Erasmus + Call: Key Action 3: Support for policy reform — Prospective initiatives

Forward-Looking Cooperation Projects are cooperation projects proposed and managed by a partnership of key stakeholders in view of identifying, testing, developing, assessing new innovative approaches in the fields of education, training and youth, that have the potential of becoming mainstreamed and giving input for improving educational and youth policies.

The projects should focus on innovation in practices and policies across educational and youth sectors. The specific aim of these activities is to provide in-depth knowledge on target groups, learning, teaching, training or youth work situations and effective methodologies and tools that help policies to develop, as well as conclusions relevant for policy makers in education, training and youth at all levels.  Submission deadline: 24 February 2015


The call for proposals supports projects in two strands.

The priorities for this call are:

Strand 1 — Education and training field


Reducing disparities in learning outcomes affecting learners from disadvantaged backgrounds.


Raising the quality of education through the use of learning analytics and learning semantics.


Promoting innovative collaborative teaching and learning.


Opening up (virtual or physical) infrastructures of education and training institutions to adult learning and provision of modular certified learning opportunities.


Improve quality and raise excellence in vocational education and training.


Reforming higher education to make it more diversified, responsive and competitive.




Strand 2Youth field


Using e-participation as an instrument to foster young people’s empowerment and active participation in democratic life.


The total budget available for the co-financing of projects under the present call is EUR 17 000 000 and is divided in the following way: Education and Training: EUR 15 000 000;  Youth: EUR 2 000 000

Activities must start between 1 November 2015 and 1 January 2016, and the project duration must be between 24 and 36 months.


Before submitting the electronic application, applicants will have to register their organisation in the Education, Audiovisual, Culture, Citizenship and Volunteering Participant Portal and receive a Participant Identification Code (PIC). The PIC will be requested in the application form.

The application form is available on the internet at the following address:

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