Erasmus+
Everybody deserves a second chance

Everybody deserves a second chance

News | 25/04/2017 - 10:00

The road to employment and a successful working life can be a bumpy one for young people. This is especially true for those who have difficulty at school or in their personal lives, and have dropped out of education or may be thinking of doing so. To support young adults and give them a second chance, Erasmus+ adult education projects are there to offer a helping hand.

ECVET

Developing ECVET to boost flexible vocational pathways

News | 25/04/2017 - 10:00

The EU is taking action to increase the effectiveness, attractiveness, quality and flexibility of vocational education and training (VET). One key way is through further developing the European Credit System for VET (ECVET), which has already helped VET systems become more flexible at national level. Erasmus+ is crucial to this evolution as it will build on the great work... more

A road to entrepreneurship

Adult education: a road to entrepreneurship

News | 25/04/2017 - 10:00

There are eight key competences which every European citizen should possess. But acquiring all of these skills requires a lot of training and experience. Luckily for adults who wish to become entrepreneurs, some Erasmus+ projects have developed useful tools to support them, and identify the skills needed to become a successful entrepreneur.

Help vulnerable adults get a job

How we can help vulnerable adults get a job

News | 25/04/2017 - 10:00

There are 70 million European adults who struggle with literacy, numeracy, and digital skills. Many have a job, but still almost half of them are out of work. To help these people become more employable, Erasmus+ projects are working to support them so they can acquire the basic skills they need.

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ICT training puts students on the front foot

News | 24/04/2017 - 09:25

3D modelling and design skills are increasingly important within the footwear industry – so the INGA 3D project was designed to make sure that industry-specific 3D skills would be taught in schools.

Boosting students' employability skills through Erasmus+

Boosting students' employability skills through Erasmus+ traineeships and work-based learning

News | 24/04/2017 - 09:50

Providing students with real-life work experience is one of the main objectives of Erasmus+. Merging theory with practice should soon become the norm for most graduates and post-graduates in Europe, especially for those disciplines where work-based learning is not commonly used. This is precisely why the Erasmus+ programme supports traineeships abroad for students and... more

Building bridges between universities and business

Knowledge Alliances: building bridges between universities and business

News | 24/04/2017 - 09:00

Erasmus+ Knowledge Alliances are innovative European projects bringing Higher Education Institutions and businesses together to work on highly relevant issues for both parties. These projects aim to strengthen Europe's capacity to innovate and to support the modernisation of Europe's higher education systems. Want to learn more or interested in applying for... more

FIPDES – new thought for food

FIPDES – new thought for food

News | 24/04/2017 - 09:33

Culinary innovation, consumer behaviour, and packaging technology are just some of the ingredients of FIPDes, a master programme that is dedicated to training a new generation of international food professionals. Its graduates receive a holistic view of this vital sector of industry. This joint master degree equips students with the talent and vision required to create... more

How to make skills visible and valued

How to make skills visible and valued

News | 21/04/2017 - 11:30

Real life-long learning is about more than just adding professional training sessions and courses to your CV. We also learn in other ways, through our own interests and experiences, without an approved syllabus or without even intending to acquire knowledge. The New Skills Agenda highlights that people should be able to use the full range of their skills for their careers... more

European Vocational Skills Week

Commissioner Thyssen invites you to the European Vocational Skills Week

News | 20/04/2017 - 17:24

Building on the success of last year, the 2017 European Vocational Skills Week will be organised from 20 to 24 November. The focus will continue to be on "Discover your Talent", with activities showcasing how excellence in VET practice has led to some of the most successful careers.

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Calls for proposals & tenders

Calls for proposals

Deadline:

04/10/2017

Reference:

EAC/A03/2016

Status:

Open

Calls for proposals

Deadline:

22/05/2017

Reference:

EACEA 07/2017

Status:

Open

Decentralised calls

Deadline:

17/05/2017

Reference:

EAC/A02/2016

Status:

Open

Calls for proposals

Deadline:

06/04/2017

Reference:

EAC/A03/2016

Status:

Open

Calls for proposals

Deadline:

17/01/2017

Reference:

EACEA 40/2016

Status:

Closed
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