Erasmus provides opportunities for the development of partnerships with schools and organizations across Europe to improve the standard and quality of teaching and learning.
The "Strategic Partnerships" allow partners to work together on issues of shared interest during 1-3 years in order to produce innovative project outputs (such as curricula, handbooks, methodologies, etc.) and/or engage in exchange of good practices and new forms of co-operation with partners from different fields.
In order to receive funding, the projects are expected to address at least one European policy objective either specifically in the field of school education or horizontally, in the broader field of education, training and youth. The relevant policy priorities are specified in the Programme Guide.
What does it involve?
The following opportunities exist for schools and other organisations:
Cross-sectoral projects on issues of shared interest and relevance between organisations from different countries, socio-economic sectors and fields of education and training with the possibility of co-operation to improve teaching and learning;
Partnerships between local and regional authorities, schools and other organisations that establish international links and give school issues more weight in local government;
Partnerships for exchange of good practices in areas of shared interest with possibilities of teacher and pupil exchanges.