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Key Action 1 (KA1)

  • Get a sense of the opportunities for young people, youth workers and organisations in the youth field in Erasmus+: What’s in it for Youth?
  • Download our Erasmus+ Youth Key Action 1 information leaflet
  • Know the application deadlines: there are three each year
  • Read our Youth Summary Guide and the relevant sections of the Programme Guide
  • Check our calendar for Information Sessions, Roadshows or Application Clinics in your area
  • Define your project outline and how it links to national and European policy
  • Get support from Léargas by attending an information session or seeking advice
  • Find partners via Otlas, the European Partner-finding tool
  • Read the Léargas blog for tips when submitting your application
  • Make sure all project partners named in the application form–including your own organisation!–have a PIC (Participant Identification Code)

EVS only: Check that your organisation has valid accreditation as of the deadline under which you intend to apply. Visit the EVS database and choose ‘Ireland’ under ‘organisation country’. Look for your own organisation and click on its name. The accreditation expiry date is displayed on the left.

If your organisation is not EVS accredited, you must submit the KA110 Accreditation Form to start the process. This must be done at least one application round in advance as it is not possible to receive accreditation and submit an application under the same deadline.

  • Read, sign and stamp your contracts before returning them to Léargas
  • Attend Project Management Days
  • Consult the Council of Europe’s T-kit on Project Management
  • Ensure you have access to Mobility Tool+ through your EU LogIn account
  • Register details of your project and its participants in Mobility Tool+
  • Maintain all relevant information and documents for reporting and sharing
  • Carry out activities as stated in your application form and notify Léargas of any changes
  • Maintain contact with Léargas throughout the project
  • Notify Léargas immediately of cases of force majeure
  • Share and promote your project throughout its lifecycleEVS only: Watch the tutorial videos about EVS insurance

  • Know the reporting deadline(s) as stated in your contract
  • Download the relevant report form through Mobility Tool+
  • Ensure all project activity is reflected in the report
  • Ensure all participants have submitted their reports through Mobility Tool+ (Final Reports only)
  • Upload any relevant annexes
  • Submit online before the deadline

  • Download the Erasmus+ logo and guidelines for use; Erasmus+ should be properly credited for all activities funded by the programme
  • Use social media to share the activities and outcomes of your project
  • Use existing networks to share learning with colleagues and fellow professionals
  • Share your articles, case studies and experiences through social media or publications
  • Contribute to the Léargas blog
  • Present information at topic-related conferences and meetings, including the Léargas Forum

Key Action 2 (KA2)

  • Read, sign and stamp your contracts before returning them to Léargas
  • Attend Project Management Days
  • Ensure you have access to Mobility Tool+ through your EU LogIn account
  • Register details of your project and its participants in Mobility Tool+
  • Maintain all relevant information and documents for reporting and sharing
  • Carry out activities as stated in your application form and notify Léargas of any changes
  • Maintain contact with Léargas throughout the project
    Notify Léargas immediately of cases of force majeure
  • Share and promote your project throughout its lifecycle

  • Know the reporting deadline(s) as stated in your contract
  • Download the relevant report form from Mobility Tool+
  • Ensure all project activity is reflected in the report
  • Upload any relevant annexes
  • Submit online before the deadline

  • Download the Erasmus+ logo and guidelines for use; Erasmus+ should be properly credited for all activities funded by the programme
  • Use social media to share the activities and outcomes of your project
  • Use existing networks to share learning with colleagues and fellow professionals
  • Share your articles, case studies and experiences through social media or publications
  • Contribute to the Léargas blog
  • Present information at topic-related conferences and meetings, including the Léargas Forum

Key Action 3 (KA3)

  • Check that your Adobe Reader is up-to-date and read this guide to downloading the application form
  • Attend the Youth Application Workshop
  • Complete the form in detail making sure you address the award criteria
  • Assemble and upload all annexes required for the application (Declaration of Honour, mandate for each partner, Timetable of activities)
  • Submit your Application Form online before the deadline

  • Read, sign and stamp your contracts before returning them to Léargas
  • Attend Project Management Days
  • Ensure you have access to Mobility Tool+ via an ECAS account
  • Register details of your project and its participants in Mobility Tool+
  • Maintain all relevant information and documents for reporting and sharing
  • Carry out activities as stated in your application form and notify Léargas of any changes
  • Maintain contact with Léargas throughout the project
  • Notify Léargas immediately of cases of force majeure
  • Share and promote your project throughout its lifecycle

  • Know the reporting deadline(s) as stated in your contract
  • Download the relevant report form via Mobility Tool+
  • Ensure all project activity is reflected in the report
  • Upload any relevant annexes
  • Submit online before the deadline

  • Download the Erasmus+ logo and guidelines for use; Erasmus+ should be properly credited for all activities funded by the programme
  • Use social media to share the activities and outcomes of your project
  • Use existing networks to share learning with colleagues and fellow professionals
  • Share your articles, case studies and experiences through social media or publications
  • Contribute to the Léargas blog
  • Present information at topic-related conferences and meetings, including the Léargas Forum

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Léargas

Léargas is a not-for-profit organisation that operates under the aegis of the Department of Education and Skills and the Department of Children and Youth Affairs. Léargas manages European, national and international exchange and cooperation programmes in education, training and youth and community work and has been managing such programmes for over 30 years. Léargas currently has 40 staff based in our Dublin office. Our staff come from Ireland, Poland, France, Croatia, Denmark and Spain and have wide-ranging experience in education, training, community, youth and development work; and in IT and finance. The National Centre for Guidance in Education operates under the aegis of Léargas.
Léargas
LéargasThursday, July 20th, 2017 at 8:00am
INCLUSION WITHIN KA2 - 07 - 10 November Warsaw, Poland. Erasmus+ aims to make a major contribution in tackling socio-economic challenges, the key challenges that Europe will be facing until the end of the decade and to support the implementation of the European policy agenda for growth, jobs, equity and social inclusion. Deadline for applications is the 25 August 2017. To apply, visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/leargas_application
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LéargasWednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 7:00am
Speak UP, Step UP! 16 – 18 October 2017. Berlin, Germany
European youth work empowering young people's democratic values and active citizenship. Deadline for applications: 27 August. For more information and to apply, visit http://trainings.salto-youth.net/6528
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LéargasWednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 12:25am
UNDER THE SAME ROOF. Bucharest, Romania 25 - 28 October 2017. This is a seminar on cross-sectoral cooperation for young people with fewer opportunities notably Roma youth. The focus is to support active involvement and integration of Roma young people in society. The event will explore cooperation between youth work and other sectors (formal education, employment, health, housing etc.) in inclusion. The deadline for this seminar is the 25 August 2017. To apply visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/leargas_application
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Léargas shared Eurodesk Ireland's post.Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 11:25pm
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LéargasTuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 9:25pm
All 4 Inclusion 09 – 13 October Slovak Republic. This training course focuses on encouraging and empowering youth workers and social workers to start inclusive projects with mixed ability groups through Erasmus+ projects. Our aim is to make the Erasmus+ projects more inclusive, accessible for young people with fewer opportunities. Deadline for applications: 12 August 2017 http://trainings.salto-youth.net/6566