Vocational institutions modify their EU projects in support of Ukrainians – Sedu and Taitotalo rolled up their sleeves

Erasmus+ projects can be modified to help those fleeing the war in Ukraine. Taitotalo and Seinäjoki Joint Municipal Authority for Education (Sedu) use their project grants to hire Ukrainian experts to support the integration of other Ukrainians at the institutions.

Understanding international customers is part of vocational skills

The eTwinning platform, which encourages European teachers and students to work together, has completely changed the way of teaching for Mari Jokela, who works as a teacher of tourism at Lapland...

More opportunities for learning in another EU country? - Have your say on the future of learning mobility!

The European Commission is preparing a Commission’s proposal for Council Recommendation on learning mobility during 2023. The aim of the upcoming proposal is to normalise learning periods in another EU country for everyone.

Finnish higher education institutions developing future solutions for digitalisation, sustainable development and the marine industry

The aim of the Erasmus+ programme’s Forward-looking Projects is to foster innovation, creativity and virtual participation, as well as social entrepreneurship. In 2022, funding was available in three different project lots: vocational education and training (VET), adult learning and projects with cross-sectoral priorities. Among the funded projects were three that included Finnish higher education institutions as partners.

Cooperation and a practical approach are keys to learning environmental sustainability

Climate change and the loss of biodiversity are huge challenges faced by humanity. Solving them requires cooperation at different levels. The report published by the European Commission showcases proven approaches to developing education for environmental sustainability within Erasmus+ projects.

Focus on Africa event attracted a large number of participants

The importance of collaboration with African countries is growing in the youth and education sectors. With this in mind, the Finnish National Agency for Education organised a webinar entitled Focus on Africa on 9 December 2021, which highlighted the growing strategic focus and widening cooperation opportunities arising out of collaboration with African countries in the education and youth sectors.

Funding to 14 Finnish organisations from Erasmus+ Alliances for Innovation

The application round for Erasmus+ Alliances for Innovation ended on 7 September 2021. A total of 317 applications were submitted in the whole Europe. Fourteen organisations from Finland were granted funding, two of them as coordinators of a project and the others in the role of a project partner.

Linguistic and cultural diversity and richness in eTwinning

eTwinning activities bring diversity to education. In addition, cooperation increases the variety of languages and provides education with linguistic richness. In addition to the European Union Member...

Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps projects can support those who have fled the war in Ukraine

The European Union enables Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps project beneficiaries to support Ukrainians currently fleeing and affected by the war.

Updated 3 March: Impact of Russia's attack on Ukraine on ongoing projects and international mobility in EU programmes

Due to the crisis in Ukraine, the force majeure clause can be applied to ongoing projects and mobility activities funded by the Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps programmes.
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