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Press release - 21 May 2015 Seventy organisations from across Northern Ireland are celebrating after receiving funding through Erasmus+, a major European programme. Two Northern Ireland organisations in particular are achieving the programme’s aims of widening participation, as the Irish Football Association’s project will see a Northern Ireland Cerebral Palsy football team take part in a World...
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We are pleased to confirm that the UK will be participating in the second round of applications for International Credit Mobility, recently announced by the European Commission. An additional deadline for higher education institutions to apply for funding will take place on 24 September 2015. Further information about the deadline will be available in June from our International Credit Mobility...
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One of the helpline numbers for the Erasmus+ UK National Agency changes today (Wednesday 13 May 2015). The number for Ecorys UK is now 0121 212 8947. This is the number to call for all vocational education and training or adult education enquiries, and for Key Action 2 youth partnerships and Key Action 3 youth dialogue. It is also the new number for queries relating to the Lifelong Learning...
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A new MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) has been launched, focusing on Erasmus+ youth mobility funding. It is aimed at youth workers and organisations who want to find out more about available funding opportunities under Key Action 1 youth. Participants will learn how to develop a successful application and will have the opportunity to network with other practitioners from all over Europe via...
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You can now find information for the Erasmus+ predecessor programmes, Leonardo, Grundtvig and Transversal, within the Erasmus+ website. Together with Comenius, Erasmus and Youth in Action programmes, all the Lifelong Learning Programme and Youth in Action information is now available in one place in the manage your grant section. The previous websites for Leonardo, Grundtvig and Transversal will...
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All Erasmus+ applicants are asked about their plans for impact assessment of project results, but have you ever wondered what the National Agency is doing for impact assessment? We have just published the first of our impact pages, containing information about our impact assessment logic model and indicators, programme statistics and links to useful resources for projects.  If you are interested...
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33 countries are celebrating European Youth Week over two weeks from 27 April - 10 May 2015. In the UK, Eurodesk has produced a short film of young people describing their experience of youth mobility programmes and the positive impact it has had on their lives. If you’re interested in finding out more about European Youth Week you can find information here. You can also watch the live-streamed...
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Application forms are now available for Erasmus+ youth funding applications for the 30 April deadline. The eForms and other documents to include with your application can be downloaded for youth mobility, youth partnerships and youth dialogue. Please ensure you use the correct form – the forms from the earlier deadline of 4 February are not valid for the April deadline. At the UK National Agency...
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Higher education institutions in the UK that do not currently hold the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE) can now apply in the 2016 Call. The ECHE is a prerequisite to participate in Erasmus+ higher education activities and is awarded for the full remaining duration of the programme. If your institution is a recognised or listed body you are eligible to apply for an ECHE, providing you...
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The latest statistics for the Erasmus+ 2014 Call have been released providing an update to previously published data. The reports now include information on all application deadlines managed by the UK National Agency in 2014 including deadlines in October and November. Two documents are now available covering Key Actions 1, 2 and 3 of the 2014 Call for Proposals: Applications Received Statistics...

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