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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 670 in Riga on 24 November 2015 (pr. No 62 31) action programme "growth and employment" specific support 8.3.1. target "to develop competency-based approach in General" competencies "action 22.214.171.124 approaches based general education content approval and implementation" implementation regulations issued under the European Union's structural funds and the cohesion fund the 2014 – 2020 programming period management law of 6 and article 20 paragraph 13 i. General questions 1. determines: 1.1. procedure a in which the activities of the "growth and employment" priority axis "education, skills and lifelong learning" specific support 8.3.1. target "to develop competency-based approach to education" (hereinafter referred to as the objective) 126.96.36.199. ' competence-based approach to general education content approval and implementation "(hereinafter measure); 1.2. the objectives of the measure; 1.3. in the event the funds available; 1.4. requirements for the project of the European Social Fund (hereinafter the project) to the applicant and project partners; 1.5. the eligible cost of the operation and the conditions of the question; 1.6. the simplified conditions of application costs and order; 1.7. the agreement for the implementation of a project of unilateral notice conditions. 2. objective of the measure is to provide a competency-based approach to general education content (hereinafter: content) approval under the general compulsory education content and teaching content introduction pre-school education, primary and secondary education degree. 3. The provisions referred to in paragraph 2 of the General description of the contents of the compulsory general education includes the grade objectives, tasks and requirements of the curriculum learning learners preschool, as well as the last 3, 6, 9 and 12 class. 4. in the event the target group is the national regulatory authority responsible for curriculum content development and monitoring the implementation thereof (hereinafter referred to as the national educational content Center), educators and trainees pre-school education, primary and secondary education degree. 5. the objectives of the Measures implementing the provisions of reach the 25 eligible referred to actions and until 2023 December 31, reaching the following indicators: monitoring 5.1. outcome indicators: 5.1.1 guidelines and national standards, the number of general training (State educational guidelines, State primary education standard and the national General secondary education standard), which received the approval and implementation of the European Social Fund support, three, including up to 2018 31 December-three; 5.1.2. the competency-based approach, learners (including learners with learning disabilities) and educators for teaching and methodological tools for the development of the number assigned to the European Social Fund support,-61, including 10 teaching and methodological resources, which the development of the European social fund granted aid up to 2018 31 December; 5.1.3. learners with mental development disorders and educators for teaching and methodological tools for the development of the number assigned to the support of the European Social Fund, to 15, including three learning and teaching resources, the development of which assigned the European Social Fund support until 2018 31 December; 5.2. results indicators-approved guidelines and national standards, the number of general education that ensures competency-based approach to curriculum implementation,-three (State educational guidelines, State primary education standard and the national General secondary education standard); 5.3. financial performance – up to 2018 December 31 certified expenditure 4 465 494. 6. The provisions referred to in point 5.1.1 pointer reaches, aprobēj content of pre-school, primary and general secondary education, including developing a learning organisation models and methodology, diagnostic tools and their content and launching the gradual introduction course content. 7. These regulations 5.1.2 indicators referred to in the following training and methodological features: 7.1. six training and methodical features nursery (learners between the ages of one and a half to four years and the compulsory pre-school education); 7.2. training and guidance 13 features class 1-6; 7.3.27 training and methodological features 7-12. class; 7.4.15 teaching and methodological instruments adapted easy language, 7.-9. classes (learners with special needs inclusive education implementation). 8. in addition to the provisions referred to in paragraph 7 of the curriculum and teaching resources teaching content deployment requires the following training and methodological features: 8.1. learning and teaching resources for content and language integrated learning in preschool education, primary and secondary education level; 8.2. digital in the European language portfolio in foreign languages (English, French, Russian, Latvian and German language) learning; 8.3. custom textbooks in Braille in primary and secondary education degree. 9. the implementation content requires the following diagnostic tools: literacy assessment 9.1. test 4-6 grade learners with special needs; 9.2. a computer program learners who have reading disorders; 9.3.20 diagnostic, including 12 diagnostic works in mathematics and the natural sciences; 9.4. Science, physics and chemistry exam content project for secondary education degree. 