Call for Proposals - Support for European cooperation in education and training (LLP) EACEA/15/11 Closed!

Objectives

The general objectives of the call for proposals are to support the establishment and implementation of coherent and comprehensive lifelong learning strategies and policies at national, regional and local level, covering and interlinking all types (formal, non-formal, informal) and levels of learning (preschool, primary, secondary, tertiary, adult, initial and continuing vocational education and training), including links to other relevant policy sectors (e.g. employment and social inclusion).

These will include:

  • Supporting awareness-raising and institutional commitment, coordination and partnership with all stakeholders to contribute to national implementation of the four strategic priorities of the ‘Strategic Framework for European cooperation in education and training (ET 2020)’
  • Supporting transnational cooperation and exchange of experiences and good practice in the development and implementation of coherent and comprehensive lifelong learning strategies and policies at both the national and regional level, covering all forms and levels of learning
  • Supporting the identification of the main critical factors and through joint experimenting, testing and transferring innovation in relation to the successful implementation of lifelong learning strategies and policies

Actions

Part A — Raising national awareness of lifelong learning strategies and of European cooperation in education and training

Part A.1 — Raising national awareness of lifelong learning strategies and of European cooperation in education and training (Strategic Framework ET 2020)

The activities to be financed under this part of the call include (specific objectives):

  • Awareness-raising activities supporting national debates and dialogue linked to the establishment and implementation of lifelong learning strategies and policies (such as national or regional conferences, seminars or workshops), with a special focus on the recognition and validation of prior learning (non-formal and informal)
  • The establishment of forums and other activities which will contribute to better coherence and coordination in the process of establishing and implementing coherent and comprehensive national lifelong learning strategies, with a special focus on the recognition and validation of prior learning (non-formal and informal)
  • Dissemination and awareness-raising activities under the Strategic Framework ET 2020 of tools or reference material (e.g. information activities, including media campaigns, publicity events, etc.), with a special focus on the recognition and validation of prior learning (non-formal and informal)
  • Follow-up action linked to existing national programmes aiming at establishing and implementing the Education and Training Open Method of Coordinaton under the Strategic Framework ET 2020 at national level, with a special focus on the recognition and validation of prior learning (non-formal and informal)

Part A.2 — Raising national awareness of lifelong learning strategies and of European cooperation in education and training

The activities to be financed under this part of the call include (specific objectives):

  • Activities supporting national debates and dialogue (such as national or regional conferences, seminars or workshops) linked to the establishment and implementation of lifelong learning strategies and policies, with a special focus on the recognition and validation of prior learning (non-formal and informal)
  • The establishment of forums and other activities which will contribute to better coherence and coordination in the process of establishing and implementing coherent and comprehensive national lifelong learning strategies, with a special focus on the recognition and validation of prior learning (non-formal and informal)
  • Follow-up action linked to existing national programmes aiming at establishing and implementing the Education and Training Open Method of Coordinaton under the Strategic Framework ET 2020 at national level, with a special focus on the recognition and validation of prior learning (non-formal and informal)

Part B — Support for transnational cooperation in the development and implementation of national and regional lifelong learning strategies

The activities to be financed under this part of the call include (specific objectives):

  • Joint development and testing of innovative tools and practices
  • Transnational transfer of good practice (peer learning) which may include analyses, conferences and seminars, aimed at directly supporting policy making and implementation
  • Actions aiming at the creation and development of transnational partnerships supporting policy making and implementation at the regional, national and European level

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 2,80 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 30 June 2011 - 9 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call - Support for European cooperation in education and training (LLP) (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Public authorities (all)
  • Universities

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Candidate Countries
  • Third countries

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Education and Culture

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