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discussions at the Erasmus+ Widening Participation event
The real experts on widening participation in Erasmus+ are those that see the difficulties and find innovative, creative and sometimes very simple approaches to really make Erasmus+ accessible to everyone. In other words, the real experts are you – the project coordinators. At our Widening Participation event that took place on 28 June 2019, we invited those with an interest in #...
World youth skills day logo 2019
Each year on 15 July, we celebrate World Youth Skills Day and the worldwide initiatives that aim to boost youth employability through education and personal development. It is also an occasion to reflect on and assess the existing gap in youth skills and learning opportunities, which has a direct impact on employability. What makes youth unemployment a global concern? All around the globe, youth...
Society is looking to become more sustainable, and so is the UK National Agency. In 2019, we’re making a conscious effort to minimise our impact on the planet whilst maximising the #ErasmusPlusEffect. Therefore we plan to make our events more sustainable. An eco-friendly event involves many factors, from materials to venues, and exploring how we can either reduce, reuse or recycle. Here are five ...
Dr Sophie Ball
Should higher education staff mobility be encouraged and, if so, how should it be recognised? Middlesex University took part in an Erasmus+ project which aimed to help institutions struggling to answer these questions. Dr Sophie Ball tells us more... The impact of international staff mobility on both individuals and institutions is self-evident to those working in this area but lacks wider...
This year, we are revamping Learning Networks to have a brand new look. The three events will each focus on a different theme. Our first workshop focuses on widening participation, as well as exploring the National Agency’s Inclusion and Diversity strategy and how organisations can make their projects inclusive. Over the year, we will also hold events on employability, as well as project...
people around a lagoon
Air pollution is one of the greatest environmental challenges of our time, but it is preventable. As we celebrate World Environment Day on 5 June, we look at three things Erasmus+ participants can do to travel and live abroad the green way and help #BeatAirPollution, which is the theme for this year. Air pollution causes an estimated seven million premature deaths every year. It also harms our...

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