The Coordinating institution from Athens (GR) was founded in 1993.
Meandros Ltd. is a traditional family company with five persons as full time personnel and between ten to fifteen persons as part time staff, mainly professionals from all fields of Education and Science. For this project will work full time three persons from the company’s permanent personnel and two from the part time staff.
EXPERIENCE: The Publishing House has great experience in the development of educational material and a specialization in books and educational CD ROMs. Meandros Ltd. has a long tradition in providing Greek students with educational material for primary and secondary schools, as well as books for adults. The institution collaborates with schools and universities all over Greece and organises educational seminars and lectures. The Publishing House edits a Newspaper (“Στηθοσκόπιο”) with 15.000 recipients and a Magazine (“Non Paper”) with approximate 2.000 recipients all over Greece.
Meandros Ltd. is continuously publishing new works related to students’ education and therefore is in constant collaboration with several teachers and language experts and has the experience to provide the Greek educational material for the Project as well as its specific expertise on book publishing and CD ROM production.
As far as the institution’s experience in cooperation at a national and transnational level, we must note the following: Meandros Ltd. is cooperating with the Greek Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Culture for preparing educational brochures, special editions etc. The institution has an excellent cooperation with schools and training centres, has links with immigrants’ associations from Athens’ region and from certain other cities of Greece such as Thessalonica, Patras, Larissa and Heraklion. Also, in a European level, the institution cooperates with other Publishing Houses and Educational institutions from Cyprus, United Kingdom and France. Meandros Ltd. has participated to two successful European Commission’s projects related to “Drugs’ prevention”, is the coordinator for a LINGUA project and right now is collaborating with institutions from England, France, Poland, Estonia, Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey.