IDEC is a training consulting company located in Piraeus, Greece. Its activities consist of training, management consulting, quality assurance, evaluation and development of ICT solutions for both private and public sector. Clients of IDEC are both SMEs and the bigger Greek companies of a wide variety of sectors. It co-operates with more than 800 institutes all through Europe and with about 300 experts on specific fields. It currently has 16 employees under employment contract and approx. 4 interns a year.
IDEC has extensive experience in European projects, either as coordinator or as partner from different European programs and Initiatives. During the past 18 years IDEC has been dealing with the theme of quality assurance in training. Moreover, IDEC has consulting experience in developing quality management systems in Greek training centres.
IDEC has been accredited as a lifelong learning centre and organises in-service training courses for teachers and trainers, study visits and informal learning activities for students in initial education and training and provides training courses and work placements for students in vocational training and people in labour market. Each year it hosts approx. 300 adult learners in more than 15 thematic areas and around 30 course sessions.
The main areas of expertise are: management consulting, business plans, entrepreneurship, SMEs, quality management, certification, design of training contents based on ECVET, software and multimedia development, internet applications, distance learning, e-business and e-commerce.
In the field of Lifelong learning, IDEC has experience in European policies regarding LLL and in particular EQF, ECVET, Europass, EQAVET, validation of non-formal and informal learning and in national reforms of education and training systems. It has successfully undertaken the contract with CEDEFOP “Europass, ECVET and EQF for documentation, validation and certification of learning outcomes”.
IDEC is a founding member of the European Digital Learning Network (D-Learn Network), which focuses in digital education and digital skills mismatch and their challenges in Europe.