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Ysgol Heol Goffa Erasmus+ participants
This year we want to shine a spotlight on Erasmus+ projects that have inclusion at their heart and are going above and beyond to embrace diversity. We want to hear from you! We know that Erasmus+ projects can change lives and those who benefit most are often from disadvantaged groups. One of the core aims of Erasmus+ is to promote equality and inclusion by facilitating access to participants from...
Rachel Lowe giving presentation
Dr Rachel Lowe took part in the Erasmus+ programme in 2002-03 while reading Meteorology and Oceanography at the University of East Anglia. She spent a year at the University of Granada, in Spain, studying Environmental Sciences. Rachel is now an Assistant Professor and Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellow at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine as well as a visiting scholar at...
Adult learner stood smiling in front of a group working
Do you know an adult learner whose achievements deserve to be celebrated? Did you take part in an Erasmus+ project that should be recognised for its positive impact on the community? Led by the Learning and Work Institute, the Festival of Learning is the biggest celebration of lifelong learning in England. The Festival of Learning Awards celebrate outstanding achievements in adult education and...
Is your college applying for VET funding? With the deadlines approaching, it is crucial you ensure your application stands out and grabs the assessor’s attention. One key ingredient to any successful application is showing how your organisation can embed good practices within your Erasmus+ project. This can help add weight to your proposal. But what counts as good practice? And how can it be...
Project participants taking part in dance during exchange
Earlier this week we looked at how two higher education institutions in Northern Ireland are funding a wide variety of Erasmus+ exchange projects beyond Europe thanks to Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (ICM). Here we see how three more higher education colleges in the country are supporting their students and staff, to study, teach or train in countries outside the European Union. South...
Ulster University Erasmus+ participants
Five higher education institutions in Northern Ireland are sharing over half a million euros to fund a wide variety of Erasmus+ exchange projects beyond Europe. Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (ICM) funds students and staff to study, teach or train in countries outside the European Union. Since its introduction in 2015, five higher education institutions in Northern Ireland (NI) have...

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