The Comenius programme focuses on the first phase of education, from pre-school and primary to secondary schools. It is relevant for all members of the education community: pupils, teachers, local authorities, parents associations, non-government organisations, teacher training institutes, universities and all other educational staff.
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Erasmus is the EU's flagship education and training programme in the field of higher education. The Erasmus programme not only supports mobility (for students, professors, or other higher education staff / enterprises wishing to study, teach and work abroad), but also provides co-funding to higher education institutions (HEI) working together through transnational cooperation projects.
Individual grants and scholarships are managed by the National Agencies (please click the link "Individual grants and scholarships" below to contact them), while Erasmus centralised actions designed to support cooperation projects are managed by the EACEA.
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The Leonardo da Vinci programme links policy to practice in the field of vocational education and training (VET). Projects range from those giving individuals the chance to improve their competences, knowledge and skills through a period abroad, to Europe-wide co-operation between training organisations.
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The Grundtvig programme focuses on the teaching and study needs of those in adult education and alternative education streams, as well as the institutions and organisations delivering these services. Supporting lifelong learning and mobility in this way also tackles Europe’s ageing population problem.
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Policy co-operation and innovation actions support study visits for education and training decision-makers and other stakeholders, as well as studies and comparative research in these fields at European level. The main objectives are to support policy development and co-operation in lifelong learning and to ensure an adequate supply of comparable data, statistics and analyses.
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Linguistic diversity is a fact of life in Europe and it can encourage economic growth, personal development and inter-cultural dialogue. EU actions aim to promote language learning and the linguistic diversity in Europe.
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EU actions aim to harness the power of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) to develop innovative education and training practices, improve access to lifelong learning and help develop advanced management systems.
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In order to maximise their impact, activities and projects funded by the Lifelong Learning programme, or previous programmes, should be made as widely known as possible to potential users. Therefore, it is necessary that each EU-funded project disseminates and exploits its own results.
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The Jean Monnet programme stimulates teaching, research and reflection on European integration at higher education institutions throughout the world. With projects across the five continents, the programme reaches up to 250 000 students every year.
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Support measures and networks
The EACEA is involved in the management of support measures and networks in the field of education and training.
Network on education systems and policies in Europe
Enables citizens to present their qualifications and skills in Europe
Guidance activities and information on mobility.
Recognition of diplomas and periods of study.
Internet portal and digital media to promote European school cooperation
- Bologna Experts
Promote and enhance progress toward higher education reform in their countries
- ECTS and Diploma Supplement Labels
Awards labels in applying the European Credit Transfer System and/or the Diploma Supplement.