TRAINING AGREEMENT

and

QUALITY COMMITMENT

I. DETAILS OF THE STUDENT
Name of student: ……………………………………………………………
Subject area:……………………………………    Academic year: …………
Degree: …………………………………………
Sending Institution: ………………………………………………

II. DETAILS OF THE PROPOSED TRAINING PROGRAMME ABROAD
Host organisation: ……………………………………………………………
Planned dates of start and end of the placement period: from ……   till ……  ,
that is ……  months
- Knowledge, skills and competence to be acquired: ……………………………………………………………
- Detailed programme of the training period: ……………………………………………………………
- Tasks of the trainee: …………………………………………………………………………………
- Tasks of the trainee: …………………………………………………………………………………
- Monitoring and evaluation plan: ……………………………………………………………


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III. INFORMATION on THE PARTNER HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTION in the HOST COUNTRY (OPTIONAL)
Whilst keeping full responsibility for the placement and for any modification to this agreement, the sending institution has a local partnership with (to be filled in with the name of the partner higher education institution) in view of helping with the monitoring of the mobility abroad.
All parties will keep the sending institution informed of their exchanges.
The contact person in the partner institution is:
Name: ………………………………      Function: ………………………………
Phone number: ………………………………      e-mail: ………………………………
Address: ………………………………………………………………

IV. COMMITMENT OF THE THREE PARTIES
By signing this document the student, the sending institution and the host organisation confirm that they will abide by the principles of the Quality Commitment for Erasmus student placements set out in the document below.
The student
Student’s signature ………………………………      Date: ………………………………

 The sending institution

We confirm that this proposed training programme agreement is approved.
The placement is part of the curricula Yes / No (*)

On satisfactory completion of the training programme the institution will
  • award ECTS credits: Yes / No (*) If Yes, pleased indicate number of ECTS credits: ……
  • record the training period in the student's Transcript of Records: Yes/No (*)
  • In addition , the mobility period will documented in the Europass Mobility Document: Yes/No (*)

(*): Please indicate appropriate answer

  Coordinator’s name and function
………………………………………………
  Coordinator’s signature
………………………………………………
 Date ………………


 The host organisation

The student will receive a financial support for his/her placement       Yes No
The student will receive a contribution in kind for his/her placement   Yes No
We confirm that this proposed training programme is approved. On completion of the training programme the organisation will issue a Certificate to the student.

  Coordinator’s name and function
………………………………………………
  Coordinator’s signature

………………………………………………
 Date ………………



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QUALITY COMMITMENT

For Erasmus student placements

This Quality Commitment replicates the principles of the European Quality Charter for Mobility

THE SENDING HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTION* UNDERTAKES TO:

Define the learning outcomes of the placement in terms of the knowledge, skills and competencies to be acquired

Assist the student in choosing the appropriate host organisation, project duration and placement content to achieve these learning outcomes

Select students on the basis of clearly defined and transparent criteria and procedures and sign a placement contract with the selected students.

Prepare students for the practical, professional and cultural life of the host country, in particular through language training tailored to meet their occupational needs

Provide logistical support to students concerning travel arrangements, visa, accommodation, residence or work permits and social security cover and insurance

Give full recognition to the student for satisfactory completed activities specified in the Training Agreement

Evaluate with each student the personal and professional development achieved through participation in the Erasmus programme

THE SENDING INSTITUTION * AND HOST ORGANISATION JOINTLY UNDERTAKE TO:

Negotiate and agree a tailor-made Training Agreement (including the programme of the placement and the recognition arrangements) for each student and the adequate mentoring arrangements

Monitor the progress of the placement and take appropriate action if required

THE HOST ORGANISATION UNDERTAKES TO:

Assign to students tasks and responsibilities (as stipulated in the Training Agreement) to match their knowledge, skills, competencies and training objectives and ensure that appropriate equipment and support is available

Draw a contract or equivalent document for the placement in accordance with the requirements of the national legislation

Appoint a mentor to advise students, help them with their integration in the host environment and monitor their training progress

Provide practical support if required, check appropriate insurance cover and facilitate understanding of the culture of the host country

THE STUDENT UNDERTAKES TO:

Comply with all arrangements negotiated for his/her placement and to do his/her best to make the placement a success

Abide by the rules and regulations of the host organisation, its normal working hours, code of conduct and rules of confidentiality

Communicate with the sending institution about any problem or changes regarding the placement

Submit a report in the specified format and any required supporting documents at the end of the placement


* In the event that the higher education institution is integrated in a consortium, its commitments may be shared with the co-ordinating organisation of the consortium.