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What to Do if Your Organisation Is not Registered with Erasmus+

What to Do if Your Organisation Is not Registered with Erasmus+ Although you can apply for some Erasmus+ Programmes as an individual without your institution’s support, this does not apply to most. All Erasmus Plus staff training assignments, teacher programmes, and most adult learner courses are only accessible through registered institutions. That said, some course… Continue reading What to Do if Your Organisation Is not Registered with Erasmus+

What Are Soft Skills in Education?

What Are Soft Skills in Education? While universities have delivered academic excellence for centuries, business and public sector employers now demand excellent soft skills from graduates. They lament a disconnect and inability to perform in the workplace despite exemplary professional expertise. But what are soft skills in education and how can higher education staff lead… Continue reading What Are Soft Skills in Education?

Erasmus+ Benefits for Higher Education Staff and Academics

Erasmus+ Benefits for Higher Education Staff and Academics Academics and higher education staff can reap significant career rewards from participating in Erasmus Plus programmes at attractive destinations across Europe. Erasmus+ benefits for higher education staff travel across institutions, reaching colleagues and students far and wide. Between 2021 and 2027, the European Union will invest €26… Continue reading Erasmus+ Benefits for Higher Education Staff and Academics

Erasmus Plus Scholarship Calculations

Erasmus Plus Scholarship Calculations Between 2021 and 2027, the EU is investing €26 billion to support teachers and higher education staff partaking in Erasmus+ training programmes and staff mobility courses. Participants are tuition fee-exempt while also eligible for a grant toward travel and daily sustenance costs. But getting to grips with Erasmus Plus Scholarship entitlements… Continue reading Erasmus Plus Scholarship Calculations

IBA Minsk Visit

Atlantic Language’s first IBA Minsk visit was a hugely rewarding experience. We were bowled over by the hospitality and warmth of everyone we met. We undertook the long journey back to Ireland on Monday with plenty of lovely memories, and looking forward to the opportunity to go back. The event itself was hugely positive for us,… Continue reading IBA Minsk Visit

Developing a CLIL Approach to Facilitate Learning in Higher Education

DEVELOPING A CLIL APPROACH Do you remember your favourite teacher at college? Why was it that you liked that teacher so much? Mine was Professor H, a lecturer whose classes I registered for again and again throughout the six academic semesters of my pedagogy degree course. I took the course in German, a language I… Continue reading Developing a CLIL Approach to Facilitate Learning in Higher Education

ERACON 2018 – Murcia

I’ve just returned from a very interesting conference for Erasmus coordinators and representatives of international offices at universities across Europe. The conference is called ERACON and is organised by the European Association of Erasmus Coordinators. It was a pleasure to be involved again in this conference, and to see first-hand the excellent work being done by universities in the… Continue reading ERACON 2018 – Murcia

Szent Istvan University Erasmus+ Programmes

College Campuses are Internationalising Students come to Atlantic Language School to learn English for a variety of purposes. It might be something that you’ve always wanted to do, so that you can watch your favourite movies without dubbing, or so that you can use English when you are travelling overseas. Possibly, you’ve chosen to learn… Continue reading Szent Istvan University Erasmus+ Programmes