The first Comenius Leadership Fellows are granted. Six professionals in higher education will be able to implement their ideals and ideas for educational innovations. They are awarded a Leadership Fellow of €250,000 for implementing an educational innovation across an entire faculty or even an entire institution. The Leadership Fellows have been nominated by their institution. They were selected from 23 proposals. In total, the NRO has awarded 1.5 million euros.
NordForsk and The Netherlands Initiative for Educational Research (NRO) are issuing a pre-announcement for research projects on inclusive education across borders: Research projects oriented towards practice and policy. Tentative application deadline is April 2017.