Support measures for private youth hobby education and activities and private schools

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The providers of private informal education and hobby activities in Harju County and Ida-Viru County can apply for additional crisis support during the period of February 1 to February 19

More information on the web page of the Ministry(in Estonian).

The owners of private general education schools and providers of private informal education and hobby activities were able to apply for crisis support during the period of January 18 to January 29

The providers of private informal education and hobby activities can submit their application in the portal https://noored.konkursiveeb.edu.ee/

An information day for providers of private informal education and hobby activities was held on January 18 and can be rewatched at:

EUR 4, 259, 750 were earmarked from the state budget for the implementation of crisis measures in the field of education and youth in January 2021.

Applications for support to cover unavoidable fixed overhead costs can be submitted by private general education school owners, and the providers of private informal education and hobby activities everywhere in Estonia. The support for Ida-Viru County and Harju County is higher than in rest of Estonia, because the restrictions have been stricter in these counties. The grants are intended to alleviate the impact of the restrictions in force in Estonia from December 12 to January 10, and in Ida-Viru County and Harju County until 17 January.

Ida-Viru County and Harju County

  • Private general education schools with a valid license will receive a single flat rate payment of 10 Euros per student in Harju County and 20 Euros per student in Ida-Viru County.

  • Private informal education providers receive support for the period of December 12 to January 3 to mitigate the impact of restrictions in Harju County of 10 Euros per participant and Ida-Viru County of 20 Euros per participant. In order to mitigate the effects of the restrictions imposed on the period of December 28 to January 17, the support per participant is 30 Euros per participant in Harju County and Ida-Viru County.

  • Providers of private hobby activities receive support for the period of December 12 to January 3 to mitigate the impact of restrictions in Harju County of 10 Euros per participant, and 20 Euros per participant in Ida-Viru County. In order to mitigate the effects of the restrictions imposed on the period of December 28 to January 17, the support per participant is up to 30 Euros in Harju County and Ida-Viru County.

All other counties

  • Private general education schools with a valid license receive a single flat rate payment of 10 Euros per student.

  • Private informal education providers receive support for the period of December 12 to January 3 to mitigate the impact of restrictions with a single payment of 10 Euros per participant. Private interest education providers receive support to mitigate the impact of the restrictions in force from 4 January to 10 January with 10 Euros per participant.

  • Providers of private hobby activities receive support for the period of December 12 to January 3 to mitigate the impact of restrictions with a single payment of 10 Euros per participant. Providers of private hobby activities also receive support to mitigate the impact of the restrictions in force from 4 January to 10 January with 10 Euros per participant.

Conditions

  • The basis for calculating the support for private general education schools and providers of informal education is the data in the Estonian Education Information System (EHIS) as of 10 November 2020. The application form must be completed in order to receive the support.

  • Applications for support may be submitted by providers of private hobby activities who are engaged in this field as their main field of activities according to the company statute and they have been operating in this field at least one calendar year. Activities must be offered to children and young people regularly at least once a week and must be provided by qualified instructors.

  • Applicants who apply for support from the Ministry of Education and Research for the period of December 28 to January 17 will not receive additional support from the Unemployment Insurance Fund.

More information at the website of the Ministry.

Last updated: 08.02.2021 13:52

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