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higher education students
From 1973-1993 Hywel Ceri Jones was successively Head of Department, Director for Education, Training and Youth Policy, and Director of the Commission’s Task Force for Human Resources, Education, Training and Youth responsible for the negotiation, development and management of the Erasmus programme. He acted as Director General of Employment, Social Policy and Industrial Relations 1993-1998. This...
Alarm clock with sign "Remember"
As the New Year continues to roll in, here’s a great suggestion to beat the January blues: focus on your New Year resolutions and start preparing the application for your Erasmus+ project. While you do so, we want to give you some steps to follow the process with more confidence: 1. Review all the details from our Information Sessions Our Information Sessions were a series of events held across...
apprentice fixes electronics guided by experienced colleague
Did you know Erasmus+ funding can be used to support apprentices? If you are an employer or SME you may be surprised to know that Erasmus+ isn’t just for higher education. In fact, it supports all sectors of education, training and youth. Funding is available under what is known as Key Action 1 Vocational education and training (VET) allowing apprentices and trainees to gain anything from two...
Young man painting a kindergarden school wall while a volunteering. Mizan, Ethiopia
In 2016 we celebrated 20 years of the European Voluntary Service (EVS) and highlighted the successes of EVS projects and participants, past and present. During this time over 100,000 young people from across Europe have been taking part in one of the programme’s projects.  EVS20 celebrations Celebrations took place across European countries. One of the biggest events was the European Youth...
competition winner andrea collects her prize at the Erasmus+ Effect Annual Conference
A picture says a thousand words. That is why this year we held our second annual Erasmus+ photo competition and were overwhelmed with your response! This post has a rundown of our favourite moments from the competition. Maybe you missed it, or want to know what our winners have been up to? Read on to find out more. Pictured L-R: National Agency Director Ruth Sinclair Jones, Director’s Choice...