Opportunities Training Bridge between European Cultural Centres Area: Europe-wideDeadline: Saturday 23 December 2017 The Bridge between European Cultural Centres (BECC) is an ENCC training, exchange and mentoring programme dedicated to staff members of cultural centres. It aims to facilitate their international work experience and the acquisition of new competences and skills, which are crucial for providing better services to their community and audiences. The topic of the flagship training and staff exchange programme this year: “Cultural management & the digital shift. Using the digital process for outreach and increased participation.” Digitalisation has profoundly transformed culture and arts in terms of production, creation and cultural participation. Contemporary cultural workers need to manage and develop their digital skills and competencies, in order to be part of the knowledge society, and use these for the modernisation of cultural centres and the empowerment of their communities. For the 2018 edition, the following priorities for candidate selection have been published: Priority 1: Junior professionals at the beginning of their career in the cultural sector, especially employees of culture centre. Priority 2: Applicants who prove their motivation to acquire digital skills and tools for reaching out and increasing participation. Priority 3: Candidates who are refugees working in cooperation with a cultural centre. Priority 4: The geographic priority will be Moldova, Ukraine, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, FYROM, Albania and Kosovo. Main modification from the 2017 edition: mobility should last not less than 7 days. For full details and to apply, visit the ENCC website.