Type: Lifelong Learning Programme, Leonardo Da Vinci Action Year: 2012 Partners:  Fundación General de la Universidad de Valladolid, BEST, ISQ, Business Foundation for Education, Edutrain



The Need:

As the coexistence of organisations and people from different origins become more and more frequent, it has become a basic requirement to comprehend vast of working thinking and communicating in order to successfully cooperate with people from other countries and cultures. In this context, the CULTOOL project aims to develop intercultural competences, which have become key competencies for the management of Human resources in 21st century organisations.

The Solution:

The CULTOOL Project aims to contribute to transfer structures and tools to support mobility in Vocational Training and Higher Education, particularly with regard to participation of SMEs and placements in organizations. CULTOOL is based on an innovative Virtual Classroom for the development and acquisition of intercultural competences by Vocational Training or University students and graduates who are participating in mobility programs or professional practices.

Who's Who?

  • The General Foundation of the University of Valladolid, is a nonprofit organization whose primary mission is to promote technology transfer and innovation, contribute to the training and development of students and promote employment and professional development of students and graduates.
  • BEST is a private institute which provides customers with effective support in personnel-related matters, with special emphasis on "Training & Continuous Training" as well as on "Training & Coaching".
  • ISQ provides solutions for clients in all sectors, to ensure that their assets and products comply with environmental, quality, health and safety standards and regulations - offering customers global and integrated solutions adapted to their needs.
  • Business Foundation for Education aims to create projects to encourage the personal and professional realization of the Bulgarians in the country and abroad using all scientific, technical and educational achievements and to strengthen the civil society values.
  • EDUTRAIN Ltd. aims to enhance the education and training of students and graduates by implementing sociological research and management of national and international projects.




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