30 June 2011

Grant Fund in the educational sector

European grant fund for: EDUCATION OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE WITH A MIGRANT BACKGROUND

Deadline: 14th October 2011

BENEFICIARIES:

This call for proposals is open to:
ministries of education,
other public bodies,
research centres and universities,
foundations,
associations.

Applications must be submitted by a legal person

Applications from legal entities established in one of the following countries are eligible:
EU Member States,
Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland,Turkey, Croatia
MAIN AREAS OF INTERVENTION:
It should address the issues on the education of children from a migrant background and stimulate high-level cooperation between Member State policy makers responsible for social inclusion through education, including cooperation between authorities in the countries of origin and host countries. The network should actively stimulate transnational cooperation  primarily at governmental level, but also at the level of experts and practitioners.
Purpose
The purpose of this call is to strengthen cross-European collaboration between high level decision makers, academics and practitioners for raising the educational attainment of children and young people from a migrant background.
The call aims to support the establishment of a European network to analyse, develop and exchange policy and practice in the area.