May 2014

Due to a number of technical problems across Europe, we are not yet in a position to notify applicants for Key Action 1 projects (Learning Mobility of Individuals) whether their applications for funding have been successful. This applies to all applications with an original deadline of 17 March, postponed until 24 March. We are working with the European Commission to resolve the issues and...
Following the official launch of Erasmus+ in the UK, we’d like to invite you to stay in touch with us via email. Our new e-newsletter aims to keep you  informed on Erasmus+ developments and project news across the whole integrated programme in a clear, succinct and relevant way. Published monthly, it is the way to ensure Erasmus+ updates reach your inbox. We look forward to linking up with you....
As part of a week-long study visit being run by the British Council looking at the use of non-formal learning methods in formal settings, we are running a networking event on Thursday 22 May at the Kings Centre in Birmingham. Date: Thursday 22 May  Time: 3pm-7pm The event is a chance for you to meet teachers and youth workers from across Europe and share experiences and best practice in areas...
Almost two weeks after the official launch of Erasmus+ in the UK, today marks another important date as we celebrate Europe Day 2014. The annual event, held on 9 May, celebrates peace and unity in Europe. To mark the occasion, the EU’s institutions are opening their doors to the public in Brussels, Luxembourg and Strasbourg. You can read more about these and other activities being held throughout...
The UK National Agency for Erasmus+ is a partnership between the British Council and Ecorys UK. Within this partnership, the youth strand of Erasmus+ will now be delivered jointly by both organisations. Both the British Council and Ecorys have a track record of working with the youth sector on European and national funding programmes such as Youth in Action and the Youth Sector Development Fund,...
We are pleased to announce that the new Erasmus+ VET Mobility Charter has been published. If your organisation has a strong track record in organising vocational education and training (VET) mobility projects for learners and staff, you are interested in developing your international strategies, and you have successfully completed a minimum of four LLP Leonardo Mobility projects in Initial...
The Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe - known as EPALE - is a new initiative funded by the European Commission. The platform is the latest development in the EU’s long-term commitment to promoting high quality adult learning in Europe. It will be open to teachers, trainers and volunteers, as well as policy-makers, researchers and academics involved in adult learning. EPALE will...