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Sectors: Education - Training, Employment

Beneficiaries: Agencies Chambers, Corporations, Development NGOs, Non-profit organisations

Regions: European Union

Category: Call for Proposals


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Funds for: Developing qualified and certified labour force
Main beneficiaries: NGOs

Responsible: European Commission


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Funds for: Developing qualified and certified labour force
Main beneficiaries: NGOs

Priorities and funded actions:

Global objective
* To develop qualified and certified labour force;
* To strengthen the link between education and employment;
* To promote validation of non-formal and informal learning;
* To facilitate the harmonization of the Turkish Qualifications Framework with European Qualifications Framework

* To support development and/or revision of national occupational standards and national qualifications;
* To support the establishment of “Occupational Standards Development Vocational Knowledge and Skills Testing and Certification Centres” (VOC-Test Centres); 
* To provide establishment of  VOC-TEST Centres in all sectors classified under each sector

Among financed actions
* Developing and/or revising national occupational standards and/or national qualifications;
* Establishing technical working groups consisting of field experts in order to develop or revise national occupational standards and national qualifications;
* Conducting workshops in order to implement job analysis on related occupations;
* Establishing a quality assurance system by developing procedures related to accreditation and authorisation and providing required documentation;
* Providing information security mechanisms for assessment, testing and certification processes by setting up quality assured IT structures, software and applications;
* Making a contribution to the sustainability of the system by information and experience sharing with other authorised or to be authorised certification bodies

Additional information
* This call for proposals is an open call for proposals 

* Initial duration of the project: Between 16 and 18 months

* Eligibility
– Be a legal person;
– Be non-profit-making;
– Be a specific type of organisation such as: non-governmental organizations (NGOs), professional/vocational associations/ foundations/federations/confederations, employers’ and employees’ organizations/institutions, chambers of commerce and/ or industry, chambers and unions;

– Actions must take place in Turkey;

– Applications have to contribute to the fulfilment of the following Employment, Education and Social Policies Sectoral Operational Programme (EESP SOP) at least two indicators and two and/or more of the specific added-value elements included in this programme

– The lead applicant may act individually or with co-applicant, therefore there is no minimum number of co-applicant(s)