The current Lifelong Learning Programme ends in 2013. Erasmus for All is the new programme proposed by the European Commission for education, training, youth and sport. It is estimated to start in 2014.
EAEA is urging all members to react to the Proposal. On this page we follow the procedure and offer useful resources to act in national and European levels.
European Council endorsed Europe 2020 Growth Strategy in June 2010. The reform agenda aims to assist Europe overcome from the crisis, coming out stronger through a strategy for inclusive, smart and sustainable growth.
Education and training are at the core in reaching the aims of Europe 2020. The planned regulation, Erasmus for All, sets out the provisions for a new single programme covering education, training, youth and sport.
Key Legislative Documents
Erasmus for All timeline
Spring 2013: Confidential trilogue meetings between the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council of the European Union.
December 2012: Beginning of the unofficial discussions, including at least the Commission and the Parliament.
November 27, 2012: Vote upon the Draft Report and amendments in the Committee on Culture and Education, European Parliament.
November 26, 2012: The Council for Education, Youth, Culture and Sport takes place in Brussels. The Council will take note of the state of the play of the Erasmus for All.
November 6, 2012:
Discussion on the Draft Report in the Committee for Culture and Education Culture, European Parliament.
October 2012: Tabling amendments to Draft Report.
September 2012: Draft Report of the Rapporteur Doris Pack presented in the Committee for Culture and Education.
July 2012: Hearing in the Committee for Culture and Education, European Parliament.
May 2012: The Proposal is debated in the European Council.
December 2011: The Committee referral announced in European Parliament: Committee of Education and Culture will handle the proposal.
November 2011: The Commission presented a Legislative Proposal for establishing a new programme for youth, training, youth and sport for 2014-2020. The Proposal was debated in the European Council.