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Following the completion of the first stage of Brexit negotiations between the UK Government and the European Union (EU) the Department for Education, the UK National Authority, has issued an updated statement regarding UK participation in the Erasmus+ programme. For full details please visit our Brexit update page. To ensure that you get the latest news and information related to the UK’s...
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The Erasmus+ UK National Agency (UK NA) is seeking to appoint an organisation with extensive experience in delivering training and/or training for youth and youth worker development to support the delivery of the Europeers project, a Transnational Cooperation Activity (TCA). For more information, please refer to the briefing note and to apply please download and complete the application form. If...
The European Commission (EC) today published corrigenda to the Erasmus+ Programme Guide and Call for Proposals for 2018 detailing important changes to the youth part of the programme.  Due to delays in agreeing the legal framework for the European Solidarity Corps there will now be a transitional period before this new initiative is adopted. As a result, two significant changes have been included...
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A group of expert ambassadors has been engaged to help raise awareness and uptake of Erasmus+ funding opportunities in the schools sector. Covering regions across England as well as Northern Ireland, the seven British Council school ambassadors will each be holding specialised workshops to explain what opportunities are available, in particular School Exchange Partnerships, which are new for 2018...
Applicants for Key Action 1 in the sectors of schools and adult education can now access application eForms on the respective webpages, along with guidance notes we have produced at the UK National Agency. The forms for higher education, vocational education and training, and youth, are not yet available from the European Commission. This delay is due to the introduction of new online forms that...
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The Erasmus+ UK National Agency offices at the British Council and Ecorys UK will be operating amended opening hours over the festive period as follows: British Council: Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. Ecorys UK: Closed from Friday 22 December 2017, 5pm until Tuesday 2 January 2018, 9am. For further details about the UK National Agency helpline, visit our contact us page....
The European Commission (EC) is launching a new resource detailing youth policy across Member States. The Youth Wiki is a new online platform which gathers information about youth policies across Europe, supported by the European Commission Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture. The platform is a comprehensive database on national structures, policies and actions supporting...
Erasmus+ funding awarded to Northern Ireland’s educational, training and youth work organisations has reached almost €28m since 2014, according to new figures released by the British Council and Ecorys UK, the National Agency delivering the European Union scheme in the UK. The funds have been granted to 215 projects led by organisations in the higher and adult education, schools, youth, and...
The European Commission has published the 2018 Erasmus+ VET Mobility Charter Call (366 KB). The Charter aims to reward and promote quality in mobility enabling sending organisations to further develop their international strategies. Charter holders benefit from streamlined procedures including the application process, the organisation of mobility projects, and reporting activities. Information on...
The Erasmus+ UK National Agency has awarded three organisations with the VET Mobility Charter (VMC), dedicated to organisations working in the field of vocational education and training (VET). This is the third year in which a Call for Proposals was held. The three successful applicants in 2017 are: Capacity London Limited Rey Europe Limited South Eastern Regional College The VMC is awarded to...

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