The European Commission and the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) organise an 'Info Day' in Brussels to explain the funding opportunities available under Key Action 3 - 'Support for Policy Reform - Prospective Initiatives – Forward-Looking Cooperation Projects (Call n° EACEA/33/2014)'.
Speakers will present the policy framework and policy priorities of this Call and will offer advice and tips on preparing and submitting proposals.
The event will take place at the Management Center (MCE) in Brussels.
Please note that on site attendance will be restricted to a maximum of two representatives per organization.
It will also be possible to follow the event online via our live web streaming – all sessions will be broadcasted live.
Forward-Looking Cooperation Projects (Deadline 24/2/2015)
Forward-Looking Cooperation Projects are co-operation projects proposed and managed by a partnership of key stakeholders in view of identifying, testing, developing, assessing new innovative approaches in the fields of education, training and youth, that have the potential of becoming mainstreamed and giving input for improving educational and youth policies.
The projects should focus on innovation in practices and policies across educational and youth fields. The specific aim of these activities is to provide in-depth knowledge on target group(s), learning, teaching, training or youth work situations and effective methodologies and tools that help policies to develop, as well as conclusions relevant for policy makers in education, training and youth at all levels.
The following strands and priorities are open:
Strand 1 - Education and Training field
- Priority 1 - Reducing disparities in learning outcomes affecting learners from disadvantaged Backgrounds
- Priority 2 - Raising the quality of education through the use of learning analytics and learning semantics
- Priority 3 - Promoting innovative collaborative teaching and learning
- Priority 4 - Opening up (virtual or physical) infrastructures of education and training institutions to adult learning and provision of modular certified learning opportunities
- Priority 5 - Improve quality and raise excellence in vocational education and training
- Priority 6 - Reforming higher education to make it more diversified, responsive and competitive
Strand 2 – Youth field
- Priority 7- Using e-participation as an instrument to foster young people's empowerment and active participation in democratic life
Financial contribution from the EU cannot exceed 75% of the total eligible project costs. The maximum grant per project will be EUR 500.000.
Eligible applicants are public and private organisations active in the fields of education, training and youth or other socio-economic sectors, or organisations carrying out cross-sectoral activities.
Applicants considered eligible to respond to this call are:
- public authorities at national/regional/local level responsible for education, training and youth policy;
- non-profit organisations (NGOs), private or public;
- research centres;
- chambers of commerce;
- recognition centers;
- evaluation institutions;
- trade organisations and social partners;
- schools or other educational institutions;
- civil society and cultural organisations;
- international organisations
The minimum partnership composition requirement for this call is 3 organisations representing 3 eligible countries.
More information on the call: