ERIC Number: ED392952
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
New European Programmes for the New European College.
This document, which is designed for further education (FE) college managers and program teams throughout the United Kingdom (UK), provides guidance for conducting the following activities: incorporating new European Union (EU) policies/programs into FE college curricula; ensuring maximum access to the full range of European curriculum activities and qualifications; reviewing current management of European activities; and checking the quality of existing European activities. In the first three sections, FE in the UK is placed within the context of EU programs for FE and the document's intended use and audience are discussed. Examined in the remaining seven sections are the following topics: policy priorities; objectives and components of the LEONARDO, SOCRATES, and Youth for Europe III programs; the EU Structural Funds for 1995-99 and possible funding opportunities for FE colleges in the UK; community initiatives; management of the new European programs; developing/implementing European activities at FE colleges in the UK; preparing bids for EU funding; examples of good practice; and cautions to FE colleges developing/marketing European programs. The appendixes contain the addresses of 32 useful organizations; sample mission statement/policy document; and sample checklists of the content of new programs, considerations in managing European activities, and integrating the European dimension into a curriculum. (MN)
Descriptors: Check Lists, Coordination, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Cooperation, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Grantsmanship, Guidelines, Integrated Curriculum, International Cooperation, International Educational Exchange, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Program Administration, Program Development, Records (Forms), Strategic Planning, Technical Institutes, Vocational Education
Further Education Development Agency, Citadel Place, Tinworth Street, London SE11 5EH, England, United Kingdom (8.50 British pounds).
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Further Education Development Agency, London (England).
Identifiers: European Union; United Kingdom
Note: Prepared by FOCUS Consultancy Ltd.