The call to National Authorities for Apprenticeships is to encourage the development of high-quality apprenticeship-type training and excellence in work-based learning in VET through partnerships between national ministries responsible for education, employment and economic affairs, social partners, relevant intermediary bodies (such as chambers of commerce, industry and crafts, professional and sectoral organisations), VET providers and other relevant stakeholders.
Grants will support national authorities' reform programmes, and may include activities such as bilateral cooperation with other countries, targeted study visits, feasibility studies for pilot sectors to be involved in apprenticeships, definition of a strategy for training of in-company trainers, expert advice on draft apprenticeship regulations.
Total call budget: EUR 4 million
Grant per project: EUR 100 000 – EUR 300 000
Deadline: 26 June 2014