Preparatory action – Increasing access to educational tools in areas and communities with low connectivity or access to technologies

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Programme Category

EU Competitive Programmes

Programme Name

EU Preparatory Actions

Programme Description

The main objective of Preparatory Actions is to prepare future EU actions in various priority policy fields.

Programme Details

Identifier Code

PPPA-2021-RemoteDigEdu

Call

Preparatory action – Increasing access to educational tools in areas and communities with low connectivity or access to technologies

Summary

Αctions under this Call aim at addressing inequalities of access to digital education by enhancing inclusion and by reducing the digital gap suffered by pupils from remote areas and communities with low connectivity, limited or no access to devices and digital educational tools and content.

Detailed Call Description

This Call has the goal of developing a strategy, designed to increase access to digital education in the EU remote areas and communities that mostly need such support. Additionally, the action will run deployment actions in primary, secondary and vocational schools in order to implement and test some of the most suitable technical solutions to reduce the digital gap suffered by pupils from remote areas and communities. These deployment actions will be accompanied by targeted educational consultation and training services for schools and teachers. Therefore, there will be no loss of learning opportunities due to social isolation conditions.

The action should reach a large number of EU Member States and as many EU primary, secondary and vocational schools located in different types of remote areas as possible.

The Commission expects to fund 1 proposal and also, it reserves the right not to distribute all the funds available.

Call Total Budget

€2,370,000

Financing percentage by EU or other bodies / Level of Subsidy or Loan

90% to the eligible costs actually incurred and declared by the beneficiary.

Thematic Categories

  • Education and training
  • Information Technology
  • Social Affairs & Human Rights
  • Youth

Eligibility for Participation

  • Associations
  • Central Government
  • Educational Institutions
  • International Organisations
  • Large Enterprises
  • Local Authorities
  • Researchers/Research Centers/Institutions
  • Training Centres

Call Opening Date

05/05/2021

Call Closing Date

15/07/2021

EU Contact Point

European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA): https://www.eacea.ec.europa.eu/index_fr

Non-IT related questions should be sent to the following email address: eaceasport@ec.europa.eu

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