Erasmus+ offers schools funding for life-changing international activities. €36 million is proposed for UK schools in 2019, up from €30 million in 2018.
Through the funding:
As part of the Erasmus+ programme, eTwinning plays an important part in giving schools access to this funding for life-changing international activities.
eTwinning is a free and secured online community, with over 600,000 schools and colleges from over 40 countries taking part. Through the eTwinning website, you can find partner schools abroad for Erasmus+ projects. The website also allows you to save and share your Erasmus+ project work for free!
There are two key application deadlines:
We advise you to get started as soon as possible! You can find out more, ask for support and search for a school partner here.
Watch these short films to see how UK schools from all education sectors have supported their Erasmus+ project through eTwinning.
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