National Eligibility and Award Criteria

National Eligibility criteria / Administrative Priorities and Award Criteria / Policy-oriented Priorities for the Lifelong Learning Programme – MALTA 2012

Comenius
 
Eligibility criteria / Administrative Priorities
Award Criteria / Policy-oriented Priorities
Preparatory Visits
1. The CV together with other relevant documentation are to be attached with the application form;
2. The applicant is requested to provide the institution’s bank account details with the application form. If the details are not provided, the application will be considered ineligible.
None
Assistantships
Assistant:
The applicant is requested to provide the bank account details with the application form. If the details are not provided, the application will be considered ineligible.
None
In-Service Training
1. The letter of acceptance/invitation, together with the C.V are attached with the application form. In the case that the original letter of acceptance/invitation is not available an electronic correspondence is also acceptable);
2. The course details applied for have to be attached even if they form part of the training database, and the stated costs of the course to be attended are also to be included with the application form;
3. The applicant is requested to provide the bank account details with the application form. If the details are not provided, the application will be considered ineligible.
1. Priority will be given to activities addressing e-learning programmes;
2. Priority will be given to activities addressing entrepreneurial skills programmes;
3. Priority to teachers who have not received a Comenius In Service Grant under the last 2 calls;
4. Priority will be given to grant applications addressing guidance for career counselling.
All national priorities carry the same weight (5 points):
– Projects that do not address any national priorities shall receive ‘0’ points;
– Projects addressing one national priority shall receive ‘5’ points;
– Projects addressing two national priorities shall receive ‘10’ points;
– Projects addressing more than two national priorities shall receive ‘15’ points.
Regio Partnerships
1. If the application is drafted in another language than English, the applicant must submit both the original application and a translation into English;
2. The applicant is requested to provide the institution’s bank account details with the application form.
N/A
Partnerships
1. Only one Comenius School Partnership application per school will be accepted. If an institution submits more than one application, the NA will contact the applicant and ask it to choose which application should be put forward. Schools with more than 1000 pupils can submit two applications if these deal with different target groups;
2. A maximum of two Maltese schools are eligible in the same partnership. If more than two Maltese schools are involved in the same partnership, they will all be considered ineligible;
3. The applicant is requested to provide the institution’s bank account details with the application form. If the details are not provided, the application will be considered ineligible.
1. Priority will be given to projects addressing the use of statistics for education policy particularly those relating to the measurement of early school leavers;
2. Priority will be given to activities addressing entrepreneurial skills programmes;
3. Priority will be given to partnerships with the active participation of pupils on projects related to the use of “information and communication technologies in education”;
4. Priority will be given to projects concerning the validation of informal and/or non formal education.
All national priorities carry the same weight (5 points):
– Projects that do not address any national priorities shall receive ‘0’ points;
– Projects addressing one national priority shall receive ‘5’ points;
– Projects addressing two national priorities shall receive ‘10’ points;
– Projects addressing more than two national priorities shall receive ‘15’ points.
   
Erasmus
 
Eligibility criteria / Administrative Priorities
Award Criteria / Policy-oriented Priorities
Preparatory Visits
1. The CV together with other relevant documentation are to be attached with the application form;
2. The applicant is requested to provide the institution’s bank account details with the application form.
None
 
Leonardo da Vinci
 
Eligibility criteria / Administrative Priorities
Award Criteria / Policy-oriented Priorities
Preparatory Visits
None
None
Transfer of Innovation
The applicant is requested to provide the institution’s bank account details with the application form.
None
Mobility
1. The proposal has to comply with the minimum duration according to the action type i.e. IVT and PLM (minimum 2 weeks) and VETPRO (minimum 1 week);
2. For non-public bodies requesting a grant exceeding 25.000 Euro, a copy of the official account for the most recent financial year for which accounts have been closed is to be added to the application form;
3. The applicant is requested to provide the bank account details with the application form. If the details are not provided, the application will be considered ineligible.
1. The use of ICT for VET purposes;
2. To promote a more entrepreneurial culture and create a supportive environment for SMEs;
3. Priority will be given to projects addressing the enhancement of the employability of persons from underrepresented and or underprivileged groups.
All national priorities carry the same weight:
– Projects that do not address any national priorities shall receive ‘0’ points;
– Projects addressing one national priority shall receive ‘5’ points;
– Projects addressing two national priorities shall receive ‘10’ points;
Projects addressing more than two national priorities shall receive ‘15’ points.
Mobility Certificates
None
None
Partnerships
1. Only one application for Leonardo da Vinci Partnerships per institution will be accepted. If an institution submits more than one application, the NA will contact the applicant and ask it to choose which application should be put forward. Organisations with more than 1000 learners can submit 2 applications if these deal with different target groups;
2. A maximum of two Maltese organisations are eligible in the same Leonardo da Vinci Partnership. If more than two Maltese organisations are involved in a single partnership, all Maltese partners will be considered ineligible;
3. The applicant is requested to provide the bank account details with the application form. If the details are not provided, the application will be considered ineligible.
N/A
 
