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Key Action 1 (KA1)

  • Get a sense of the opportunities for young people, youth workers and organisations in the youth field in Erasmus+: What’s in it for Youth?
  • Download our Erasmus+ Youth Key Action 1 information leaflet
  • Know the application deadlines: there are three each year
  • Read the Youth mobility sections of the Programme Guide
  • Check our calendar for Information Sessions, Roadshows or Application Clinics in your area
  • Define your project outline and how it links to national and European policy
  • Get support from Léargas by attending an information session or seeking advice
  • Find partners on Otlas, the European Partner-finding tool
  • Read the Léargas blog for tips when submitting your application
  • Make sure all project partners named in the application form–including your own organisation!–have a PIC (Participant Identification Code)

EVS only: Check that your organisation has valid accreditation as of the deadline under which you intend to apply. Visit the EVS database and choose ‘Ireland’ under ‘organisation country’. Look for your own organisation and click on its name. The accreditation expiry date is displayed on the left.

If your organisation is not EVS accredited, you must submit the KA110 Accreditation Form to start the process. This must be done at least one application round in advance as it is not possible to receive accreditation and submit an application under the same deadline.

  • Read, sign and stamp your contracts before returning them to Léargas
  • Attend Project Management Days
  • Consult the Council of Europe’s T-kit on Project Management
  • Ensure you have access to Mobility Tool+ through your EU LogIn account
  • Register details of your project and its participants in Mobility Tool+
  • Maintain all relevant information and documents for reporting and sharing
  • Carry out activities as stated in your application form and notify Léargas of any changes
  • Maintain contact with Léargas throughout the project
  • Notify Léargas immediately of cases of force majeure
  • Share and promote your project throughout its lifecycleEVS only: Watch the tutorial videos about EVS insurance

  • Know the reporting deadline(s) as stated in your contract
  • Download the relevant report form through Mobility Tool+
  • Ensure all project activity is reflected in the report
  • Ensure all participants have submitted their reports through Mobility Tool+ (Final Reports only)
  • Upload any relevant annexes
  • Submit online before the deadline

  • Download the Erasmus+ logo and guidelines for use; Erasmus+ should be properly credited for all activities funded by the programme
  • Use social media to share the activities and outcomes of your project
  • Use existing networks to share learning with colleagues and fellow professionals
  • Share your articles, case studies and experiences through social media or publications
  • Contribute to the Léargas blog
  • Present information at topic-related conferences and meetings, including the Léargas Forum

Key Action 2 (KA2)

  • Check that your Adobe Reader is up-to-date and read this guide to downloading the application form
  • Attend a Youth Application Workshop: you’ll find the schedule on our calendar.
  • Complete the form in detail making sure you address the award criteria
  • Assemble and upload all annexes required for the application (Declaration of Honour, mandate for each partner, Timetable of activities)
  • Submit online before the deadline

  • Read, sign and stamp your contracts before returning them to Léargas
  • Attend Project Management Days
  • Ensure you have access to Mobility Tool+ through your EU LogIn account
  • Register details of your project and its participants in Mobility Tool+
  • Maintain all relevant information and documents for reporting and sharing
  • Carry out activities as stated in your application form and notify Léargas of any changes
  • Maintain contact with Léargas throughout the project
    Notify Léargas immediately of cases of force majeure
  • Share and promote your project throughout its lifecycle

  • Know the reporting deadline(s) as stated in your contract
  • Download the relevant report form from Mobility Tool+
  • Ensure all project activity is reflected in the report
  • Upload any relevant annexes
  • Submit online before the deadline

  • Download the Erasmus+ logo and guidelines for use; Erasmus+ should be properly credited for all activities funded by the programme
  • Use social media to share the activities and outcomes of your project
  • Use existing networks to share learning with colleagues and fellow professionals
  • Share your articles, case studies and experiences through social media or publications
  • Contribute to the Léargas blog
  • Present information at topic-related conferences and meetings, including the Léargas Forum

