Monday, 2 February 2009

aces – Academy of Central European Schools: Call for project proposals 2009

The new call for the successful school partnership project “aces – Academy of Central European Schools” was launched on February 2.
In 1989, active citizenship led to the Fall of the Iron Curtain. Against this background, the theme of the 2009 competition is “Have your say! Young Europeans shape their future”.

Eligible countries: Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Republic and Slovenia.

The best project proposals will be awarded, and the winners are supported in carrying out the cross-border partnership projects.

All school types with pupils aged 12-17 years can participate. Working language is English.

Deadline for submission is 30th April 2009!

aces is an initiative by ERSTE Foundation (Austria) in co-operation with Interkulturelles Zentrum. The network aims at promoting the exchange and intercultural dialogue among young people and teachers in Central Europe.

Further information (including the application form and background information) available on: http://www.aces.or.at/
On the website you will also find a Partner Finder - in case you are still looking for a school in another eligible country.

In case of whatever questions, please contact: Interkulturelles Zentrum (Vienna, Austria)
rebecca.zeilinger@iz.or.at, Tel: +43 (0)1 5867544-20