The Erasmus+ KA3 Call for proposals for “European policy experimentations in the fields of Education and Training led by high-level public authorities” has been published
The objective of the call is to promote the improvement of the effectiveness and efficiency of education and training systems; project proposals must include the active participation of public authorities or delegated bodies from different programme countries.
Pre-proposals: 10 April 2018 — 12.00 noon CET
Full proposals: 25 September 2018 — 12.00 noon CET
CALL FOR PROPOSALS — EACEA/28/2017
under the Erasmus+ programme
Key Action 3: Support for policy reform — Initiatives for Policy Innovation European policy experimentations in the fields of Education and Training led by high-level public authorities
Description, Objectives and Priority Themes
European policy experimentations under ‘Erasmus+ Key Action 3 (Support for policy reform) — Initiatives for policy innovation’ are transnational cooperation projects supporting the implementation of the European Union policy agendas on Education and Training, including sector-specific agendas such as the Bologna and Copenhagen processes.
The general objective of this call for proposals is to promote the improvement of the effectiveness and efficiency of education and training systems through the collection and evaluation of evidence on the systemic impact of innovative policy measures. This call requires the involvement of high-level public authorities of the eligible countries and the use of sound and widely recognised evaluation methods based on field trials (experimentation).
The specific objectives of this call are to:
— Promote trans-national cooperation and mutual learning among public authorities at the highest institutional level of the eligible countries in order to foster systemic improvement and innovation in the education and training fields,
— Enhance the collection and analysis of substantive evidence to ensure the successful implementation of innovative measures,
— Facilitate the transferability and scalability of innovative
The priority themes for this call are:
— Promoting social inclusion and shared EU values through formal and non-formal Learning
— Mainstreaming and further developing multilingual pedagogies in school education (e.g. working in multilingual classrooms/with bilingual children) and supporting teachers and their training to deal with diversity in classrooms;
— Digital assessment: identifying best practices across educational sectors and countries and scaling up of best practices and experimentation;
— VET teachers and trainers in work-based learning/apprenticeship (VET)
— Implementation of Upskilling Pathways for adults without an upper secondary qualification or equivalent
— Policies and incentives to support innovative teaching and pedagogical training in higher education, including through open and digital education
— Creation of a Eur opean-widehub for online learning, blended/virtual mobility, virtual campuses and collaborative exchange of best practices.