Very often, people think that the erasmus program is dedicated to students in higher education. For some years now, the erasmus program has opened new horizons for exchanges and european mobilties. In this article, you will find out about the European exchanges possible during your school curriculum.
Erasmus for preschools and primary schools.
With the erasmus program, many middle schools can benefit from European exchanges. These exchanges are organized with other foreign schools which desire to collaborate on joint projects.
These joint projects allow the teachers and the students to meet, work together and exchange on a regular basis though video conferences. The schools agree on a particular subject that they will develop.
These projects between European schools also enable the professional development of teachers.
Erasmus + for middle schools and high schools
Concerning middle schools and high schools, the erasmus mobilities are planned with your establishment. Indeed, the exchanges are punctuated by joint projects between schools. These projects have strategic purposes because their themes are linked with school subjects studied.
The partnerships can be spread over one to three years with exchanges between classes and visits in the countries involved. The mobilities can last for a maximum of two months.
To benefit from it, your school has to hold an Erasmus + charter and ask scholarships for future mobilities.
For more information, go to the following paragraph : Benefit from the Erasmus program with your school.
Erasmus + for apprentices.
As an apprentice, you can benefit from exchanges organized by your school. You can also benefit from an internship from two to twelve weeks.
For further information, read this article Erasmus+ mobility for apprentices
Benefit from the Erasmus program with your school.
If you wish to go with Erasmus during your school term, your school has to be a partner of the Erasmus program. This means that each school that wishes to offer mobilites abroad must have agreements with Erasmus. In order to do so, your school has to ask Erasmus for a scholarship.
Your school must be registered beforehand in the tenders portal (URF : « Unique Registration Facility »). This process will allow you to receive a fund for the possible mobilities of your school. These funds often have to be submitted until the end of june of the current year for the next start of the year. Find more information about the program Penelope +
Depending on your school’s project, the application date for the Erasmus scholarship may vary.
The exchanges with foreign countries between classes or in mobitlies trips enable the students to discover Europe. They will discover new languages and a new way of communicating with students or people from another country. This enhances the integration of the students into education or into the professional world.
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