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Implementation of Turkish Qualifications System and Framework Operation (TUYEP)

Action /Activity:

Action II. - Education and Training
Activity II.III. - Strengthening National Qualifications System and Promoting LLL & Adaptability

Title of the Operation:

Implementation of Turkish Qualifications System and Framework Operation (TUYEP)

Number of the Operation:

TREESP2.3.TUYEP

Operation Beneficiary:

Vocational Qualifications Authority (VQA)

Interventions and Estimated Results:

The operation (TUYEP) under Employment, Education and Social Policies Sectoral Operational Programme (EESP SOP), which was designed as a continuation of UYEP-I(Strengthening Vocational Qualifications Authority and National Qualifications System in Turkey) and UYEP-II(Strengthening National Vocational Qualifications System and Implementing the Turkish Qualifications Framework) operations within the scope of the Human Resorurces Development Operational Programme (HRD OP), has 48-months direct grant (Direct Grant for Certification-II), 36-months service (Technical Assistance) and 18-months grant scheme (VOC-Test Centers-III Grant Scheme) components.

The operation aims to:
* To give 50.000 VQA Vocational Qualification Certificates to the individuals within the scope of the direct grant component with a budget of € 5.557.155;
* To provide activities on capacity building for VQA and its stakeholders, quality assurance, implementation and management of TQF, capacity building for VQA Portal and awareness raising with a budget of € 5.010.000.
* To establish 20 authorized certification bodies within the scope of VOC-Test Centers-III Grant Scheme with a budget of € 5.000.000.

Current Situation:

(As of June 2019);
* Direct grant component was suspended by the Delegation of the European Union to Turkey due to the amendments made by Law No. 5580.
* The procurement process is continuing in the service contract component.Please click here for detailed information.
* Full application forms for project proposals in the grant scheme component have been received until 27/05/2019, which is the deadline for application, and the process for evaluation of proposals and project selection is ongoing. Please click here for detailed information.