Erasmus+ Programme KA3 –Meeting between young people and decision-makers in the field of youth

3 This Action promotes the active participation of young people in democratic life and fosters debate around topics centred on the themes and priorities set by the Structured Dialogue and the renewed political framework in the youth field. [read more]

Collaborative partnerships in the sport field

4 Collaborative Partnerships offer the opportunity to develop, transfer and/or implement innovative practices in different areas relating to sport and physical activity between various organisations and actors in and outside sport, including in particular public authorities at local, regional, national and European levels, sport organisations, sport-related organisations and educational bodies. [read more]

Erasmus+ KA2 — Capacity building in the field of youth

6 Youth Capacity Building projects aim to:foster cooperation and exchanges in the field of youth between Programme Countries and Partner Countries from different regions 22 of the world;improve the quality and recognition of youth work, non-formal learning and volunteering in Partner Countries and enhance their synergies and  complementarities with other education systems, the labour market and society;foster the development, testing and launching of schemes and programmes of non-formal learning mobility at regional level (i. [read more]

Erasmus+ Key Action 2 (KA2) — COOPERATION FOR INNOVATION AND THE EXCHANGE OF GOOD PRACTICES Knowledge alliances, sector skills alliances

7 Knowledge Alliances aim at strengthening Europe's innovation capacity and at fostering innovation in higher education, business and the broader socio-economic environment. [read more]

COOPERATION FOR INNOVATION AND THE EXCHANGE OF GOOD PRACTICES Strategic partnerships in the field of youth

8 Strategic Partnerships aim to support the development, transfer and/or implementation of innovative practices at organisational, local, regional, national or European levels with the aim of:enhancing the quality and relevance of the learning offer in education, training and youth work by developing new and innovative approaches and supporting the dissemination of best practices;fostering the provision and the assessment of key-competences, including basic skills and transversal skills particularly entrepreneurship, languages and digital skills;increasing labour market relevance of learning provision and qualifications and reinforcing links between education, training or the youth fields with the world of work;promoting take-up of innovative practices in education, training and youth by supporting personalised learning approaches, collaborative learning and critical thinking, strategic use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), open educational resources (OER), open and flexible learning, virtual mobility and other innovative learning methods;promoting structured inter-regional and cross-border cooperation: enhancing the commitment of local and regional public authorities in the qualitative development of the education, training and youth fields;enhancing the professional development of those working or active in the education, training and youth fields by innovating and increasing the quality and range of initial and continuing training, including new pedagogies, ICT-based methodologies and use of OER;improving the capacities of organisations active in the fields of education, training and youth, notably in the areas of strategic development, organisational management, leadership, quality of learning provision, internationalisation, equity and inclusion, qualitative and targeted activities for specific groups;fostering equity and inclusion in education, training and youth, to enable quality learning for all as well as to prevent drop-out and promote participation of disadvantaged groups in society;promote entrepreneurship education to develop active citizenship, employability and new business creation (including social entrepreneurship), supporting future learning and career paths for individuals in line with their personal and professional development;increasing participation in learning and employability by developing quality career guidance, counselling and support services;facilitating the transition of learners through different levels and types of formal/non-formal education and training through the use of European reference tools for the recognition, validation and transparency of competences and qualifications. [read more]

Erasmus+ KA2 - Strategic partnerships in the field of education, training and youth (all)

