Opportunities in Europe

European Calls

Support for policy reform Social inclusion and common values: the contribution in the field of education and training


This call for proposals will support transnational cooperation projects in the fields of education and training.

Proposals should address one of the two general objectives below:

1. Disseminating and/or scaling up good practices on inclusive learning and on promoting common values, initiated in particular at local level. In the context of the present call, scaling up means replicating good practice on a wider
scale/transferring it to a different context or implementing it at a higher/systemic level;

2. Developing and implementing innovative methods and practices to foster inclusive education and promote common values.


Proposals should address one of the following specific objectives:

  •  enhancing the acquisition of social and civic competences, fostering knowledge, understanding and ownership of values and fundamental rights;
  • promoting inclusive education and training and fostering the education of disadvantaged learners, including through supporting educational staff in addressing diversity and reinforcing diversity among education staff;
  •  enhancing critical thinking and media literacy among learners, parents and educational staff;
  •  supporting the inclusion of newly arrived migrants in good quality education, including by assessing knowledge and validating prior learning; 
  • fostering digital skills and competences of digitally excluded groups (including older people, migrants and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds) though partnerships between schools, business and the non-formal sector, including public libraries.


The project duration must be 24 or 36 months. Activities must start either on 1 November, 1 December 2019 or 15 January 2020.


Only legal entities established in the following programme countries are eligible:

  •  the 28 Member States of the European Union; 
  • the EFTA/EEA countries: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway;
  •  EU candidate countries: the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey and Serbia. The minimum partnership composition requirement for this call is 4 eligible organisations from 4 different programme countries. If networks are involved in the project, the consortium must include at least 2 organisations which are not members of the network(s) and the consortium has to represent at least 4 eligible countries

For British applicants: Please be aware that eligibility criteria must be complied with for the entire duration of the project. If the United Kingdom withdraws from the EU during the project period without concluding an agreement with the EU ensuring in particular that British applicants continue to be eligible, you will cease to receive EU funding (while continuing, where possible, to participate) or be required to leave the project on the basis of Article II.16.3.1 (a) of the grant agreement.


The submission deadline is: 26 February 2019 — 12:00 (noon, Brussels time)

Key Action 3 provides grants for a wide variety of actions aimed at stimulating innovative policy development, policy dialogue and implementation, and the exchange of knowledge in the fields of education, training and youth.
Elegibilility of the applicants: 
Eligible applicants are public and private organisations active in the fields of education, training and youth or other socioeconomic sectors, or organisations carrying out cross-sector activities (e.g. cultural organisations, civil society, sport organisations, recognition centres, chambers of commerce, trade organisations, etc.).