Strategic Partnership

Report
Erasmus+
Z prezentacji przygotowanych
na EAIE 2013
Beata Skibińska, FRSE
Źródło przedstawianych informacji
1. Z prezentacji przygotowanej przez przedstawicieli
Komisji Europejskiej, DG Edukacja i Kultura, na sesję
“European and worldwide student and staff
mobility under Erasmus+”
2. Z prezentacji przygotowanej przez pana Gerharda
Volza (Austria) na sesję “Intensive programmes in
Erasmus: chances and challenges”
Next steps
 November 2013:
adoption of the legal base Erasmus+
 End November/early December 2013:
publication of the first calls
 First deadlines in February 2014 for Key Action 1 and
April 2014 for KA2
Education
and Culture
Date: in 12 pts
Key Action 1 – Learning Mobility of
individuals
Mobility for learners and staff (narodowe agencje)
Joint Master Degrees (Agencja Wykonawcza (EACEA)
w Brukseli
 Student loan guarantee for a full Master abroad
(wyznaczone banki krajowe)
More mobility
Diversity of mobility types
STUDENTS
 Credit student mobility
STAFF
 Degree mobility
 Short term mobility
 Student loan guarantee
for a full Master abroad
 Long term mobility
 Intensive programmes
 Intensive programmes
 Blended mobility
 Joint staff training
 Virtual mobility
Education
and Culture
Date: in 12 pts
Better mobility
• 2013 Call
Deadline: 16 May
4576 applications received
Results publication:
~ 30 November 2013
Education
and Culture
Date: in 12 pts
…Better
in other
words
mobility
Improving the Erasmus
quality framework
– Reinforced inter-institutional agreements (new template published
in July)
– Partner countries: ECHE principles included in inter-institutional
agreements (template to be published soon)
– Reinforced learning agreements to ensure recognition
– More flexible and cost efficient support for language preparation
– Reduced paper work: scanned signatures / exchanges by emails
Education
and Culture
Date: in 12 pts
…Student
in other
words
mobility
Key Action 1: credit mobility
 All levels of higher education (Short cycle,
Bachelor, Master, Doctoral levels)
+ All disciplines
 From 3 to 12 months for studies
 From 2 to 12 months for traineeships
 Each student can benefit up to 12 months per study cycle
Education
and Culture
Date: in 12 pts
…Student
in other
words
mobility
Key Action 1: credit mobility
 Level of grants adapted to different
needs, including to country living costs,
remote regions/countries and
to international mobility (EU external policy priorities apply)
 HEIs to apply for:
 Sending mobility to programme countries
 Sending and receiving mobility to/from partner countries
 Individually or within a consortia
Education
and Culture
Date: in 12 pts
…Staff
in other
words
mobility
Key Action 1:
short term mobility
 Staff mobility abroad for teaching or
training purposes
 Between programme countries:
from 2 days to 2 months (excl. Travel)
 Between partner and programme countries:
from 5 days to 2 months (excl. Travel)
 Minimum 8 teaching hours of lecturing abroad
 Staff from enterprise encouraged to teach at HEIs
Education
and Culture
Date: in 12 pts
Key Action 2 – Co-operation and
innovation for good practices
Source: European Commission
Erasmus+
Budget share: 25%
KA2
Cooperation for innovation
- SE, VET, HE, AE 1.
Erasmus Strategic
Partnerships: more intense
cooperation between
institutions.
Decentralised
2.
3.
4.
Knowledge Alliances:
structured partnerships
between HEI and businesses
Specific support with
neighbourhood countries:
Capacity building through
partnerships between EU
and ENP universities with a
mobility component.
Rest of the world: Capacity
building between
universities in the EU and
Asia, Latin America & Africa.
 HE Strategic Partnerships
Support HEIs in their Modernisation strategy
 Knowledge Alliances
University-business cooperation for more
innovation
 Support to Neighbourhood countries (ENP)
Partnerships between HEIs from EU and ENP
Curriculum development, modernisation, modern teaching and
learning, improve HEIs governance, stronger links with the
world of work, ...
