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The European Commission has published the 2019 Guide for Experts (849 KB), titled 'Guide for Experts on Quality Assessment – Actions managed by National Agencies'. 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...
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The European Commission has now published a corrigendum (335 KB) to the European Solidarity Corps 2019 Call for Proposals (369 KB). It corrects two deadlines from the original document, published on 10 December. The correct deadline dates are as follows: First deadline for the submission of applications for Volunteering Projects, Traineeships and Jobs and Solidarity Projects is 7 February 2019 (...
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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: British Council: Closed from 21 December 2018 (5.30pm UK time) until 27 December 2018 (9am UK time) and from 31 December 2018 (5.30pm UK time) until 2 January 2019 (9am UK time). Ecorys UK: Closed from 21 December 2018 (5pm UK time) until 2 January 2019, (...
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Funding will be available to United Kingdom organisations supporting young people to take social action, volunteer or work in 2019 through the European Solidarity Corps. The European Solidarity Corps is a European Union initiative, managed in the UK by the Erasmus+ National Agency. It funds projects open to the participation of young people between 18 and 30 years old that make a difference to...
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The European Commission has published the 2019 Erasmus+ VET Mobility Charter Call (549 KB). The Charter aims to reward and promote quality in mobility, supporting sending organisations with good track records of organising VET mobility and enabling them to further develop their international strategies. Charter holders benefit from streamlined procedures, including the application process, the...
The Erasmus+ UK National Agency is seeking nominations for young people to join its team of EuroApprentices, tasked with raising awareness of Erasmus+ opportunities in the vocational education and training (VET) sector. Applications from both current and former Key Action 1 UK organisations are welcome for this unique opportunity for UK apprentices to continue their European experiences and share...
The Erasmus+ UK National Agency (NA) is committed to trying to understand and evidence the impact of the Erasmus+ programme on the individuals and organisations who participate in it. We have three projects we are inviting suitably qualified consultants to submit tenders for. Bidders can tender for one, two or all three projects. A summary of each project is below. Full details are in the...
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€187 million of European Commission funding will be available to United Kingdom education and youth organisations in 2019 through the Erasmus+ programme. The figure, up from €170m this year, was revealed when the Commission published the Erasmus+ 2019 Call for applications. Erasmus+ is the European Union programme for education, training, youth and sport. The programme provides funding for life-...
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The third European Vocational Skills Week takes place in Vienna from 5-9 November. The Week is dedicated to inspiring people to discover and improve their talents through vocational education and training (VET) as well as encouraging more people to participate and learn what it has to offer. Getting involved offers a perfect opportunity for United Kingdom VET organisations and colleges to get...
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From 2014-2017, UK education, youth and sport organisations have benefitted from an additional 76.4 million euros of Erasmus+ funding through centralised activities.  These activities are in areas of the programme which are managed by the European Commission's Executive Agency, with applications for funding being made direct to Brussels. A variety of opportunities are available via this route for...

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