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European Project Manager - Building European Identity at Educational and Training organisations

European Project Manager - Building European Identity at Educational and Training organisations

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The European programmes in Erasmus+, planning, implementation and evaluation of European projects.

ECVET points: 3.5

Target groups

Staff at all types of schools and organisations that provide learning, including vocational education and training and adult learning:

  • Directors / headmasters
  • Project managers
  • International officers
  • Administrative staff
  • Teachers / trainers

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the training course, the participant is expected to:

  • Understand the European education policies and relate them to national policies and practices
  • Network with other schools in other countries
  • Participate in European projects
  • Write a proposal for funding a European project
  • Administrate and manage a European project


Blended learning based on:

  • On-line using e-learning platform
  • In-class training
  • Workshops and exercises facilitated by the trainer

Thematic units

  • European education and training policies
  • European programmes in the field of lifelong learning
  • Planning a European project
  • Implementation of a European project

Learning material

The learning material consists of presentations and support material in English language.


Natassa Kazantzidou: European projects consultant, responsible for IDEC lifelong learning centre, trainer. Specific expertise in the field of evaluation of education, European education policies, European projects in education.

Xenia Chronopoulou: European projects consultant, economist, IT expert. Specific expertise in the field of management of European projects, IT systems, e-learning and financial administration of projects.


Tuition fee: 350 euro per person for 5 days training and 420 euro for 6 days training
The cost includes the learning material and the certificates: Certificate of completion, Europass Certificate Supplement, Europass Mobility

Cultural activities: 80 euro per person (in Piraeus)
The cost includes a) a walking tour of Piraeus and welcome dinner, b) a guided tour of Athens, visit to Archaeological sites and c) common dinner with live music in Athens. The cost of local transportation and the entrance fees to sites and museums are not included.

Cultural activities: 220 euro per person (in Chania)
The cost includes:

  1. buffet lunch in “Mediterranean” restaurant during the training days (Monday – Saturday). Buffet lunch includes: home made bread, house wine and local beverages, variety of salads, cold and hot plates, and desserts. All dishes are prepared in the kitchen of the Conference Centre, with organic olive oil and local and biological cultivated products and they respect the local gastronomy.
  2. transfer to Chania old town, a walking tour and welcome dinner. The group will be transferred in the old town in buses, they will stroll around the old port of Chania and they will have dinner in a typical Cretan restaurant. Dinner includes variety of starters and salads to share, meat platters, house wine and dessert.
  3. an excursion in the famous beach of Falassarna and a visit to Kissamos village, in the west Crete. The cost includes the bus transfer, it does not include dinner and other expenses. You are expected to bring your swimming suits, towels and good mood.
  4. transfer to Chania and common farewell dinner. The group will be transferred in the district of Halepa and they will visit places of historical and touristic interest. They will have dinner in a typical Cretan restaurant. Dinner includes variety of starters and salads to share, meat platters, house wine and dessert.

Entrance fees to sites and museums are not included. Other costs not explicitly mentioned above are not included.

All costs can be funded by Erasmus+ programme KA1 mobility of staff.

Further information

Lila Anthopoulou, tel: +30 2104286227, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Indicative training programme

Day 1
Presentation of participants
Introduction to the training course, aims, objectives, approach, structure of the course
Introduction to e-learning platform
Getting to know one’s own organisation and sector within international settings
Stakeholders of cooperation
Education and training policies
Common knowledge of possibilities to finance projects
Identification of Programmes for Cooperation and Positioning One’s Own Organisation
Activity: Description of own organisation
Presentation of Erasmus + programme
KA1 – Mobility projects
KA2 – Cooperation projects
KA3 – Policy reform
Activity: Looking for funding opportunities - Look for funding opportunities, select an appropriate funding scheme, download the relevant material.
Day 2
Planning International project
Activity: Define project concept
Grant application
Prepare a project summary and a presentation
Activity: SWOT analysis
Day 3
Implementation of international activities / projects
Team building and networking
Intercultural skills in an intercultural context
Activity: Searching for partners - Mention at least two ideas of where you can look for partners. Write a letter to send to the potential partners asking for collaboration.
Activity: Prepare draft workplan - Define workphases and tasks, assign tasks to partners.
Day 4
Activity: Prepare dissemination plan - Define dissemination strategy, methods and tools, make a first planning, define targets
Activity: Prepare quality plan - Define quality criteria and indicators, identify risks and challenges, define quality control and improvement processes, define evaluation methods and tools
Time management and administrative management
Activity: Gantt chart
Financial management
Activity: Drafting budget - In an excel sheet, estimate the budget for all the partnership
Day 5
Activity: Develop a work package - Define objectives, activities, roles of partners, timetable, budget
In parallel, portfolios of individuals, interviews and assessment
Reflexion - evaluation of the training course
Certificates – Europass Mobility

Training sessions

Location Dates  Duration
Piraeus 9-13/11/2020 5 days
Chania July 2021  Summer school 2021 - 6 days
Piraeus 8-12/11/2021 5 days


Great social programme!! Thank you so much, it was a wonderful experience!! Lovely people, great restaurants and great places to visit. Love the Akropolis and the Museum!!

Sofia, Aleholm Sävsjö kommun, Sweden

Hosts are lovely people who took a really good care of us. Thank you!

Katariina, Oulu Vocational College, Finland

Thanks to the seminar I realized what European project involved as bureaucracy a structure so it opened my eyes!! Now I am aware.

Sylvie, MJC du Plateau, France

I feel I have developed greater knowledge in the subject area and the key areas. I have the competencies to be able to apply these in my role when I return.

Sharon, SERC, UK

Fully met my expectations and I am grateful to all team members.

Nevzat, London Nautical School, UK

IDEC is a very professional training center and the European Project Manager course is very useful and interesting. I’m really happy and satisfied that I had choose this one.

Agnieszka, Publiczne Przedszkole Nr 7, Poland

Theory is connected with practice. During the exercise you can test the gained knowledge in practice. Thanks to the international participants you can look at some issues from different perspectives. Thank you!

Ewa, Fundacja "Aktywni XXI", Poland

The trainer created opportunity to practice. The course organisation was professional and the social program was excellent. Thank you!

Jolanta, Fundacja "Aktywni XXI", Poland

As an IDEC intern, the course has been very useful. I had the possibility of being much more familiar with the concepts and parts of a European project.

Xabier, Intern, Spain

I’m very happy from this course because of the professional organisation and high quality workshops.

Lidia, Publiczne Przedszkole Nr 7, Poland

The course fill in the gaps I had.

Grigoris, Greece

The training course met my expectations. The trainer was very friendly, encouraged participation and motivated me to search for knowledge buyout the contents that the course provided.

Nefeli, Greece

Thank you for the hospitality and showing your knowhow!


The course was excellent and as it 10 years of management in business were summarized in 5 days and tackled to meet the expectations and standards of EU proposal writing expectations. The ideas and management strategies and processes were polished and sharpened to be able to transform an idea to an actual winning proposal. Right on the spot, excellent training and entertaining. Highly recommended.

Isabella, Intern, Columbia

There was nothing I missed during the course. Content, program and atmosphere were good for me. It wasn’t just a boring lecture but interesting training with participants comments with was very useful.

Jakub, Dlearn Network, Poland

I would definitely recommend this course to everyone who plant to work or has just started working in Erasmus+ KA2 projects and wants to know more on management and planning. The very experienced trainer of IDEC can help you get things in the right order and enlighten you in your learning pathway. IDEC, thank you for this great experience!

Katerina, Dlearn Network, Greece

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Weekend and official holidays: Closed

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18536 Piraeus, Greece
Tel: (0030) 2104286227
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