Framework Service Contract to provide expertise and support for European Cooperation in Education and Training - Lot 1

Client: 
European Commission - DG Education and Culture
Duration: 
2011-2014

3s (together with Technopolis [UK] and DTI [DK] in a consortium coordinated by GHK [BE]) provides expertise and logistical support for Commission services managing the development and implementation of the EU policy agenda in education and training, in particular ET 2020 and the education and training dimension of the Europe 2020 strategy.

The services provided include:

  • Regular or ad-hoc support for mutual learning activities in the framework of the education and training OMC (preparation, facilitation, drafting of documents, reporting and dissemination, including the creation and management of web sites and web tools)
  • Creation of inventories of good practice, guides, and implementation/evaluation tools for EU policies/instruments
  • Analysis of national situations and trends (e.g. provide overviews/expertise on national policies, analyse and synthesise responses to consultation exercises)
  • Provision of expertise and policy advice on thematic priorities of the OMC (e.g. drafting of background documents on key policy questions, ad-hoc expertise etc.)
  • Support to the coordination of networks, advisory groups and expert groups. This may include: network and group animation (also making use as appropriate of IT communication platforms), hiring of specialized experts and speakers, list management, information collection and dissemination, preparation and facilitation of meetings, drafting of documents, reporting and dissemination, development of support tools, including IT tools.