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Two young volunteers serving food as part of their placement
Did you know that you can still use your European Voluntary Service (EVS) or Erasmus+ volunteering accreditation to apply for Volunteering Projects funding under the European Solidarity Corps? The next deadline is 1 October 2020 (11am, UK time).  Organisations who applied for EVS and volunteering projects under Erasmus+ will recall the introduction of the European Solidarity Corps in the UK in...
Woman sitting down and working on laptop
One of the best ways you can promote your project is through the media. By approaching the press, your outputs or activities can be featured to a wide audience. But how do you make a start in contacting the media? How can you catch their attention with an effective press release? On 2 July, we held our first Learning Networks online workshop, which focused on this topic, aligned with the theme of...
Female volunteers packing food into boxes smiling
The European Solidarity Corps, a programme run by the Erasmus+ UK National Agency, is about helping organisations and young people to take social action to strengthen and benefit communities. The key aim to any Corps project is to address important societal challenges.  Over 12 million euro has been allocated to the European Solidarity Corps in 2020 for the UK, with almost 2 million euro...
Dominic McGeown, Enterprise Co-Ordinator at South West College in Northern Ireland
Dominic McGeown, Enterprise Co-Ordinator at South West College in Northern Ireland, is part of an Erasmus+ Youth project team looking to equip young learners with effective tools to start their own business. He shares his thoughts on the new online world and reflects on how it will impact entrepreneurs as we emerge from lockdown. "With many businesses hitting pause on their services while we ride...
Entering the job market can be a daunting experience for young people, and they can often encounter a number of barriers and complications along the way. With a highly competitive market, the activities of the [email protected] cross-sectoral partnership, focused on supporting youth employability and entrepreneurship, is arguably now more important than ever. What is [email protected]? The [email protected]
Woman at computer taking part in virtual event
Since lockdown began in the UK in March, organisations have been coming up with creative solutions to the challenges brought about by social distancing. Included in these solutions is the transition from hosting events in person to hosting them virtually. Here at the Erasmus+ UK National Agency, we have moved some of our events online in order to continue our usual activities while keeping our...

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