10. These regulations 5.1.3. indicators referred to in the following training and methodological features: 10.1. 10 learners with teaching aids mental disabilities; 10.2. the five integrated training features learners with severe mental disabilities and various disabilities. 11. the measures implemented in the restricted application of the project selection. 12. Measure the responsible authority for the Ministry of education and science. 13. Measure the total eligible funding available is eur 13 960 884, including the European Social Fund – euro and 11 866 751 State budget co-financing – 2 094 133 euros. 14. Measure the costs are eligible if they comply with the provisions referred to in paragraph 26 and are incurred from the date when the agreement for the implementation of a project. 15. the maximum eligible European Social Fund funding does not exceed 85 percent of the total eligible project funding. 16. the measures implemented in one project application selection round on all available funding for the measure. If the project application selection round of the project's application is rejected, the liaison authority shall organise a second round of project submissions under the laws and regulations on the procedures for European Union structural and cohesion funds in the participating institutions provide the planning document preparation and implementation of these funds in 2014 – 2020 programming period. II. requirements for the applicant and project partners 17. applicant Project application round project is a national educational content Center that after the submission of the project approval is the recipient of the funding. 18. the project the applicant prepared and submitted within the time limit set in the invitation project submissions to the authority in accordance with the cooperation of the project application selection rules. 19. the project applicant project application shall include information on the project management and internal control system to ensure the successful implementation of the project, the objectives and the means allocated to the project of efficient and effective implementation, including separating the functions that the beneficiary fulfils, for the implementation of the project of the institution's core functions, providing a collaborative framework with the rules referred to in paragraph 21, the cooperation partners and 36. institutions referred to in points, as well as describing the what actions and monitoring tools are planned or implemented institution in such proceedings: 19.1. financial movements in the planning and control, the accounting separation in each partner's accounting records and financial statements of assurance; 19.2. purchasing organisation and participation of their partners (if applicable); 19.3. project payment request and project preparation and submission of amendments, including data completeness and conformity test; 19.4. the information, documents and reports; 19.5. the project content management and transparency of the monitoring process. 20. the project applicant project application adds this provision referred to in paragraph 3, the General description of the contents of education compulsory, which agreed with the Ministry of education and science. 21. The beneficiaries of projects implemented in cooperation with the following partners: 21.1. Republican city and County local government or the city and County of the Republic the municipal authorities in the field of education (educational administration), where the local authority delegated to it under the project tasks, teaching content and implementation of the approval; 21.2. the Supreme educational institutions which implement educational programmes, the project provides educational content development, literacy assessment test standardization 4.-6. classes learners with special needs and test validation, as well as teachers ' professional competence in implementation; 21.3. the national regulatory authority, which according to competency implement measures Latvian language training, teaching methodology and intercultural communication, project providing training and methodological tools for the development and approval of content and language integrated learning; 21.4. the Strazdumuiž of internātvidusskol (Centre for the development of visually impaired and blind children), the project provides a textbook adaptation of Braille. 22. The beneficiaries of the project must be based on the application of the provisions referred to in paragraph 21, partner selection, indicating the specific involvement of the partners and their competence of compliance with planned activities, as well as assisted with each partner to conclude cooperation agreements on cooperation in the implementation of the activities supported. The cooperation agreement shall contain information in accordance with the laws and regulations on the procedures for European Union structural and cohesion funds in the participating institutions provide the planning document preparation and implementation of these funds in 2014 – 2020 programming period, and at least the following conditions: 22.1. beneficiaries and partners rights and responsibilities in the implementation of the action; 22.2. the procedures of the partner recovers improper expenses incurred; 22.3. the payment arrangements referred to in paragraph 25 of the rules of implementation of the activities supported, and applicable direct and indirect costs; 22.4. the cooperation partners eligible actions to be implemented and their amount; 22.5. report and other information in the submission procedures and deadlines. 