Presentation on theme: "DAAD-Seminar 19/07/2012 Erasmus centralised actions and the Application results 2012 Gilles GERVAIS, EACEA."— Presentation transcript:
DAAD-Seminar 19/07/2012 Erasmus centralised actions and the Application results 2012 Gilles GERVAIS, EACEA
Outline of the presentation Introduction: the Agency in the context of the Life-Long Learning Programme (LLP) Part 1: Erasmus centralised actions (2012) Part 2: Erasmus centralised actions application results/trends and
Executive Agency – programme portfolio About 400 EACEA staff for the management of these programmes
The structure of the LLP The Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP) Jean Monnet Programme 3 key activities–Jean Monnet Action; European Institutions; European Associations Transversal Programme 4 key activities–Policy Cooperation; Languages; ICT; Dissemination results (valorisation) Grundtvig Adult education LeonardodaVinciErasmus Higher education & advanced training Comenius School education Jean Monnet Programme 3 key activitiesJean Monnet Action; Transversal Programme 4 key activities–Policy Cooperation; Languages; ICT; Dissemination and exploitation of results (valorisation) Grundtvig Adult education LeonardodaVinci Vocational education and training Erasmus Higher education & advanced training Comenius School education Comenius School education
The Executive Agency Partners with complementary roles Policy Programme implementation Policy documents Programme definition Priorities Committees Impact analysis Management of decentralised actions via National Agencies Management of centralised actions Calls, selection, contracts Monitoring, acceptance, payments Clustering & dissemination Results & feedback Centre for Programme management ~400 staff Based in Brussels Managed by EC officials Directorates A & B Policy and Programmes European Commission
The management of the Erasmus programme MOBILITY Centralised Actions and Decentralised Actions Erasmus Multilateral Projects: 5 Priorities Erasmus Academic Networks Erasmus Accompanying Measures Student mobility (incl. placements abroad) Erasmus intensive language courses Staff mobility (e.g. teaching assignments abroad) Intensive Programmes Preparatory visits and others COOPERATION PROJECTS
The Agencys core tasks in the framework of the implementation of the LLP Managing the complete project cycle
Multilateral projects activities for EU dimension Dissemination of outputs Cooperation of HE Institutions and relevant stakeholders Innovation Applying European policy framework 5 specific priorities
Erasmus Multilateral Projects Encourage trans-national cooperation between HEI or with other relevant stakeholders in strategically important fields: Priority Cooperation between higher education institutions (HEI) and enterprises Priority Social dimension of higher education Priority Mobility strategies and removal of barriers to mobility in higher education Priority Support to the modernisation agenda of higher education Priority Fostering the excellence and innovation in higher education
Cooperation between higher education institutions (HEI) and enterprises (ECUE) Issues New approaches, new methods, new tools, mobile devices, social networks, etc. Are companies prepared for this? Are Universities preparing their students for this reality? Are Universities and Enterprises working together for this purpose?
Cooperation between higher education institutions and enterprises (ECUE) Examples Deals with creating and testing crucial new teaching/training materials and curricula for a specific economical sector (automotive dealer); Develop cooperation and knowledge exchange between enterprises (improving dealer training) and HEIs (improving teaching)s (mostly SMEs) and for HEI sales students; Explore Marketing and its relation with Innovation.
Social dimension of higher education Issue Access to Higher education to non traditional learners
Social dimension of higher education Examples Validation of Prior Learning, to a practical strategy for social inclusion of underrepresented and non-traditional target groups in higher education (HE). Develop a practical methodology for opening HE to any learner, regardless of background
Mobility strategies and removal of barriers to mobility in higher education (ESMO) Issue Analyse and tackle barriers to mobility
Mobility strategies and removal of barriers to mobility in higher education (ESMO) Example A Study that will help to increase understanding of information at national and regional level of Erasmus figures and on transnational mobility and employability patterns, analyse obstacles to mobility and identify which elements could be improved to enhance future opportunities.
