Financing for infants education projects

May 3, 2019

The financing line for the development of infants education services (POCU 6.2) will be opened on 20th June 2019. Call type – competitive, with submission deadline until 20thAugust 2019.

Eligible activities:
1. Support for pre-school education participation by providing information and counseling services for parents/guardians/ etc., parental education programs, including accompanying measures.
2. Assisting unemployed parents/legal representatives for registration with the Public Employment Service (AJOFM/ALOFM) and inclusion in an active employment measures program (information and professional counseling, vocational training, work mediation, accompanying measures for young parents with occupancy degree C or D, etc.). Carers of young NEETs’ accompanying measures can be provided (in the form of medical services, psychological counseling, social welfare services, other nursing services (nursing, afterschool, accompaniment)).
3. Providing qualified human resources for infants’ education (professional training of teaching staff in early childhood education public and private units, (courses such as pedagogic educator, specialized educator, etc.)).
4. Providing/developing and using new services and learning materials for children in early childhood education, especially for children belonging to the Roma minority and children with disabilities.

The eligible value of a project is maximum:

  •    900,000 euro, for less developed regions,
  • 1,000,000 euro for the Bucharest-Ilfov region.

Percentage of non-reimbursable funding:

  • 100% for NGOs;
  • 95% for private beneficiaries;
  • 98%/85% for public institutions.

The implementation period can be no longer than 30 months.

Eligible applicants:

  • Accredited, public and private educational institutions (ISCED 0) from national school network;
  • Providers of guidance, counseling, school mediation and alternative services, public and private;
  • Social partners in pre-university education (eg trade unions);
  • Religious institutions and religious associations;
  • Institutions / government agencies with attributions in social inclusion field;
  • LPA with attributions in the field of pre-university education;
  • NGOs.

Eligible target group:

  • infants;
  • Parents/tutors/the person who takes care of children whose parents work abroad;
  • Teacher at ECPC (Education and Care for Preschool Children).

Of which, the minimum target group is 54 infants, respectively 54 children aged 0-2 years.
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