Erasmus+ 2021-2027

Erasmus+ is the European Union programme for education, training, youth and sport. It provides funding and support for organisations to carry out projects that match its objectives, and that encourage European exchange, co-operation and learning.

Erasmus+ Opportunities for Adult Educators and Learners

Adult Education staff and learners can travel to another country to train, job-shadow or learn. This is a 'Mobility Project', part of Erasmus+ Key Action 1. Adult Education organisations can collaborate with other relevant organisations to achieve a shared goal or share good practices. These are 'Cooperation Partnerships', part of Erasmus+ Key Action 2. Teachers, trainers and others involved in Adult Education can take part in short Training courses and Cooperation Activities, both in Ireland and in other countries. Many are open to newcomers, so you do not need to be part of an existing Erasmus+ project.

EPALE

EPALE stands for the Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe. It is a multilingual, open membership community.

EPALE is the hub for news, reports, events and discussion on Adult Learning across Europe, and invites teachers, trainers, researchers, academics, and policy makers to get involved.

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Languages

Adult Education initiatives that teach or celebrate languages in innovative ways can apply for the European Language Label award. Adult Education professionals can take part in relevant language workshops at the European Centre for Modern Languages. Organisations and learners can also hold events to celebrate the European Day of Languages on 26 September.

Languages

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Erasmus+ Youth Mobility Application Webinar

This online application clinic is for those planning an Erasmus+ Youth Exchange, Youth Worker Mobility, or a Youth Participation Project under the February 2022 deadline. It takes place online on 19 January 2022.

Deadline: 19 January 2022
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Power to you(th) Training Course for Youth Workers

Are you a youth worker? ‘Power to you(th)’ is a blended learning experience taking place 30 March-02 April. It explores how to meaningfully engage young people in youth-led activities. Apply by 21 January!

Deadline: 21 January 2022
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G- PAC: Green partnerships for cooperation

This online training course combines contact-making elements and is a great way to prepare for a Partnership for Cooperation on the theme of the environment. Apply by 23 January.

Deadline: 23 January 2022
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Erasmus+ Youth & European Solidarity Corps Discovery Day

Do you work with young people? Have you heard of European programmes but are not sure where to start? This workshop is for you! Join us online on 27 January for our Erasmus+ Youth and European Solidarity Corps Discovery Day!

Deadline: 27 January 2022
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School Education Online Contact Seminar on Media Literacy and Disinformation

This contact seminar is ideal for School Education staff planning an Erasmus+ project on the theme of digital transformation or media literacy and disinformation. It takes place online 16 & 17 February 2022. Apply by 28 January!

Deadline: 28 January 2022
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Erasmus+ KA1 Short-Term Projects Application Clinic for Schools and Adult Education

This Erasmus+ School Education and Adult Education application clinic is for anyone interested in applying for funding under Erasmus+. It takes place online on 02 February 2022.

Deadline: 2 February 2022

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