Erasmus + & Europe for Citizens Programmes – how to be successful in obtaining funds for education, youth or citizenship initiatives around Europe
Practical information and best practices about Erasmus + and Europe for Citizenship Programmes accomplished by practical guidelines on project idea development and partnership building in only 4 days!
Course Starts on 4th December!

Erasmus+ & Europe for Citizens Programmes – how to be successful in obtaining funds for education, youth or citizenship initiatives around Europe

Practical information and best practices about Erasmus + and Europe for Citizenship Programmes accomplished by practical guidelines on project idea development and partnership building in only 4 days!

Why to take this course?

Erasmus + and Europe for Citizens Programmes aim to support projects in the fields of Education, Training, Youth, and Sport (Erasmus +) or Civil Society Projects, Remembrance or Town Twinning (Europe for Citizens) for the period 2014-2020, providing many opportunities for citizens, young people, students, adults, and different spectrum of professionals. Training aims at empowering participants in acquiring a solid understanding of the funding opportunities and professional guidelines in developing project idea for the concrete call for proposal identified by the trainer prior the course.
Using interactive methods the participants are asked to actively take part in the programme creating more effective transfer of knowledge and stronger follow up in terms of successful fundraising at Erasmus Plus Programme. The agenda will focus on upcoming deadlines in 2017 and 2018.

  • today 04 - 07 December 2017
  • room
    Science 14 Atrium
    – Rue de La Science 14b, Brussels (Belgium)
  • EUR 1200
    – EARLY BIRD fee (valid only for registration before 20 November 2017)
  • EUR 1300
    – Regular participation fee
Erasmus +
Register
09:00 - 10:00
09:00 - 10:30
  • Introduction to the Course and Erasmus + Programme
10:00 - 11:00
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:30
  • What are the main actions and possibilities inside the Erasmus + Programme?
  • Objectives, Priorities, Actions, Deadlines
12:00 - 13:00
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch break
13:00 - 14:00
13:30 - 14:30
  • What are the successful practices and examples of Erasmus projects?
  • Motilities, Strategic partnerships, Policy dialogue
  • Relevance, Quality, Dissemination strategies, Consortium
14:00 - 15:00
14:30 - 15:30
  • Online applications forms: Procedures, additional documents & rules
15:00 - 16:00
15:30 - 16:00
Coffee break
16:00 - 17:00
16:00 - 16:50
  • Is my project idea good for Erasmus + priorities and existing actions?
  • Presentations of the project ideas by participants
  • Feedback from trainer
16:50 - 17:00
  • Sum up of the day
Europe for Citizens
Register
09:00 - 10:00
09:00 - 10:30
  • Introduction to Europe for Citizens Programme
  • What are the main actions and possibilities inside the Europe for Citizens Programme? (Objectives, Priorities, Actions, Deadlines)
10:00 - 11:00
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:30
  • What are the successful practices and examples of Europe for Citizens projects?
  • Civil Society Projects, Remembrance, Town Twinning, etc;
  • Relevance, Quality, Dissemination strategies, Consortium
12:00 - 13:00
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch break
13:00 - 14:00
13:30 - 14:30
  • Online applications forms: Procedures, additional documents & rules
14:00 - 15:00
14:30 - 15:00
Coffee break
15:00 - 16:00
15:00 - 16:00
  • Is my project idea good for Europe for Citizens priorities and existing actions?
  • Presentations of the project ideas by participants
  • Feedback from trainer and sum up of the day
  • Q & A
16:00 - 17:00
16:00 - 16:50
  • Summing up of the Erasmus + and Europe for Citizens programmes
16:50 - 17:00
  • Sum up of the day
Management and partnerships: How to avoid headaches and unnecessary stress in European projects?
Register
09:00 - 10:00
09:00 - 11:00
  • What are main aspects of the management in Erasmus + and Europe for Citizens programmes?
  • How should we develop the project idea?
  • How to involve partners?
  • How to have effective administration and budgeting?
  • Efficient financial management of European projects?
10:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:30 - 13:00
  • Partnership in the European Projects: “How to avoid headaches in advance?”
12:00 - 13:00
13:00 - 14:00
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch break
14:00 - 15:00
14:00 - 15:30
  • Building partnerships: where to start and how to manage cooperation, communication, conflicts or task management?
15:00 - 16:00
15:30 - 16:00
Coffee break
16:00 - 17:00
16:00 - 16:50
  • What is the best partners for you and how to find them?
16:50 - 17:00
  • Sum up of the day
Working on project proposal: Practical tips and tricks
Register
09:00 - 10:00
09:00 - 10:30
  • How to build your project idea and “win” the grant?
  • Writing “A Project idea” (Simulation part I)
10:00 - 11:00
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:30
  • How to fill the online application forms and “win” the grant?
  • Writing “A Project idea” (Simulation part II)
12:00 - 13:00
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch break
13:00 - 14:00
13:30 - 15:00
  • How the project proposals have been evaluated and why my project was (not) approved?
  • Evaluation of the grant applications (Simulation part III)
  • Evaluation of the results
  • How to obtain higher scores?
  • How to advocate for your proposal?
  • Resources and platforms for project’s development
  • Questions and answers
14:00 - 15:00
15:00 - 16:00
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 - 16:20
  • How to organize effective follow up of the course and maximize the impact at the fundraising at Erasmus + and Europe for Citizens?
  • Follow-up of the training
  • Organizational action plans
  • Evaluation
  • The end of the course
16:00 - 17:00
16:20 - 17:00
  • Certification and closing of the course

