Regional Center of Competence Catering School Opatija
Catering School Opatija was founded by the decision of Municipal Council in Opatija on October 30th 1991. From the very beginnings up to today, the school has been very popular among students and has been very successful in educating many generations of cooks, waiters, pastry cooks and tourism and hospitality commercialist for the market of labor. Besides regular classes, the School has been implementing educational lectures and educations for educational workers; it has also been participating in numerous projects and implementing programs for the education continuation for students that already hold a high school degree. By hard work, the School is not only an educational institution, but also a powerful brand of Opatija and the County.
County of Primorje and Gorski Kotar is a unit of regional autonomy in the region of Primorje and Gorski Kotar in the west part of the Republic of Croatia. Zlatko Komadina (B.Econ.Sc.) is the head of the County. The domain of the County is significant and thorough, encompassing all spheres of life, work and influence. County Administrative Department for Education lead by its head of department Edita Stilin (MScEd) is in charge of the educational domain of the County and it has been regularly and continuously running all the educational aspects of the County as well as encouraging its development and progress.
High school dr. Antun Barac has 22 classes in many different programs such as grammar, economy, hotel and tourism programs as well as a catering and engineering program. It has been implementing programs for the continuation of education for students that already hold a high school degree, but has also been working on different projects and participating in many competitions. The history of the building itself and the very beginnings of education in Crikvenice goes back to 1936 when the foundation stone for its building was first placed. Long-term tradition of quality and sustainable tourism of this school has been a guarantee for all the necessary competencies on the labor market.
The history of High school Hrvatski kralj Zvonimir dates back to 1921 which says a lot about its hard work and success. School has 19 classes in different programs such as grammar, engineering, economy, trade, catering and tourism program. Besides regular classes, School actively implements many programs like the continuation of education, adult education, EU project activities as well as the international program Eko-school. Students have opportunity to choose from many programs at hand and to be part of many activities ongoing in the school, and this has been the cornerstone for many satisfied generations and a good starting position for the success on the labor market, but also a reason to remain living on the island.
The beginnings of education in the place where Catering and Trade School stands today, dates back to 1851 though the name and the current programs were oficially named in 1991. Generations of students were able to gain their education as cooks, waiters, pastry cooks, commercialists as well as tourism and hospitality commercialists. Besides regular education, the School implements programs for the continuation of education for students who want to hold a degree of higher educational level, it participates and implements activities of different projects and it is taking part in numerous competitions. The School closely monitors real needs of their students and the needs of the labor market that awaits the students.
High school Ambroz Haračić is a legal successor of the former High school Center (COUO) that gathered maritime, economy and catering school during the 1970s. Since 1990 the School carries the name it has today. For many years it has been educating students in four-year programs such as grammar programs, programs for hotel and tourism technician, nautical and engineering technician as well as in three-year programs for cooks, waiters, salesmen , assistant cooks and pastry cooks. It has been implementing programs for the continuation of education for students that already hold a high school degree, but has also been working on different projects and participating in many competitions. Long tradition of School’s persistent work is responsible for many generations of qualified experts for the labor market.
High school Ambroz Haračić Mali Lošinj Omladinska 12 Mali Lošinj
Address of district department in Cres: Šetalište XX. travnja56 51557 Cres
The history of the faculty starts in 1960 by forming Higher Economic School of Catering that becomes the Department of Catering and Tourism of the Faculty of Economy in 1969. In 1974 it becomes Faculty of Hotel Industry while today it is known as the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management. It is the only university institution in the Republic of Croatia dedicated to education and scientific development of staff in the field of tourism, catering and sustainable development through undergraduate and graduate university programs, postgraduate programs as well as lifelong learning programs. The Faculty is enabling its students and teachers mobility through Erasmus program and Ceepus network: EducationWithoutFrontiers and Amadesu. The Faculty has actively been cooperating with other higher education institutions as well as economic and public sector, and the civil society.
STEP-RI Ltd. is one of the leading entrepreneurial support institutions in the Republic of Croatia that offers educations and business advice to many present and future entrepreneurs. The Institution has been creating and participating in specialized programs that instigate entrepreneurial initiatives of employed and unemployed, students and scientific community, and the new services and business models raise the level of competition of the current entrepreneurs. Step Ri Science and Technology Park of the University in Rijeka has been a partner to the European entrepreneurial network Een since 2011 and has been declared the best entrepreneurial support institution in Croatia in 2012. Since 2013 it has been working sustainably, with finances exclusively from its own income from the counseling services, educations and project implementation.
Adult Education Institution in Zagreb is an institution for adult education founded in 2006. Through its professional work its tasks are to connect vocational education with economy and regional development, setting up network with firms and other educational institutions, performing counseling role for other bearers of education or firms in the region, instigating innovation in trades, offering counseling services and information for parents and students – future participants in the process of education for trades and cooperation on European level. Adult Education Institution in Zagreb persistently researches the needs of trades domain and entrepreneurship for the necessary staff and develops curriculum based on standards of different occupations. Through the examples of good practice, innovation implementation and the promotion of learning based on practical work, this institution cooperates with numerous partners in the EU and the regions.
Katarina line Ltd. is founded in 1992 and has developed in one of the leading Croatian tour operators with its central offices in Opatija, along with offices in Split and Dubrovnik. The Company offers numerous programs on land and abroad to its clients. The offer includes land travels and cruises as well as circular fleet travels on more than 60 ships in 6 different categories, including dozens of destinations along the Croatian coast. Katarina Line Ltd. insures individual arrangements for Croatian resorts but for other countries as well. The Company is a part of humanitarian work and many different projects.
The beginning of this company dates back to 1953 when Riviera Poreč was founded, the predecessor of Valamar Riviera Ltd. The dynamic growth of tourist activities and intense construction of tourist objects is present even today. Firm development has gone through many stages, yet successful work with the aim of reaching long-term sustainability, resulted in success. Valamar Riviera Ltd. is one of the leaders of the resort tourism and a partner to the tourist destinations in creating authentic experience. The Company has its representatives in different tourist communities, associations and is taking part in implementing several EU projects.
From the very beginning in 1947, Jadranka turizam Ltd. has been the greatest firm on the island of Cres and Lošinj employing the biggest number of domicile residents and is the leading of development in the region. Lošinj Hotels&Villas (LH&V) is a hotel brand of Jadranka turizam Ltd. with six hotels and eleven restaurants, a lot of villas and apartments on the most attractive locations on the island of Lošinj under it. Under the brand Camping Cres & Lošinj, Jadranka turizam Ltd. is managing three camps on the island of Lošinj and Cres. Besides hotel and catering units, it also manages the organization of excursions, fun and sports activities and can offer integrated product to clients who want to spend their free time. Jaranka turizam ltd. is successfully taking part in many manifestations; it holds summer practical work for school – partners and is a part of many EU projects.
IV-ER-KONTEX-VATROGASNE CIJEVI LTD. (IV-ER-KONTEX_FIREFIGHTING TUBES LTD.) STRATED ITS WORK IN 1947. Through the years the firm prides itself on top firefighting tubes of different purposes and profiles whose products are present on domestic (20% – Europe and the USA) and foreign (80%) market. The Company has upgraded its line of work to tourism and now has in its possession a business unit of hotel EUROPA. It holds many certificates on product quality issued by outside authorized institutions for domestic and foreign market.