The fields of study in the campuses of Athens are numerous and in all of them, AKMI SA gives the students tools to collaborate and problem-solve, brainstorm and reflect and encourage them to use their passions for good. Apart from the technical part of learning, the experienced educators ensure an inclusive community among the students and cultivate a safe environment, allowing them to open up, discover new directions and ultimately, helping them create a new mindset. With the help of the education that AKMI SA provides, the youth can promote competitive issues like analytical precision, envisioning future scenarios and decision-making. Social Inclusion and Gender Gap are other important issues which the youth can reform and that way resolve through education. Creating suitable peaceful conditions and working for security are the other developments which the youth can achieve through education. In one word, AKMI SA hopes that with proper education, the youth can become productive, scientific-oriented, broad-minded, and ideal citizens of the society as the society is significantly influenced by this category of people. The abovementioned cities consists of the 80% of the total population in Greece and AKMI S.A. represents almost 60% of total Private VET sector in Greece. It is the most appropriate partner to take on the designing of the study material, the training and the examination of the supervisors. Excellency has been proven for AKMI S.A. multiple times with International and National Awards, including: Golden Award of Facility Design and Laboratory excellence Golden Award for providing access to the labor market services in the 2017 Education Business Awards! Success has been acknowledged with the Diamonds of the Greek Economy Award 2016, a significant distinction where AKMI was for its educational excellence, a high level of infrastructure and equipment and business innovation that brought it to the country's largest educational strength. Innovation has been approved through the Global Education Innovation Award in 2015 from PRAXIS MMT, while all Studies have been accredited from the European Foundation of Quality Management (EFQM). AKMI also has numerous accreditations from different institutes and sectors e.g. Alain Ducasse Education, Pearson- The world’s leading learning company, ITEC- Education & Media Services, AHLEI- American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute etc. Overall the Institute employs approximately 950 people as permanent staff, while it is collaborating with a multitude of teachers who are entrusted with the delivery of courses to students. The permanent administrative staff of the AKMI institution is 170 professional individuals, expertise to inspire educators and academic staff recognized for their innovative research and teaching standards, thus forming an enthusiastic and highly-motivated community in the Educational Training Center. The qualified educators are 600+ in number having critical and evaluation skills in collaborating with the admin staff for the division of the students into groups and classes according to their qualifications, language knowledge, critical thinking and mindset. The majority of the educators cooperate and manage, in collaboration with the admin office, the total administration of the summer schools, mobility programs, training seminars and lectures, social and cultural events. The 342 well equipped laboratories for each specialty, the amphitheatres, the classrooms and the recreation areas, create excellent conditions and ideal conditions for a perfect educational result, for a pleasant stay in the school for all our students. AKMI SA has a Digital Cinema and TV Platform, Fully Equipped Multimedia Workstations, Data/Voice Network Infrastructure, Studio Health & Beauty, Macintosh Platforms, Internet Room, Digital Suites, Sound & Music Multiplex Studios, Engineering, Pedagogical Labs, Ultra-modern Kitchens, Hairdressing Laboratories. Another accomplishment that AKMI is proud of, is the creation of the AKMI radio, in order to empower and give voice to its young students. It consists of a 10-hour daily radio program and is produced by the students of AKMI S.A. in studio broadcasts and recordings equipped with professional specifications. The program is aimed at young listeners from 18 to 25 years old from 35 different countries. AKMI is participating in various projects (40+ in number) related to VET and among others, aiming to overcome the barriers of qualifications recognition, development of new curricula and exchange of best practices in VET. AKMI S. A. has extensive experience in managing European Funds and implementing large projects. AKMI has an extensive and demonstrated experience in: - Curricula Development and Implementation - Piloting · Development of Training Material related to cybersecurity needs - Tailor-made training - Needs Analysis: An analytical project management plan is going to be developed for this project and the proper financial management will be assured by the experts of our financial department. Another important fact for AKMI is that is the only National Contact Point of European Vocational Skills Week, an annual initiative of European Commission that aims to raise awareness of the benefits of Vocational Education and Training across Europe. AKMI as part of this network and as one of the key organizations working in VET across Europe will: - Help to promote VET across Europe - Boost the quality of VET - Encourage local VET stakeholders to participate in EVS (European Vocational Skills) Week activities Last but not least, AKMI is member of EVBB (European Association of Vocational Institutes) with a strong presence on the board of the organization and having taken over the General Secretariat of the organization. EVBB is the European umbrella association of non-profit providers of Vocational Education and Training (VET). Its objective is the qualitative improvement of vocational education and training in Europe and beyond and to increase the efforts designed to promote VET as a first choice. EVBB has more than 65 members coming both from the private and the public sector and covers all fields related to initial, advanced and further education and training. Hence, AKMI as very important member of EVBB will disseminate and diffuse all the results of its numerous projects in European and International stakeholders.
|Mrs. Evanthia Vaiouli
|Type of organisation:
|ISCED 3: Upper secondary education
ISCED 4: Post-secondary non-tertiary education
|Sector of expertise:
|Accommodation and food service activities
Activities of households
Administrative and support service activities
Health and Social Work
Hotels and restaurants
|Current level of involvement in Vocational Excellence:
|???? is the only CoVE in Greece, member of the European Network of Excellence (ENE), of the European Training Foundation (ETF).
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