Presentation on theme: "SMART AND INCLUSIVE GROWTH"— Presentation transcript:
1 SMART AND INCLUSIVE GROWTH ERASMUS PLUSSMART AND INCLUSIVE GROWTH
2 OBJECTIVESThe Programme is a new action for EU in the field of Education, Training, Youth and Sport.The Programme covers education at all levels, in a lifelong learning perspective, in particular Higher education, Vocational Education and Training and Adult Learning, School Education and Youth.Erasmus Plus replace seven existing programmes with one: it brings together the existing Lifelong Learning Programme (Erasmus, Leonardo da Vinci, Comenius and Grundtvig), Youth in Action, and five international cooperation programmes (Erasmus Mundus, Tempus, Alfa, Edulink and the programme for cooperation with industrialised countries)
4 OBJECTIVESTo support young people gain more and better skills by studying & training abroad.To enhance teaching quality in the EU and beyond.To support Member States and partner countries in modernising their education and vocational training systems.To promote youth participation in society.To support teaching and research on European integration.To support European grass-roots sport.
5 OBJECTIVES Overall budget €16 billion (includes €1.8 billion for international cooperation)Overall mobility opportunities4 million peopleHigher education2.2 million studentsStaff mobility1 million teachers, trainers, youth workers and other staffVocational education and trainingstudentsVolunteer and youth exchangeyoung peopleMaster's degree loan guaranteestudentsInternational studentsstudentsJoint degree grantsstudentsStrategic PartnershipsMore than linking together institutionsKnowledge Alliances200 set up by 2000 higher education institutions and businessesSectoral Skills Alliances200 set up by 2000 education and training providers and businesses
6 PROGRAMME STRUCTURE Sub-programmes STRAND: Education, training and youth:Learning mobility of individualsCooperation for innovation and good practicesSupport for policy reformJean Monnet InitiativeSTRAND: Sport
7 Learning mobility of individuals ACTIVITIES Learning mobility of individualsKey action 1:Learning mobility of individualsKey action 1:What does it mean for HE?Staff: teachers, trainers, schoolleaders and youth workersStudents: HE students (includingjoint/double degrees) and VETStudentsMasters Students: Erasmus Mastersvia a new loan guaranteemechanismYouth mobility: volunteering andyouth exchangesInternational dimension: HE mobility for EU and non-EU beneficiariesInternational opening of Erasmus: more mobility of students and staff between EU – non EU in both directions (credit mobility through NA)Joint Master courses of high quality offered by consortium of EU/non EU universities to attract the very best students worldwide (degree mobility centralised)Student Loan guarantee to boost degree mobility within Europe7
8 Co-operation for innovation ACTIVITIES Cooperation for innovation and good practicesKey action 2:Co-operation for innovationand good practicesKey action 2:What does it mean for HE?Strategic partnerships betweeneducation institutions (or betweenyouth organisations) and/or relevantactors‘Knowledge Alliances’: Large-scalepartnerships between higher education/ training institutions and businesses- ‘Sector Skills Alliances’IT support platforms, including e-TwinningInternational dimension: Capacity building in third countries, focus on Neighbourhood countriesErasmus Strategic Partnerships: more intense cooperation between institutions.Knowlegde Alliances: structure partnerships between HEI and businesses3. Specific support with neighbourhood countries: More cooperation between universities for capacity building and more student and staff mobility.4. Rest of the world: More cooperation between universities in the EU and rest of the world for capacity building.8
9 ACTIVITIES Support for policy reform Support for policy reform Key action 3:Support for policy reformKey action 3:What does it mean for HE?Support to Open Method ofCoordination (ET 2020, EU youthstrategy) and EU 2020EU transparency tools:valorisation and implementationPolicy dialogue with stakeholders,International dimension: Policy dialogue with third countries and international organisationsSupport the OMC, Higher Education Modernisation Agenda, Bologna Process:.Support development and implemenation of EU transparancy tools and EU wide networks3. Support Policy Dialogue with third countries9
10 ACTIVITIES Updated priorities 31/03/2017ACTIVITIES Updated prioritiesMultilateral projectsCooperation between HE and enterprisesSocial dimension in higher educationDevelop mobility strategies and remove barriers to mobilitySupport to the modernisation of higher education agendaFostering excellence and innovationAcademic Networks10Accompanying Measures
11 ACTIVITIES Jean Monnet Initiative The Jean Monnet activities aim is to promote teaching and research on European integration world-wide among specialist academics, learners and citizens, notably through the creation of Jean Monnet Chairs and other academic activities, as well as by providing aid for other knowledge-building activities at higher education institutions; to support the activities of academic institutions or associations active in the field of European integration studies and support a Jean Monnet label for excellence.In the light of its specific efforts to promote excellence in education and research on EU integration, the Jean Monnet Initiative will continue as a separate activity within the Programme and will share its delivery mechanisms.
12 ACTIVITIES Jean Monnet Initiative Supported activitiesTeaching and research on European integration world-wide among specialist academics, learners and citizens, notably through the creation of Jean Monnet Chairs and other academic activities, as well as by providing aid for other knowledge-building activities at higher education institutions;Activities of academic institutions or associations active in the field of European integration studies and support a Jean Monnet label for excellence.Support the following European academic institutions pursuing an aim of European interest;the European University Institute of Florence;the College of EuropePolicy debate and exchanges between the academic world and policy-makers on Union policy priorities
13 ACTIVITIES SportThe EU cooperation in the field of Sport will be treated as a separate activity within the Programme. The Programme will focus on: strengthening good governance and the knowledge base for sport in the EU; promoting health-enhancing physical activity; exploiting the potential of sport to foster social inclusion, promoting dual careers through education and training of athletes; and tackling transnational threats such as doping match fixing, violence, racism and intolerance. Supported activitiestransnational collaborative projects;non-commercial European sporting events of major importance;strengthening of the evidence base for policy making in the field of sport;capacity building in sport;dialogue with relevant European stakeholders.
14 PARTICIPATION ELIGIBILE COUNTRIES The Programme is open to the participation of the following countriesthe Member States;the acceding countries, candidate countries and potential candidates benefiting from a pre-accession strategy, in accordance with the general principles and general terms and conditions for the participation of those countries in Union programmes established in the respective Framework Agreements, Association Council Decisions or similar agreements.Required in country structuresFor full participation in the programme: establishment of a National Agencies at state levelRestricted participation (no need for National Agency): IT Platforms, eTwinning, higher education and youth mobility to/from EU
15 PARTICIPATION TARGET GROUPS For all STRANDS: any public and private body active in the areas of education, training, youth and grassroots sportFor Sport STRAND: public bodies or civil society organisations active in the area of grassroots sport.APPLICATION PROCEDURECentralised direct management by the CommissionCentralised indirect management with the delegation of implementation tasks to:national executive agenciesnational public-sector bodies/bodies with public-service missionJoint management with international organisationsApplications are done through calls of proposals.The funding will be reflected in the multiannual indicative programming, in line with the identified needs and priorities of the countries concerned.The Commission may launch joint calls with third countries or their organisations and agencies to jointly fund projects. Projects may be evaluated and selected through joint evaluation and selection procedures to be agreed upon by the funding agencies involved
16 PARTICIPATION Where to find information at EU-level Commission Communication – ‘Erasmus for All’:Europe 2020:Horizon 2020:Agenda for the Modernisation of Europe’s higher education institutions:Leuven Communiqué:Bucharest Communiqué:Mobility strategy for the EHEA:Bologna Process Implementation report (2012):
17 PARTICIPATION Where to find information at EU-level