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22 May 2019 to 22 May 2020
Volunteers’ Week is about celebrating and thanking those who give their time to make a difference. It takes place 1-7 June every year and is an opportunity to acknowledge the value and diversity of volunteering. Whether you are part of a voluntary organisation or a volunteer yourself, here's how to make your week as great as possible.
Posted 22 May 2019 - 10:34am
26 Apr 2019 to 29 Jun 2019
Are you 18 years old? Are you up for an adventure? If yes, get ready to explore Europe by applying for DiscoverEU, a European Union initiative giving young people the opportunity to travel.
Posted 26 April 2019 - 11:15am
23 Apr 2019 to 23 Apr 2020
The Eurodesk Awards started out in 2011 with a mission to collect Eurodesk youth workers’ (multipliers) most relevant, innovative and empowering projects from the local level and highlight them to European Union institutions and other European level youth organisations as good practices. In 2019, the initiative received 44 projects from 17 countries in 3 main categories.
Posted 23 April 2019 - 1:29pm
28 Mar 2019 to 28 Mar 2022
Were you amongst the #DiscoverEU participants? Did you study, volunteer or work abroad? Or did you help young people to share their future as a youth worker? We’d like to hear your story!
Posted 27 March 2019 - 12:03pm
14 Nov 2018 to 31 Dec 2019
€187 million of European Commission funding will be available to United Kingdom education and youth organisations in 2019 through the Erasmus+ programme, up from €170m in 2018. Details, including deadlines, are on the Erasmus+ UK website.
Posted 14 November 2018 - 3:03pm
9 Nov 2018 to 31 Dec 2020
#iwill is a UK-wide campaign that aims to make social action part of life for as many 10 to 20 year-olds as possible by the year 2020. Coordinated by the charity Step Up To Serve, it is spreading the word about the benefits of youth social action, working to embed it in the journey of young people and create fresh opportunities for participation.
Posted 9 November 2018 - 9:31am
25 Oct 2018 to 2 Oct 2019
SELFIE (Self-reflection on Effective Learning by Fostering the use of Innovative Educational Technologies) the new tool to help all schools in the EU, as well as in Russia, Georgia and Serbia, to assess how they use digital technology for teaching and learning, has been launched today by the European Commission.
Posted 25 October 2018 - 1:10pm
26 Sep 2018 to 26 Sep 2019
The Eurodesk Network Meetings, held twice a year, bring together Eurodesk national coordinators from all over Europe to work on improving the services of the network and bettering European youth information provision. The recent Autumn 2018 meeting in Riga, Latvia, also provided the platform for the Executive Committee Elections.
Posted 26 September 2018 - 11:34am
13 Sep 2018 to 2 Nov 2019
The Time to Move T-shirt contest returns in 2018! If you are at least 13 years old and not more than 30, design a Time to Move themed T-shirt that best represents the spirit of the campaign, share it with us and have a chance to travel around Europe by train!
Posted 13 September 2018 - 4:18pm
11 Sep 2018 to 17 Oct 2019
The final deadline for 2018 Erasmus+ youth funding applications (round 3) is 4 October at 11 am (UK time).
Posted 11 September 2018 - 12:07pm