The new call in the field of Vocational Education and Training (VET) is open! It supports international cooperation projects based on multilateral partnerships between organisations active in the field of VET in EU Member States, third countries associated with the Erasmus+ Programme or third countries not associated with the Programme. They aim to support the relevance, accessibility, and responsiveness of VET institutions and systems in third countries not associated with the programme, as a driver of sustainable socio-economic development. This action is a key component of the EU’s response to the challenges of quality, relevance and responsiveness of VET in third countries not associated with the programme for employment, socio-economic recovery, growth and prosperity.
Duration: 36 months
Project budget (maximum grant amount): 400.000 EUR
Deadline date: 31 March 2022
Any public and private organisation active in the VET field and legally established in an EU Member State or eligible third country associated with the Programme.
- Reinforce the links between the third countries not associated to the Programme VET system and its labour market so as to better align VET to (emerging) local labour market opportunities;
- Increase the link between VET profiles and local/regional/national strategies and priorities impacted by skills, in particular those supported by other European Union actions, in order to ensure coherence;
- Increase the capacities of VET providers especially in the fields of management, governance, inclusion, quality assurance, innovation; and internationalisation;
- Support the exposure of staff, managers, policy makers and senior teachers to approaches bringing the labour market and VET closer (dual learning, curriculum development with private sector partners…);
- Improve the knowledge, technical, managerial and pedagogical skills of VET teachers and trainers;
- Integrate the input from teachers/trainers, VET learners and employers, from private sector in particular, into curriculum, profile design and training reform;
- Improve the level of competences, skills and employability potential of VET learners by developing new and innovative VET education programmes, especially those delivering key competences, basic language, and ICT skills;
- Foster cooperation across different regions of the world through joint initiatives.
You can find the full description of the call here