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The European Commission has launched a new service: ‘Teacher Academy’, a single point of access to professional development activities, as part of its School Education Gateway (SEG) portal. As well as access to on-site courses and teaching materials, it will also offer a selection of free online courses, specially made for the portal and designed around teachers’ requirements. Registration is now...
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If you are running a Key Action 1 Erasmus+ project which involves working with apprentices or trainees we would like to invite you to share your experiences with the chance to feature in upcoming publications. We are putting together some new resources and looking for testimonies on benefits to your organisation, staff and learners. To share your story and be featured in our materials drop us a...
Following the announcement of the Call for proposals under Erasmus+ Key Action 3 Support for policy reform - social inclusion through education, training and youth, and the information day on 18 April, the Erasmus+ UK National Agency has produced a factsheet. This document is intended as an overview for UK organisations and we recommend that anyone interested in applying under the Call refers to...
The European Commission has launched their brand new website for the Erasmus+ programme. The website includes new content on Erasmus+ opportunities tailored for individuals and organisations, a site search to create easier navigation for users, and a feedback section. The fresh design highlights Erasmus+ success stories to inspire you and there is a resources page where you can find all key tools...
The second deadline of 2016 for Erasmus+ youth funding applications is 26 April at 11 am (UK time). The application eForms for Key Action 1 Youth Mobility, Key Action 2 Youth Partnerships and Key Action 3 Structured Dialogue are available to download, along with detailed guidance notes tailored to each eForm. Ahead of this deadline the UK National Agency has a range of support for applicants,...
The European Commission has published new versions of the eforms for applicants applying for Strategic Partnerships (Key Action 2) funding for adult education, higher education, schools and vocational education and training. These new versions (version 3.09) should correct some known technical issues with previous versions of the forms, particularly in relation to Teaching, Training and Learning...
The European Commission has launched a Call for proposals under Erasmus+ Key Action 3 Support for policy reform — social inclusion through education, training and youth. The Call will support projects in the fields of education, training and youth, which aim at upscaling and disseminating innovative good practices falling under the scope of the 2015 Paris declaration (‘the declaration on...
Following the events in Brussels today, the Erasmus+ UK National Agency (UK NA) advises anyone travelling, or planning to travel imminently, to Belgium to contact their sending organisation for support and advice.  UK organisations concerned about Erasmus+ project activity planned to take place in Belgium in the near future are advised to contact the UK NA.  This covers planned project meetings...
Following the bus crash near Tarragona, Spain, on 20 March 2016 involving Erasmus+ exchange students, the Erasmus+ UK National Agency (UK NA) has expressed sympathy for all involved. “Our thoughts and condolences are with the families, friends and colleagues of those affected by this tragedy,” said Ruth Sinclair-Jones, UK NA Director. The UK NA, a partnership between the British Council and...
The eForm for the VET Mobility Charter (VMC) Call is now available online. The application deadline is 11am (UK time) on 19 May 2016. UK organisations with a proven track record in organising VET mobility projects for learners and staff are encouraged to apply for the Charter. Charter holders benefit from streamlined procedures when applying for Erasmus+ funding, including the application process...

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