Support to the modernisation agenda of higher education Issues Improving strategic leadership within higher education institutions Support Curricular reform
Support to the modernisation agenda of higher education Examples Strategic Leadership Developing strategies for connecting the three main quality spheres: teachers, students and quality managers. It will use newly developed tools and models which support reflection, discussion and innovation in quality practice at these three levels. Curriculum reform Bachelor/Master/Doctorate; the need for highly-qualified professionals in the field of Nuclear Security by successfully developing and implementing a full-time and part-time study programmes.
Accompanying Measures Shorter action (1 year) Relevance to Modernisation Agenda of HE Contribute to dissemination of projects results Synergies between actions Enhancing implementation of Erasmus mobility 18
Accompanying Measures (EAM) Issues: Implement activities concerning transversal policies Enhance the implementation of Erasmus mobility
Accompanying Measures (EAM) Example How enhance the social awareness of Erasmus students and promote cultural diversity among the local communities?
21 Academic Networks Common platform for sharing knowledge Exchange of information/ methodologies and disseminating good practices Producing and promoting creativity and innovation
Erasmus Academic Networks (ENW) Issues Sharing knowledge Discussing methodologies Disseminating good practice
Erasmus Academic Networks (ENW) Example Look at the role of Higher education in response to a professional body with changing demands in sector of humanitarian action.
Basic features and requirements for applications Erasmus Centralised Actions Maximum EU Grant (75% of total project costs) Minimum/ Maximum project duration Minimum number of partner organisations Multilateral projects 400.000 Min: 2 years Max: 3 years 3 institutions from at least 3 LLP countries (of which at least one must be an EU member state) Knowledge alliance = 2 years Multilateral networks 600.000 Min and max: 3 years Minimum 25 partners from 25 countries Accompanying Measures150.000 Min and max: 1 year One or several institutions from LLP countries
Who can apply ? Action Type of applicant organisations Erasmus multilateral projects -Higher education institutions holding a full duration Erasmus University Charter -Enterprises (in particular SMEs), professional organisations, chambers of commerce, social partners and local/regional/national bodies -Associations and other relevant organisations active in relation to higher education Erasmus multilateral networks -Higher education institutions holding a full duration Erasmus University Charter -Public bodies, enterprises, associations and other relevant organisations active in relation to higher education Erasmus accompanying measures -Higher education institutions holding a full duration Erasmus University Charter -Associations, networks or consortia of higher education institutions and other relevant organisations active in relation to higher education
How to apply ? A.Identification of the applicant and other organisations participating in the project B.Description of the project B.1 Summary of the project B.2 Lifelong Learning Programme Objectives and Priorities addressed B.3 Dates and languages B.4 Summary budget e-application Form 2013 Detailed descriptions: C. Organisations and activities D. Description of the project E. Impact, dissemination and exploitation, sustainability F. Action or programme specific information G. Workplan and workpackages Third country participation (optional) List of Associated Partners (optional) Declaration of Honour Legal Entity Form Budget tables Attachments Submission deadline:
LLP award criteria 1. Relevance 2. Quality of the work programme 3. Innovative character 4. Quality of the Consortium 5. European added value 6. The cost-benefit ratio 7. Impact 8. Quality of the Valorisation plan (dissemination and exploitation of results) 9. Participation of organisations from third countries
28 Relevance Your needs analysis must be robust: thorough, clear and up-to-date You must show how your proposal builds on previous EU-funded work in the field
29 Innovation A proposal can present: Innovative products Innovative processes (including project management) In both cases, you must clearly demonstrate that there is real added value for the project
30 Quality of the consortium You must show that you have put together an effective consortium: All partners should make an active and identifiable contribution to the project You must demonstrate what each partner brings to the project (e.g. in terms of expertise, complementarity, etc.)
