Small Grant Scheme “Implementation of Vocational Orientation Curriculum in Vocational Education Institutions” – Estonia
The Ministry of Social Affairs has announced the small grant scheme for Implementation of Vocational Orientation Curriculum in Vocational Education Institutions.
1000 new grants and donors
The purpose of the grant is to support the continuation of education or form readiness for labour market after basic school of young people of low level of education and those who belong to a risk group. The main task of the vocational orientation study is to support each student in choosing a career in cooperation with external partners and companies. To a large extent the curriculum consists of selective studies, which allows the school to apply study content that considers the capacity and needs of the student in cooperation with other schools, companies, youth centres and other external partners in the area.
The supported activities include the development work related to the implementation of the vocational orientation studies as well as carrying out the studies of the vocational orientation curriculum, including adjusting the contents of the curriculum according to the target group, modifying and updating according to implementation experience and proposals of the partners.
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Overall budget of the open call is 1 742 870 euros.
Project grant to be awarded to a single project falls between 100 000 – 200 000 euros.
An eligible applicant is a vocational education institution registered in Estonia that has right to provide instruction in personal development curriculum group and administered by the local government or state and that has a vocational orientation curriculum registered or under registration process at the Estonian Education Information System.
The applicant has appointed a project manager for the project.
Any public or private entity, commercial or non-commercial, as well as nongovernmental organizations established as a legal person either in Estonia, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, in some other Beneficiary State (Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Latvia Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia) or in Russia, are considered eligible project partners.
The activities and responsibilities of the applicant and partners upon carrying out of the project are clearly defined, and in order to ensure it, the project partner has signed a partnership statement form Before the official positive grant decision is made, the Project Promoter must sign partnership agreements with all its partners.
The applicant and partner shall not have national tax and payment liabilities that have not been deferred as of the date of submission of the project application
For more information, visit https://www.sm.ee/en/open-calls