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The UK National Agency’s team of ECVET Experts invites you to attend one of their workshops in 2018. By attending one of these workshops you will be introduced to the European Credit System for Vocational Education and Training (ECVET) and gain knowledge and inspiration through a range of case studies and interactive sessions, including how you can incorporate the principles of ECVET into your...
EPALE UK Ambassador
EPALE UK is looking for enthusiastic adult educators to become EPALE UK Ambassadors, who will actively promote the ePlatform and advocate the benefits of joining the growing, pan-European community. Why become an Ambassador? Raise your organisation’s profile within the adult learning sector across Europe, through activity that is relevant to your skills, experience and knowledge. Share your ideas...
Young people standing together.
Have your participants heard about our 2018 photo and video competition: ‘My Erasmus+ Discovery’? The competition aims to celebrate all the wonderful things people have discovered through Erasmus+, with prizes to be won for the 15 best entries. To help spread the word about this fun competition we have created the ‘My Erasmus+ Discovery’ promotional toolkit, which includes: Toolkit document (486...
European Solidarity Corps helps young people to make a difference when volunteering or working
A new initiative that will help young people make a difference to society across the continent has been agreed by the European Union. The first call for European Solidarity Corps funding is expected in the autumn. Recently the European Parliament and the European Council reached a political agreement on the European Commission's proposal to provide the Solidarity Corps with its own budget and...
Meet the new UK EuroApprentices
We are delighted to announce that the UK now has its first four EuroApprentices, following our spring Call for nominees. Fred Brant, Coral Allen Henderson, Jamie Moore and Rebecca Finn will use their personal experiences abroad to promote Erasmus+ opportunities to the vocational education and training (VET) sector across the country. Fred, aged 19, and Coral, 18, undertook work placements in...
Europeers UK in Strasbourg in a group smiling at the camera
The search is on for new members to join EuroPeers UK - a network of young people who share their Erasmus+ experiences to help raise awareness of the programme. Managed by Momentum World, supported by the Erasmus+ UK National Agency, the network is youth-led and provides former participants with opportunities to build on the knowledge and skills gained during their time abroad. Members help...
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Last month the European Commission published its proposal for the 2021-2027 successor scheme to Erasmus+, revealing plans to more than double the available funding to €30 billion. The UK Government has welcomed the plans outlined for the follow-on programme and has released the following statement: “On 30 May the Commission published its proposal for the 2021-2027 successor scheme to Erasmus+....
female student travelling
Eighteen-year-olds are being offered the chance to win a free travel pass to explore Europe this summer, courtesy of the new European Commission initiative DiscoverEU. Up to 15,000 teenagers will receive passes as part of the project and Erasmus+ beneficiary organisations are urged to promote this unique opportunity to eligible young people. Applicants must be 18-years-old on 1 July and native to...
New research has highlighted the positive impact that an overseas experience during their degree studies can have on the lives of United Kingdom students. The 'Gone International: expanding opportunities' report was published this month by Universities UK International (UUKi) and compares the academic results and employment outcomes of mobile and non-mobile undergraduates from the 2015-16 ...
European Commission flag
The European Commission has revealed plans to more than double Erasmus+ funding, to €30 billion, as it aims for a stronger youth focus in its Multiannual Financial Framework for 2021-2027. The Framework, unveiled this month in Brussels, sets out proposals for how the EU budget should be shared during the next seven-year financial cycle and must still be agreed by the European Council and European...

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