CONNECTING AUDIENCES European Alliance for Education and Training in Audience Development

6 Participating countries:
Start: 01-01-2017 - End: 31-12-2019
Project Reference: 575807-EPP-1-2016-1-ES-EPPKA2-KA
EC Grant: 999,935 EUR

Programme: Erasmus+
Key Action: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices
Action Type: Knowledge Alliances for higher education

Summary

CONNECT is a Knowledge Alliance that promotes innovative cooperation between universities and enterprises in the cultural sector across Europe.During the project a new Twin-track programme in audience development for students and practitioners working in arts management will be designed and launched by a transnational team of 54 researchers, teachers and trainers in 5 national hubs in Spain, UK, Italy, Denmark and Poland, each one composed by higher education institutions and private cultural organisations. The programme is based on multidisciplinary training modules mixing formal and informal learning methodologies and digital resources. Parallel running sessions will introduce audience development theory, practice and philosophy, transfer management and strategic skills, and develop entrepreneurial skills through a mentoring and coaching scheme matching students and professionals in practice-based learning activities.Over the course of 36 months, 3 universities from ES, PL, UK, 5 private organisations from IT, ES, DK and UK, 1 public body, the City of Warsaw and 1 major EU network from BE, will join efforts to CONNECT students and practitioners to the real-world job market by developing entrepreneurship and leadership skills.CONNECT will achieve the following results:A new Programme with a Mentoring and Coaching Scheme for the development of transversal skills, reflective practice, entrepreneurial mind-set to adapt to continuous change in the labour market.2 Summer Schools and 2 EU forums in audience development.Impact: 100 staff professionals, up to 80 researchers/teachers/trainers for up to 500 learners.A EU platform with new digital resources supporting audience development internationally, by drawing on academic sources and in-work practice.A mutually supportive network and learning community of academics, practitioners and students in the arts management field.An innovative model of cooperation between universities and cultural organisations.

Results

Results for this project are not yet available. They might become available after the project's end date.

Coordinator

UNIVERSIDAD DE LA IGLESIA DE DEUSTO

, 48007
BILBAO
País Vasco
ES

Organisation type: Higher education institution (tertiary level)

Partners

GOLDSMITHS' COLLEGE
LONDON
Extra-Regio NUTS 2
Organisation type: Higher education institution (tertiary level)
CENTER FOR KUNST OG INTERKULTUR
KOBENHAVN N
Hovedstaden
Organisation type: Non-governmental organisation/association/social enterprise
FONDAZIONE FITZCARRALDO
TORINO
Extra-Regio NUTS 2
Organisation type: Research Institute/Centre
MELTING PRO LEARNING SOCIETA COOPERATIVA
ROMA
Lazio
Organisation type: Small and medium sized enterprise
EUROPEAN NETWORK OF CULTURAL ADMINISTRATION TRAINING CENTRES
BRUXELLES
Extra-Regio NUTS 2
Organisation type: EU-wide network
UNIWERSYTET IM. ADAMA MICKIEWICZA W POZNANIU
POZNAN
Wielkopolskie
Organisation type: Higher education institution (tertiary level)
THE AUDIENCE AGENCY
MANCHESTER
Greater Manchester
Organisation type: Non-governmental organisation/association/social enterprise
ASIMETRICA GESTION CULTURAS SL
MADRID
Comunidad de Madrid
Organisation type: Small and medium sized enterprise
MIASTO STOLECZNE WARSZAWA
WARSZAWA
Extra-Regio NUTS 2
Organisation type: Local Public body

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