Education and Training Service Center

The Ministry of Education, Science and Culture of Iceland has delegated the implementation of the project to the Education and Training Service Centre (ETSC).  The ETSC operates in accordance to a service contract with The Ministry of Education, Science and Culture and administrates the Education and Training fund for adult education. The main responsibility of the ESTC is to make curricula for adult education, develop recognition of non-formal and informal learning, increase quality in Adult Education and develop counselling and guidance services.

Role in the project

  • ETSC will be a partner (delegated by the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture) in developing and testing a model for educational guidance for more vulnerable groups. The ministry will remain responsible for political and strategic leadership of the project as well as for steering the experimentation, taking active part in project management meeting and contributing to dissemination of project outcomes

  • ETSC will lead the project nationally through establishing cooperative networks, overseeing field trials in cooperation with 2 Lifelong learning centres, and provide/share information for evaluation purposes of the model

MSS Lifelong learning center

Miðstöð símenntunar á Suðurnesjum (MSS) is a lifelong learning centre located in the Southwest area of Iceland, founded December 10th 1997.

Role in the project:

Responsible for carrying out field trials in the south peninsula.

Mimir Lifelong learning center

Mímir-símenntun is a centre for lifelong learning in Reykjavík, the largest of its kind in Iceland. Mimir is a private corporation, owned by the Icelandic Confederation of Labour (ASÍ).

Role in the project:

 Responsible for carrying out field trials in the capital area.