Erasmus+ KA3: Support for policy reform - Social inclusion and common values: the contribution in the field of education and training

Launched by the European Commission, the call supports projects in the fields of education, training, which aim at
1. Disseminating and/or scaling up good practices on inclusive learning and on promoting common values, initiated in particular at local level. In the context of the present call, scaling up means replicating good practice on a wider scale/transferring it to a different context or implementing it at a higher/systemic level or
2. Developing and implementing innovative methods and practices to foster inclusive education and promote common values.


Specific objectives
- enhancing the acquisition of social and civic competences, fostering knowledge, understanding and ownership of common values and fundamental rights,
- promoting inclusive education and training and fostering the education of disadvantaged learners, including through supporting educational staff in addressing diversity and reinforcing diversity among education staff,
- enhancing critical thinking and media literacy among learners, parents and educational staff,
- supporting the inclusion of newly arrived migrants in good quality education, including by assessing knowledge and validating prior learning,
- fostering digital skills and competences of digitally excluded groups (including older people, migrants and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds) through partnerships between schools, business and the non-formal sector, including public libraries,

Projects are encouraged to involve role models in their activities, where appropriate.


Expected results
- increased awareness, knowledge and understanding of good practices in the relevant educational institutions and communities
- increased use of state-of-the-art innovative approaches in policy or practice,
- increased awareness, motivation and competence of educational leaders and educators with regard to inclusive educational approaches and the promotion of common values,
- active engagement of families and local communities in supporting inclusive educational approaches and the promotion of common values,
- more widespread and effective tools to support education and training institutions and learning providers in implementing inclusive education approaches and in promoting common values.


Eligible applicants are public and private organisations active in the field of education, training and youth or other socio-economic sectors or organisations carrying out cross-sector activities (e.g. cultural organisations, civil society, sport organisations, recognition centres, chambers of commerce, trade organisations, etc.).
Only applications from legal entities established in the following programme countries are eligible:
- 28 Member States of the European Union,
- EFTA/EEA countries: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway,
- EU candidate countries: the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey and Serbia.

Minimum partnership composition requirements
4 eligible organisations from 4 different programme countries. 
If networks are involved in the project, the consortium must include at least 2 organisations which are not members of the network(s) and the consortium has to represent at least 4 eligible countries.

Project Duration
Activities must start either on 1st November, 1st December 2019 or 15th January 2020.
The project duration must be 24 or 36 months. 

Budget
The total budget available for the co-financing of projects under the present call is EUR 10 000 000.
The financial contribution from the EU cannot exceed 80 % of the total eligible project costs. The maximum grant per project will be EUR 500 000.

 

Deadline: 26 February 2019, 12:00 noon CET.

 

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