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#Coronavirus – EU supports member states’ recovery from the impact on the education sector

#Coronavirus – EU supports member states’ recovery from the impact on the education sector

| June 26, 2020

At a meeting with education ministers via videoconference on 23 June – the fourth since the outbreak of the coronavirus crisis – the Commission outlined its activities to support education as it recovers from crisis. The recovery plan presented on 27 May proposes to direct more resources than ever over the next seven years to education […]

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Long-term EU budget: MEPs slam cuts to culture and #Education

Long-term EU budget: MEPs slam cuts to culture and #Education

| June 25, 2020

The Culture and Education Committee has criticized the cuts to education and cultural programmes made by the Commission in its new proposal for the 2021-2027 budget. In a debate in the Culture and Education Committee with the Commission, all MEPs referred to cuts in the revised MFF proposal (MFF: Multiannual Financial Framework) as “unacceptable” for […]

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Commission supports youth organizations’ response to the #Coronavirus crisis

Commission supports youth organizations’ response to the #Coronavirus crisis

| May 13, 2020

The European Commission has published its 2020 ‘European Youth Together’ call for proposals under the Erasmus+ programme. With an expected budget of €5 million, this initiative will support Europe-wide networks of youth organisations active at grassroots level. The coronavirus crisis means many young people are disconnected from their peers and normal daily activities, whilst also facing uncertainties […]

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How #COVID-19 affects #Erasmus and #EUSolidarityCorps

How #COVID-19 affects #Erasmus and #EUSolidarityCorps

The COVID-19 pandemic has also affected the 170,000 young people involved in Erasmus+ or the European Solidarity Corps. Find out how the EU is helping them. Education has been hard hit by the COVID-19 crisis. Travel restrictions and the closing of universities mean participants in cross-border mobility programmes, such as the Erasmus+ student exchange and the European […]

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MEPs boost support for EU research and #Erasmus

MEPs boost support for EU research and #Erasmus

| September 23, 2019

Last week, MEPs approved a €100 million top-up for the EU’s research programmes (€80 million for Horizon 2020) and youth mobility (€20 million for Erasmus+). MEPs approved, by 614 votes in favour, 69 against and 10 abstentions, a €100 million boost to the EU’s flagship programmes Horizon 2020 (€80 million for research funding) and Erasmus+ (€20 million […]

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#Erasmus+ – EU boosts participation of African students and staff in 2019

#Erasmus+ – EU boosts participation of African students and staff in 2019

| September 13, 2019

The EU has invested an additional €17.6 million to support over 8,500 newly selected African students and staff to participate in Erasmus+ in 2019. This increase in Erasmus+ funding is one more step towards the commitment announced by President Jean-Claude Juncker in his State of the Union speech in September 2018 to have supported 35,000 African students and […]

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Commissioner Navracsics hosts second #EuropeanEducationSummit 

Commissioner Navracsics hosts second #EuropeanEducationSummit 

| August 21, 2019

On 26 September, the second European Education Summit will take place in Brussels. The one-day event will be hosted by Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Commissioner Tibor Navracsics. This second edition will focus on the teaching profession – which has a key role to play in building a true European Education Area by 2025. Discussions […]

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