Adult education

General information about adult education mobility projects is available here

KA1 projects – Learning mobility of individuals last from 12 up to 24 months. Institution submitting the project application must specify the duration of the project in the application form, in accordance with the project objectives and the type of planned activities. One activity within the project can last from 2 days to 2 months, excluding travel time.
The project applicant/coordinator and the partner – differences and information who can apply
Public or private organisations active in the field of non-vocational adult education (defined as adult education organisation) or any public or private organisation active in the labour market or in the fields of education, training and youth from Serbia can apply for KA1 projects – Learning mobility of individuals for Adult education, as project coordinators. The applicant/coordinator writes the application and submits it, receives the financial means, that are allocated to the project partners during the project. The project partners are involved into activity planning and implementation, and receive financial means from the applicant/coordinator.What is the role of organisations participating in this project?Participating organisations involved in the mobility project assume the following roles and tasks:

  • Applicant organisation: in charge of applying for the mobility project, signing and managing the grant agreement and reporting.
  • Sending organisation: in charge of selecting staff and sending them abroad.
  • Receiving organisation: in charge of receiving teachers and other school education staff and offering them a programme of activities, or benefiting from a teaching activity provided by them.

The specific role of the receiving organisation depends on the type of activity and the relationship with the sending organisation. The receiving organisation may be:

  • a course provider (in the case of participation in a structured course or training event);
  • a partner school or other relevant organisation (in the case of e.g. job shadowing or teaching assignments). In this case, the sending and receiving organisations, together with the participants, should establish an agreement before the start of the activity. This agreement should define the objectives and activities for the period abroad, and specify the rights and obligations of each party.

Award criteria

Projects will be assessed against the following criteria:

  1. Relevance of the project:

 The relevance of the proposal to:

  • the objectives of the Action;
  • the needs and objectives of the participating organisations and of the individual participants as specified in the European Development Plan.

The extent to which the proposal is suitable for:

  • producing high-quality learning outcomes for participants;
  • reinforcing the capacities and international scope of the participating organisations.
  1. Quality of the project design and implementation
  • The clarity, completeness and quality of all the phases of the project proposal (preparation, implementation of mobility activities and follow-up);
  • The consistency between project objectives and proposed activities;
  • The quality of the European Development Plan of the applicant organisation;
  • The appropriateness of measures for selecting and/or involving participants in the mobility activities;
  • The quality of the practical arrangements, management and support modalities;
  • The quality of the preparation provided to participants;
  • The quality of arrangements for the recognition and validation of participants’ learning outcomes, as well as the consistent use of European transparency and recognition tools.
  • The quality of measures for evaluating the outcomes of the project;
  1. Impact and dissemination 

The potential impact of the project:

  • on individual participants and on the participating organisations during and after the project lifetime;
  • outside the organisations and individuals directly participating in the project, at local, regional, national and/or European levels.

The appropriateness and quality of measures aimed at disseminating the outcomes of the project within and outside the participating organisations.

Organizations active in the field of vocational education and training in Serbia submit applications for KA2 Strategic partnership projects to the Foundation Tempus. General call for proposals was launched in October 2018, while the application submission deadline is March 21, 2019. Project application forms are available here. To access the forms, EU login account is required.

For additional information, please contact Foundation Tempus – School, Preschool and Adult Education Unit via e-mail or phone.


Foundation Tempus

School, Preschool and Adult Education Unit

Ruze Jovanovic 27/a, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia

Tel/fax: +381 11 3342 430

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Last modified: February 20, 2019