Founded in 2004 in Trikala, Greece, Anaptyxiako Kentro Thessalias AKETH-DCT (Developmental Centre of Thessaly) is a nonprofit organization, accredited by Greek National Organization for the Certification of Qualifications and Vocational Guidance, which operates as continuing vocational education & training (VET) center/provider.
The mission of the organization is aligned with the E.U. strategic framework about fighting the rising levels of unemployment –particularly among young people, by providing certified education & training opportunities, counseling & personal development in order to contribute in their life improving.
AKETH-DCT has a great experience in the field of education, in both E.U. Programmes and National Programmes, Especially in the implementation of EU, AKETH-DCT has built a great agenda in several topics such as: training and recognition policies, ICT development, adult education, schools partnerships, sustainable development, energy, environment etc. Staff members of the EU dept of AKETH have high educational and academic profile and have been involved in many social and scientific analyses something that is highlighted in their CVs and scientific/research experience.