Upcoming TCAs

Upcoming TCAs

TCAs open to participants from Ireland in the Adult Education, School Education and VET fields are listed on this page. TCAs in the Youth field are on our Training Opportunities page. The eligibility criteria and selection process for TCAs vary according to the event; check the individual invitations for details. To apply to attend a TCA, click the relevant link below or get in touch with the named contact(s). Do not apply directly to the host organisation. Please note that only participants from Irish organisations may apply to Léargas!

Upcoming TCAs


Upcoming School Education TCAs

Demystifying Innovation
Dublin, Ireland, 18-20 March

Aim: This is a contact-making seminar for organisations and schools interested in developing Strategic partnerships supporting innovation under Key Action 2 in the Schools field. The 2.5 day training will help ‘demystify’ the concept of innovation under Erasmus+ and help participants understand the opportunities that are available to them. Guest speakers will include organisations and schools who have implemented or are implementing KA2 Innovation projects.

Target group: teachers, school leaders

For more information, contact Carmel
Deadline: 28 February 
To apply: Demystifying Innovation

Promising Practices for an Inclusive Classroom Environment
Sofia, Bulgaria , 26-30 May

Aim: to provide an opportunity to learn about creating a positive and inclusive environment in the classroom and to share expertise, knowledge and good practices with participants for future partnerships.There will be different activities and sessions such as: Explore ways to work with children with SEN in practice; Explore examples of how to develop suitable resources for students with different abilities; Share experiences of inclusive education from different organisations; Explore examples of classroom management strategies and how to create an inclusive environment; Future project development on the theme.

Target group: Teachers and school staff from pre-school, primary, secondary and special needs education; staff of non-government organisations and all those who are interested in creating a positive and inclusive environment.

For more information, contact Carmel
Deadline: 10 April
To apply: Inclusive Classroom Environment


What makes a good inclusion project? A Study Visit for newcomers engaging in international mobilities
Dublin, Ireland, 13-15 May

Aim: This is a study visit for newcomers (schools/organisations) to see a number of best practice projects with a focus on inclusion and to understand what makes them best practice, and to see how to incorporate inclusion in schools. It will connect theory with practice and will also give participants a chance to develop new partnerships and potential new projects. Participants will also gain a clear understanding of Erasmus+ KA1 and KA2 actions.

Target group: Primary school teachers or principals (with students 6-12 years of age) looking to develop projects under School Exchange Partnerships and Staff Mobility focusing on inclusion.

For more information, contact Carmel
Deadline: 13 April
To apply: What makes a good inclusion project?


Exploring the benefits of international collaboration among teachers in special education settings (primary and post-primary)
Dublin, Ireland, 25-27 May

Aim: To demonstrate the benefits of international collaboration in special education settings and to inspire SEN teachers to engage in Erasmus+ and eTwinning. This training will provide a space to discuss current trends and priorities in relation to inclusion in schools and explore ways in which Erasmus+/eTwinning can be used to improve inclusive practices.

Target group: Newcomers to Erasmus+ and eTwinning. However some experience in either will not exclude a participant. Participants should be primary or post-primary teachers/school managers of pupils aged 4-18 years. Participants may be based within Special Educational Needs schools or teach in classes that include students with Special Educational Needs.

For more information, contact Carmel
Deadline: 17 April
To apply: Special Educational Needs Settings



Study visit. Fight against gender stereotypes: in educational and teaching practices, in school guidance and career guidance
Poitiers, France, 6-9 April
School Ed., VET

Aim: The aim of this training is to answer and explore the following questions: How to fight against gender stereotypes? What educational policy is implemented? What actions in terms of communication, school socialization? What are the innovations in educational and teaching practices to fight against gender stereotypes? How to make sure that school career guidance is giving equal opportunities and advices for girls and boys? How to make sure that the access of girls to scientific and technical subjects is fair? This training targets participants interested in exchanging and developing good practices, methods, materials, tools, pedagogical approaches and/or ways of working in this specific field.

Target group: school inspectors (primary and secondary schools), trainers, school leaders, educational, social and health personnel, experts, guidance counsellors, ministerial representatives. Active participation is expected. The participants should be prepared to share their experiences and suggest a tool or practice which seems relevant in its country regarding the fight against gender stereotypes.

For more information, contact Carmel
Deadline for applications: 28 February
To apply: Study Visit


No Adult Education TCAs are open for applications at the moment, they will be published here as soon as they are available. Also, check Cross-sectoral TCAs on this page.


No VET TCAs are open for applications at the moment, they will be published here as soon as they are available. Also, check Cross-sectoral TCAs on this page.