August 2020

Screenshot of TCA officers from across Europe in a zoom meeting
With the spread of Covid-19 making the original plans for Transnational Cooperation and Networking activities in 2020 unfeasible, the difficult decision was made to postpone all events. Sara Southam, senior project manager for the TCA and Stakeholder Engagement team at the UK National Agency, gives an overview of the online discussions that have taken place between Transnational Cooperation and...
Two male european solidarity corps participants working on laptop as part of their traineeships and jobs placement
In our previous European Solidarity Corps blog post, we highlighted the similarities and key differences between Volunteering Projects and the former European Voluntary Service (EVS).  In this blog post, we’re looking into Traineeships and Jobs Projects, as organisations can use the funding to take their social action objectives to the next level. With the upcoming deadline on 1 October 2020,...
Female pupil learning at home using headphones and laptop writing in notebook
With the help of modern technology, education has become increasingly digitalised over the past couple of decades. But until the outbreak of Covid-19 at the start of 2020, learners and educators were always able to rely on face-to-face contact to bridge the gaps that digital technology couldn’t quite cover. Since lockdown began in March, UK teaching staff and their students are now more dependent...
One of the badges entered into the Mars Mission Patches Competition run by Wellington School
One school in Scotland tells us about their out-of-this world Erasmus Club experience, where pupils were able to engage with NASA in one of their activities. An Erasmus+ club is a great way for schools to involve its pupils in a wide variety of extra-curricula activities. Wellington School in Ayr has been leading an Erasmus+ project, Eurostronomia, to increase the students' knowledge of...