CALL FOR PROPOSALS — EAC/S05/13 European Policy Network of National Literacy Organisations
The purpose of this call is to strengthen cross-European collaboration between foundations and associations, ministries and other organisations active in the field of literacy promotion in order to raise levels of literacy amongst children, young people and adults in Europe. The network will be supported by a grant for an action with multiple beneficiaries from the Lifelong Learning Programme, as defined in the annual work programme 2013, paragraph 4.1.4, adopted on 27 of March 2013.
The call aim of the call is to support the establishment of one European policy network to raise awareness, gather and analyse policy information, and exchange policy approaches, good practice and promising campaigns and initiatives to promote literacy and in light of the education and training framework (‘ET 2020’) benchmark to reduce the number of low achievers in reading by 2020.
The applicant must be established in the following countries
– 27 Member States of the European Union,
– acceding country: Croatia,
– candidate countries: Iceland, Montenegro, Serbia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Turkey,
– EFTA States: Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland.
The network should cover at least 20 LLP participating countries with a good geographical balance. In order to achieve a good geographical balance, the members of the network should represent at least 15 EU Member States.
Objectives of the network:
— development of country-specific knowledge,
— facilitating the exchange of good practice,
— awareness-raising initiatives,
— cooperation with other institutions and organisations working in the field of literacy both at national and EU level to promote effective literacy policies.
Deadline: 29th of August 2013; 12:00 PM
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