The project has been designed to ensure that the results and objectives are achieved in the most cost-effective way. The leaders of the Work Packages (WPs) are selected to optimally utilize their competetive advantages. The coordinator takes care of the project management and oversees every WP to ensure coordinated actions and maximize synergies of the activities. Partners participate in relvant sections of the different work packages for efficient distribution of work load and to secure the coherent integration of all partners to project deliverables.
Work Package 1 – Preparation
UO is the responsible for WP1, It is responsible designing and completing partner needs assessment, and reporting it for WP1. This WP provides crucial information on the national sector needs and partner HEIs expectations, and how energy education should be developed.
Work Package 2 – Development
EUF is the responsible for WP2, but acts closely with programme country and Costa Rican HEIs in designing and implementing capacity building. All partner country HEIs work actively with WP2 leader in the practical issues related to trainings and workshops, capacity assessments, and stimulating national discussions.
Work Package 3 – Quality plan
ULE is the responsible for WP3, It lead internal evaluation and coordinates monthly updates, audits and annual reports. The leader of WP3 work closely with the project coordinator.
Work Package 4 – Dissemination
ISMMM is the responsible for WP4, It coordinates dissemination activities, conducts a dissemination strategy, and ensure task distribution between partners, outsource website design and other materials. ISMMM works closely with the project coordinator.
Work Package 5 – Management
UTU is the responsible for WP5, acts as the general coordinator of the project. The coordinator have legal and financial responsibility for the action. The coordinator be responsible for management, implementation and coordination of actions and ensure that the objectives are met in accordance with the contract, monitor the achievements of deliverables ensuring that they meet the benchmarks. In addition, UTU cooperate with ULE in conducting meetings and reporting, as well as annual reporting and final project report. UTU also conduct trainings and assist ISMMM in dissemination.
TUT participate in WP2 and provide training in energy systems modelling and RE technologies. UVigo also contrubute mostly to WP2 by providing capacity building in ITC-based learning in energy education. UPeace provide expertise in sustainability policies and governance. Earth focus mostly on renewable energy technologies, policies and entrepreneurship. CUJAE, CIES and CubaEnergia provide input in WP1 on sector needs, and WP2 in curricula development. They also contribute greatly in stakeholder engagement and developing enhanced cooperation networks nationally, regionally and cross-regionally.
Project ownership is ensured by providing responsibilities and equal participation to each partner. All activites are based on partner expertise. Partner country HEI’s are actively engaged in the design, implementation and evaluation of the project. They also contribute in the development of the new curricula and courses. All project activities stem from the assessed needs of the partner countries. Staff in the partner HEIs is engaged in sharing their own best practices. The coordinator ensures that partner country HEIs benefit from the project by the best means possible.