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Sector Skills Alliances

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Presentation by Felix Rohn (Policy officer at DG EAC) on the occasion of the EESC Seminar on 'Delivering on Skills' organised in Brussels on 17 November 2014.

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Sector Skills Alliances

  1. 1. Erasmus+ Sector Skills Alliances Felix Rohn Directorate-General Education and Culture 1
  2. 2. Learning Mobility • Staff • High education students • Vocational and education training students • Master students • Youth mobility Co-operation for innovation and good practices •Knowledge Alliances • Sector Skills Alliances • Strategic Partnerships • IT support platforms • E-twinning • Capacity building in third countries Support for policy reform • Open Method of Coordination • EU transparency tools • Policy dialogue 2
  3. 3. Sector – in which sense? Economic sector as defined by Eurostat (NACE) Examples: C-Manufacturing J-Information and communication Q-Human health and social work 3
  4. 4. 4 Activity sets Deliver transnational VET curriculum/a Design transnational VET curriculum/a Identify skills gaps; Define training needs for occupational profile/s
  5. 5. European Qualifi-cation Framework European Quality Assurance Framework for VET Learning Outcomes Approach European Credit System for VET Application of European reference tools 5
  6. 6. Expected Outcomes Evidence on sector skills needs/ competence standards Joint curriculum design Joint curriculum delivery/ Recognition Disseminati on/ professional orientation 6
  7. 7. Partnership "Trio" Vocational Education & Training providers Partners representati ve in sector with sector– expertise/R esearch Bodies with regulatory function European transnational VET curriculum 7
  8. 8. Call 2015 Deadline for submission: 26 February 2015 Available budget: ~ € 6 m Eligible sectors: • Manufacturing & Engineering • Commerce • Information and communication technology • Environmental technologies (Eco-innovation) • Cultural and creative sectors • Health care • Tourism 8
  9. 9. Main funding rules • Duration: 2 or 3 years • Grants: € 700.000 or up to € 1.000.000 Target • Up to 150 Sector Skills Alliances by 2020 9
  10. 10. 10 Additional information on the internet Erasmus+: http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus -plus/index_en.htm On-going pilot projects: http://ec.europa.eu/education/policy/ vocational-policy/sector-skills_en.htm

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