Call for proposals European Policy Network of National Literacy Organisations

Deadline: 29th of August 2013; 12:00
More information you can find on the European Commission website. Most of the following text comes from this EU page.

The High Level Group (HLG) of experts in the field of literacy published its final report in September 2012. Renate Valtin and Greg Brooks, members of IDEC and FELA are members of this group. More information you find here.

In November 2012 the Education ministers adopted Council Conclusions on Literacy. They endorse the main messages from the HLG Literacy report and invite the Commission to establish a European network of literacy organisations.
The European Commission wants to support the establishment of one European policy network to raise awareness, gather and analyse policy information, exchange policy approaches, good practice and promising campaigns and initiatives to promote literacy in light of the Education and Training framework (ET2020) benchmark that the share of low-achieving 15-years olds in reading should be less than 15 % by 2020.
The objectives of this network are to:

  • develop country specific knowledge;
  • facilitate the exchange of good practice;
  • implement awareness-raising initiatives;
  • cooperate with other institutions and organisations working in the field of literacy both at national and EU level to promote effective literacy policies.
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One Response to Call for proposals European Policy Network of National Literacy Organisations

  1. Is there any consortium in process where our university could enter? Otherwise, we are glad of helping in the construction of one.

    Martín Gómez-Ullate García de León
    Gestor de Proyectos de I+D+i/RTD Project Manager
    Universidad de Extremadura/ University of Extremadura

    Facultad de Formación del Profesorado
    Despacho 0.3-A
    Campus de Cáceres. Avda. de la Universidad s/n
    Universidad de Extremadura
    10003 Cáceres
    Teléfono: 927 257100 Ext.51016

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