The latest news from the Erasmus+ UK National Agency
April 2020

Get started with your Erasmus+ application

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the application deadlines for Key Action 2 and Youth Round 2 have been extended. To support you in producing your high-quality application please take a look at our range of application resources, including guidance notes and recorded webinars.
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Online tools to support the delivery of your projects

Staying connected with your Erasmus+ project partners, participants and stakeholders is more important than ever. Our latest blog post gives you a rundown of online tools and platforms to help you communicate better, enhance your productivity and work collaboratively. Have we missed any tools that you've been using while working from home? Let us know!
Stay connected
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Spread the word about your project achievements

Tell your project story in an engaging way with the help of our resources. Our digital toolkit can help with all things social media, our press pack has practical tips for reaching out to the local media, and our photography and video guides are full of advice for showcasing your project activities in a visual way. Find these materials and more in our blog post.
Tell your story
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UK project highlighted as part of heritage campaign

Heritage Hunters, a project run by City Arts Nottingham, was picked up by the European Commission as part of its focus on the role of education in promoting cultural heritage. The project saw 29 youth leaders from across Europe take part in a study visit to Moldova, which led to the creation of strategies, procedures and methods for engaging young people in culture.
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Get involved in our stay at home challenges

As everyone who can is now working from home, we want to keep our #epluspeople motivated and creative with stay at home challenges! We’re kick-starting with an Erasmus+ doodle challenge. Share your doodles that illustrate learning new languages, reading, travelling and more! Visit our Twitter page to take part and tag us in your doodles.
Take part

Coronavirus update

To stay up to date with the latest Erasmus+ guidance on this fast-moving situation please keep checking our website.

As a result of the outbreak, the UK National Agency are looking at postponing a number of activities, including the Erasmus+ UK competition and the Annual Conference. Stay tuned for more information in our next newsletter.

Other Erasmus+ News

  • Do you have a project idea that would make a difference to your local community? The deadline to apply for European Solidarity Corps funding is 7 May, 11am (UK time). Submit a Project Outline Form by 19 April to book a one-to-one advice session with a team member.
  • Nature is a source of self-development, creativity and cooperation. Matthew spent a month on a volunteering placement in Hungary, working at a bird hospital. Discover his unique story and learn how young people can get involved!
  • There is no better time to start online learning! Join over 1,000 learners in discovering the opportunities available under the European Solidarity Corps with phase III of their open online course.
  • Strong relationships between colleges and employers provide benefits for everybody involved. This article from TES looks at the importance of partnering with the right business, time commitments and understanding expectations.
  • Are you passionate about adult education? Become an ambassador for the Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe and support the community. Get involved and discover the benefits of this online platform of 60,000+ practitioners!

Diary Dates

 Application deadlines 

          Key Action 2: Strategic Partnerships
          Higher education, vocational education and training, schools, adult education.
          23 April 2020, 11am (UK time) – Get application support

          Key Actions 1, 2 and 3 for youth sector – Round 2
          7 May 2020, 11am (UK time) – Get application support

          European Solidarity Corps – Round 2
          Volunteering Projects, Volunteering Partnerships, Traineeships and Jobs
          and Solidarity Projects
          7 May 2020, 11am (UK time) – Get project feedback
For more information on Erasmus+ funding please visit our website
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