Europe Direct Information Centre Bruntál organized on 10th February 2014 a seminar on grant opportunities for alternative high school in the district Bruntál and Opava. The seminar was focused on practical information about obtaining grant funds from international and community programs that are available at the time the new programming period of the European Union.

The seminar was attended by representatives of four high schools in the district Bruntál and Opava, namely they were SPgŠ and SZŠ Krnov, STS-DCR Krnov, SOU building Opava and Private Secondary Schools PRACTICES Horni Benesov.

The participants were familiar with the possibilities of internships for their students and teachers, to obtain information about the length of internships, funding, benefit, effects of the course in terms of valuation,, administration, contracts, etc. Furthermore, practical information – how to plan trips and much more.

The speakers were: Ing. Martin Pokorny, CEO ALVIT – innovation and education, s.r.o; Thomas Sikora, coordinator of youth in society ALVIT – innovation and education, s.r.o. and PhDr. Jan Hauser, Managing Director of European development agencies, s.r.o.