Who We Are
SCT Centre | COREP (Italy)
COREP is a non-profit consortium founded in 1987. Its main fields of activities are: specialized and high-level advanced training, innovation support and services for Consortium Members.
In the field of education and training, COREP:
- organises university masters courses, aimed at young graduates and professionals;
- proposes life-long education activities to update the skills of professionals and researchers;
- promotes joint activities between businesses, local Authorities and Universities within the framework of special projects;
- participates in European projects, both as a partner and as a coordinator.
Within its activity, Corep manages the SCT – Social Community Theatre Centre, born in 2014 in collaboration with University of Turin and Teatro Popolare Europeo.
SCT Centre sums up different know-hows in scientific, artistic, cultural and management fields. It is based on Italian cultural and artistic heritage made of creativity, research and relationships and focuses on the development of plural communities and inclusive societies.
SCT Centre has an innovative and multidisciplinar methodology created by Alessandro Pontremoli and Alessandra Ghiglione in 2000. Their vision is centered on the efficacy of theatre and performing arts on human development, as they believe art is a tool to increase personal, professional and community well-being.
Western Norway University of Applied Science (HVL), one of the largest higher education institutions in the country, offers Bachelor and Master studies primarily within education, engineering, health and social sciences.
Researchers at HVL work in multidisciplinary teams and in close cooperation with universities, research institutes and organizations at national and international levels. HVL`s dedicated role in community development makes the institution an important partner for local authorities and regional stakeholders, including among others; industry, hospitals, health- and social care institutions, schools, kindergartens, and culture institutions.
HVL has for the past years focused on development of new knowledge about creative processes and learning, with an established MA program in this field, and has hosted several international conferences on this topic
DoRS, the Health Promotion Documentation Centre of Piedmont Region was established in 1998 by the regional Government. DoRS mission is to support health promotion policies, actions and projects at local, regional and national level, through a knowledge transfer and exchange approach, in the community, school, workplace and healthcare setting (see more www.dors.it).
DoRS main activities are:
- to review, adapt and exchange scientific knowledge with stakeholders, decision-makers and professionals on health promotion and prevention
- to select and share information about publications, good practices and experiences developed in the field of health and wellbeing improvement
- to support the design, development and evaluation of interventions, plans and policies in the health and wellbeing domain
- to train professionals and decision-makers in developing skills and competencies in health promotion and wellbeing
- to cooperate in developing networks at local, regional, national and international level.
ASTA, a professional structure founded in 2000, finds its identity in a transdisciplinary approach based on theatre, although embracing all arts equally as a form of expression of the human existence. In addition to the creative processes, its activities are extremely diverse and span from education to the realization of festivals, creation and production of plays, performances, animations, artistic exchanges, training and workshops in various areas, giving emphasis to education through performing arts.
The Lab. of Distributed Multimedia Information Systems of the Technical University of Crete (TUC/MUSIC) was established in 1990. It is a centre of research, development and teaching in the areas of distributed information systems, information systems engineering, computer graphics, and simulation engineering.
TUC/MUSIC performs research in the areas of high performance distributed multimedia architectures, information systems offering advanced functionalities, data base systems, information retrieval systems, digital libraries, service oriented architectures, and graphics systems. In the area of application engineering, TUC/MUSIC performs research in the topics of large distributed multimedia delivery networks for intelligent TV applications, semantic interoperability infrastructures, web and mobile based application development methodologies, natural language processing, as well as standard-based software infrastructures for multimedia applications in areas such as e-learning, culture and tourism, business applications, TV Applications and medicine. It also has extensive experience in usability aspects of modern applications, the design of intuitive and efficient graphical user interfaces both for the desktop and the web, and their evaluation following standard methodologies.
TUC/MUSIC has participated in over 50 EU projects and Excellence Networks. In the recent years, the Lab participates in several Erasmus+ projects (e-ARTinED, MultiLib, DISCOVER, MechMate, MILAN, etc.) focusing on innovative pedagogical approaches integrating Arts and/or promoting advanced digital skills in European Schools. In many of these projects TUC provides the eLearning infrastructure to support online teacher training activities.