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 VET Staff and Learners

Teachers, trainers and VET staff can travel to another country for job shadowing, teaching and training; VET learners can travel for work placements and take part in skills competitions. This is a 'Mobility Project', part of Erasmus+ Key Action 1. VET 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 VET 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.

eTwinning

VET professionals can look for project partners on eTwinning. eTwinning connects schools through a secure, online platform.  Teachers and pupils can work together with peers across Europe on joint projects.  Funded CPD courses for teachers are also available.

eTwinning

Languages

VET initiatives that teach or celebrate languages in innovative ways can apply for the European Language Label award. VET professionals may take part in relevant language workshops at the European Centre for Modern Languages. Teachers can request free materials to celebrate the European Day of Languages on 26 September.

Languages

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Upcoming Events

EGL Study Visit – Supporting grass-roots youth participation

EGL Study Visit – Supporting grass-roots youth participation

This study visit (14-17 April 2024) will provide an opportunity to explore inclusive youth participation focusing on the practicalities and realities of meaningful participation at a local level and including seldom-heard young people.

  • Event Date: Sun Apr 14th, 9am
  • Location: Ireland
  • Mode: In Person
  • Registration Deadline: 01.03.2024
  • Audience: Youth workers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers, Youth policy makers
  • Register Here
Partnerships for Cooperation in Rural Primary Schools

Partnerships for Cooperation in Rural Primary Schools

This three-day training event will provide a space for primary school teachers from rural areas to develop plan their Erasmus+ projects. 

  • Event Date: Wed Apr 24th
  • Location: International (EU subsidised)
  • Mode: In-person
  • Registration Deadline: 11.03.2024
  • Audience: Schools
  • Register Here
Walk the Talk, Long-Term Learning Mobility Of Pupils

Walk the Talk, Long-Term Learning Mobility Of Pupils

The seminar (24-26 April) aims to bring together secondary school teachers  from across Europe interested in applying for a future KA1 mobility project, particularly Long-Term Pupil Mobility.

  • Event Date: Wed Apr 24th
  • Location: Ireland
  • Mode: In-person
  • Registration Deadline: 15.03.2024
  • Audience: Secondary School Teachers
  • Register Here
Inclusion in Erasmus+ Mobility for VET Schools Targeting Learners with Fewer Opportunities

Inclusion in Erasmus+ Mobility for VET Schools Targeting Learners with Fewer Opportunities

The seminar (27-30 May) will facilitate new contacts and partnerships among VET institutions and organisations offering education and training to learners with fewer opportunities and staff working with this target group.

  • Event Date: Mon May 27th
  • Location: International (EU subsidised)
  • Mode: In-person
  • Registration Deadline: 15.03.2024
  • Audience: VET organisations
  • Register Here
ECML Summer Academy: Inspiring Innovation in European Language Teacher Education

ECML Summer Academy: Inspiring Innovation in European Language Teacher Education

The ECML is pleased to announce that it will hold a one-week Summer academy (24-28 June) for teacher educators working in the field of languages.

  • Event Date: Mon Jun 24th
  • Location: International (EU subsidised)
  • Mode: In-person
  • Registration Deadline:  17.04.2024
  • Audience: Teacher educators working in the field of language education.
  • Register Here
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