2.1.7 International exchange

Support of international cultural exchange

International cultural education projects for primary schools (which in Austria includes pre-primary education[Vorschule]) are supported by the National Agency for Lifelong Learning [Nationalagentur Lebenslanges Lernen] within the European program of Comenius. Comenius projects refer to the key competency of Cultural awareness and expression [Kulturbewusstsein und kulturelle Ausdrucksfähigkeit] 'which involves appreciation of the importance of the creative expression of ideas, experiences and emotions in a range of media (music, performing arts, literature, and the visual arts)'. Full description of the 8 key competences for lifelong learning