Promoting the Integration of Roma in and through Education

Date: 18th July 2011

The European Commission has announced a new call for proposals to promote the integration of Roma people in and through education.

The total budget earmarked for this call is estimated at EUR 584,000 with a maximum grant of EUR 150,000 per project.

Grants are available to community and voluntary organisations, other public bodies and stakeholders, national ministries in charge of education and training, schools and other training bodies operating in the Member States to support transnational cooperation projects in the development and implementation of coherent and comprehensive joined-up educational and other policy measures to raise the participation and the attainment levels of Roma students in general education and VET; and to support network activities for awareness-raising of the most successful experiences, joining-up educational measures and other policy measures for the social integration of Roma children and students.

The closing date for applications is 16th September 2011.