 

Course leader:

Marko Paunovic

consultant, moderator, and social entrepreneur with experience in the field of non-formal education, fundraising, organizational and project management. In recent years he has been lobbying the European institutions and closely follow educational, Internet, youth and inter-sectorial policies of the EU. He is the founder and Programme Director of Out of the Box International, an international think-tank based in Brussels dealing with social innovations.

 

Event Properties

Event Date 04 December 2017
Event End Date 07 December 2017
Regular participation fee €1,300.00
Early bird fee €1,200.00(Until 20 November 2017)
Location
Science 14 Atrium
Rue de la Science 14A
Science 14 Atrium
€1,300.00
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About Course promoters:

The European Academy for education and social research is an institution addressed at developing a better Europe through the knowledge sharing and a research based use of the Information and Communication Technologies. The European Academy for education and social Research achieves its education aim through the European Projects Academy. The social research, instead, is conducted through the My Europa platform that is based on the results of a research project of the European Projects Association.

The European Projects Academy is an educational programme created by the European Academy for Education and Social Research in collaboration with the European Projects Association. The courses are tailored to provide a collaborative and stimulating environment for leaning through in-class lectures, case studies and workshops led by professors, project managers, consultants and European affair advisors. Each course also includes individual work on My Europa platform (www.my-europa.eu), that is a web-based lifelong eLearning platform designed to develop European projects. The My Europa platform fosters the use of the Information and Communication Technologies in order to create a new generation of professionals able to use the European funds more efficiently, enhancing the absorption capacity of the involved stakeholders and lowering the overall costs of the entire lifecycle of European projects.


European Projects Association (EPA) is a politically independent nonprofit organization focused on research and development, innovation and internationalization of good practices in European Projects. The use of innovative information and communication technologies is a distinctive characteristic of this leading cooperation network dedicated to the European projects stakeholders. EPA supports the goals of organizations, experts and individuals with a complete set of ICT tools on My Europa platform and services that foster development, effective implementation and efficient dissemination of EU projects. EPA is a recognized innovative actor at the European level as a point in which knowledge and experience meet to create an ideal multimedia environment for the development of European projects.


Association Informo is a non-profit organization working to encourage employment through various forms of education, organization of seminars and consultations. As a non-profit organization, Informo acts with an aim to improve the life conditions of the citizens in various areas with a special attention to the youth and the unemployed.

In addition, Informo performs consultations in regards to preparation and implementation of projects which apply for national and international funding (EU, UN, and others) and the implementation and evaluation of projects financed by EU funds, providing information services on the EU options, and other consulting and educational services with international experts.

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COURSE LOCATION

Science14 Atrium, Rue de La Science 14b Brussels (Belgium)

Your address in the heart of Europe

 

At Science 14 Atrium, a prestigious workspace located in the heart of the EU district.

You will find the services you need to set up your address in Brussels and the office and meeting room facilities to effectively run your project.

You can quickly start your business and get pay as you go access to functional and flexible spaces for your meetings.

 

At Science 14 Atrium, powered by Halldis, you will also find the right contacts that will help you develop your projects.

The building brings with it an access to a professional network of companies, start-ups and entrepreneurs working closely with the EU Institutions.

Professionals are engaged in networking through regular events and receptions, training courses, conferences and seminars are also organized on a daily basis.

 

Through Halldis’ portfolio of serviced apartments, you can stay in a fully furnished apartment located centrally near the EU district each time you are in Brussels.

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