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Tel mee met Taal (Count on skills) programme

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Do you employ staff who do not speak Dutch well or lack digital or calculus skills (limited language skills)? Or do you run pre-school care and are you unable to communicate well with parents who do not speak Dutch well? You may be eligible for the Tel mee met Taal (Count on skills) programme.

You can apply for a maximum of € 125.000 and you do have to bear part of the cost yourself.

The subsidy Tel mee met Taal consists of:

Tel mee met Taal for employees, to be used by employers for courses and training around Dutch language, calculus or digital skills for employees who have a language level under 2F or low digital literacy skills.

Tel mee met Taal for parents, to be used for activities to reach out to parents with a low language skill level (under 2F) and make them part of their child’s language development.

Tel mee met Taal experiments to reach out to people with low literacy skills or to improve the quality of courses.

When do you qualify?

As an employer, you need to fulfil certain conditions (in Dutch) to be eligible for the subsidy Tel mee met Taal employers.

If you run pre-school care, you need to fulfil the conditions (in Dutch) for Tel mee met Taal parents.

Do you want to conduct an experiment? You need to meet the conditions (in Dutch) for experiments.

You may also apply for the subsidy if you run a company or organisation in the Caribbean part of the Netherlands. Please note: there are some differences to the scheme for the European Netherlands.

How to apply

You could apply for the subsidy Tel mee met Taal (in Dutch) with the Executive Agency for Subsidies for Institutions (Dienst Uitvoering Subsidies voor Instellingen, DUS-I) until (and including) 28 February 2021. You can no longer apply for the subsidy.

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