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The European Commission has launched a Call for a pilot project on long-term mobility of apprentices. The aim of the pilot is to test the viability of setting up "A European framework for mobility of apprentices", to enable young apprentices to develop their skills and enhance their employability, while strengthening their sense of European citizenship. The Call is centralised and managed by the...
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Following the announcement that the EU referendum will take place on 23 June, questions have begun to emerge as to what this means for Erasmus+. Our focus as the UK National Agency (NA) is to continue managing the programme as usual in the UK, and our advice to organisations delivering Erasmus+ projects of all kinds is to do likewise. This is also a busy time of year for those submitting...
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That’s a question many people will ask themselves as they prepare their Erasmus+ application or start their project. In simple terms, it’s the change you expect to come about as a result of your project.  You’ll expect some impact on your participants – both learners and project staff – and your organisation. You may even see some impact on your sector or government policy (often called systemic...
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If you are interested in finding out more about the VET Mobility Charter you can now book a place on our support webinar. The VET Mobility Charter (VMC) is awarded to organisations with a proven track record of delivering multiple high quality VET placements for learners and staff, therefore promotes and accredits quality in mobility projects. The application support webinar will take place on...
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Do you manage or run Key Action 2 projects? Is your organisation looking for potential partners for a project? We have published a new factsheet with information, advice and top tips from the National Agency on working with partners in your Erasmus+ project. It contains best practice from those currently running Strategic Partnership projects, as well as hints from our programme teams on...
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We have updated and refreshed our Learning Networks topics webpages. You can now find more information about each of our themes: Widening Participation Measuring Impact Employability Discover how European and UK policies relate to each theme and how they are relevant to Erasmus+. We've also added case studies which relate to each topic, as well as all the key resources, reports and information...
The European Commission have identified a technical error in the Key Action 2 application eForms. It relates to the submission procedure in application eForms that do not include any teaching, training and learning activities.  Information on how to address the error has been updated in the guides for Key Action 2 applicants produced by the National Agency. These are available to download now for...
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The European Commission has today (26 January 2016) issued a press release on Europe-wide participation in Erasmus+ in 2014. Erasmus+ runs from 2014 – 2020. In its first year the programme funded 650,000 mobility grants for students, trainees, teachers, volunteers and other young people. This figure  includes more than 36,700 people in the UK. Tibor Navracsics, EU Commissioner for Education,...
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The European Commission has published the 2016 guide for Erasmus+ assessors (743 KB), entitled Guide for Experts. This document is a tool for assessors of Erasmus+ funding applications. It provides instructions and guidance to ensure consistent and high-quality assessments, and includes information on: the role and appointment of experts; the principles of assessment; the assessment process; and...
Webinars
Further dates have been announced for application support webinars for Key Action 2 strategic partnerships. These webinars are to provide advice and support for UK organisations applying for funding for Key Action 2 projects where the deadline is 31 March 2016: Higher education partnerships Vocational education and training School partnerships (school-to-school, and school education) Adult...

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