Restricted call for proposals - Increasing School Attendance Rates Especially For Girls - Turkey EuropeAid/133687/M/ACT/TR Closed!


The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to enhance investment in human capital by increasing the quality of education, improving the linkage between education and the labour market, and raising attendance rates at all levels of education, especially for girls.

The specific objectives of this Call for Proposals are:

  • To increase attendance rates particularly for girls especially insecondary education and VET,
  • To increase the quality of education environment especially for girls,
  • To bring students who are out of the education system back to education concerning especially girls,
  • To promote guidance services with respect to VET especially for girls,
  • To promote awareness-raising for parents on the importance of education, especially for girls.


Grants will be made available for the following priority themes:

  • Increasing attendance rates particularly for girls in lower secondary and secondary education for both general and VET,
  • Increasing vocational skills and competencies of girls and women for their participation in labor force,
  • Promoting key competencies of children and school age youth (literacy, communication in foreign languages, information and communication technology, interpersonal and civic competencies, learning to learn, general culture competencies in maths, science, technology etc. in line with EU approach),
  • Improving the quality of psychological guidance and counseling and vocational/career guidance in primary, lower secondary and secondary schools,
  • Increasing the capacities of educational staff on communication and interpersonal skills for use in their communication with students and their families,
  • Improving dialogue and cooperation among universities, educational institutions, local administrations, NGOs and Guidance and Research Centres (RAM) of the MoNE for increasing attendance rates of students, especially girls,
  • Awareness raising for parents and community leaders on the importance of education, boarding facilities, school facilities, educational opportunities such as open schools and catch–up classes especially for girls,
  • Creating an attractive education environment in educational institutions for students especially girls.

European community funding

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

  • 10,00 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 21 December 2012 - 8 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche EuropeAid/133687/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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