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
Our Vocational Education and Training Mobility officer Elva Duggan explains how international contacts and international projects were formed at a recent Contact Seminar, ‘VET Connected Get Connected’.
“I couldn’t imagine how much history is behind the programme, nor how many socio-political and economic changes it has undergone.” On Europe Day Petar Dukic, our Inclusion and Diversity Officer, traces how his understanding of Erasmus+ has grown. In particular, he reflects on how the programme has been shaped by European history and shared values, and how it continues to respond to changing times.