CARDET is the leading centre for training and development in Cyprus, with partners around the world. Their mission is to inspire next generation education, and promote research, innovation and development through evidence-based practices, cutting-edge research, and empowering people. CARDET brings together an international team of passionate professionals with global expertise in vocational and adult training, social work, integration of marginalised groups, learning needs assessment, performance improvement and evaluation.
They have been advising organisations and Ministries in Asia, Europe, and the USA. Members of the CARDET team have successfully participated in more than 80 projects in over 20 countries, several of which were supported by the EC, the UNDP, Microsoft, Commonwealth of Learning, and the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation. They have developed and implemented lifelong learning projects and conducted large scale evaluations of education programmes around the world.
The Management Team is supported by 10 members of the board/advisory board who are all international veterans in education, research, and evaluation. CARDET currently employs 30 full and part-time staff. The majority of team members hold graduate degrees (Masters and/or PhD) in areas like social work, education, research, multimedia development, inclusive education and evaluation. CARDET also has the support of hundreds of dedicated volunteers.
The financial management of the organisation is supervised by the Director of Finance, who works closely with the accountant and administration team, and individual Project Managers. They follow all the standards for financial management under the guidance and support of PKF, an international accounting and audit firm.
Cardet follow a systemic and systematic process in thoroughly planning and executing projects and are ISO 9001 Certified for Quality in Management, Research and Education.