Call for proposals - Improving the quality of vocational and technical education in Turkey EuropeAid/133086/M/ACT/TR Closed!


The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to improve the content and quality of vocational and technical education.

The specific objectives of this Call for Proposals are:

  • To increase the quality of vocational and technical education and training addressing particularly curriculum, teachers, learning environment and school managers;
  • To make vocational education and training (VET) an attractive option for students;
  • To promote cooperation between social partners, schools and VET centres and private sector.


Applications have to contribute to the fulfilment of at least one and/or more of the following indicators in line with Human Resources Development Operational Programme (HRD OP):

  • Number of developed/revised and implemented vocational training courses curricula , modular programs and relevant e-learning materials in cooperation with relevant sector representatives;
  • Number of education tools such as multimedia and e-learning material developed and implemented for VET;
  • Number of comprehensive and scheduled awareness raising events organised with the cooperation of private sector to increase awareness among the sector;
  • Number of partnership protocols between VET institutions, social partners and the private sector;
  • Number of VET institutions with improved capacity and programs;
  • Number of VET teachers, master trainers, counsellors and school managers trained;
  • Number of students provided with vocational and career guidance services;

In addition to the above mentioned, the applications have to cover at least one and/or more of the horizontal issues of the HRD OP, as follows:

  • Equal opportunities for men and women
  • Sustainable development and environmental protection
  • Participation of civil society
  • Geographic, sectoral and thematic concentration
  • Concerns of disadvantaged persons
  • Good governance

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 16,00 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 16 July 2012 - 9 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche EuropeAid/133086/M/ACT/TR (Guidelines for applicants)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • Candidate Countries
  • Third countries

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Enlargement

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