Erasmus+ Programme Key Action 3: Support for policy reform - Support to European Policy Tools Quality assurance at European level for enhanced transparency and recognition of skills and qualifications EACEA/48/2015 Closed!

Objectives

The general objective of the call is to test possible procedures, mechanisms and quality criteria at European level that could be applied when:

  • relating international qualifications or international sectorial qualifications systems or frameworks to the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) and for awarding international qualifications that are related to the EQF;
  • relating potential European core profiles of qualifications to the EQF and for awarding qualifications forthcoming from them;
  • with the aim of creating ground for trust in the levels and procedures to support recognition of qualifications forthcoming from European core profiles of qualifications and to improve the de-facto and formal recognition of international qualifications.

Actions

The present Call will provide funding through the 3 following themes:

  • Theme A : Relating an international sectorial qualifications system or framework to the EQF and describing quality assurance principles, mechanisms and possible quality criteria for this and for awarding qualifications forthcoming from it;
  • Theme B : Relating (one or more) international qualification(s) to the EQF and describing quality assurance principles, mechanisms and possible quality criteria for awarding this qualification(s).
  • Theme C : Developing one or more potential European core profiles of qualifications based on ESCO occupational profiles, relating it/them to the EQF and describing quality assurance principles, mechanisms and possible quality criteria for awarding qualifications forthcoming from it. Since the full version of ESCO will be published by 2017 the applicant is to select one or more ISCO level 4 occupations. The relevant ESCO occupational profile(s) will be provided after award of the pilot.

European community funding

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

  • 0,40 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 29 February 2016 - 3 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Erasmus+ Programme Key Action 3: Support for policy reform - Support to European Policy Tools Quality (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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