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					  Erasmus for All
  Creative Europe

The Commission’s proposals for 2014-2020
Directorate-General for Education, Culture,
      Multilingualism and Youth
                Highlights to date

 400,000 young people a year on average receive
  EU grants to spend part of their education or training
  abroad; fastest growth is in work placements
 Over 2 million have taken part in Erasmus
 EU-funded films won 5 Oscars in 2011 and
  12 Palme d’Or out of 20 awarded since 1991
 20 000 artists participate in cross-border projects every
  year
        Meeting new challenges

 Europe 2020 – investing in education, knowledge and
  innovation and creativity for jobs and growth

 Need for more strategic approach to target our
  investment where we expect the greatest impact
                Erasmus for All
   Two key objectives:
       individual mobility
       Modernising the education sector

   Budget increase of approximately 70%. Total spend over 7 years: €19
    billions.

   Two thirds of budget will target learning mobility

   5 million people could study or work abroad; big increases will be in work
    placements and in mobility of academics, teachers, trainers

   Beyond Europe: Erasmus Mundus to be fully integrated
            Individual opportunity

 Students: nearly 3 million higher education and
  vocational students will get support

 Master’s students: a new loan guarantee scheme

 Youth: 500 000 to benefit from international
  volunteering opportunities and youth exchanges

 Staff: 1 million teachers, trainers, school leaders and
  youth workers to teach and learn abroad
                        Modernsing the
                        education sector
Aim:
 Support Member States and non-EU partners in modernising their education
    and training systems

How?
 Strategic partnerships between education institutions, youth organisations,
  training institutions and business

   E-Twinning extended.

   Capacity building in third countries, focus on neighbourhood countries

   Support for policy reform

   Funding opportunities will increase in all educational sectors and for links
    between them
             Youth in Erasmus for All


• The primary focus will be on non-formal learning for
  young people to enhance competences.

• Learning mobility includes non-formal learning.

• The focus on civic participation remains.

• Scope to boost youth exchanges, European
  Voluntary Service. Big boost for learning exchanges
  of youth workers.
                Sport in Erasmus for All


Aims:
• Good governance; knowledge base (statistics); sport for health,
  social inclusion and against racism, match fixing, doping,
  violence.
• Dual careers.
What will it fund?
• Transnational collaboration.
• Some major events.
• Gathering evidence.
• Dialogue.
Who can benefit?
• Public bodies or civil society organisations active in
  “grassroots sport”.
         Creative Europe

A budget increase of 37% €1.8 billions will provide:

    more opportunities for cultural and audiovisual
     professionals to develop skills abroad

    more opportunities for international distribution of
     works

    more opportunities for international policy
     cooperation
    New focus on the creative economy
               Priorities and Actions


Three strands: Culture, MEDIA and a new cross-sectoral loan fund
will provide support for
      Artists, cultural and audiovisual professionals
     Literary translations
     Capacity building and networking
     Audience building
     Development of films, TV production and video games
     A new financial instrument giving access to bank loans, open to
    all operators
           Irish Participation:Education


Erasmus
• participation is somewhat static, but growth in
  placements.
• High interest as a destination (especially for
  placements).
Leonardo
• Flat?
Comenius
• Fast growing.
Grundtvig
• Irish partners are quite prominent.
Irish participation: Youth, Sport



Youth
• |Quite strong in exchanges; less so in EVS.



Sport (small-scale preparatory actions)
• Surprisingly strong.
Irish participation: Culture, Media


Culture Programme
• Applications are “lowest per head in EU” (but
  success rate is high).

Media
• Very strong participation.
        For more information
http://ec.europa.eu/education/erasmus-for-all/index_en.htm
 http://ec.europa.eu/culture/creative-europe/index_en.htm

				
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