23. the cooperation agreement with 21.1. these provisions referred to cooperation partners beneficiary the switch after learning content approval for initiation of organized general education completion of selection. The beneficiary to ensure content approval, take general education selection subject to the following principles: 23.1. invite 9 cities and 110 of the Republic county municipalities nominate their subordinated in no more than three general education institutions (Riga-not more than 15 educational institutions); 23.2. General applied by local education authorities of the date of receipt of the list of general education institutions in the selection according to the rules defined in this annex, selection criteria and the arrangements made for content approval to engage no fewer than 80 local established general education institutions, including educational institutions, primary schools, primary schools, special educational institutions, high school, high school and public high school, all the planning regions; 23.3. at least 10 percent of the total that rule 23.2. General referred to the number of educational institutions implement minority education programs and five percent – special education programs. 24. The beneficiary is responsible for the performance of the duties of the partners in the implementation of the project and the partners in the project implementation functions, including removing the double risk of funding. With the introduction of the project-related cooperation partners and cooperation bodies in communications and circulation of the documentation provided by the beneficiary. III. eligible activities eligible costs 25. Measure is supported by the following: 25.1. approval of training content, the development and implementation of pre-school education, primary and secondary education degree: 25.1.1. learning content, learning work organisation models and methodology development, ekspertēšan, approval and development, preparation for publication, including the e-environment, and publishing, diagnostic work and exam content development project, ekspertēšan, development, approval and implementation of the teaching content of the provisions referred to in paragraph 5.1.1. index; 25.1.2. this rule 9.1 and 9.2. referred to diagnostic tools, training and methodological development of the resources, the training content development, approval, preparation for publication, including the e-environment, and publishing the rules referred to in paragraph 5.1.2 indicators; 25.1.3. teaching and methodological development of learners by means of mental disabilities, learning content development, approval, preparation for publication, including the e-environment, and publishing the rules referred to in paragraph 5.1.3. index; 25.1.4. improvement of professional competence of teachers, including the European language portfolio and the language and content for the implementation of integrated learning, including educators of vocational competency development program for the development and implementation of these rules 5.1 indicators referred to; 25.1.5. informational and educational seminars, conferences and events for the exchange of experiences and the assurance that they are referred to in point 5.1. indicator; 25.2. project management and implementation; 25.3. information and publicity measures. 26. within the framework of the Action Plan, the following types of eligible costs: 26.1. direct eligible costs directly related to the implementation of the project activities and the need to achieve the results of the project, and this is a clear and demonstrable; 26.2. indirect eligible costs which are not directly linked to the achievement of project results, but support and provide appropriate conditions for the implementation of the project activities and project results; 26.3. contingencies. 27. This rule 26.1. direct referred to eligible costs include the following positions: 27.1. direct eligible personnel costs: 27.1.1. project management staff remuneration costs (excluding overtime) that rule 25.2 and 25.3.. implementation of activities referred to in subparagraph; 27.1.2. project implementation staff remuneration costs (excluding overtime) 25.1.1 25.1.2 these rules.,.,.,., and 25.1.5 25.1.4 25.1.3. the bottom above the implementation of the activities supported; 27.2. the health insurance costs, the cost of mandatory health checks and special medical optical sight correction means the cost of funding of compensation requested project management and implementing personnel and 21.3. these provisions referred to in the implementing partner staff if health insurance is for the beneficiary or that rule 21.3. partners referred to the institution. If the beneficiary's project management and staff in the implementation of these provisions and 21.3. partners referred to the implementation of the personnel employed in the normal working time, health insurance costs are eligible for 100 percent. If the beneficiary's project management and staff in the implementation of these provisions and 21.3. partners referred to the implementation of the staff are employed full time or part time, health insurance costs be determined in proportion to the percentage of the load distribution; 