Key Action 3 (KA3)

  • Make sure you have an up-to-date EU Login: you need this to apply online. (If you’re not sure what an EU Login is, check here.)
  • Use the ONLINE application form; the European Commission has provided these guidelines to help you fill out the form.
  • Attend a Youth Application Workshop: you’ll find the schedule on our calendar.
  • Complete the form in detail making sure you address the award criteria
  • Assemble and upload all annexes required for the application (Declaration of Honour, mandate for each partner, Timetable of activities)
  • Submit your Application Form online before the deadline

  • Read, sign and stamp your contracts before returning them to Léargas
  • Attend Project Management Days
  • Ensure you have access to Mobility Tool+ via an ECAS account
  • Register details of your project and its participants in Mobility Tool+
  • Maintain all relevant information and documents for reporting and sharing
  • Carry out activities as stated in your application form and notify Léargas of any changes
  • Maintain contact with Léargas throughout the project
  • Notify Léargas immediately of cases of force majeure
  • Share and promote your project throughout its lifecycle

  • Know the reporting deadline(s) as stated in your contract
  • Download the relevant report form via Mobility Tool+
  • Ensure all project activity is reflected in the report
  • Upload any relevant annexes
  • Submit online before the deadline

  • Download the Erasmus+ logo and guidelines for use; Erasmus+ should be properly credited for all activities funded by the programme
  • Use social media to share the activities and outcomes of your project
  • Use existing networks to share learning with colleagues and fellow professionals
  • Share your articles, case studies and experiences through social media or publications
  • Contribute to the Léargas blog
  • Present information at topic-related conferences and meetings, including the Léargas Forum

Discover how you can access #Youth Erasmus+ funding at our Discovery Days next week! Register here: leargas.ie/news/upcoming-… pic.twitter.com/sda2eAMACt

Léargas

Léargas is a not-for-profit organisation that operates under the aegis of the Department of Education and Skills and the Department of Children and Youth Affairs. Léargas manages European, national and international exchange and cooperation programmes in education, training and youth and community work and has been managing such programmes for over 30 years. Léargas currently has 40 staff based in our Dublin office. Our staff come from Ireland, Poland, France, Croatia, Denmark and Spain and have wide-ranging experience in education, training, community, youth and development work; and in IT and finance. The National Centre for Guidance in Education operates under the aegis of Léargas.
Léargas
LéargasFriday, October 20th, 2017 at 3:00am
Discover how you can access #Youth Erasmus+ funding at our Discovery Days next week! Register here: https://www.leargas.ie/news/upcoming-discovery-days/
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LéargasThursday, October 19th, 2017 at 11:56pm
Ruth Baker is EU Project Officer with Ballymun Job Centre. The Centre uses Erasmus+ Vocational Education and Training funding to collaborate with European partners. Their projects focus on Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices. In this week’s blog Ruth talks about the challenges and benefits of working on these Erasmus+ VET KA2 Strategic Partnership projects:

https://www.leargas.ie/blog/eu-projects-in-ballymun-job-centre/
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Léargas shared IAESTE's post.Thursday, October 19th, 2017 at 10:11pm
Happy #IAESTEDay! Today we're celebrating the students, employers and volunteers who make the IAESTE programme so special, and launching the celebrations for IAESTE's 70th year.

If you’ve been involved in IAESTE, choose the ONE photo that captures your experience and share it to the brand new IAESTE Ireland Instagram. The best photos will be submitted to the international competition, and be in with a chance of winning a travel voucher for 500 Swiss Francs! https://www.leargas.ie/news/iaeste-day-2017/
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LéargasWednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 3:59am
Primary teachers: we've extended our deadline to 23 October. Apply now to learn about inclusion in the classroom!
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LéargasTuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 9:00pm
There's still time to apply for this upcoming #eTwinning seminar taking place 02/11: https://www.leargas.ie/programmes/etwinning/professional-learning/