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The International Day of Peace takes place on 21 September, a globally shared date committed to peace above all differences. Amongst our #epluspeople, many have run Erasmus+ projects that have a strong focus on peace education and encouraging others to build stronger communities. These projects bring people together from different backgrounds, countries and cultures. Let’s look at those who are...
School teacher in front of whiteboard addressing a class
With multilingualism being a key ingredient in making your CV stand out from the crowd, language skills are in high demand. As well as boosting employability, learning a language also helps people to become more culturally aware, and can even improve cognitive skills in observation, memory and creativity. In the UK less than half of the working age population can speak a foreign language. The BBC...
Woman at desk editing video on computer
Now that you’ve filmed your video, it’s time to go into post-production. In the last instalment of the Erasmus+ video guide, we’ll help you decide which clips to include in the final cut and how to piece them together. We'll also look at adding extra effects like text, music and B-roll footage to really bring the video together. If you haven't read our first two parts of the Erasmus+ video guide...
Not quite sure what to do once you've hit the record button?  During the first blog post in our video guide series we covered the necessary steps to take prior to filming, such as defining your video's aims, identifying and gathering your equipment and how to plan and prepare for filming. If you haven't read it yet, we'd recommend you get up to speed with our pre-filming advice before starting ...
Are you looking for new ways to disseminate your project? One of the best ways to spread your project’s story is through video. With the rise of the smartphone, making your own videos has never been easier. Not only do they allow you to share your project in action, but you can also showcase testimonies from your staff and participants. If you are new to video making, it can feel a little...
University of Northampton staff during their Erasmus+ project
International activities – such as studying or training abroad – help students and education staff to boost their skills, career and confidence. The benefits don’t end there. We take a closer look at how Erasmus+ is helping individuals, higher education institutions (HEIs), and wider society. Boosting skills and careers for students and staff Each year, around 18,000 UK higher education students...

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