MERAKI is a non-profit organisation located in Valencia (Spain). It was constituted in 2017 by a group of committed professionals in the fields of education, social welfare and integration, psychology and technology.

Despite the organisation has been recently created, the professionals involved in it have more than 15 years of experience in the field of education, European projects and entrepreneurship.

MERAKI is currently participating in three European projects with the role of training design, curriculum development and delivering of training courses. Also, in one of them we are hosting an e-learning platform (Moodle) and we are providing support in the design of on-line and blended training. The team in MERAKI is also capable of organising training and multiplier events in Valencia, where it is located.

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I.CO.N (Inclusion in COmmuNity), is a Greek non-profit educational organisation in Rodos that offers a broad spectrum of educational and social activities.

ICON Greece was initiated as an informal group of educators and students aiming to enhance inclusion in the school community –for students with special skills, different cultural backgrounds or belonging to vulnerable groups as Roma, foreign, repatriate, refugee. ICON Greece started by implementing volunteer activities and educational projects at Secondary Schools in Rodos at the context of extra curricular activities such as Environment, Culture, Health Promotion, Creative Assignments, Social Inclusion, Skills Development, Social and Emotional Learning and Career Guidance.

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“Culture Heritage and Gamification in Education” is related to the utilization of cultural heritage in education, by integrating the strategy of gamification in the modern school. As technology influences and is influenced by culture, and in this context, dialogue between them is more relevant and imperative than ever. The integration of this strategy is dictated by both pedagogical and socio-economic reasons, which stem from the influence of science and technology in the modern world. The digitization of cultural heritage and its integration into various subjects in school should go with an integrated approach to cultural heritage that, instead of isolating it from everyday life, encourages interaction between it and civil society.

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