27.3. domestic travel and travel costs according to the laws that determine the order in which the recoverable costs associated with business travel, this provision, 25.1.4 25.1.5 25.1.1..,., and 25.2. referred to the implementation of the activities supported; 27.4. foreign travel costs according to the laws that determine the order in which the recoverable costs associated with business travel, this provision 25.1.1. eligible activities referred to in the implementation; 17.1. transport costs (fuel, vehicle rental, purchase of transport services, the use of public transport) this provision, 25.1.4 25.1.1., and 25.2 25.1.5. eligible activities referred to in (a); 17.1. the newly created jobs or hand jobs to restore the necessary equipment (Office furniture and equipment, computer software and licenses) the acquisition cost of that rule 25.2. eligible activities referred to in point. Jobs in equipment acquisition cost, including equipment maintenance and repair costs, apply no more than eur 3000 per job site throughout the project implementation, project management and implementation, if staff are employed in the project, at least 30 percent of their normal working time on the basis of the employment contract or the order of appointment. If the project management and implementation staff is employed full time or part time, work equipment acquisition cost is attributed in proportion to the percentage of the load distribution; 17.2. the learning resources repository software customization or costs of establishment and teaching resource storage expansion costs 25.1.1 25.1.2 these rules.,.,., and 25.1.4 25.1.3. eligible activities referred to in (a); 17.3. the teachers ' competence development program development and implementation costs, including room and technical equipment rental and distribution material costs, this rule and 25.1.4 25.1.5. eligible activities referred to in (a); 17.3. the costs of services, those provisions, 25.1.1 188.8.131.52.1.3. a., and 25.1.4 25.1.5. eligible activities referred to in (a); 27.10. information and publicity costs according to the regulations on the procedures for European Union structural funds and the Cohesion Fund in the implementation of the 2014-2020 programming period provide a communications and visual identity requirements, this rule 25.3. eligible activities referred to in the implementation. 28. This rule 26.2. referred to indirect eligible costs scheduled as one cost position by applying indirect costs a flat rate of 15 per cent of the amount of this provision and in 27.1.1 27.1.2 mentioned direct eligible costs of the remuneration of staff, carried out on the basis of the employment contract or the order of appointment. 29. The provisions referred to in paragraph 16.3. incidental expenses (expenses for additional works or services which are not foreseeable circumstances, have become necessary in order to comply with the conclusion of the agreement for the implementation of the project) project plan as one cost position, not to exceed two percent of the total direct eligible costs of the project. Unexpected costs put before spending made the beneficiary with the cooperation of the authorities, as laid down in the agreement on the implementation of the project. 30. these provisions 27.1.1. Planning and 27.1.2. the costs referred to in project management and implementation staff are linked to the full time or part time or part time of not less than 30 percent of their normal working time, respectively, through project management and implementation staff working time records of all the functions and time worked. 31. The value added tax is eligible if it is not recoverable under the laws of the Republic of Latvia to tax policy. IV. implementation of the measures and the agreement on the implementation of the project in terms of unilateral notice 32. Funding recipient project initiated by no later than one month after the date of conclusion of the agreement. The project until May 31, 2022. The project site is the territory of the Republic of Latvia. 33. in implementing the measures of the project beneficiaries will adhere to the following timetable: 33.1. preschool education elementary grade and 1st stage (1-6) in the training content approval from project launch to 2018 31 august and commenced teaching content the gradual introduction of 2018 1 September; 33.2. the elementary education stage 2 (7-9) and general secondary education degree training content approval from 2016 to 2019 1 September august 31 and began the gradual introduction of training content from September 1, 2019. 34. The beneficiary shall ensure the results achieved-developed content and training and methodological content – sustainability for at least three years after completion of the project. 35. the monitoring of the implementation of the project by the Ministry of education and science established a project in which the Board of supervisors shall invite representatives from the Ministry of culture, the Ministry of welfare and the Ministry of health. The composition of the Supervisory Board in an advisory capacity may include representatives from the Union of Latvian authorities, employers ' Confederation of Latvia, Latvian information and communication technology association, Latvian Council of teachers, as well as other associations and foundations concerned with general education content development issues. Observer status may be included in the Finance Ministry as the European Union's structural and cohesion funds managing authority and the Central Finance and contracting unit as a liaison body. The Board of supervisors of the project operates under the Ministry of education and Science approved the Statute, and it shall be convened by not less than once every three months. 