+ INTEGRATED MOBILITY of students and staff
 Cooperation with Asia, Latin America and Africa
Mobility limited to HEI staff to achieve projects’ objectives
Erasmus+
Strategic Partnerships
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Sectoral and cross-sectoral structured cooperation (education, training and youth
+ other relevant stakeholders) to implement innovative practices leading to high
quality teaching, training and learning, institutional modernisation and social
innovation
Activities ranging from small scale projects (i.e. allowing access for newcomers) to
more ambitious, larger scale projects
Fully decentralised management to enable better consideration of the national
context and achieve maximum impact
In Higher Education they aim at supporting HEIs in order to achieve the
objectives set under the HE Modernisation Agenda
 Action should result in the transfer, development and implementation of innovative practices at institutional, local and regional level
Gerhard Volz, EAIE Istanbul, 13/09/2013
Strategic Partnerships in Higher Education
Specific Objectives & Partnership
Specific Objectives
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Enhance quality of teaching and relevance of learning offers
by developing new and innovative approaches
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Promote take-up of innovative practices in Higher Education
 Raising labour market relevance of study programmes and qualifications
 Foster provision and assessment of key competences
 Prevent drop-out, facilitate access and inclusion of non-traditional
learners
Partnership / Duration
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Benefit from the different experience, profiles and specific expertise
 partnerships involve the most appropriate and diverse range of
relevant partners, depending on the nature of the activities, size etc.
Gerhard Volz, EAIE Istanbul, 13/09/2013
Strategic Partnerships in Higher Education
Specific Activities
There is large flexibility as long as activities are linked to the objectives of the
action and most appropriate to reach the specific objectives of the project.
You may develop, test, adapt and implement innovative practices such as
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Joint study programmes & joint curricula, Intensive Programmes & common
modules – including e-modules
Project-based transnat. collaboration between enterprises & students / staff
Pedagogical approaches and methodologies, better use of ICT – especially aimed
at delivering transversal competences, entrepreneurial and creative mind-set
Greater variety of study modes (distance, part-time, modular learning), notably
through new forms of learning, strategic use of ICT, virtual mobility etc.
Cooperation and exchange of practice between staff responsible for support
services (guidance counselling, coaching methods and tools etc.) or those
involved in student support services
Gerhard Volz, EAIE Istanbul, 13/09/2013
Strategic Partnerships in Higher Education
Mobility Activities
The added value and the need to realise the objectives of the
project have to be described at application stage
Such mobility may include
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Blended mobility of students combining short term physical mobility (< 2 months)
with virtual mobility‘  Intensive Programme-like’ mobility
Long term teaching assignments (2 – 12 months)
Short term joint staff training events < 2 months
Activities must take place in the country/countries of the organisations
involved in the Strategic Partnership
Participating students must be registered in a HEI and enrolled in studies
leading to a recognised tertiary level qualification
Participating staff must be employed in a HEI or in an enterprise
Gerhard Volz, EAIE Istanbul, 13/09/2013
Strategic Partnerships in Higher Education
Facts & Figures
Who can participate?
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Public or private institutions in higher education, in other fields of education,
training and youth or in the labour market
 HEIs from a participating country must hold a valid Higher Education Charter (ECHE)
 Organisations from third countries may participate in case of obvious added value
 The applicant must be an organisation active in higher education, and located and
registered in a participating country
Eligibility Criteria & Application
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A project consists of at least three institutions from three participating countries
Projects can last 2 or 3 years, depending on objectives and type of activities
Applications to be submitted to the National Agency of the country in which the
applicant organisation is located and registered
Lump Sum approach(es) foreseen
Further details to be found in the ‘Programme Guide’
Gerhard Volz, EAIE Istanbul, 13/09/2013
Strategic Partnerships in Higher Education
From IP to Strategic Cooperation
Intensive Programmes
Strategic Partnership
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at least 3 partners, 1 EU country
project duration 1 - 3 years
annual application (+ renewals)
eligible institutions: HEI only
mobility as central activity
multinational & interdisciplinary courses
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strategic focus welcome
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participants from 3rd countries only from 
organisational costs
Budget: 20,000 – 80,000 Euro per project 
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Gerhard Volz, EAIE Istanbul, 13/09/2013
at least 3 partners, 1 EU country
project duration 1 - 3 years
single application for the whole period
eligible institutions: HEI, companies, NGOs…
mobility as one option amidst others
significantly enlarged opportunities for a
variety of activities and products
strong opportunity for support of strategic
activities + higher impact + sustainability
participants from 3rd countries can be funded
if value added is properly explained
Budget frame per project significantly higher
Strategic Partnerships in Higher Education
Financial Provisions
Negotiations on-going: 25 % overall share for KA 2, details not published
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Funding will depend on the range and variety of activities; everything between
50,000 and 300,000 Euro seems to be ‘imaginable’ – but no determined minimum
& maximum grant yet
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Project size between former LLP Partnerships/IP and Centralised Actions
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Open question: how to deal with cross-sectoral applications?
Five Cost Categories
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Project Management & Implementation [lump sum]
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Intellectual Products [unit costs / DSA]
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Transnational Conferences / Seminars / Events [unit costs]
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Learning/Training Mobility Activities [unit costs]
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Exceptional Costs [real costs]
Gerhard Volz, EAIE Istanbul, 13/09/2013

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