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Thousands of people working in adult education are now able to access news and events, and network with colleagues across Europe, following the European Commission’s unveiling  of a new version of the Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe (EPALE) community-directed adult learning site. The second version of the site has gone live in English, with several important new developments,...
Learning Networks are cross-sector discussion groups which will provide Erasmus+, Lifelong Learning Programme and Youth in Action beneficiaries with a forum to meet, network and consider topics of interest. The event is aimed at educational practitioners to share best practice and successful approaches from across the programme. There are three separate Learning Networks looking at themes...
Following the recent announcement of the 2015 Call for Proposals for the Erasmus+ programme (on 7 October), the European Commission has today announced that the deadline for applications for KA2 Strategic Partnerships in education and training is changing. The deadline is now 31 March 2015. It was previously 30 April 2015.  This affects partnership applications for higher education, vocational...
An additional deadline for Key Action 1 (Mobility) projects in the field of vocational education and training has been announced for the UK. Projects will need to demonstrate the capacity to start their activities from 1 January 2015. The deadline for submitting applications to the UK National Agency is 10 November 2014 at 11 am (UK time). The Call is open to any organisation in the UK involved...
The next set of deadlines for applying for funding from the Erasmus+ programme have been confirmed. The European Commission publishes a Call for Proposals each year – this provides high-level details on programme eligibility, award criteria, budgets and application deadlines so that you can apply for funding for your projects. An updated Programme Guide, containing all the detailed information on...
An 'InfoDay' event to explain funding opportunities available under Knowledge Alliances and Sector Skills Alliances will be held in Brussels next month. The information day will take place on 12 November 2014. Speakers will offer advice on preparing and submitting proposals as well as provide support with the financial aspects of funding.    There will be the opportunity to follow the event...
There is just under a week to get applications in for the third and final Erasmus+ deadline of 2014: Youth (Key Actions 1, 2 and 3). Apply by Wednesday 1 October 11:00am UK time to make sure your organisation benefits from the opportunities offered through Erasmus+ to support young people’s international learning. You can find detailed information about the application process in our step-by-step...
The latest information from the European Commission indicates that it intends to publish the dates of the next set of application deadlines for the Erasmus+ programme in October 2014. The dates for all application deadlines in 2015 will be contained in the Call for Proposals. The Call for Proposals is published each year by the European Commission. We will keep UK organisations up-to-date via our...
The European Commission presents the main findings from the Erasmus Impact Study today. This study, compiled by independent experts, measures the impact the whole Erasmus exchange programme 2007-2013 has had on the employability and skills of students. “The results of the European Commission’s survey of the impact of Erasmus highlight the importance an international experience has for students,...
Apply for the third and final Erasmus+ deadline of 2014 for Youth (Key Actions 1, 2 and 3) by Wednesday 1 October to make sure your organisation benefits from the opportunities offered through Erasmus+ to support young people’s international learning. You can find detailed information about the application process in our step-by-step guidance notes on Key Action 1 Youth Mobility, Key Action 2...

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