Application for Nordplus 2021 preparatory visits is open
1st October 2021 is the application deadline for preparatory visits within the Nordplus Junior, Nordplus Adult and Nordplus Nordic Languages programmes.
The main goal of a preparatory visit is to make concrete plans for a project in order to submit a full application before the programme’s next deadline of 1st February 2022. Institutions and organizations can apply for grants for preparatory visits within Nordplus Junior, Nordplus Adult and Nordplus Nordic Languages.
Nordplus Nordic Languages
The programme supports the establishment of networks with actors within the field of language – or different project cooperation’s within the field of language.
The aim of Nordplus Nordic Languages is on one hand to support activities that strengthen language comprehension of the Nordic languages, primarily Danish, Norwegian and Swedish, among children and young people – and on the other hand to develop materials, methods and strategies for improving comprehension of the Nordic languages on all levels within the educational systems.
Read more about Nordplus Nordic Languages
Elementary Schools, secondary schools and kindergartens can now apply for grants for travel and accommodation for meetings with prospective partners.
A Nordplus Junior cooperation is a great way to bring new ideas and perspectives into teaching. It also gives students and teachers the opportunity to personally get acquainted with the Nordic and Baltic countries' culture, lifestyle, values, norms, language, nature and much more.
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All types of institutions and organizations working with adult learning, now also have the opportunity to seek grants for travel and accommodation for network meetings with prospective partners.
Teaming up for a Nordplus Adult project cooperation is an exciting opportunity to improve learning on a national level, by developing transnational mobility across the Nordic and Baltic countries. Nordplus Adult provides the opportunity to develop common teaching materials, methods and concepts, as well as mapping projects aimed at studies, analysis and data collection on specific issues and trends in the adult education sector in the Nordic / Baltic countries.
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Need some inspiration? And why not register as a partner?
Here you can read about different Nordplus Projects and here you can register as a partner.
The fine print
It is a requirement that at least two schools / institutions from at least two different Nordplus countries participate in the application for a preparatory visit.
A preparatory visit may last a maximum of five days, including travel. The grant is calculated on fixed rates, with no budget outline required.
Applications must be submitted electronically via the Nordplus online application system Espresso. Submit your application electronically
Read more about Nordplus Junior, Nordplus Adult and Nordplus Nordic Languages in the Nordplus Handbook and access the application system Espresso right here.
Nordplus is the Nordic Council of Ministers network and mobility programme.
Project support includes grants for networking across countries for the exchange of knowledge and experience in a particular theme, topic or challenge you have in common.
For each program the participating countries include the Nordic countries Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland, and the Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The Nordic autonomous areas of Greenland, the Faroe Islands and Aaland are participating as individual countries on equal footing with the other countries.
The main deadline of the programme is 1 February each year and the dealine for applying for preparatory visits within Nordplus Junior, Adult and Nordic Languages is 1 October.