Funding for global cooperation awarded to several Finnish actors

The results of the 2023 application round for Erasmus+ Capacity Building projects showcase Finnish actors strengths in global cooperation in higher education, vocational education and training (VET) and sport.

14 Finnish organisations receive funding for strategic cooperation under the Erasmus+ Alliances for Innovation

In the 2022 application round of the Erasmus+ Alliances for Innovation, a significant number of promising projects were selected for funding. A total of 62 million euros was awarded for alliances.

“Going to Europe to learn is the start of your upturn – I am advising you, thus: take Erasmus Plus!”

The thought-provoking speeches given in the Plussaa EU-ohjelmista event dealt with the priorities and the current situation of the EU programmes and the speakers described a variety of future visions...

The 2024 Erasmus+ call will focus on the common values of the EU

The European Commission has opened the 2024 call for applications for the Erasmus+ programme. A total of around EUR 60 million is available for Finland in this round. The actions and application deadlines will remain the same as in previous years, but new features include an increase in green travel grants.

Experiencing Europe from different angles – Jean Monnet funding supports Otaniemi general upper secondary school and the Aleksanteri Institute of the University of Helsinki

Jean Monnet funding, which is intended for the development of teaching, familiarises university students with current topics concerning Eastern Europe. Otaniemi general upper secondary school in turn develops innovative teaching methods to help to show the EU in a more interesting light to young people.

Erasmus+ Teacher Academies building the future of teacher education in Europe

The 2022 call for proposals of the Erasmus+ Teacher Academies action resulted in funding being awarded to 16 new Teacher Academies. The action supports the professional development of teachers across Europe. Read on to learn how Finnish organisations fared in the call and what Finnish project coordinators think about the international cooperation carried out in the Teacher Academies.

Over EUR 10 million awarded to Finnish organisations for international Partnerships for Cooperation under Erasmus+

The funding decisions on applications for Erasmus+ Partnerships for Cooperation submitted in the spring application round have been made. Funding totalling EUR 10.4 million was awarded to Finnish organisations. The grants will be used to fund the development of education and projects on topics such as advancing sustainable development.

Clean energy education centres being established in Turku, the Netherlands, Spain, Germany and Greece

Part of the Erasmus+ programme, the SEED project will combine secondary and tertiary level VET providers and companies in the participating regions into Centres of Vocational Excellence. The idea is to respond to the constantly changing competence needs resulting from the energy transition.

GreenVET increases green skills in vocational education and training

Environmental responsibility is not yet part of daily work in vocational education and training (VET) everywhere in Europe, even though students need green skills when entering working life. Savo Vocational College coordinates the GreenVETnet project, in which sustainable development skills are introduced in VET. The project received funding from the Erasmus+ programme.

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.
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