The EUROPEAN OFFICE of the Vienna Board of Education

The European Office of the Vienna Board of Education supports a number of initiatives that foster language learning and emphasise the European dimension within the field of education.  The European Office also acts as a point of contact in both international and European matters.

The main tasks of the European Office are to:

  • Initiate, develop and supervise modern (English, Romance and Neighbouring) language initiatives within the Viennese educational system, compose  model descriptions, Native Speaker Teacher personnel planning, coordinate admission procedures, provide counselling with regard to lessons and
     teaching, evaluation and consultation.
  • Initiate, coordinate and implement a variety of EU-supported projects that cover all school types and locations. As well as the planning, filing of
     applications, coordination with the responsible institutions, administration and financial implementation, public relations, accounting and project report submission.
  • Cultivate and maintain contact with foreign institutions such as the European Commission, the European Council, embassies and cultural institutes etc.
  • Coordinate, document and provide information about international programmes and activities, especially educational programmes within the European Union.
  • Publicity work and organisation of main events with regard to the initiatives and projects.