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Welcome to Innovative Education Center

Join our volunteer network or collaborate with us to be part of impactful projects and events. Together, we pave the way for a sustainable future through collaboration and innovation.

Get to Know Us

In 2018, a group of passionate professionals embarked on the journey of IEC with a shared goal in mind: to create a sustainable impact by promoting resilience, equality, and healthy lifestyles through sports, art, and green entrepreneurship.

At IEC, we firmly believe that innovation and education hold the power to bridge gaps, break barriers, and foster equality, all while combating climate change. We are committed to harnessing these forces to drive positive change and create a more sustainable and inclusive future.

Latest News


📣Your Voice Matters: Participate in Our Interviews

We’re conducting interviews with climbing instructors, professional climbers, and non-professional athletes to gather diverse perspectives on diversity and inclusiveness within the climbing sphere. These discussions, lasting 30 to 45 minutes, can be online or in-person, tailored to your convenience. If you’re keen on sharing your experiences or know someone who might be, we encourage you to participate. Your insights are crucial in enriching our understanding and enhancing inclusivity in climbing. To register please fill THIS FORM. Timeline for Participation: May 1, 2024 - May 15, 2024 Special Opportunity: Join Our Mobility Event in Athens Beyond interviews, we’re also seeking a climbing instructor to join us at a mobility event in Athens, Greece, from July 15-19, 2024. This event is a fantastic opportunity for skill-sharing, learning, and collaboration among partners focused on inclusivity in climbing. Selected participants will be part of a dynamic team, with travel expenses and a daily allowance of 150€ for accommodation and meals provided during the 4-day period. This initiative is part of our efforts aimed at: • Facilitating knowledge exchange on climbing techniques. • Raising awareness about diversity issues within the sport. • Providing training for climbing instructors on fostering inclusivity. • Advocating for a more inclusive and diverse climbing community. By joining us, whether through interviews or the Athens event, you’ll be contributing to a significant cause. Together, we can pave the way for a more inclusive and diverse climbing culture. If you’re passionate about making a difference in the climbing world and believe in the power of inclusivity, we’d love to have you on board. Reach out to us to participate or learn more about this exciting venture towards a more inclusive climbing future.

Innovative Education Center Participated in Here We Rise Project, Malta Conference

Innovative Education Center represented by Ms Pelin Ozturk recently participated in a two-day conference organized by Cross Culture International Foundation (CCIF Malta). The event, funded by the European Union through the Citizens, Equality, Rights, and Values programme, centered around the impactful project titled "From Here We Rise." This initiative aimed to explore the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on vulnerable communities.   The project yielded three significant outcomes: a comprehensive Research Report, an informative booklet combating disinformation, and a set of Policy Recommendations.   For further insights into this pivotal project, you can access the resources via the following links:   1.    Research Report 2.   Booklet Countering Disinformation 3.   Policy Recommendations   To learn more about this project please visit CCIF Malta’s website:

Climb It Up, Newsletter#1

"Encouraging Inclusivity in Climbing," fostering diversity and personal growth while supporting migrants and ethnic minorities. The newsletter unpacks project details, objectives, participant criteria, and implementation insights, providing a concise snapshot of our mission to create an inclusive climbing community. Join us in shaping a more diverse and socially conscious climbing experience.

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Our Projects

Youth Empowerment

  • Citizens Occupy Rural Europe Project

  • SMART-Y: Youth together for green and sustainable European smart Villages Project

  • Learning Doing: Experiential Learning in Formal School Education Project

  • Overcoming fear of failure among youth through comic design and digital storytelling Project

Environmental Sustainability

  • Green Seas for Youth Projectect

  • Connect to Nature Project

  • Green Seas for Youth Project

  • Up-PET Project

Digital Innovation

  • Digital Outdoor Sports Project

  • Overcoming fear of failure among youth through comic design and digital storytelling Project

Inclusivity, Environmental Sustainability and Education in Sports

  • Football As A Seed For Gender Equality Projectject

  • Do Care Project

  • Outdoor Sports in Nature for Skills Development Project

  • Hike Together Project

  • Eco-friendly Sports Project

  • CYCLE! 2 Wheels Enough For Our Planet, Erasmus+ Sport

  • Sustainable Sport in the Parks (SOS Parks) Project

  • Outdoor Sports in Nature for Skills Development Project

  • SIGWAY Sports in Greenways Project

  • Sport 2 Outdoors Project

Community Engagement

  • Citizens Occupy Rural Europe Project

  • SMART-Y: Youth together for green and sustainable European smart Villages Project

Our Volunteers Say

“It was a truly fulfilling experience, where I learned valuable lessons and made meaningful connections with fellow professionals”


Collaborating Across Europe for Impact! 


c/o Impact Hub Vienna

Lindengasse 56/18-19

1070 Wien

+43 677 64370523

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