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’.
Irish schools can develop their international outlook and exchange teaching practices by partnering with schools across Europe in an Erasmus+ School Exchange Partnership. Primary teacher Karen Naughton from Galway explains how her school’s project has helped pupils learn about other customs, culture, music and traditions while teachers learned new insights and methods.
Fire and Ice: northern lights and a Killarney flash mob; hiking and kayaking; learning new skills and growing in confidence. James Bilson of Cork YMCA describes six steps in their successful Erasmus+ youth exchange and the outcomes for their young people.
The senior cycle winners of the 2017 European Day of Languages ‘My Dream Job in…’ competition received a class trip to Paris as a prize, complete with a visit to the offices of Le Monde to explore a dream job in French journalism!