Administrations go Europe platform for e-
The AGE+ project to be implemented by 7 partners from 4 different European countries aims to improve, increase and strengthen municipalities staff to face the challenges and chances of internationalisation through lifelong learning. In the framework of the project, financed by the European Union, the partnership will elaborate a complex blended learning curriculum for civil servants to help them go international.
Internationalization is an important factor of competitiveness not only for enterprises but also for municipalities in a globalized world. The complex environment of municipalities gives room for a lot of ways of understanding and approaching internationalization. Possible fields of action are working with international investors, the integration of migrants or foster the attractiveness for foreign tourists. On the other hand, internationalization also opens the way to find joint solutions to the central challenges municipalities face, such as elderly care, demographic change or environment.
In order to enable municipalities to actively take on their role in Europe some preconditions in different fields of action need to be met.
In a previous project of the partnership a survey among staff working in administrations was carried out to identify the skills needed for going international. After evaluation three skills were identified -
The AGE+ project goes further. The municipality of Magdeburg (DE) and Vejle (DK), the CSCI (IT), the isw -
Due to the elaborated training material of the project the partnership will offer well-
This project is financed with the support of the European Union within the ERASMUS+ programme.