Grundtvig
 
Eligibility criteria / Administrative Priorities
Award Criteria / Policy-oriented Priorities
Preparatory Visits
1.      Application from organisation with an ongoing project will be considered ineligible;
2.      The CV together with other relevant documentation are to be attached with the applicant form;
3.      The applicant is requested to provide the institution’s bank account details with the application form.
None
Workshops
1.      For non public bodies requesting a grant exceeding 25.000 Euro, a copy of the official accounts for the most recent financial year for which accounts have been closed is to be added to the application form;
2.      The applicant is requested to provide the institution’s bank account details with the application form.
1.      Priority will be given to workshops addressing adult learners from disadvantaged groups;
2.      Priority will be given to workshops addressing literacy skills for adult learners.
All national priorities carry the same weight (5 points):
– Projects addressing one national priority shall receive ‘5’ points;
– Projects addressing two national priorities shall receive ‘10’ points.
Visits & Exchanges
1.      The application form has to be completed in one of the official languages of the European Union. If the application is drafted in another language than English, the applicant must submit a translation in English with the original application;
2.      A Europass C.V is to be attached with the application form;
3.      The applicant is requested to provide the institution’s bank account details with the application form.
1.      Priority will be given to activities addressing e-learning programmes (5 points);
2.      Priority will be given to applicants who have not received a Grundtvig Visits and Exchanges grant during the last 2 calls (5 points).
Senior Volunteering Projects
For non public bodies requesting a grant exceeding 25.000 Euro, a copy of the official accounts for the most recent financial year for which accounts have been closed is to be added to the application form;
The applicant is requested to provide the institution’s bank account details with the application form.
None
Learning Partnerships
1. In principle, only one application for Grundtvig Learning Partnerships per institution will be accepted. If an institution submits more than one application, the NA will contact the applicant and ask it to choose which application should be put forward;
2. A maximum of two Maltese organisations are eligible in the same Grundtvig Learning Partnership. If more than two Maltese organisations are involved in a single partnership, all Maltese partners will be considered ineligible;
3. The applicant is requested to provide the bank account details with the application form. If the details are not provided, the application will be considered ineligible.
1. Priority will be given to partnerships addressing the use of statistics in education, with particular relevance to the measurement of adult competencies;
2. Priority will be given to partnerships addressing the issue of recognition and validation of knowledge and skills obtained as a result of informal and non-formal learning;
3. Priority will be given to partnerships addressing literacy skills for adult learners.
All national priorities carry the same weight (5 points):
Projects that do not address any national priorities shall receive ‘0’ points;
Projects addressing one national priority shall receive ‘5’ points;
Projects addressing two or more national priorities shall receive ‘10’ points.
In-Service Training
1. The pre-registration of the application, together with a Europass C.V. are to be attached with the application form. In the case that the original pre-registration is not available, an electronic correspondence is also acceptable;
2. The application form has to be completed in one of the official languages of the European Union. If the application is drafted in another language than English, the applicant must submit a translation in English with the original application;
3. The applicant is requested to provide the institution’s bank account details with the application form.
1.      Priority will be given to activities addressing e-learning programmes (5 points);
2.      Priority will be given to applicants who have not received a Grundtvig In Service Grant during the last 2 last two calls (5 points).
Assistantships
The applicant is requested to provide the institution’s bank account details with the application form.
None
 
Study Visits
 
Eligibility criteria / Administrative Priorities
Award Criteria / Policy-oriented Priorities
Study Visits
1. The CV of the applicant is to be attached with the application form;
2.   A letter of approval from the legal representative of the institution/ organisation stating that the applicant can travel on the dates of the study visit is to be attached with the application form The applicant is requested to provide the bank account details with the application form. If the details are not provided, the application will be considered ineligible.
1. Priority will be given to study visits addressing quality assurance of academic programmes
2. Priority will be given to study visits addressing guidance for career counselling
All national priorities carry the same weight (5 points):
– Projects that do not address any national priorities shall receive ‘0’ points;
– Projects addressing one national priority shall receive ‘5’ points;
– Projects addressing two national priorities shall receive ‘10’ points.
Projects addressing more than 2 national priorities shall receive ‘15’ points.