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Priorities and funded actions:


  • Strengthening the European dimension of teaching and learning;
  • Promoting values of inclusion and diversity, tolerance, and democratic participation;
  • Promoting knowledge about shared European heritage and diversity;
  • Supporting development of professional networks across Europe;
  • Improving the quality of formal, informal and non-formal adult education in Europe for key competences as defined by the EU framework (2018), including basic skills (literacy, numeracy, digital skills) and other life skills;
  • Extend and diversify adult education offer through professionalisation of educators and building capacity of adult education providers;
  • Simplifying the implementation and accessibility of high quality teaching and learning programmes in all forms of adult education, and making them relevant to the needs of individual and the society at large;
  • Building the capacity of adult education providers to carry out high quality mobility projects;
  • Raising the participation of adults of all ages and socio-economic background in adult education, especially by fostering participation of organisations working with disadvantaged learners, small adult education providers, newcomers to the Programme and less experienced organisations, as well as community-based grassroots organisations

Among financed actions:

  • Lot 1:

– Job shadowing (2 to 60 days); 

– Teaching or training assignments (2 to 365 days); 

– Courses and training (2 to 30 days); 

  • Lot 2:

Invited experts (2 to 60 days); 

– Hosting teachers and educators in training (10 to 365 days); 

– Preparatory visits

Additional information : 

  • Initial duration of the action:  

Lot 1: Between 6 and 18 months; 

Lot 2: 15 months 


  • Lot 1:

– Must be established in an Erasmus+ Programme country;

– Individual organisation (consortium not allowed);

– Organisations providing formal, informal and non-formal adult education;

– Local and regional public authorities, coordination bodies and other organisations with a role in the field of adult education

  • Lot 2:

– Must be established in an Erasmus+ Programme country;

 Organisations holding a valid Erasmus accreditation in vocational education and training are eligible to apply; 

– Consortium;  

– The number of applicants is not limited  


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Sectors: Education - Training, Employment, Youth

Beneficiaries: Corporations, Local and Regional authorities, SMEs, Training centres

Regions: Candidate countries, European Economic Area, European Union

Category: Call for proposals

Responsible: European Commission


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