The experience of the LifelongLearning Programme in support   of Regional and Minority          Languages                 ...
Contents• The Executive Agency• The Lifelong Learning Programme• The new call for proposals• The Future: Policy context an...
Education, Audiovisual andCultureExecutive Agency http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/EACEA-INFO@ec.europa.eu                       ...
Executive Agencies• Institutional public bodies• Implementing and managing EU funding programmes• Ensuring financial trans...
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency(EACEA)                           • operational since January          ...
Lifelong LearningComenius, Erasmus,                Eurydice  Leonardo da  Vinci, Grundtvig, Transversal  , Jean Monnet    ...
External Cooperation Agreements in the field    of Higher Education                                    Tempus             ...
Culture              Citizens             Europe for€ 26,8 million            € 55,2 million                  Media       ...
• Access• Guidance• Assistance• Tools and services
The lifelong learningprogramme               11
 New call for proposals EAC/S07/12                         Deadlines 31/01/13 and 28/02/2013 (centralised actions)      ...
Decentralised actions     • Mobility actions     e.g. Comenius Assistantships and        Individual pupil mobility        ...
Comenius Individual Pupil mobility• Secondary school pupils• Spend between 3 to 10  months abroad (host  school/family)• F...
Leonardo training placements• Mobility of apprentices  initial vocational training                                ...and o...
Centralised actions     • Multilateral projects, networks,       accompanying measures                                    ...
Languages meet sportInternational conferenceDebate on synergies between sports and language learningExchange of good pract...
Network to PromoteLinguistic Diversity                       Protection and Promotion                       Business, migr...
The Mercator Network       Research Agendaof Language Diversity      Use of media and       Centres             informatio...
Learning Regional Languages through VolunteersFrisian and GalicianTandem approach                       http://www.volangt...
The new call for proposals                             21
KA2 LanguagesAll languages are eligible for support under theprogrammeDevelop learning materialsAwareness raisingNetworksA...
Priorities for 2013            (for regional and minority languages)• Promotion and reinforcement of the acquisition of le...
Multilateral             Networks         Accompanying measures                              projects Indicative budget   ...
The Future: Policy context and initiatives                                             25
EU to become a   EU2020SmartSustainableInclusiveEconomy                          26
7 flagship initiatives  • Smart growth    – Digital agenda for      Europe    – Innovation Union    – Youth on the move   ...
Smart growth objectives  1- R&D and Innovation: investment levels to reach  3% of EUs GDP  2- Employment rate 75% for wome...
Youth on the Movestudents and trainees study abroadequipping young people better for the job market                       ...
• Learning mobility  – Youth on the Move website  – Council recommendations on promoting learning mobility (Mobility    Sc...
Council recommendations on promoting learningmobility (15 September 2010)• Information and guidance• Motivation• Support i...
Council conclusions on language competences toenhance mobility (28-29 November 2011)• Broaden the choice of languages prom...
New EU programme for education, training, youth andsport> 70 % increase in the budget (19 Billion €)Up to 5 million people...
Sport chapter• Support for transnational collaborative projects• Support for non-commercial European sport  events• Suppor...
Sport chapter• Annual budget of 34 M €• Involvement of grassroots and amateur sport• Objectives  – Tackle transnational th...
LLP on Commission web site               http://ec.europa.eu/education/index_fr.htm                     National agencies ...
KA2 – Languages Helpdesk                      EACEA-LANGUAGES@ec.europa.eu                         Details on Key Activity...
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  • Leonardo partnerships focus on the cooperation between vocational education and training and the world of work and involve partners from both sidesLeonardo transfer of innovation aim at improving training systems by transferring innovations already developed in other contexts
  • These languages should be protected and promoted as part of our common heritage but also for they contribute to economic development, social integration and mobility - common objectives of the EU.It will raise awareness on linguistic diversityprovide evidence on how speaking CRSS languages helps businesses and the integration of migrants. produce toolkits to manage linguistic diversity in the workplace preserve the mother tongue in a context of mobility and migration; a guide on funding possibilities; and a directory of language promotion organisations. conduct a study on language planning strategies and propose policy recommendations to develop a Language Planning Strategy for Europe.
