October 2018

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€187 million of European Commission funding will be available to United Kingdom education and youth organisations in 2019 through the Erasmus+ programme. The figure, up from €170m this year, was revealed when the Commission published the Erasmus+ 2019 Call for applications. Erasmus+ is the European Union programme for education, training, youth and sport. The programme provides funding for life-...
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The third European Vocational Skills Week takes place in Vienna from 5-9 November. The Week is dedicated to inspiring people to discover and improve their talents through vocational education and training (VET) as well as encouraging more people to participate and learn what it has to offer. Getting involved offers a perfect opportunity for United Kingdom VET organisations and colleges to get...
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From 2014-2017, UK education, youth and sport organisations have benefitted from an additional 76.4 million euros of Erasmus+ funding through centralised activities.  These activities are in areas of the programme which are managed by the European Commission's Executive Agency, with applications for funding being made direct to Brussels. A variety of opportunities are available via this route for...
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The UK Erasmus+ National Agency is pleased to announce a new international research project that aims to explore the impact of vocational training or work placements abroad on vocational learners. The research is a joint project involving the Erasmus+ National Agencies in ten countries. It is funded by the Transnational Co-operation Activities action of the Erasmus+ Programme. The first stage of...
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The Erasmus+ UK Annual Conference takes place today in London at Central Hall, Westminster. Titled ‘Erasmus+ People’ this year’s conference has a focus on the projects and beneficiaries of the programme. Stakeholders and participants representing the country’s higher education, vocational education and training, schools, adult education, and youth sectors will share their stories of what Erasmus...