There are different funding schemes Adult Education (AE) institutions can apply for under Erasmus+.
Adult Education Staff Mobility (KA1)
Adult Education under the Mobility of individuals Key Action can be in the form of; Teaching/Training Assignments or Staff Training. This mobility project can comprise one or more of the activities above.
Teaching/training assignments allow staff of adult education organisations to teach or provide training at a partner organisation abroad.
Staff training supports the professional development of adult education staff in the form of; participation in structured courses or training events abroad or a job shadowing/observation period abroad in any relevant organisation active in the adult education field.
Strategic Partnerships (KA2)
STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS IN THE FIELD OF EDUCATION, TRAINING AND YOUTH
WHAT ARE THE AIMS AND PRIORITIES OF A STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP?
Strategic Partnerships aim to support the development, transfer and/or implementation of innovative practices as well as the implementation of joint initiatives promoting cooperation, peer learning and exchanges of experience at European level.
Depending on the objectives and the composition of the Strategic Partnership, projects may be of two types:
- Strategic Partnerships supporting innovation. Projects are expected to develop innovative outputs, and/or engage into intensive dissemination and exploitation activities of existing and newly produced products or innovative ideas.
- Strategic Partnerships supporting exchange of good practices. The primary goal is to allow organisations to develop and reinforce networks, increase their capacity to operate at transnational level, share and confront ideas, practices and methods.
Irrespective from the type of project chosen by the applicant and the field impacted by the project, Strategic Partnerships are open to any type of organisation active in any field of education, training and youth or other socio-economic sectors as well as to organisations carrying out activities that are cross-sectoral.
To be funded, Strategic Partnerships must address either a) at least one horizontal priority or b) at least one specific priority relevant to the field of education, training and youth that is mostly impacted.
- Improving and extending the supply of high quality learning opportunities tailored to the needs of individual low-skilled or low-qualified adults so they acquire literacy, numeracy or digital skills, including through the validation of skills acquired through informal and non-formal learning;
- Increasing the demand and take-up through effective outreach, guidance and motivation strategies which encourage low-skilled or low-qualified adults, to develop and upgrade their literacy, numeracy and digital skills;
- Extending and developing educators’ competences, particularly in the effective teaching of literacy, numeracy and digital skills to low-skilled or low-qualified adults, including through the effective use of ICT.