Objectives

Aims of the E+ Education and Training Programme:

TO PROMOTE A EUROPE OF KNOWLEDGE

To encourage the development of a Europe of knowledge at all levels of education and training.

 TO INTERNATIONALISE

To contribute to internationalisation and excellence in education and training in the EU, driving creativity, innovation and a spirit of entrepreneurship, while promoting equality, social cohesion and active citizenship.

TO SUPPORT INTELLIGENT GROWTH

To contribute to achieving intelligent, sustainable and inclusive growth as set out in the 2020 Europe Strategy by developing pre-school education, decreasing school drop-out rates, improving professional training, boosting the number of university graduates in Europe and increasing the employability of young adults.

Aims of the National Agency:

RECOGNITION

To raise the recognition rate of learning results in mobility activities.

INDIVIDUAL MOBILITY

To foster participation in Key-Action 1 – mobility projects – to improve the basic skills of participants.

SYNERGIES

Through strategic partnerships, to foster synergies and cooperation among education, training and sectors youth and labour market.

IMPROVEMENT

To improve the international dimension of education, training and youth activities as well as the role of workers and youth organizations as supporting youth structures and by upholding support mobility projects with Partner Countries.

PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT

Efficient and effective Programme management. 

STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS

To promote the cross-sectoral dimension of Strategic Partnerships.

PROMOTION

To promote the participation in the Programme of people with special needs or fewer opportunities.

Structure

The Programme includes the following Actions and activities:

ERASMUS+

KA1 - Learning Mobility of Individuals

KA2 - Co-operation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices

KA3 - Support for Policy Reform

Jean Monnet Activities

Sport

The Erasmus + Education and Training National Agency (E+ET NA / AN E+EF) manages only a part of KA1 and KA2.

For KA1, it coordinates, at a national level, the mobility of School Education, Vocational Education and Training, Higher Education and Adult Education, promoting the learning of staff and learners (students and trainees) as shown in the following outline:

Individual Mobility

  • Higher Education

  • Vocational Education and Training

  • School Education

  • Adult Education

Staff

Learners

Staff

Although the designation is “Individual Mobility”, people cannot apply individually.  Applications must be presented by institutions.

For KA2, the E+ET NA deals with Strategic Partnerships, these assuming various possible formats:

Strategic Partnerships

Projects of

ooperation

Cross-sectoral

With the organization of learning, teaching and training activities

OR

Projects whose aim is to develop innovative products

OR

Sectoral

OR

Without the organization of learning, teaching and training activities

School Education

Vocational Education and Training

Higher Education

Adult Education

School Exchange

partnerships

Partnerships among regional authorities

Key-Actions

The E+ET NA manages Key-Actions 1 and 2 in the field of School Education, Vocational Education and Training, Higher Education and Adult Education.

01.

Individual

Mobility

Individual mobility for learning purposes offers an opportunity for individuals to improve their skills, increase their chances of employment and gain cultural awareness.

02.

Cooperation for Innovation

Cooperation for innovation and good practices aims to encourage organizations to work together in order to improve what they can offer learners, as well as to share innovative practices.

 
 

Transnational Cooperation Activities (TCA)

TCAs HELP NATIONAL AGENCIES FULFILL THEIR OBJECTIVES

The objective of Transnational Cooperation Activities (TCAs) among national agencies is to support the Erasmus+ Programme in the fulfilling of its goals and priorities.  In the field of education and training, TCAs aim to support: the implementation of high quality content in Erasmus+ and the mobilisation of a large number of organisations and individuals to whom the Programme is addressed; cooperation among organisations active in the areas of education and training; development of work in the areas of education and training.  For more information, please see the website.

Erasmus+

Erasmus+ is an European Commission Programme active in the fields of Education, Training, Youth and Sport (2014-2020).

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