9 Strategic Partnerships aim to support the development, transfer and/or implementation of innovative practices atorganisational, local, regional, national or European levels with the aim of:enhancing the quality and relevance of the learning offer in education, training and youth work by developing new and innovative approaches and supporting the dissemination of best practices;fostering the provision and the assessment of key-competences, including basic skills and transversal skills particularly entrepreneurship, languages and digital skills;increasing labour market relevance of learning provision and qualifications and reinforcing links between education, training or the youth fields with the world of work;promoting take-up of innovative practices in education, training and youth by supporting personalised learning approaches, collaborative learning and critical thinking, strategic use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), open educational resources (OER), open and flexible learning, virtual mobility and other innovative learning methods;promoting structured inter-regional and cross-border cooperation: enhancing the commitment of local and regional public authorities in the qualitative development of the education, training and youth fields;enhancing the professional development of those working or active in the education, training and youth fields by innovating and increasing the quality and range of initial and continuing training, including new pedagogies, ICT-based methodologies and use of OER;improving the capacities of organisations active in the fields of education, training and youth, notably in the areas of strategic development, organisational management, leadership, quality of learning provision, internationalisation, equity and inclusion, qualitative and targeted activities for specific groups;fostering equity and inclusion in education, training and youth, to enable quality learning for all as well as to prevent drop-out and promote participation of disadvantaged groups in society;promote entrepreneurship education to develop active citizenship, employability and new business creation (including social entrepreneurship), supporting future learning and career paths for individuals in line with their personal and professional development;increasing participation in learning and employability by developing quality career guidance, counselling and support services;facilitating the transition of learners through different levels and types of formal/non-formal education and training through the use of European reference tools for the recognition, validation and transparency of competences and qualifications. [read more]

Erasmus+ programme Key Action 1 (KA1) — Learning mobility of individuals Large-scale European voluntary service events

10 This Action aims to support large-scale volunteering projects (involving at least 30 EVS volunteers) in the framework of European or worldwide events in the field of youth, culture and sport (e. [read more]

Learning mobility of individualsMobility of individuals in the field of education, training and youth

13 OBJECTIVESEducation, training and youth activities play a key role in providing people of all ages with the necessary means to participate actively in the labour market and in society at large. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Call for making science education and careers attractive for young people Responsible Research and Innovation in Higher Education Curricula

14 Specific challenge: This topic will raise the importance and uptake of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in Europe and beyond, via the design, production and dissemination of educational material and curricula for use by Higher Education Institutions and other higher education establishments, and their incorporation into educational programmes for science and engineering studies. [read more]

Support for Policy Reform Civil Society Cooperation

16 The Call will provide funding through the two following Lots:Civil society cooperation in the field of education and training (Lot 1)Civil society cooperation in the field of youth (Lot 2)The objectives of the Call is to provide structural support, referred to as operating grant, to European non-governmental organisations (ENGOs) and EU-wide networks active in the field of education and training or in the field of youth and pursuing the following general aims:Raise stakeholder awareness of European policy agendas in education, training and youth, in particular Europe 2020, Education and training 2020, the EU Youth Strategy and other sector-specific policy agendas;Increase stakeholder commitment and cooperation with public authorities for the implementation of policies and reforms in the fields of education and training and of youth, in particular of the country-specific recommendations issued in the framework of the European Semester;Boost stakeholder participation in the field of education, training and youth;Boost stakeholder commitment in the dissemination of policy and Programme actions and results and of good practice among their membership. [read more]

Erasmus+ to boost student exchanges and partnerships between EU and Latin America

17 Students and academic staff from Latin America will have more opportunities to study or train in European universities thanks to increased support from Erasmus+, the new European funding programme for education, training, sport and youth. [read more]

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs

19 The aim of this call is to expand and strengthen the existing network of Intermediary Organisations which act as local contact points for newly established entrepreneurs as well as experienced entrepreneurs in the participating countries. [read more]

Amending the Budget to cover research, education, support to businesses and Cohesion Policy

20 The Commission is proposing to increase the 2014 level of payment appropriations by EUR 4. [read more]

Budget problems: EU programmes in jeopardy again

21 The EU must stop rolling over its growing portfolio of unpaid bills from one year to the next, said MEPs in Wednesday’s debate on the alarming shortage of funds for payments due in 2014. [read more]

Mobility of individuals in the field of education and training

22 MOBILITY PROJECT FOR VET LEARNERS AND STAFFThis mobility project can comprise one or more of the following activities:earners' mobility: a VET traineeship abroad for up to 12 months. [read more]

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs

23 SpecificChallenge:Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs is a mobility scheme that allows potential or newly established entrepreneurs to spend a period of time collaborating with an experienced entrepreneur in another participating country. [read more]