31 Success Factors A strong proposal is: Coherent (issues, solutions, target groups, activities, budget) Evidence-based (needs analysis, state of the art) Clear (objectives, solutions, outputs) Rigorous in its planning (what activities, when, for how long, and with what resources) Explicit (no information should be taken for granted, if it is not in your proposal it cannot be taken into account) Circumscribed (your proposal should focus on a specific issue)
32 Preparing a proposal: a coordinators experience 1.What were the main steps in putting together your Erasmus proposal? 2.What challenges did you encounter? 3.How did you ensure that the award criteria were properly addressed? 4. How much time did you need? 5.Whats your top tip for submitting an application?
Part 2 Erasmus Call for proposal results and Trends
Erasmus proposals selection Selection of projects for the Call 2012 250 applications have been submitted from 33 participating countries Call 2013 will be launched by September2012 34 EACEA - Lifelong Learning Programme
Call 2012: Received vs Selected applications PrioritiesReceivedSelected MULTILATERAL20143 Cooperation HE-Enterprises6712 Mobility strategies197 Social dimension205 Excellence and innovation324 Curriculum reform5510 Funding reform11 Governance reform74 ENW268 EAM2 »5 Total25056
DE Coordinators : 15 Proposals PrioritiesN°N° Support to Modernisation: Curriculum Reform (EMCR) 4 Cooperation University-Enterprise (ECUE) 4 Fostering Excellence and Innovation (FEXI) 0 Mobility strategies and removal of barriers to mobility (ESMO) 3 Academic Networks (ENW) 3 Accompaniyng Measures (EAM) 1
PRIORITIES R eceived Support to Modernisation Agenda 4+18 Cooperation University-Enterprise (ECUE) 4+21 Fostering Excellence and Innovation in Higher Education (FEXI) 0+8 Mobility strategies and removal of barriers to mobility (ESMO) 3+9 Social Dimension of Higher Education (ESIN) 0+8 Academic Networks (ENW) 3+26 Accompaniyng Measures (EAM) 1+7 DE Participation /proposals Call 2012/Coord + Part Selected 1+5 0+3 0+4 1+4 0+3 2+8 0+4
Call 2012 DE Partners Major participations European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education Freie Universität Berlin Hannover Medical School Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg Technical University of Berlin Technische Universität Dresden University of Applied Sciences Hamburg University of Applied Sciences Eberswalde University of Applied Sciences Mainz Universität Duisburg-Essen University of Cologne
Networks – Trends Subject areas 2007-2011 Networks – Trends Subject areas 2007-2011
Further information on LLP / Erasmus centralised programme Life-Long Learning Programme (LLP) of the EU –http://ec.europa.eu/education/lifelong-learning-programme/doc78_en.htmhttp://ec.europa.eu/education/lifelong-learning-programme/doc78_en.htm –http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/llp/about_llp/about_llp_en.php Erasmus centralised programme and multilateral actions –http://ec.europa.eu/education/erasmus/doc1071_en.htmhttp://ec.europa.eu/education/erasmus/doc1071_en.htm –http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/llp/erasmus/erasmus_multilateral_projects_en.phphttp://eacea.ec.europa.eu/llp/erasmus/erasmus_multilateral_projects_en.php Compendia of funded Erasmus projects 2007-2011 –http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/llp/results_projects/project_compendia_en.phphttp://eacea.ec.europa.eu/llp/results_projects/project_compendia_en.php Public reports of funded Erasmus projects -http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/llp/project_reports/project_reports_erasmus_en.phphttp://eacea.ec.europa.eu/llp/project_reports/project_reports_erasmus_en.php Erasmus/Jean Monnet InfoKits –http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/llp/tools/infokits_en.phphttp://eacea.ec.europa.eu/llp/tools/infokits_en.php LLP Info Days 2012 –http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/llp/events/infodays_2012/infoday_llp_2012_en.php (presentations and recordings)http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/llp/events/infodays_2012/infoday_llp_2012_en.php
Thank you for your attention ! Gilles GERVAIS Project Adviser Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency Unit Erasmus/Jean Monnet Contacts for further questions: EACEA-ERA-MULTILATERAL@ec.europa.eu EACEA-ERA-NETWORKS@ec.europa.eu EACEA-ERA-ACCOMPANYING@ec.europa.eu