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Jennie Robson, winner of the 2020 Erasmus+ photo competition, smiling outside during her Erasmus+ placement
We are delighted to announce the winners of the People of Erasmus+ competition. We received over 100 entries to the competition. The stories ranged from the experiences of project coordinators to that of project participants, with each one showcasing the unique and life-changing benefits of taking part in the Erasmus+ programme. There is a total of ten winners, including eight runners-up and two...
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The UK National Agency (NA) and the European Commission continue to closely monitor information regarding the Coronavirus Pandemic.  If your organisation has an Erasmus+ and /or a European Solidarity Corps project funded by the UK NA please continue to follow the advice provided in direct communications relating specifically to your project(s). It is important to remember that any changes to your...
#ErasmusDays 2020
From the 15-17 October 2020 the #ErasmusDays initiative will be taking place across Europe and beyond, to celebrate the Erasmus+ programme. This is an opportunity for organisations and participants to organise or attend events, showcase their Erasmus+ experiences, spread the word about their projects or find out more about the programme. In 2019, 3,995 events were held in 53 countries, with 2020...
Europass has launched a new platform and set of online tools which helps individuals manage every step of their learning and career.  The platform supports those looking to work or study in Europe to effectively communicate their skills and qualifications. The new Europass offers a range of online portfolio tools such as: A personal profile for people to record all their skills, qualifications and...
Almost €200 million of Erasmus+ funding was awarded to United Kingdom organisations during 2019. The latest figures published by the UK National Agency revealed that 1,207 applications were approved last year with grants totalling €198,387,991. The number of successful applications was the highest yet in the six years the programme has been running, showing an increase of 225 on 2018 and 206 more...
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Running from the 12 May to 19 June, the Erasmus+ UK competition is back for 2020 and is called ‘The People of Erasmus+’. Whether you’re a current or past participant, project coordinator or stakeholder you can share your story with us! Tell us your story in 100-200 words and show us the face behind it by submitting your selfie. We would love to hear about the impact the programme has had on you,...
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From 8 June, the European Commission will introduce two-factor authentication for all users of the NAconnECt Wiki information sharing platform and the Erasmus+ Project Results Platform (EPRP). This change is being introduced as a security measure and applies to all users, including Erasmus+ applicants and beneficiaries who access these platforms. EU Login supports a variety of verification...
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Due to precautions taken at the UK National Agency offices in light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, please note the following interim update to the Ecorys UK and British Council helpline arrangements.  The Ecorys UK helpline is now closed, please send any queries via email. We are receiving a high number of emails but a member of the National Agency team will respond to each one as soon...
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As a result of the impact of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak the European Commission has announced an extension to the deadline for Erasmus+ Youth Round 2 funding applications. The deadline for applications has been extended until 7 May 2020 (11am, UK time) for the following actions: Youth mobility funding (KA105); Youth partnership funding (KA205); and Youth dialogue funding (KA347...
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As a result of the impact of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak the European Commission has announced an extension to the deadline for partnership funding applications. The deadline for applications has been extended until 23 April 2020 (11am, UK time) for the following actions: Strategic Partnerships for School Education (KA201); Strategic Partnerships for Vocational Education and...

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