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May seeks £27 billion boost for #Education – Sunday Telegraph

May seeks £27 billion boost for #Education – Sunday Telegraph

| June 17, 2019

Prime Minister Theresa May is considering pushing through a £27 billion increase to the education budget in her final weeks in power prompting a clash with the finance ministry, the Sunday Telegraph reported, writes Andrew MacAskill. The prime minister is demanding a three-year funding settlement for schools and teachers as part of a bid to shore […]

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#EUStudentFunding continued for 2020/21

#EUStudentFunding continued for 2020/21

| May 29, 2019

EU students starting courses in 2020/21 academic year will have guaranteed home fee status and financial support for the duration of courses in England, the universities minister has announced.  Speaking in Brussels, Chris Skidmore announced that EU nationals who start a higher education course in England in the 2020/21 academic year will remain eligible for […]

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Education in Emergencies: EU announces record humanitarian funding for 2019 and launches #RaiseYourPencil Campaign

Education in Emergencies: EU announces record humanitarian funding for 2019 and launches #RaiseYourPencil Campaign

| May 15, 2019

The European Commission has announced an unprecedented €164 million for Education in Emergencies projects in 2019. Commissioner Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner Christos Stylianides announced the new funding at the #School4All High-Level-Event on Education in Emergencies in Brussels. Commissioner Stylianides said: “Education in emergencies is an absolute priority for the European Union. Since 2015, our support has increased from 1% […]

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#Erasmus+ 2021-2027 – More people to experience learning exchanges in Europe

#Erasmus+ 2021-2027 – More people to experience learning exchanges in Europe

| March 29, 2019

MEPs confirmed on Thursday (28 March) that funds for the next Erasmus+ programme should be tripled to allow more people to take part, better adapting grants to their needs. For the next generation of the Erasmus+ programme, one of Parliament’s main objectives is that more young people take part in the different learning mobility schemes. […]

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#EYE – Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs: Entrepreneur of the decade award

#EYE – Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs: Entrepreneur of the decade award

| March 21, 2019

On the 10th anniversary of the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs programme (EYE), two entrepreneurs received the “Entrepreneur of the Decade” award on 18 March in Brussels. Nelly Davtyan from Armenia was selected as the “new entrepreneur of the decade” and Ioannis Polychronakis from Greece was selected as the “host entrepreneur of the decade”. The EYE helped […]

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#EuropeanEducationArea – 54 alliances vying to become first European universities

#EuropeanEducationArea – 54 alliances vying to become first European universities

| March 12, 2019

The first pilot call under the European Universities Initiative has resulted in applications from 54 alliances, involving more than 300 higher education institutions from 31 European countries including all EU member states. The institutions include comprehensive and research-based universities, universities of applied sciences, technical universities, as well as art and medical schools. Around 80% of the proposed […]

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New #Erasmus: More opportunities for disadvantaged youth

New #Erasmus: More opportunities for disadvantaged youth

| February 20, 2019

The new Erasmus programme focuses on young people with fewer opportunities, allowing more people to participate ©AP Images/EU-EP  Erasmus should triple its funds, allow more people to take part and adapt its grants to the needs of the participants. The Culture and Education Committee approved on Wednesday (20 February) the next generation Erasmus programme, proposing […]

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