36. the project implementation process this rule 25.1. implementation of activities referred to, if necessary, conclude a service agreement, experts and consultants may be involved: 36.1. University Faculty, and the General staff of the educational institution; 36.2. associations and foundations, as well as other bodies concerned with general education content development, including content and language integrated learning promotion measures may involve teaching, teacher associations and foundations and cultural institutions in Latvia and abroad; 36.3. the experts from foreign countries and international institutions; 36.4. the educational authorities implement teachers ' competency development programs. 37. in implementing the project, the beneficiary collects the following data for the horizontal principle of "equal opportunities" indicator: 37.1. improved or developed training and methodological resources that have the number of integrated equal opportunity issues (gender equality, disability, age and ethnicity); 37.2. the teaching and methodological tools that are developed or adapted for learners with special needs. 38. The beneficiary provides data storage for primary and general secondary education student work and diagnostic test results of the project, as well as the total number of teachers involved in the activities of the European Social Fund, including competency-based approach to vocational training and methodological products (including learners with learning disabilities). 39. The beneficiary and the partners in the information about the project, the number of teachers involved in accumulating the European Union's structural and cohesion funds 2007-2013 programming period 184.108.40.206.3. the bottom of the activity "general education teachers ' competencies and skills updated" within the e-learning environment. The European Parliament and of the Council of 17 December 2013 Regulation (EU) no 1304/13 of the European Social Fund and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1081/2006, annex 1 to the beneficiary that information enters the cohesion policy fund management information system 2014 – 2020 local incisions, not less frequently than once a year. 40. the implementation of the project, the beneficiary shall ensure information and publicity measures, the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 December 2013 to Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013 laying down common provisions on the European regional development fund, the European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund, the European agricultural fund for rural development and the European Fund for Maritime Affairs and fisheries and general provisions on the European regional development fund, the European Social Fund , The Cohesion Fund and the European Fund for Maritime Affairs and fisheries, and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006, and regulations on the procedures for European Union structural funds and the Cohesion Fund in the implementation of the 2014-2020 programming period provide a communications and visual identity requirements. 41. The beneficiary in its tīmekļvietn not less frequently than once every three months puts up-to-date information on the implementation of the project. 42. in the course of project implementation costs incurred by a beneficiary shall be borne by the incidence of their own funds. 43. cooperation authority decision on the approval of the project application, approval or rejection provided to adopt within two months from the closing date for the submission of the application. 44. cooperation authority have the right to unilaterally withdraw from the agreement for the implementation of a project in any of the following cases: 44.1. the beneficiary does not comply with the agreement for the implementation of the project; 44.2. other cases determined by the agreement on the implementation of the project. Prime Minister, Minister of the Prime Minister's duties, traffic Executive Richard Kozlovsk the Minister of education and science Ladybug seile annex Cabinet 24 November 2015 regulations no competency-based approach in 670 general education content approval be in general education institutions of the selection procedures and criteria 1. Municipalities as general education institutions founders nominated, no more than three general education institutions (Riga-not more than 15 educational institutions). 