INFODEF, Institute for the Promotion of Development and Training, is a private and independent center for Research, Development and Innovation whose mission is to design and carry out projects that contribute to achieve a sustainable and inclusive development through education, culture and innovation. The center designs and develops innovative tools, methodologies, products and services that respond to current social and economic challenges and enable to anticipate and drive the changes needed to achieve future goals and objectives in society.
INFODEF supports the modernization of educational systems and the pedagogical innovativeness of public and private educational institutions at national and European levels, has large expertise developing innovative teaching and learning methodologies, tools and resources and has extensibility work on the definition of (EQF and ECVET based) Training Curriculums and Learning Outcomes, the design of new tools for the identification, assessment and validation of (basic, key, transversal and professional) competencies, the development of innovative ICT-based tools, the design of methodologies to support Work-Based-Learning programmes and practices, new instruments for the recognition and validation of non-formal and informal learning, innovative teaching methods, entrepreneurship education, especial education and the evaluation and quality assessment of educational programmes.
One of the main areas of expertise of INFODEF is the design of methodologies and tools to support the participation of unprivileged groups in lifelong learning. INFODEF has participated or coordinated 40projects in the field of innovation applied to education and training, funded by the Lifelong Learning, Erasmus+ and Horizon 2020 programmes of the European Commission.