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Title: Teach for Youth -- Upgrade to Erasmus 2.0
Current status: Withdrawn on 15/06/2014
Commission registration number: ECI(2013)000005
Date of registration: 17/06/2013
Registration language: EN / Other languages available: DE EN FR PL
Subject-matter: Eliminating educational inequity within the EU by enrolling highly motivated and high-achieving recent EU college graduates and postgraduates to teach for one to two years in urban and rural low-income communities throughout the EU.
Main objectives: The objective is threefold: (1) Enabling recent college graduates and postgraduates to gain a real-life experience and the self-confidence that comes with it, thus making their later insertion on the job market easier; (2) Enabling EU pupils who do not have access to equitable educational opportunities, notably learning another official language of the EU, to do so; (3) Enabling those pupils who live in low-income areas to develop a real European sense of belonging – or affectio societatis – through contact between them and other EU citizens during their childhood and teenage hood.
Provisions of the Treaties considered relevant by the organisers: Articles 165 and 166 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.
Organisers / Members of citizens' committee:
  • Representative: Jean-Sébastien MARRE -
  • Substitute: Marie CRAMEZ -
  • Other members: Moritz ABSENGER, Jack DADSWELL, Miriam TARDELL, Claartje VAN DAM, Delia TOJA DE LA MUELA
Draft legal act:
Sources of support and funding: