Erasmus+ Sport Cluster Meeting, Brussels

Erasmus+ Sport Cluster Meeting, Brussels

On December 4 and 5, 2019, the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency and the Sport unit of the European Commission organised in Brussels an Erasmus+ Sport Cluster Meeting on The role of sport in education: enhancing skills development and dual careers perspectives.

This third Erasmus+ Sport Cluster meeting focuses on the promotion of education in and through sport with special focus on skills development and implementation of the EU guidelines on Dual Careers of Athletes. The meeting’s objective was also to identity good practices which can be used as a basis for the new generation of sport calls for proposals.

The programme consisted of plenary sessions on Dual career – from theory to reality, and Coach as teacher and lifelong learner, with High level policy session on What can we learn by practicing sport? and three thematic workshops:
#BeAble on combining education and/or work with a sport career,
#BeMore on skills through participation in sport activities and
#BeBetter, focusing on coaching in a changing society.

The Cluster meeting was also an opportunity to meet partners and discuss progress of existing projects, as well as to explore new possibilities of cooperation.

European Association for Sport Management (EASM) was represented by the Board Member Irena Valantine from Lithuanian Sports University.

With Aurélien FAVRE,
Chief Executive Director of EOSE