The European Commission is ultimately responsible for the running of the Erasmus+ Programme. It manages the budget and sets priorities, targets and criteria for the Programme on an on-going basis. Furthermore, it guides and monitors the general implementation, follow-up and evaluation of the Programme at European level. The European Commission also bears the overall responsibility for the supervision and coordination of the structures in charge of implementing the Programme at national level.
Transnational Cooperation Activities (TCAs) are tools for the Erasmus+ National Agencies (NAs) to form partnerships to increase the impact of the Erasmus+ programme at systemic level.
The SALTO Education and Training TCA Resource Centre was established by the European Commission in 2018 to support Erasmus+ National Agencies to improve their transnational cooperation activities (TCAs).
The TCA Resource Centre aims to fulfil its assignment in a way to best meet the expectations of all stakeholder groups including the European Commission, therefore the Resource Centre management keeps regular contact with the EC regarding the planning and the realization of its workplan.Read more...
The Erasmus+ Programme shall contribute to the achievement of:
the objectives of the Europe 2020 Strategy;
the objectives of the strategic framework for European cooperation in education and training (ET 2020), including the corresponding benchmarks;
the sustainable development of Partner Countries in the field of higher education;
the overall objectives of the renewed framework for European cooperation in the youth field (2010-2018);
the objective of developing the European dimension in sport, in particular grassroots sport, in line with the EU work plan for sport;
the promotion of European values in accordance with Article 2 of the Treaty on the European Union.
Source: Erasmus+ Programme Guide 2018
The next annual TCA Officers’ Meeting will be held on 22-24 May 2019 in Zandvoort, Netherlands hosted by the Dutch Erasmus + Education and Training National Agency.
The meeting will focus on Quality in TCA, covering both theory and practice. A training on the SALTO E&T Platform is included in the agenda as well as formal and informal sessions for networking and planning TCAs for 2020.
Moreover DG EAC and EC Programme Magagement Working Group representatives will share intormation about the new E+ Programme and there will be space for Q&A.
The official programme starts at 1 pm on 22 May. The closing of the event is planned until 1 pm 24 May.
Registration for TCA Officers' Meeting 2019 is open, please fill in the registration form before 5 April 2019. You may access the form via Library>>News for NAs menu (when logged in).
Draft programme with more information and registration link will be announced early March.