Education, Culture, Youth & Sport


March 2016

Report – Innovative Financing for Creative Sectors
A new report has recently been published on innovative financing for the cultural and creative sectors. It includes information on over 100 innovative financing instruments and 32 case studies from the sector. 

European Capital of Culture 2021
Three Greek cites have been shortlisted for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2021. The title will go to either Eleusis, Kalamata or Rhodes. 

February 2016

Culture Seminar - Colchester
The UK National Contact Point for the Creative Europe Programme will be holding a culture seminar, including the opportunity for one-to-one sessions in Colchester on 6 April. The seminar will provide information on the opportunities for funding under the Creative Europe Programme as well as hints and tips on how to put in the best project proposals. Bookings will open shortly here

Young Talent Architecture Award
The Young Talent Architecture Award has recently been launched. The Award aims to support young architecture graduates at the beginning of their careers. It will be awarded to 3 Master’s Degree Projects on the basis of their excellence, authenticity, sustainability and innovative nature. It is for schools of architecture to put cadidates forward for the Award and they must register to be eligible to take part. 

Report on Entrepreneurship Education 
A report on entrepreneurship education in EU schools has recently been published. It gives information on entrepreneurship education strategies, curricula and learning outcomes in 33 different countries.

January 2016

Consultation - Youth Job Mobility Scheme
The European Commission has launched an online consultation on the Your First EURES job (YFEJ) mobility scheme and asks stakeholders for their opinions on options for future EU measures on youth intra-EU labour mobility.  The deadline for submitting responses is 22 April.

EU Culture Forum - Rescheduled
The EU Culture forum which was due to take place in Brussels in November 2015 has now been rescheduled and will take place on 19-20 April 2016. The EU Culture Forum is an opportunity for policy makers and those working in the cultural and creative sectors to come together and address common challenges and ambitions.