January 2016

The European Commission have identified a technical error in the Key Action 2 application eForms. It relates to the submission procedure in application eForms that do not include any teaching, training and learning activities.  Information on how to address the error has been updated in the guides for Key Action 2 applicants produced by the National Agency. These are available to download now for...
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The European Commission has today (26 January 2016) issued a press release on Europe-wide participation in Erasmus+ in 2014. Erasmus+ runs from 2014 – 2020. In its first year the programme funded 650,000 mobility grants for students, trainees, teachers, volunteers and other young people. This figure  includes more than 36,700 people in the UK. Tibor Navracsics, EU Commissioner for Education,...
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The European Commission has published the 2016 guide for Erasmus+ assessors (743 KB), entitled Guide for Experts. This document is a tool for assessors of Erasmus+ funding applications. It provides instructions and guidance to ensure consistent and high-quality assessments, and includes information on: the role and appointment of experts; the principles of assessment; the assessment process; and...
Webinars
Further dates have been announced for application support webinars for Key Action 2 strategic partnerships. These webinars are to provide advice and support for UK organisations applying for funding for Key Action 2 projects where the deadline is 31 March 2016: Higher education partnerships Vocational education and training School partnerships (school-to-school, and school education) Adult...
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Key Action 2 Strategic Partnerships application eForms have now been published, along with accompanying guidance notes. All documents are available to download from our website: Apply for higher education partnership funding Apply for vocational education and training partnership funding Apply for schools partnership funding. There are two types of schools funding: school-to-school, and school...
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Following on from a series of initiatives to tackle the current refugee crisis announced by the European Commission, the Erasmus+ programme will have a clearer focus on supporting refugees and other marginalised groups in 2016. The European Commission has recently launched two new webpages for Erasmus+ on this topic: The first looks at the issue across all sectors participating in the programme....
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The European Commission has published technical guidelines (3.79 MB) for completing application eForms for decentralised actions under Erasmus+ in 2016. The document contains detailed information on the technical requirements needed to use the eForms and tips on how to solve some common problems.  For further support and information on applying for Erasmus+ funding, please refer to our dedicated...
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Take a look at our new Wakelet which is all about celebrating case studies from inspiring Erasmus+ projects gathered over the past year. It contains project examples from across all the sectors demonstrating how Erasmus+ projects are making an impact in Erasmus+. From inspiring participant stories of learning in Seville, to projects working with employers to make young people more employable, why...