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Lithuania needs highly skilled professionals. How Erasmus+ could contribute?


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Author: Gražina Kaklauskienė, Deputy director of The Education Exchanges Support Foundation

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Lithuania needs highly skilled professionals. How Erasmus+ could contribute?

  1. 1. Lithuania needs highly skilled professionals. How Erasmus+ could contribute? 2015-11-05 Gražina Kaklauskienė
  2. 2. Outline of presentation • Achievements and challenges in education sector • Erasmus+ as a tool for achieving strategic goals and fostering innovation
  3. 3. Number of population in the three Baltic countries and selected Nordic, 1910-2011 (millions and changes in %) *1913, **1914,***1919, ****1911.Source: Official publications of the Statistical Bureaus 1910 2011 2011/1910 (%) Lithuania 2,83* 3,05 +8 Latvia 2,55** 2,07 -19 Estonia 1,07*** 1,29 +20 Denmark 2,76**** 5,56 +101 Finland 2,94 5,40 +84 Norway 2,36 4,89 +107
  4. 4. Proportion of the population aged 30 to 34 having a tertiary educational attainment, 2014 (¹) (%) YB15.png
  5. 5. Source: Innovation Union Scoreboard 2015
  6. 6. Erasmus+ 3 main types of actions Learning mobility of individuals Staff mobility, in particular for teachers, trainers, school leaders and youth workers Mobility for higher education student, vocational education and training students Master's degree scheme Mobility for higher education for EU and non-EU beneficiaries Volunteering and youth exchanges Cooperation for innovation and exchange of good practices Strategic partnerships between education/training or youth organisations and other relevant actors Large scale partnerships between education and training establishments and business: Knowledge Alliances & Sector Skills alliances  IT-Platforms including e- Twinning and EPALE  Cooperation with third countries and focus on neighbourhood countries Support for policy reform Open method of Coordination EU tools: valorisation and implementation Policy dialogue with stakeholders, third countries and international Organisations
  7. 7. Erasmus+ 2016 CALL FOR PROPOSALS
  8. 8. “When planning for a year, plant corn. When planning for a decade, plant trees. When planning for life, train and educate people”. a Chinese proverb
  9. 9. Švietimo mainų paramos fondas Rožių alėja 2, 03106 Vilnius Tel.: (8 ~ 5) 261 0592 E.p.: