November 2017

The European Commission has published the 2018 Erasmus+ VET Mobility Charter Call (366 KB). The Charter aims to reward and promote quality in mobility enabling sending organisations to further develop their international strategies. Charter holders benefit from streamlined procedures including the application process, the organisation of mobility projects, and reporting activities. Information on...
The Erasmus+ UK National Agency has awarded three organisations with the VET Mobility Charter (VMC), dedicated to organisations working in the field of vocational education and training (VET). This is the third year in which a Call for Proposals was held. The three successful applicants in 2017 are: Capacity London Limited Rey Europe Limited South Eastern Regional College The VMC is awarded to...
Learning Networks attendee
Want to have your say about the future of Learning Networks? Then come along to the next one on Wednesday 6 December in Birmingham. This event will be a special consultation session for you to share your thoughts and ideas on the themes, structure and outputs of the initiative and how the events might develop going forward.  Learning Networks are discussion groups for Erasmus+ beneficiary...
In her first official engagement as Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning, Eluned Morgan has praised the Erasmus+ programme and the benefits it has given to young people, trainers and learners throughout Wales. Ms Morgan was hosting an event in the Senedd in Cardiff celebrating 30 years of Erasmus+ and its predecessor programmes. She said: “Erasmus+ is truly transformative as it...
Since 2014 Wales has benefitted from nearly €30m of funding from the Erasmus+ programme, according to new figures released by the National Agency responsible for delivering the European Union scheme in the UK. This year marks the 30th anniversary of Erasmus+ and predecessor programmes, a milestone that is being celebrated at an event in the Senedd in Cardiff on 13 November. The event will be...
Today's investment, tomorrow's leaders
The second European Vocational Skills Week will take place from 20 to 24 November 2017, to continue the success from last year, with activities in all Member States, EFTA and EU candidate countries at national, regional and local levels.  Showcasing events and success stories presenting the full range of opportunities in the vocational education and training (VET) sector are the main focuses for...