European Foundation Society and Education is a private and independent entity that promotes investigations and debates about the multiple aspects that configure the strategic role of education as fundamental to progress and development in democratic societies.

The Educational and Social Studies Institute is the research department of the Foundation. It performs studies that include legal, political, educative, economic and social aspects; opening spaces for reflection, analysis, training, and advice to both private and public institutions, and entities with a local, national, and international scope.

José Abascal 57 5º B
28003 Madrid
T +34 91 455 1576


CEPCEP (Center for Portuguese Speaking Peoples and Cultures) is especially dedicated to the study of the cultural interaction that the Portuguese presence has generated in peoples of various continents and the promotion, by this means, of mutual understanding and proximity.

It aims to contribute to the promotion of knowledge and culture on the intellectual, artistic, moral and spiritual spheres, as an instrument of integral fulfillment of the human person. It develops courses and initiatives in the field of research, consultancy and project management, colloquia and seminars, editions, among other activities.

Palma de Cima, 1649-023 Lisboa
Tel.: 217 214 133
Fax: 217 266 160

© The Whole Child Development Leadership (WCDL) programme in vulnerable contexts is a project designed and implemented by a team from the European Foundation Society and Education, made up of Miguel Ángel Sancho (President), Lola Velarde (Director of Development), Mercedes de Esteban (Director of the Research Department), Livia de Cendra (Projects Area) and Ana Rey (Technical Secretary).