Beramí e.V. (DE)

logoBeramiberamí berufliche Integration e.V. is a non-profit organization and adult education provider in Germany (Frankfurt/Main). Since 1990, the core competence of this institution is the development and follow-through of tailor-made qualification programmes for (mainly female) migrants in order to ensure vocational and social integration. beramí’s staff is composed of 24 employees and 20 freelancers. beramí has experience as network- and project-coordinator in ESF funded programs and has participated in Grundtvig and Leonardo da Vinci projects.

beramí is part of the German IQ-network “Integration through Qualification” and provides consultancy on the acknowledgment of foreign vocational certificates. Quality of work and professionalization are guaranteed by continuous certification. beramí has been awarded with various prizes, f.i. the Hessischer Integrationspreis 2008 and the Europäisches Sprachensiegel 2004 (European label for innovative projects in language teaching and learning). It has obtained different quality recognitions: beramí is an authorised and accredited integration course institution and has been recognized by Weiterbildung Hessen as certified institution for vocational and educational counseling and by the German Recognition and Authorization Ordinance for Continuing Education for its educational and counseling activities (AZVW – Anerkennungs- und Zulassungsverordnung Weiterbildung).

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The staff

Elisa Rossi holds a diploma in political sciences and has worked in the last 13 years in several European transnational projects on the topics of immigration, antidiscrimination, integration of migrants in the labour market, intercultural competence. In the last years she has coordinated a network for the integration of refugees in the German labour market within an ESF-national programme and the LLP-LdV TOi project AMICO-Assessment of Migrants’ Competences in the Elderly Care. Her key areas of responsibility at beramí are coordination of transnational projects, acquisition of new project and project development. Her role in this project will be the project co-ordination.

Lydia Mesgina holds a diploma in pedagogy and has worked in several projects on the topics of integration of migrants and refugees into the labour market and in the field of vocational and career counselling. Her key areas of responsibility at beramí are concept and project development and acquisition of new projects. She has a leading role in the design and implementation of the beramí’s training series “Gender and diversity sensitivity in vocational counselling” for counsellors. Her role in the Move-On project is the adaption of the training concept and its implementation for counsellors from the partner organisations.