Pilot project for the development of sector skills alliances - Call for proposals EAC / S01 / 2012

The call for proposals is based on the decision establishing the Lifelong Learning Programme and on the Lifelong Learning Programme work programme 2012, financing decision C(2012) 1823 of 23 March 2012. It tests a new type of strategic partnership proposed in Erasmus for All.

A Call for proposals has just been published to test an action of the proposed “Erasmus for all” programme, Sector Skills Alliances (SSA). SSA are intended to address current and future skills needs by developing training supply at European level. The Alliances are designed to improve the responsiveness of VET to labour market needs, while promoting innovation and transfer of good practice.

The Call has been published on the following site: http://ec.europa.eu/education/calls/s0112_en.htm. A public information session on the Call will be held in the auditorium of the Madou Tower in Brussels on 10 May from 10.00h to 11.30h. For further information and to register: http://ec.europa.eu/education/news/20120425_en.htm.