FUTURE TIME TRAVELLER - Transforming career guidance on future skills, jobs and career prospects of Generation Z through a game based virtual reality platform
Business Foundation for Education (BFE) – Bulgaria

Business Foundation for Education (BFE) – Bulgaria

Contact person: Nevena Rakovska
BFE is a private Bulgarian NGO with recognized policy making capacity in the field of lifelong learning and career guidance. BFE’ innovative initiatives have large impact on citizens’ employability and competitiveness. Since 2005 it has trained more than 1000 career guidance practitioners, established a network of 37 university career centers, and initiated a National Internship Program which promoted work-based learning across public institutions, private companies and students. Its flagship initiative Career Club is multiplied across the country by the Ministry of Education as a model of school-based career guidance.
Role in the project: coordinator and leader of Dissemination.
Computer Technology Institute and Press ``Diophantus`` (CTI) – Greece

Computer Technology Institute and Press ``Diophantus`` (CTI) – Greece

Contact person: Catherine Christodoulopoulou
CTI is a Greek non-profit public research and technology organization, established in 1985, and supervised by the Greek Ministry of Education, Life Long Learning and Religious Affairs. CTI is coordinator of the Greek school network. It is responsible for the design and implementation of ICT policies in the Greek Education system and for the VET of teachers in the field of Digital Literacy. CTI has vast experience in creating educational learning scenarios in interactive and expandable 3D virtual worlds aiming at supporting distance and experiential learning.
Role in the project: responsible for the design and development of the 3D virtual world environment and project website.
Aspire-Igen group – UK

Aspire-Igen group – UK

Contact person: Luke Postlethwaite
Aspire-Igen group is the largest careers and training organization in the Yorkshire region (an area with a population of over 5 million). The group is a not-for-profit social enterprise with 22 years’ experience of supporting young people and adults into employment. Aspire-igen is a recognized centre of excellence for professional development and provides training for careers and guidance professionals. As the UK Euroguidance centre, Aspire-igen is a part of a large European network active in 34 countries. We involve key policy makers across member states and on a European level for our dissemination work.
Role in the project: leader of Exploitation, responsible for the Career Innovation Contest and elaboration of E-book of best practices.
European Board for Certified Counselors (EBCC) – Portugal

European Board for Certified Counselors (EBCC) – Portugal

Contact person: Helda Parreira
EBCC is a non-profit organization registered in Portugal, whose primary goal is to support European countries in their effort to create the profession in career counseling. It serves as a European expert hub for initial and continuing vocational training and credentialing of career guidance practitioners. Role in the project: EBCC will be responsible for the Quality Assurance and internal evaluation of the project and provide expert support in the Exploitation phase.
Centro Italiano per l’Apprendimento Permanente (CIAPE) – Italy

Centro Italiano per l’Apprendimento Permanente (CIAPE) – Italy

Contact person: Irene De Laurentiis
CIAPE is an Italian non-profit private organisation. As the transnational coordinator of the “Quality Apprenticeships European Network”, and member of two CEDEFOP communities in VET, CIAPE has a vast experience in implementation of research, analysis, policy advocacy and consultation and training activities aimed at the development and validation of transversal skills as well as of the new skills required by the labour market.
Role in the project: Leader of Policy Mapping.
Institute of Learning Innovation (ILI) - Germany

Institute of Learning Innovation (ILI) - Germany

Contact person: Sonia Hetzner
The Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU) is the second largest Bavarian University, currently with 40,000 students and 3,000 staff members. As a central research institute at the University of Erlangen, in the context of learning, lifelong learning and technology enhanced learning; the Innovation in Learning Institute (ILI) has been widely involved since 1986 in European R&D Projects in the field of innovative learning pedagogies & technologies for supporting learning processes in different settings and for different target groups. ILI runs the university’s e-Learning and e-assessment environment with about 60,000 active users and about 30,000 visits per day.
Role in the project: leader of Methodology and Scenario Development.
University of Lodz (ULO) – Poland

University of Lodz (ULO) – Poland

Contact person: Dr Bartłomiej Kurzyk
ULO is a leading public higher education provider in Poland, which has gained a place in the QS World University Rankings. It has around 37,000 students. ULO is involved in intensive education, research and development cooperations, and focuses its efforts to support the employability of the graduates by adjusting programmes of study to the changing demands of the labour market and introducing didactical methods that simulate the entrepreneurial spirit and employability skills and competences. ULO has participated in various projects, which have developed, piloted and evaluated innovative game-based methodologies and e-learning technologies.
Role in the project: leader of piloting and responsible for the implementation of the policy impact report.