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Category Archives: Erasmus+

Participate in the Open Consultation on the mid-term Evaluation of Erasmus+

On 28 February, the EU Commission launched its open consultation on the mid-term evaluation of Erasmus+, and will run until 31 May. The consultation aims to gather comments and perspectives from various stakeholders and the general public on the relevance of the Erasmus+ programme’s objectives, the effectiveness of the measures taken to achieve them and the efficiency of their implementation. It will also gather views on the coherence of the programme and its added value in relation to the […]


In the spotlight: Celebrating 30 years of building Europe through Education

“The main hope of a nation lies in the proper education of its youth,” Erasmus

In 2017, we celebrate the 30 years of what is, without a doubt, the most successful European Union initiative: the Erasmus exchange programme. Concomitant with the 60th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, founding stone of the Union, this one year long campaign will celebrate diversity, tolerance, citizenship, democracy, all the values the Union is built on; and education, key instrument in bringing Europeans together.

“Our goal […]


CULT Committee: Exchange of views with Commissioner Navracsics and 2017 priorities

On 5 December, the CULT Committee in the Parliament organised an exchange of views between MEPs and Commissioner Navracsics. The Commissioner announced that main topics in education for next year will be high quality inclusive school education and modernisation of higher education. The Commissioner also announced the European Solidarity Corps. Several MEPs expressed their lack of understanding about the link with the EVS and their dissatisfaction with the fact that from the announced 50 million Euros increase in the budget of Erasmus+ for 2017, 20 million […]


Investment in education and a lifelong learning approach: The only way to reach ET2020 targets

On 8 November, the LLLPlatform published a press release in reaction to the newly launched Education and Training Monitor 2016.
Press release: Education and Training Monitor 2016 – Investment in education and a lifelong learning approach: The only way to reach ET2020 targets
The Lifelong Learning Platform welcomes the 2016 Education and Training Monitor published by  the EU Commission on 7 November. This 2016 report highlights the persistent challenges Europe has been facing for years, such as […]


Erasmus+ Survey 2016 is launched! Participate and help us improve the Programme!

The Erasmus+ Survey 2016 is launched! The LLLPlatform makes an annual review of the Erasmus+ programme implementation and shares its results with policy-makers to enhance the application process and the content of the programme. This survey is conducted by the Platform to evaluate how beneficiaries have experienced the 2nd round of applications of the Erasmus+ programme: what do you think of Erasmus+? Are you satisfied with its new features? What problems did you encounter? What suggestions for improvement would […]


2015 – Results of our Erasmus+ Annual Survey

After the success of its 2014 broad public consultation, the Lifelong Learning Platform launched its 2015 Erasmus+ implementation survey on the 3rd of July. The purpose of this year’s survey was to evaluate how beneficiaries experienced the 2nd round of applications of the Erasmus+ programme. The consultation was closed on the 15th of September after having received 275 answers. This year the survey was published in four languages (English, German, French and Spanish) in order to target the widest […]


New Position Paper: Implementing Erasmus+ better!

The Erasmus+ programme is a unique funding opportunity and a great step forward to modernise education policies at the local, national and European level.  To embrace its full potential, the LLLPlatform believes that the programme could benefit from more clarity, a stronger lifelong learning approach and a fairer budget distribution, in order to have a greater added value. Moreover, policy development and civil society cooperation should be better supported in order to increase its policy impact and relevance. Considered to be one […]


Public Consultation on the Revision of the EU Budget Financial Regulation

This consultation seeks stakeholder views of a revision of the financial rules applicable to the EU budget. The objectives of this revision are: a simpler regulatory and financial set up, additional synergies and flexibility for budget implementation and a clear accountability framework. All citizens and organisations are welcome to contribute to this consultation. Input is particularly sought from recipients and beneficiaries of EU funding and the entrusted entities and partners with whom the Commission works through the current indirect management mode. The […]


Erasmus+ Programme Guide

The Erasmus+ Programme Guide is an integral part of the 2016 Erasmus+ Call for Proposals and its revision. Organisations and institutions seeking funding in the framework of this call must comply with the conditions for participation and funding expressed in this Guide. The document provides information on the priorities of the programme, the actions supported, the funding available for different actions and detailed information on participation.