Call for proposals - Erasmus+ Programme, Key Action 3 - Support for Policy Reform - Civil Society Cooperation in the field of Education and Training and Youth ERASMUS+ EACEA/10/14 Closed!

Objectives

The objective of the present 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, specific policy agendas such as the Bologna or the Bruges-Copenhagen processes, as well as the EU Youth Strategy.
  • 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, such as 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 involvement in the dissemination of policy and Programme actions and results and of good practice among their membership and beyond.

Actions

Civil Society Cooperation: Education and Training
The organisations active in the field of education and training are expected to develop and implement innovative, targeted and creative strategies and activities to support the effective implementation of reforms and actions in the following areas:
  • Promoting excellence and innovation.
  • Tackling the low-skills trap.
  • Supporting a new generation of educators.
  • Recognising and valuing competences. 
Civil Society Cooperation: Youth
The organisations active in the field of youth that will be supported under this Call are expected to carry out activities that aim to:
  • Promote the employability of young people, notably through activities that foster the development of competences and skills through non formal education;
  • Foster the empowerment of young people in society, and foster their participation in the decision-making processes;
  • Contribute to the personal, socio-educational and professional development of young people in Europe;
  • Contribute to the development of youth work at European, national, regional or local levels;
  • Contribute to the debate on/development of policy issues affecting young people and youth organisations at European, national, regional or local levels;
  • Promote intercultural learning, the respect of diversity, and the values of solidarity, equal opportunities and human rights among young people in Europe;
  • Promote the inclusion of young people with fewer opportinities in society.

European community funding

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

  • 6,30 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 17 December 2014 - 4 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for proposals Key Action 3 - Support for Policy Reform - Civil Society Cooperation in the field of Education and Training and Youth (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

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

  • Any legal organisation

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)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Education and Culture

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