Callidus – Institute for Adult Eduation was founded in 2009. In the past few years, it has developed into a large service organization in Croatia as well as in the Region in the fields of training for business and practice with a growing number of trainings, seminars and projects implementing different strategies to support clients all over the Region. Through the Adult Education Institution, we ensures the delivery of educational programs in accordance with the Croatian standards, accredited by the Ministry of Education. In accordance with the Croatian standards and the Adult Education Act, Callidus ensures that, upon the completion of education, all of its students are given an Evidence of professional training and an entry of the accomplished vocation is to be registered in their employment records. Callidus – an adult education institution, offers a one-year programs and training with approximately 11 different educational fields, carried out by around 30 Croatian trainers from business practices, experts in their field.
Strategic fields of Education:
• Management and Entrepreneurship
• Business and Finance
• Personal development
• Tourism and Gastronomy
• Building and Construction
Our major strategic partners is Berufsförderungsinstitut Burgenland (bfi). Bfi is the largest educational institution for workers in Austria owned by the Chambers of Labour and the Austrian Trade Union Federation, its activities focus on vocational education and (continuing) training for workers as well as educational and occupational schemes for unemployed persons and workers threatened with unemployment. Callidus Institute has a branch Institute in Chisinau (Moldova).
Always in touch with the economy, Callidus keeps developing programmes close to the areas of management, personal development, marketing/sales, finance, company economics, technical professions, IT, construction professions, tourism/gastronomy, hotel-management, rural development, agriculture etc.
From its’s establishment until today we served more than 3,500 participants through short and in-house programmes.
For the last six years, Callidus has been focused on developing and implementing projects in the labour and educational market. Our work has been recognised by EU countries. Alongside other projects, for six years consecutive years, we have been implementing projects financed by the European Social Fund (ESF) together with other European partners from Germany and Austria for the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST) in value of 10 million €. Our work for MCAST involves redesigning the existing curricula in accordance with the European Qualifications Framework. We are developing and incorporating new methodologies and tools for the evaluation of students and producing new digitally conceived materials and media in order to transfer knowledge in a more effective and motivating manner. For this project alone, we have gathered over 300 experts from Serbia, Croatia, Austria, Germany and England.
All programs, performed by Callidus – an adult education institution, are approved and verify by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sport of the Republic of Croatia and are modeled according to Croatian standards and Croatian Adult Education Act. To all Callidus attendants, after successful education and training completion, Callidus provides a valid certificate according to the Croatian Adult Education Act. Callidus is focused to constantly perform its education and training on the high level for adult education.