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Call: Development of educational programmes in line with National Qualificatiosn Framework

Programme
IPA Sectoral Programme Montenegro
Type of Fund Structural Funds
Description of programme
"IPA Sectoral Programme Montenegro"

Education, employment and social policy are three areas that contain the key elements necessary to achieve sustainable, smart and inclusive growth in Montenegro. These areas are significantly interconnected and interventions, especially reforms, in these fields need to be implemented in parallel . In this way, they will have a deep impact not only on the Montenegrin labour market, but also on the achievements in overall economy, in line with the Economic Reform Programme (ERP) and the Employment and Social Policy Reform Programme (ESRP).

This Sectoral Operational Programme (SOP) will contribute to implementation of the ESRP which has been adopted by the Government on 26 June 2015. It will support participation in the labour market and  improve opportunities for vulnerable groups in society through the implementation of social inclusion policies and will address the mismatch between the skills demanded in the labour market and those offered by the education and training system. Thus the Sectoral Operational Programme will contribute to the increase in the employment rate of the Montenegrin population aged 15–64 from 47.4% (2013) to 53% -56% (2020) and strengthen the cooperation between labour market and educational institutions.

It is important to point out that the issue of social inclusion of Roma and Egyptian (RE) population will be covered through activities within all three actions foreseen in the SOP.

Link http://www.mvpei.gov.me/en/ministry
Description of programme
"Enhancing the Education System"

The aim of this Action is improving human resources through formal education at all levels, with the focus on basic levels of education, higher education, research and development, including marginalised groups.

Specific objective:
Action “Enhancing the Education System” aims at:

  • Increasing the quality of educational provision at all levels;
  • Improving capacity of teachers at all levels of education
  • Promotion of 8 key competences including basic and transversal skills
  • Modularization of educational programmes based on learning outcomes and key competences with the focus on the development of work-based learning which will contribute to the development of lifelong learning and address skills mismatch in the labour market
  • Implementation of activities directed to the improvement of quality and introduction of practical teaching in vocational and higher education;
  • Promotion of 8 key competences including basic and transversal skills with the focus on the development of work-based learning;
  • Improvement of access to education and professional training for marginalised groups;
  • Improvement of cooperation between academic and scientific community with industry and businesses in achieving positive effects on both, academic and economic sector.
Call
Development of educational programmes in line with National Qualificatiosn Framework
Description of call
"Development of educational programmes in line with National Qualificatiosn Framework"

The aim of this activity is to develop and implement educational programmes based on learning-outcomes and student-centred learning, modularizes and credit valued that are in line with National Qualifications Framework (NQF) and have focus on developing the 8 key competences in students.

This Activity will cover VET and higher education and special focus will be put on programmes which educate for occupations in demand, in the areas of agriculture, electronics, energetic, tourism, catering, food processing, transportation, personal services and construction. Activities could also cover promotional activities for enrolment in the educational programmes for occupations in demand.

Eligible indicative interventions may include:

  • Development of new modularized educational programmes in line with the NQF and needs of the labour market;
  • Implementation of modularized educational programmes;
  • Training of teachers in the execution of the modularized programmes;
  • Introduction and implementation of practical training part in the educational programmes;
  • Establishment of cooperation between educational institutions and employers for the execution of the practical training;
  • Purchase of equipment necessary for practical training;
  • Promotion of education programmes for occupations in demand and lifelong learning for students and employers.
Thematic Focus Building, Employment, Education, Energy, Industry, Capacity Building, Youth, Social affairs, Technologies, Transport
Funding area Montenegro / Crna Gora/Црна Гора
Select Origin of Applicant Montenegro / Crna Gora/Црна Гора
Eligible applicants Education and Training Centres, Research Institution, Lobby Group / Professional Association / Trade Union, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, SMEs (between 10 and 249 employees), Microenterprises (fewer than 10 employees), NGO / NPO, Start Up Company, University, Enterprise (more than 250 employees or not defined), Public Services, Other
Applicant details

Beneficiaries:

 

  • Educational institutions at all levels,
  • VET centre,
  • Employers,
  • Other relevant actors.
Project Partner Details

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Recurring Call unknown
Type of Funding Grant
Financial details

The EU co-financing rate is 85% of the total project costs.

Submission

Aleksandar Andrija Pejović
State Secretary, National IPA Coordinator
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration
Stanka Dragojevica, 2
Podgorica
Tel: +382-20-225568
Fax: +382-20-225591
Email: aleksandar.pejovic@mfa.gov.me 

Contact Details

Aleksandar Andrija Pejović
State Secretary, National IPA Coordinator
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration
Stanka Dragojevica, 2
Podgorica
Tel: +382-20-225568
Fax: +382-20-225591
Email: aleksandar.pejovic@mfa.gov.me 


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