  • Langauge diversity address thorugh research and networking
  • by 2020– achieved by getting more people into work, especially women, the young, older and low-skilled people and legal migrants
  • The experience of the Lifelong Learning Programme in support of Regional and Minority Languages

    1. 1. The experience of the LifelongLearning Programme in support of Regional and Minority Languages Peter Birch Head of Sector ICT, Languages, Roma Education Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency 1
    2. 2. Contents• The Executive Agency• The Lifelong Learning Programme• The new call for proposals• The Future: Policy context and initiatives 2
    3. 3. Education, Audiovisual andCultureExecutive Agency http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/EACEA-INFO@ec.europa.eu 3
    4. 4. Executive Agencies• Institutional public bodies• Implementing and managing EU funding programmes• Ensuring financial transparency, efficiency and high quality service to beneficiaries• International staff• 6 Executive Agencies
    5. 5. Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency(EACEA) • operational since January 2006 • currently the largest Executive Agency, with around ~440 staff in 2012 • total Budget 2012 = € 767,7 million
    6. 6. Lifelong LearningComenius, Erasmus, Eurydice Leonardo da Vinci, Grundtvig, Transversal , Jean Monnet € 136 million Erasmus Mundus € 291,9 million
    7. 7. External Cooperation Agreements in the field of Higher Education Tempus € 2,3 millionACP Mobility Scheme € 2,3 million € 94,8 million
    8. 8. Culture Citizens Europe for€ 26,8 million € 55,2 million Media Youth in Action€ 118,3 million € 30,3 million
    9. 9. • Access• Guidance• Assistance• Tools and services
    10. 10. The lifelong learningprogramme 11
    11. 11.  New call for proposals EAC/S07/12  Deadlines 31/01/13 and 28/02/2013 (centralised actions)  http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/llp/funding/2013/call_lifelong_learning_2013.php Comenius Erasmus Leonardo da Vinci Grundtvig Higher education & Vocational education School education Adult education advanced training and training o p p o r t u n i t i e s f o r l e a r n i n g l a n g u a g e s Transversal Programme 4 key activities KA1 Policy Cooperation; KA2 Languages; KA3 ICT KA4 Dissemination and exploitation of results (valorisation) s Jean Monnet 3 key activities – Jean Monnet Action; European Institutions; European association12
    12. 12. Decentralised actions • Mobility actions e.g. Comenius Assistantships and Individual pupil mobility Erasmus student mobility Leonardo training placements Grundtvig Assistantships • Partnerships e.g. Comenius Partnerships Contact point: LLP National Agencies http://ec.europa.eu/education/lifelong- learning-programme/doc1208_en.htm13
    13. 13. Comenius Individual Pupil mobility• Secondary school pupils• Spend between 3 to 10 months abroad (host school/family)• Financial support for travel, subsistence, orga nisation, linguistic preparation, etc. 14
    14. 14. Leonardo training placements• Mobility of apprentices initial vocational training ...and of course Erasmus• Between 2 and 39 weeks• Financial support for travel, subsistence, organ isation, linguistic preparation, etc. 15
    15. 15. Centralised actions • Multilateral projects, networks, accompanying measures Contact point: Executive Agency (EACEA) http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/ EACEA-INFO@ec.europa.eu16
    16. 16. Languages meet sportInternational conferenceDebate on synergies between sports and language learningExchange of good practice http://www.languagesmeetsport.eu/ 17
    17. 17. Network to PromoteLinguistic Diversity Protection and Promotion Business, migration, mobility Sharing of existing good http://www.npld.eu/ practices 18
    18. 18. The Mercator Network Research Agendaof Language Diversity Use of media and Centres information technology Legal provisions with respect to minority language learning Developments in language teaching and learning http://www.mercator-network.eu/home/ 19
    19. 19. Learning Regional Languages through VolunteersFrisian and GalicianTandem approach http://www.volangteer.info/MethodologyLearning materials 20
    20. 20. The new call for proposals 21
    21. 21. KA2 LanguagesAll languages are eligible for support under theprogrammeDevelop learning materialsAwareness raisingNetworksAccompanying measures 22
    22. 22. Priorities for 2013 (for regional and minority languages)• Promotion and reinforcement of the acquisition of less used European languages (MP/NW) – Projects will aim at sustaining and increasing the vitality of less used European languages, such as the languages of smaller countries, regional and less widely spoken languages• Support for partially or fully bilingual education (MP/NW)• Promotion of learning of languages of neighbouring countries (MP) 23
