In October, the Nordplus programme gathered 186 participants to a contact seminar in Stockholm. The participants from all the eight Nordplus countries spent both breakfast, lunch and dinner explaining and understanding, in order to explore future cooperation within one of the Nordplus programmes.
The Nordplus programme invites possible applicants to all sub-programmes of Nordplus to a contact seminar taking place in Stockholm 29 – 31 October 2013.
Schools and pre-schools, folk high schools and other institutions and organisations within the field of adult learning, and institutions within the field of Nordic languages, are invited to apply to Nordplus for the application round autumn 2012. This is a limited application round for Nordplus Junior, Nordplus Adult and Nordplus Nordic Language.
Over 700 applications were submitted to Nordplus this spring, an increase of 17 per cent compared to 2011.
Four out of five Nordplus sub-programmes have received more applications this year than last. The Baltic countries are more active participants than ever. These are some of the findings from this year’s pile of applications.
Nordic institutions of higher education may apply for funding to develop joint Master's programmes. Each project may be awarded up to 1 000 000 DKK. The deadline for applications is 14. September 2012
Further development of the Nordic welfare model was on the agenda when the Nordic ministers of education met in Copenhagen on November 2. Tora Aasland, the Norwegian Minister of Research and Higher Education, called for programmes based on research for the education and training of staff in the health sector.
A total number of 598 applications were received in the 2011 Nordplus Framwork Programme application round for. Among these, 442 projects have been granted and will share the total sum of approximately 8 million Euros.
Below you can find the lists of granted projects for each of the sub-programmes:
14 applications for preparatory visits were submitted to the Nordplus Adult deadline 15 October applying for a total of 63.000 euro.
The grant amount available was 30.000 euro, and 10 of the 14 applications have now been approved.
The application round for the Nordplus Adult programme in the spring of 2010 is now terminated and the result is that 44 new Nordic-Baltic initiatives now can get started.
Synergies within Nordic-Baltic agricultural education reinforce the cooperative environment between the two regions. After having met in Lithuania last year, coordinators of the networks NOVA and BOVA decided on a continued common effort to build international education in the field of agriculture and life sciences.
The Nordic Ministers of Education have decided to establish a Nordic Climate Day 2009. The Nordic Climate Day will be launched on 11 November and will create greater awareness and knowledge about the climate, as well as active involvement of pupils, apprentices, teachers and trainers in climate matters in the light of the UN's climate summit in Copenhagen. Initiatives attached to the Nordic Climate Day may be included in applications for the Nordplus Framework Programme.
Under the Nordplus Horizontal Programme 53 applications have been submitted. Nordplus Horizontal is a new program that seeks to encourage cross-sectoral cooperation, and the result of the application round is considered to be good based on the number and the quality of the applications submitted.
Under the Nordplus Adult Learning Programme 105 applications have been submitted. The interest for Nordplus Adult was clearly increased due to the new possibilities of the Nordplus Framework Programme and Nordic-Baltic cooperation is clearly relevant for many players within the field of adult education.
All applications submitted by the deadline 21 April are now being processed by the Nordplus administrators and will be put to the various Nordplus Programme Committees for decision. Due to unfortunate technical problems with the Application- and Reporting System (ARS), we are not able to notify all applicants on the results before 21 July.
“Police! Come forward!”
Two officers make their way through a dark apartment. Nobody answers. They hear a noise from the next room. They turn the corner, and suddenly a man appears from the dark. With few firm commands the officers force the man to show his hands and drop his weapon. The lights are turned on and the screen with the virtual armed man disappears. The simulation is over.
The application deadline for The Nordplus programmes is March 14 and expectations are running high. The Nordplus Framework 2008-2011 has been launched and received with great interest especially in the Baltic region. But how the administrators from countries in the Baltic region feel about it and what do they expect the growing interest will bring?
The Nordic Council of Ministers is working to establish a joint Nordic-Russian programme in education and research. In order to prepare for the planned programme, the Nordic council of Ministers will fund preparatory actions in 2008.
Closing date for submission of applications is 15 March 2008.
Each of the eight participating countries in the Nordplus Framework Programme will arrange national information events presenting the possibilities in the new programme.
The events will take place during the autumn of 2007 and winter 2008, and will give essential information for potential participants in the Nordplus Framework Programme.
The national Nordplus offices are responsible for providing information in their own country.