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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+ 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 lifecycleEVS only: Watch the tutorial videos about EVS insurance

  • 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
  • Ensure all participants have submitted their reports via 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)

  • Ensure Adobe Reader is up-to-date and download the correct Application eForm
  • 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 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

Key Action 3 (KA3)

  • 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?
  • Know the application deadlines: remember there are three each year
  • Read our Youth Summary Guide  and the relevant sections of the Programme Guide
  • Check the 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
  • Make sure all project partners named in the application form–including your own organisation!–have a PIC (Participant Identification Code)

  • Ensure Adobe Reader is up-to-date and download the correct Application eForm
  • 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 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

Visit our site for details on how to nominate projects and teachers for the European Language Label 2017! #Leargas bit.ly/1mSNpxO pic.twitter.com/AQgeCCiHOs

The European Language Label deadline is 28/02! Be inspired by our 2016 winners here! bit.ly/2lANxF2 pic.twitter.com/h4uqD1UQET

Know a great language teacher or outstanding language project? Nominate them for the 2017 European Language Label! bit.ly/2k8LAgr pic.twitter.com/c6F1f0lGgg

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 20 years. Léargas currently has 35 staff based in our Dublin office. Our staff come from Ireland, Poland, France 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.
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LéargasFriday, February 24th, 2017 at 4:50am
Want to celebrate your language project or recognise an inspirational language teacher? Nominate them for the European Language Label Award 2017! Visit our site for details: http://www.leargas.ie/programmes/languages/european-language-label/about/.

Be inspired by last year's winners by watching our YouTube playlist here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSHT1FGVyMKMyiSRVAmo9m6ZAHZVb1UeX
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Léargas shared Waterford Comhairle na nÓg's photo.Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 5:08am
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LéargasThursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 2:07am
Shape European education and training policies by taking this EU Survey, feeding into a review of the 2006 Key Competences for Lifelong Learning. All contributions are welcome, but we particularly encourage input from those involved in education, policy, training or youth work Colaiste Ide College of Further Education Colaiste Dhulaigh AONTAS Jessica Carson Dermot O'Brien
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LéargasWednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 10:47pm
Interested in organising or being a part of an Erasmus+ #YouthExchange? Want to hear from young people and leaders who have already participated in one? Check out this inspirational blog by St Andrew's Talk About Youth project!

http://www.leargas.ie/blog/the-benefits-of-erasmus-youth-exchanges/
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LéargasWednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 5:07am
Is your school planning a school-to-school Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership? Don't miss out on our KA219 Application Workshop in Dublin West Education Centre on 04 March! To register contact our team here:

http://www.leargas.ie/calendar/erasmus-ka219-app-ws-dublin-040317/