    23. 23. Multilateral Networks Accompanying measures projects Indicative budget 7,3 M€ 2,15 M€ 0,36 M€ (21) (5) (3) Maximum Grant (75%) 200.000/year 150.000/year Max. Community contribution: 400.000 Max. duration 3 years 3 years 1 year Min partnerships 3 countries 5 countries 1 country Deadline 28 February 2013 at noon (CET) Notification of results July Projects’ starting date 1 November, 1 December, 1 January24
    24. 24. The Future: Policy context and initiatives 25
    25. 25. EU to become a EU2020SmartSustainableInclusiveEconomy 26
    26. 26. 7 flagship initiatives • Smart growth – Digital agenda for Europe – Innovation Union – Youth on the move • Inclusive growth – An agenda for new skills and jobs • Sustainable growth – European platform – Resource efficient against poverty Europe – An industrial policy for the globalisation era 27
    27. 27. Smart growth objectives 1- R&D and Innovation: investment levels to reach 3% of EUs GDP 2- Employment rate 75% for women and men aged 20-64 3- Educational attainment – reducing school drop-out rates below 10% – at least 40% of 30-34–year- olds with third level education 28
    28. 28. Youth on the Movestudents and trainees study abroadequipping young people better for the job market performance/international attractiveness of Europes universities improving all levels of education and training (academic excellence, equal opportunities) 29
    29. 29. • Learning mobility – Youth on the Move website – Council recommendations on promoting learning mobility (Mobility Scoreboard) – Youth on the Move card – Publish guidance on the rights of mobile students – European Skills Passport• Employability mobility – European Vacancy Monitor – Monitor the application of EU legislation on freedom of workers – Your first EURES job 30
    30. 30. Council recommendations on promoting learningmobility (15 September 2010)• Information and guidance• Motivation• Support in preparing mobility (especially foreign language skills)• Remove legal and institutional barriers• Quality of mobility• Recognition of learning outcomes• Inclusive mobility• Monitor progress 31
    31. 31. Council conclusions on language competences toenhance mobility (28-29 November 2011)• Broaden the choice of languages promoting the teaching of less widely used languages• Include a cultural dimension in language curricula• Continue to provide support via the EU programmes in the fields of education, training and youth cooperation• Support the development of teaching and learning materials for less widely taught languages• Consider making language learning a priority area in the next generation of EU programmes 32
    32. 32. New EU programme for education, training, youth andsport> 70 % increase in the budget (19 Billion €)Up to 5 million people to study or train abroad20 000 strategic partnerships to implement jointinitiatives and promote exchange of experience andknow-how (115.000 organisations)400 knowledge alliances and sector skills alliancesto boost employability, innovation andentrepreneurship (4.000 education institutions andenterprises) 33
    33. 33. Sport chapter• Support for transnational collaborative projects• Support for non-commercial European sport events• Support for capacity building in sport• Dialogue with relevant stakeholders 34
    34. 34. Sport chapter• Annual budget of 34 M €• Involvement of grassroots and amateur sport• Objectives – Tackle transnational threats: e.g. doping, match fixing, violence, racism, intolerance – Good governance and dual careers of athletes – Participation: Social inclusion, equal opportunities, health-enhancing physical activity 35
    35. 35. LLP on Commission web site http://ec.europa.eu/education/index_fr.htm National agencies contact pointshttp://ec.europa.eu/education/lifelong-learning-programme/doc1208_en.htm Detailed information on the LLP projects funded http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/llp/index_en.php Compendia of LLP funded projects http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/llp/results_projects/project_compendia_en.php Results of LLP funded projects http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/llp/project_reports/project_reports_en.php
    36. 36. KA2 – Languages Helpdesk EACEA-LANGUAGES@ec.europa.eu Details on Key Activity 2 http://ec.europa.eu/education/llp/doc1943_en.htm This presentation http://fr.slideshare.net/Peter-Birch/the-experience-of-the-lifelong- learning-programme-in-support-of-regional-and-minority-languages37

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