About Nordplus Adult
The Nordplus Adult Learning Programme is the Nordic Council of Ministers programme for adult learning. It has been adopted for a 5 year period from 2012 to 2016 with an annual budget of appr. 8 mio DKK.
The programme supports networking, collaboration and exchanges between actors from the Nordic and Baltic countries, whether in formal, non-formal or informal adult learning. The overall objectives of the Nordplus adult programme are:
- to strengthen adults key competences and recognition of adults informal and non-formal learning
- to support adult education and learning to meet the challenges of modern citizenship
- to strengthen the link between adult learning and working life.
Contact your national office for more information.
From the Nordplus Adult Learning programme actors from the Nordic/Baltic countries can apply for grants within the following categories:
- preparatory visits
- exchange of teachers and other pedagogical staff
- exchange of adult learners (adult students)
Mobility projects require cooperation between at least two organisations/institutions from at least two countries.
- thematic network
- development projects
- surveys and studies projects
Collaboration projects require cooperation between at least three organisations from at least three countries.
The programme has a general focus on projects aiming at vulnerable adults, as for new applicants and partnerships, applications covering new issues, problems, methods and solution models and cross-sectoral initiatives involving different types of organisations within the sector of adult learning.
The countries participating in the Nordplus Adult Learning programme are the Nordic countries Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, the autonomous regions the Faroe Islands, Greenland, and Aaland and the Baltic countries Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
- Nordplus Call for Proposals 2013 [in Norwegian] (PDF 31.92 kB)
- Nordplus Call for Proposals 2013 [in English] (PDF 45.78 kB)
- Nordplus 2012-2016 programme document [in English] (PDF 144.99 kB)
- Nordplus 2012-2016 programme document [in Norwegian] (PDF 152.87 kB)
- Nordplus Handbook 2013 [in English] (PDF 471.13 kB)
- Nordplus Handbook 2013 [in Scandinavian languages] (PDF 462.16 kB)
- Espresso (Opens in a new window)