September 2019

Vi-ability project participants jumping into air
Playing sport has a wider impact than just being good for your health. Getting involved in sport can have many positive outcomes, from boosting self-esteem and lowering stress levels to helping people to create good relationships. Sport also creates a number of benefits for inclusivity.  The Paralympic Games and similar events challenge the negative stereotypes of disability. On television,...
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...