The general objective of this call for proposals is to promote the improvement of the effectiveness and efficiency of education and training systems and youth policies through the collection and evaluation of evidence on the systemic impact of innovative policy measures. This call requires the involvement of high-level public authorities of the eligible countries and the use of sound and widely recognised evaluation methods based on field trials (experimentation).
The priority themes for this call are:
Education and Training field
Promoting fundamental values through Education and Training addressing diversity in the learning environment
Employment and Skills: validation of informal and non-formal learning in Education and Training
Strengthening teacher training and education by using the opportunities of new technologies (School education)
Towards more innovative and entrepreneurial higher education institutions through institutional change (Higher education)
VET teachers and trainers in work-based learning/apprenticeship (VET)
Implementation of a framework for the assessment of the effectiveness of adult learning policies
Reaching out: developing capacity for tackling and preventing marginalisation and violent radicalisation among young people
The 28 Member States of the European Union; the EFTA/EEA countries: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway; EU candidate countries: Turkey, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
The minimum partnership composition requirement for this call is: 4 entities representing 3 eligible countries.
Budget The total budget available for the co-financing of projects under the present call is EUR 14 000 000. It is divided in the following way between the two fields of operation:
— Education and Training: EUR 12 000 000
— Youth: EUR 2 000 000
The financial contribution from the EU cannot exceed 75 % of the total eligible costs.
Pre-proposals: 14 April 2016 — 12.00 noon CET
Full proposals: 13 October 2016 — 12.00 noon CET
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