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The EFFECT project: peer-exchange to enhance teaching and learning

Higher Education

Enhancing the quality and relevance of higher education teaching and learning is a top priority in most European universities.  Many of them are already implementing innovative strategies to take teaching and learning to the next level. Learn about one of them: the EFFECT project.

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Attracting adult learners with culture and technology

Adult education

A crucial component of quality in adult education is a learner-centred approach, adapted to the needs and expectations of the specific learners. With support from the Erasmus+ programme, many adult education providers have been able to develop and test such approaches. Examples from 2 projects follow.

SELFIE, the digital self-assessment tool for schools

Are schools making the most of digital technologies?

School education

The European Commission has launched the trial version of a new tool to support schools in using digital technologies. 600 schools from 14 countries have the opportunity to try the new 'SELFIE' tool in this pilot phase, before it is finalised and made available to interested schools in Europe early 2018. 

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Inspiring examples of language learning for adults

Adult education

Teaching languages to adults is an exciting task but not an easy one: specific methodologies and material are needed. The Erasmus+ programme helps teachers explore innovative ways to get the job done.

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Sport project helps reduce early school leaving

School education

Sport has many virtues and can be used, among many other things, as a powerful leverage to motivate young people at risk of dropping out of school. The Erasmus+ project SMILE is a great case study of what can be achieved.

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The European Language Label: supporting language learning for a lifetime

Language policy, Language teaching and learning, Linguistic diversity in Europe

The European Language Label initiative, launched by the European Commission in 2002, rewards excellence and innovation in language learning. Erasmus+ supports the Label and wants to spread the word about inspiring winners.

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Celebrate the European Day of Languages on 26 September!

Language policy, Language teaching and learning, Linguistic diversity in Europe

The European Day of Languages, held yearly on 26 September, celebrates Europe’s linguistic diversity. Many Erasmus+ initiatives take part to honour the wide variety of languages spoken. Find out which public events are going on in your country this year!

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