Reminder of Pending Deadline: Youth in Action - Informal Learning Partnerships
This call under Youth in Action (4.6 ) is to support partnerships between the European Commission (Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency) and regions, municipalities or NGOs which aim to develop or reinforce their long-term actions, strategies and programmes in the field of non-formal learning and youth
Specific objectives for funded partnerships:
- Pool resources and practices with a view to maximise the impact of the 'Youth in Action' programme as well as other initiatives in favour of young people and youth workers carried at local, regional or European level.
- Provide inspiration and capacity-building - through models and practices developed under the 'Youth in Action' programme - to those bodies and organisations which aim to increase their investment in youth through non-formal learning activities and the development of skills and competences.
- Add value to the scope and quality of the initiatives in the area of youth carried out at regional and local level by fostering their European dimension.
- Transfer lessons learned from the implementation of successful actions and initiatives in the area of non-formal learning and youth.
- Encourage synergies and cooperation between the public sector and non-governmental organisations working in the field of youth.
- Encourage the raising of overall skills levels among young people, giving priority to education and training of those with low skills and young people with fewer opportunities, including early school-leavers and young people with low levels of educational attainment, unemployed, migrants and people with disabilities.
- Foster the recognition of youth work and the validation non-formal learning activities in the European Union.
Funded activities may include:
- Transnational youth exchanges
- National or transnational youth Initiatives
- European voluntary service
-Training and networking
Projects must include an activity programme of non-profit-making purpose .
The programme of activities must start between 1 April 2010 and 1 September 2010, and may run for two years (24 months).
The maximum grant allocated to each project may not exceed EUR 100,000.
Deadline: 1 December