The Nordplus Framework Programme 2008 - 2011
The Nordplus Framework Programme consists of a set of agreed overarching objectives and four sub-programmes, i.e. the cross-sectoral Nordplus Horizontal Programme and three sectoral programmes – the Nordplus Junior Programme, the Nordplus Higher Education Programme and the Nordplus Adult Learning Programme.
The “Nordplus Decision” has set the following agreed overarching objectives for the Nordplus Framework Programme 2008-2011:
- To promote Nordic languages and culture and mutual Nordic-Baltic linguistic and cultural understanding.
- To contribute to the development of quality and innovation in the educational systems for life-long learning in the participating countries by means of educational cooperation, development projects, exchanges and networking;
- To support, develop, draw benefit from and spread innovative products and processes in education through systematic exchange of experiences and best practice;
- To strengthen and develop Nordic educational cooperation and contribute to the establishment of a Nordic-Baltic educational area.
Target groups and participation
Participating countries are Denmark, including Greenland and the Faeroe Islands, Estonia, Finland, including Åland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden.
The programme is aimed at all individuals, institutions, organisations and bodies in the participating countries having education and life long learning as their main objectives or working in the areas of education and life-long learning.
Only participants from the participating countries and only activities taking place in these countries are eligible for funding from the programme. However, programme activities may include participants from other countries as deemed necessary and useful by the network or project partners.
The Nordplus Framework Programme may support the following main categories of activities:
- Mobility activities
- Project activities
- Network activities
Here you can find lists of all granted Nordplus-projects from the past years: http://www.nordplusonline.org
The Nordplus Administration System is based on a consortium appointed by the Nordic Council of Ministers, consisting of five national programme agencies in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, each appointed as chief administrator (CA) for a particular Nordplus sub-programme or Nordplus associated programme.
Centre for International Cooperation in Higher Education (SIU), Norway, is appointed by the Nordic Council of Ministers as chief co-ordinator (CCo) of the Nordplus Administration System.
More information on: www.nordplusonline.org.
The co-administrators from the State Education Development Agency in Latvia are:
Gunta Tralmaka; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; phone: +371 67359077