Cedefop’s European Network for Vocational Education and Training (VET) has launched a call for proposals GP/RPA/ReferNet-FPA/002/13.
With the objective of establishing a European network for VET — ReferNet, this call aims at selecting one applicant from Croatia and Denmark, with which Cedefop will conclude a two-year framework partnership agreement, and at concluding with each successful applicant a specific grant agreement for a 12-month work plan to be carried out in 2014.
ReferNet is Cedefop’s European network for VET, whose mission is to support Cedefop by reporting on national VET systems and policy developments and by raising the visibility of VET and Cedefop’s products.
It comprises 28 members known as ReferNet national partners from EU Member States, Iceland and Norway. ReferNet national partners are key institutions involved in VET in the country they represent.
The estimated budget available for the four-year duration of the framework partnership agreements amounts to EUR 4 000 000, depending on the annual decisions of the budgetary authority.
The total available budget for the 2014 annual work plan (project duration: 12 months) is EUR 980 000 for the 28 Member States, Iceland and Norway.
The grant varies according to the country population and is awarded for carrying out an annual work plan.
To be eligible, applicants should be:
– a public or a private organisation, with a legal status and legal personality (natural persons, i.e. individuals, are not eligible);
– established in one of the following countries: Croatia, Denmark.
Deadline to apply: 24 September 2013
The detailed specifications of the call for proposals, the application form and its annexes will be available as from 6 August 2013 on [ http://www.cedefop.europa.eu/EN/working-with-us/public-procurements/calls-for-proposals.aspx ]Cedefop’s website .