EUCIS-LLL is glad to invite you to the training session we organise on 5 March in Brussels to inform stakeholders about the new Erasmus+ programme. New policy objectives linked to the programme will be discussed, as well as new opportunities under the three new programme key activities, concrete changes compared to the Lifelong Learning Programme, participation of civil society and cooperation with National Agencies. Representatives from the Commission, from Belgian Agencies as well as successful project coordinators will intervene to help you seize the right oppportunities and build up innovative initiatives. A registration fee is asked to participants in order to cover organisational costs (65€ for regular participants and 45€ for EUCIS-LLL members). See the provisional programme and register here before 24 January!

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8’45    Registration and coffee

9’00    Erasmus+ in perspective: “EU policy objectives”
More than ever the programme is linked to EU policy objectives. Successful applications will have to match these priorities on top of being quality projects.

  • Sophia ERIKSSON-WATERSCHOOT, Head of Unit “Education and Training in Europe 2020 Governance”
  • Question/Answer

09’30  Erasmus+ in practice “learning mobility and strategic partnerships”
During this session actions under Key activity 1 ‘learning mobility’ and key activity 2 ‘strategic partnerships’ will be introduced. It will include general and specific provisions for the different actors (Grundtvig, Erasmus, Comenius and Leonardo). A coffee break is planned at 10’45.

  • Suzy Vercammen, French-speaking Agency of Belgium (AEF-EUROPE)
  • Question/Answer

12’30  Lunch break

13’30  Erasmus+ in practice: seizing the opportunities for civil society
This session will focus on success factors and on the place given to European civil society organisations in a decentralised programme. Tips will also be given on how to find relevant partners.

  • Audrey Frith, Director of EUCIS-LLL
  • Renilde Reynders, Coordinator Grundtvig, Comenius (HE), Languages in the Flemish Agency (EPOS vzw)
  • Question/Answer

15’30  Giving the floor to beneficiaries: how to make it work

This session will leave the floor to coordinators of innovative projects that have put a particular emphasis on the success factors that will be valued in Erasmus+ (dissemination and exploitation, hot policy topics).

16’30  Get-together drink and cross-fertilisation of ideas