2. the National Centre for education content (VISC) evaluated the General nominated for local education authorities ' compliance with such general education selection criteria: criteria assessment principle (up the leader board points totals) 1. General criteria: 1.1. educational facilities security: 1.1.1. information and communication technology equipment is 1 point Not-0 point 1.1.2. free access to the internet is 1 point No-point 220.127.116.11 in science subjects landscaped Office are: 1 – 0 point is the point 1.2. teaching staff support the mandatory general education content is-1 the point is-0 point 2. Specific criteria according to the type of educational establishments: the national Gymnasium in 2.1. or grammar school: basic criteria: 2.1.1 18.104.22.168. at least two general secondary education the programme strands, including one of those math, science and engineering program direction is-1 point No-point 22.214.171.124 0. student performance in required centralized examinations Listing the performance results when compared with student learning outcomes assessment, the average percentage of the country: ● less than 55%-0 points ● from 55% to 70% – 1 point ● 70% and more \u2012 2 points 126.96.36.199. teachers ' professional quality grade got educators (fourth and fifth degree of quality got a number Listing by educators), each educator with quality level 4 giving 1 point, a teacher with the quality level 5-2 points 2.1.2. additional criteria: 188.8.131.52. involvement in European social fund education projects over the last eight years is 1 point Not-0 point 184.108.40.206. educational institution, which has a cooperation agreement with the VISC (Innovative experience skola1 VISC) is 1 point Not-0 point 2.2. high school : basic criteria: 2.2.1 220.127.116.11. one of elementary education and at least two of the General secondary education programme is 1 point Not-0 point 18.104.22.168. number of pupils 10.-12. class Rank by the number of trainees: ● less than 100-1 point 100 and more-2 ● points 2.2.2. additional criteria: 22.214.171.124. General educational program (five-year-old children and sešgadīg) is 1 point Not-0 point 126.96.36.199. math, science and engineering program direction is-1 point No-point 0 188.8.131.52. average education of minority education is 1 point Paragraph 184.108.40.206.0 – special education program is 1 point No-point 220.127.116.11.0 involvement in European social fund education projects over the last eight years is 1 point No-point 0 18.104.22.168. Innovative experience school VISC is 1 point Not-0 point 2.3. primary school or elementary school: basic criteria: 2.3.1 22.214.171.124. Listing the number of trainees by the number of trainees: ● less than 50 – 0 point ● from 50 to 100-1 point 100 and more-2 ● points 126.96.36.199. educational programmes for students with special needs are: 1 point is 0 point 188.8.131.52. the number of teachers who got several qualifications, including (B) program List by the number of teachers as a percentage of the total number of teachers: ● less than 20%-0 points ● from 20% to 30% – 1 point ● 30% and more – 2 points: 2.3.2 additional criteria 184.108.40.206. General educational program is 1 point Not-0 point 220.127.116.11. involvement in European social fund education projects over the last eight years is 1 point No-point 0 18.104.22.168. Innovative experience school VISC Is 1 point Not-0 point 2.4. preschool educational institution: 2.4.1. basic criteria: 22.214.171.124. children of all ages involved in (from the age of one and a half to mandatory school age) is 1 point No-point 126.96.36.199.0 the number of learners line up by the number of trainees: ● less than 50 – 1 point ● 50 and over – 2 points 2.4.2. additional criteria: 188.8.131.52. minority General preschool education program is 1 point Not-0 points 184.108.40.206. special educational program is 1 point No point 3 – 0. General educational institutions compliance with the criteria evaluated in the following order: 3.1 General eligibility criteria; 3.2. compliance with specific criteria according to the type of educational institutions; 3.3. If the basic criteria of assessment specific to get the same number of points scored in specific additional criteria according to the type of educational establishments; 3.4. If the standings for the same number of points, valued added general education cover letter of engagement curriculum approval. 4. Select not fewer than 15 VISC general education institutions in each planning region (Riga, Vidzeme, Kurzeme, Latgale, Zemgale) and no less than five educational institutions in the city: 4.1 each planning region includes: 4.1.1. at least one public Gymnasium or gymnasium; 4.1.2. at least five high school; 4.1.3. at least five primary schools or primary school; 4.1.4. at least three educational institutions; 4.1.5. at least one special education authority; 4.2. The city shall include at least one public Gymnasium or gymnasium, at least one high school, at least one primary school or elementary school, at least one educational institution and at least one special education authority. 5. General education institutions in the region take into account the characteristics of the VISC and supports learners in terms of the number of different general education institutions in both cities the involvement and approval. 6. During project implementation within available funding funding recipient training content approval, you can additionally involve general education institutions, the application of this Regulation referred to in paragraph 23 of the principles referred to in this annex and general education institutions in selection procedures and criteria.
1 cooperation agreement with European Union structural and cohesion funds 2007-2013 programming period 220.127.116.11.1. "apakšaktivitāt the overall average content of education reform, school subjects, methodologies and learning achievement evaluation system" the national education centre project "content in science and Mathematics" within the sustainable establishment of the system of aid for the implementation of the reforms undertaken in science and mathematics. Minister of education and science Ladybug seile
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