Using words and videos, a teacher shows how a small rural school in Co. Galway has benefited from almost ten years’ involvement with European programmes; the school is currently taking part in two Erasmus+ partnerships: one involving teachers and pupils, the other teachers only exploring outdoor education: Happy Children make Happy Learners.
Read about a typical week in the life of European Projects Officer Karen McCormick as she works on several Erasmus+ VET Strategic Partnerships on behalf of Letterkenny Institute of Technology. From virtual kick-off meetings with partners throughout Europe to visiting manufacturing plants and training colleges in Denmark, Karen’s week provides an insight into some of the things that make transnational cooperation work well.
Léargas recently brought together project co-ordinators from a variety of Irish colleges and organisations to share their experiences of how best to support students during their Erasmus+ VET placements abroad. Patricia Wilkinson–who used to work with Léargas–was on hand to guide everyone through the day. In the first of two posts, Elva Duggan from our