Promoting Life-Long Learning Grant Scheme (completed)

EU Funding: € 264,516 (total budget of grant projects implemented in Giresun)


Duration: 12 months


Beneficiary: Ministry of Labour and Social Security


Overall Objective: The overall objective of the programme is to promote the development and implementation of coherent and comprehensive strategies for lifelong learning by establishing an institutional framework and capacity within LLL perspectives in line with EU practices so as to support individuals’ access to education for increasing employment opportunities within a system designed to value learning.


Main Activities supported:

  • Supporting Vocational Qualifications Authority and VOC-Test Centers for implementing NQS complementary with European Qualifications Framework.
  • Encouraging local partnerships and support the implementation of pilot projects under lifelong learning strategies
  • Developing the local capacity of LLL service providers and coordinators by organizing national and international study tours and workshops
  • Providing trainings on basic skills and improvement of vocational basic skills of adults (especially women) in the 12 NUTS II Regions


Estimated Results: Within the scope of Grant Projects; services such as certified vocational training, basic skills training, employability courses, technical trainings, internships and establishment of networks between social parties were also provided. Under Grant Projects, 1.590 participants were to acquire certificates in the field vocational knowledge and skills. However,  the intended number was surpassed and 2.606 people received certificates. 607 trainees attended employability courses provided by networks. Under the Project, the number of additional training activities in the field of basic skills development for adults and especially women was designated as 519. The number of actual trainings surpassed that of the intended trainings, reaching 2003. Approximately 2000 participants received certificates in the field of general skills through Project trainings.


Please see the list of the grant projects implemented under aforementioned program in Giresun


Project Title

Project Budget

Grant Amount

Lifelong Education and Personal Development Association

Educational And Instructional Activities

131,240.00 EUR

118,116.00 EUR

Giresun Educators Association

Computer-Aided Machinery And Furniture Designing And Prototyping

70,380.00 EUR

63,342.00 EUR

Bulancak Life Environmental Education Culture and Aid Association

Contemporary Education For Contemporary Bazaars

92,400.00 EUR

83,058.36 EUR