language Teaching and Learning; Research; Science Education; History Education and Research; Fine Arts; Promotion of Employment and Entrepreneurship; Social Inclusion; Health; Safety, Justice and Human Rights; Support and Innovation Services for SMEs.
Many among the European projects coordinated by Pixel were given an “Excellent” rating and identified as “Best Practice” by the European Commission.
More information on the European projects carried out is available at: http://www.pixelonline.net/PRJ_european_projects_lista.php
Pixel also coordinated and managed over 30 projects funded by the European Social Fund. These projects focused on: in-company training; training for youth to support their access to the labor market; equal opportunities.
- Organization of international education and training initiatives
Pixel organizes and delivers 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 Europe, attends Pixel international courses every year. The international courses organized are addressed to: university lecturers, researchers, public
officers, school directors, administrative staff, trainers, graduated students etc.
Since 2011, Pixel also organizes the international Master on European Project Planning and Management that has now reached its 6th edition.
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- Organization of international events and conferences in the field of education
Pixel organizes international conferences. 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 higher 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.
More information is available at: http://conference.pixel-online.net/
Pixel has developed international partnerships with over 500 organizations worldwide. Pixel’s transnational partners are: Higher Education Institutions, Schools, VET Organizations, Adult Education Institutions, Public Authorities (Ministries, Regional bodies), Research centres, Cultural institutions, Hospitals etc. based all over the world.