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Erasmus+ Teacher Academies launch event

21 February 2022
Online event

 

Join us for the online launch of the Erasmus+ Teacher Academies on 21 February 2022.

Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, will announce the names of the first 11 selected Erasmus+ Teacher Academies.

The launch will be followed by a discussion with some of the selected projects about their plans to support teachers with learning opportunities and to develop teacher education in Europe through collaboration.

Follow the event

Watch the online event at 10:00-11:00 CET on 21 February 2022.

Prior registration will not be required and the streaming will be available in English only.

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The 2021 call for proposals

The first 11 Erasmus+ Teacher Academies were selected following the 2021 call for proposals.

Become an Erasmus+ Teacher Academy

Schools, teacher education and training institutions, teacher associations and school education ministries from eligible countries can apply from 15 March to 7 September 2022 to become 2022 Erasmus+ Teacher Academies.

Find out more about the upcoming 2022 call for proposals.

About Erasmus+ Teacher Academies

The Erasmus+ Teacher Academies is a new flagship action of the 2021-2027 Erasmus+ programme.

The objective of this action is to create European partnerships of teacher education and training providers that will develop the European and international dimensions of teacher education in Europe.

These Academies will embrace multilingualism, language awareness and cultural diversity. They will develop teacher education in line with the EU’s priorities for education and training policy and contribute to the achievement of the objectives of the European Education Area.

Programme

Biography

Presentation of the first 11 Erasmus+ Teacher Academies

Biography

Mariya Gabriel is the European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education, Youth and Sport. Under her leadership, the new Horizon Europe, Erasmus+, and the cultural strand of Creative Europe programmes (2021-2027) will be defined and implemented. 

Between 2017 and 2019, Mariya Gabriel was European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society. She proposed the new Digital Europe programme, worked on EU Strategy on AI, disinformation online, cybersecurity and launched the EuroHPC strategy. She has extensively engaged with external EU partners to enhance digital cooperation, in particular with the Western Balkans and Africa. She was elected as Member of the European Parliament (MEP) in 2009, 2014 and 2019. Mariya Gabriel is First Vice-President of the European People’s Party (EPP), and, since 2012, Vice-President of EPP Women.

Commissioner Gabriel is a board member of the United Nations youth programme Generation Unlimited (GenU). She has been ranked among the 50 most influential women in Europe in the field of cybersecurity by the leading European cybersecurity magazine SC Media UK (2019).

Commissioner Gabriel is also known for her involvement in the fight for gender equality. Among others, she received the prestigious Italian prize “Golden Apple” for highest achievements for women. At the European Parliament, she was awarded twice “MEP of the year” – in 2016 for the Development category, and in 2013 for the Gender Equality category.

In November 2020, Commissioner Gabriel received the Annual Award of the Vienna Economic Forum “Partner of the Year 2020” for contribution to the economic development, rewarding Ms Gabriel’s vision of a European knowledge strategy comprising the European Education Area, the European Research Area and the new Digital Education Action Plan.

She holds a Master’s degree in political sciences and international relations from the Institute of Political Studies (Bordeaux, FR) and a Bachelor’s degree in Bulgarian and French Languages from “Paisii Hilendarski” University (Plovdiv, BG).

Biography

Mariya Gabriel is the European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education, Youth and Sport. Under her leadership, the new Horizon Europe, Erasmus+, and the cultural strand of Creative Europe programmes (2021-2027) will be defined and implemented. 

Between 2017 and 2019, Mariya Gabriel was European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society. She proposed the new Digital Europe programme, worked on EU Strategy on AI, disinformation online, cybersecurity and launched the EuroHPC strategy. She has extensively engaged with external EU partners to enhance digital cooperation, in particular with the Western Balkans and Africa. She was elected as Member of the European Parliament (MEP) in 2009, 2014 and 2019. Mariya Gabriel is First Vice-President of the European People’s Party (EPP), and, since 2012, Vice-President of EPP Women.

Commissioner Gabriel is a board member of the United Nations youth programme Generation Unlimited (GenU). She has been ranked among the 50 most influential women in Europe in the field of cybersecurity by the leading European cybersecurity magazine SC Media UK (2019).

Commissioner Gabriel is also known for her involvement in the fight for gender equality. Among others, she received the prestigious Italian prize “Golden Apple” for highest achievements for women. At the European Parliament, she was awarded twice “MEP of the year” – in 2016 for the Development category, and in 2013 for the Gender Equality category.

In November 2020, Commissioner Gabriel received the Annual Award of the Vienna Economic Forum “Partner of the Year 2020” for contribution to the economic development, rewarding Ms Gabriel’s vision of a European knowledge strategy comprising the European Education Area, the European Research Area and the new Digital Education Action Plan.

She holds a Master’s degree in political sciences and international relations from the Institute of Political Studies (Bordeaux, FR) and a Bachelor’s degree in Bulgarian and French Languages from “Paisii Hilendarski” University (Plovdiv, BG).

 

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