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BSDA received Erasmus+ accreditation in the Adult Education field
26.04.2021
Erasmus accreditation is a tool for organisations in adult education, vocational education and training (VET), and school education that want to open up to cross-border exchange and cooperation. Award of the Erasmus accreditation confirms that the applicant has set up a plan to implement high quality mobility activities as part of a wider effort to develop their organisation. Accredited Erasmus organisations will gain simplified access to Key Action 1 funding opportunities under the future Programme (2021-2027).

Award of the Erasmus accreditation confirms that the applicant has set up a plan to implement high quality mobility activities as part of a wider effort to develop their organisation. This plan is called an Erasmus Plan and it is a key part of the application for Erasmus accreditation. Bulgarian sports development association received individual accreditation in the field "Adult Education", valid for the duration of the program (2021-2027) which will help to achieve the following goals:

Strengthening the European dimension of teaching and learning by:
promoting values of inclusion and diversity, tolerance, and democratic participation;
promoting knowledge about shared European heritage and richness in diversity;
supporting development of professional networks across Europe.

As well as the specific topics in the field of adult education like increasing the quality of formal, informal and non-formal adult education in Europe by:
improving the quality of the adult education offer through professionalisation of its staff and building capacity of adult education providers to implement high quality learning programmes;
increasing the quality of teaching and learning in all forms of adult education, and making it relevant to the needs of the society at large;
improving the provision of adult education for key competences as defined by the EU framework (2018), including basic skills (literacy, numeracy, digital skills) and other life skills.

Accredited organizations are also expected to contribute to the creation of the European Education Area by:
building the capacity of adult education providers to carry out high quality mobility projects;
raising the participation of adults of all ages and socio-economic background in adult education, especially by fostering participation of organisations working with disadvantaged learners, small adult education providers, newcomers to the Programme, and community-based grassroots organisations.

Accredited organizations are published on the website of the Bulgarian National Agency Erasmus+: here