The Comenius programme

Part of the Lifelong Learning Programme, Comenius seeks to develop knowledge and understanding among young people and educational staff of the diversity of European cultures, languages and values. It helps young people acquire the basic life skills and competences necessary for their personal development, for future employment and for active citizenship.

The Comenius programme has the following goals:

  • To improve and increase the mobility of pupils and educational staff in different Member States
  • To enhance and increase partnerships between schools in different Member States
  • To encourage language learning, innovative ICT-based content, services and better teaching techniques and practices
  • To enhance the quality and European dimension of teacher training
  • To improve pedagogical approaches and school management