April 2014

4 years 1 month ago
Erasmus+, the new European Union programme for the education, training, youth and sports sectors, officially launched in the UK on Monday 28 April. Guests at a high-profile, invitation-only event at the British Council in London were joined by Androulla Vassiliou, the European Commissioner for...
4 years 1 month ago
UK’s young people to benefit from €1 billion fund for education, training, youth and sport. The European Commission has announced it will make available almost €1 billion over seven years to help people in the UK to gain crucial international skills under the new Erasmus+ programme, managed in the...
4 years 1 month ago
The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is currently accepting proposals from higher education institutions, research organisations and companies interested in being part of their two new Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs): 1. Innovation for healthy living and active...
4 years 1 month ago
Staring this May, a major marketing campaign is underway to promote the CANparent Quality Mark. The quality mark has been developed and managed by Family Lives via a consortium including Ecorys UK, Tavistock Centre for Couple Research and the Family and Childcare Trust. The CANparent Quality Mark...
4 years 1 month ago
After 2 years with Department for Education (DfE), which saw more than 2,500 parents access support, the Government’s CANparent programme moved to Department of Health from 1st April. Ecorys, in Partnership with Parenting UK (part of Family Lives), Middlesbrough Voluntary development Agency and...
4 years 1 month ago
Our Survey team are actively recruiting telephone interviewers to work in our CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview) unit in Keele on a casual basis. If you are looking for casual work to fit around other work/family/education commitments – this could be the role for you. You will get the...
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After an intense period of negotiations, the ESF regulation for the period 2014-2020 was adopted on the 17th December 2013. The ESF is the main EU instrument for investment in people. Together with the special €3 billion allocation to the Youth Employment Initiative, over €74 billion will be...
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Ecorys was commissioned to lead a consortium that also includes the University of Nottingham, Parenting UK and Ipsos MORI to evaluate the Improving Futures programme. The first year evaluation report shows projects are working very closely with primary schools in plugging a gap in available support...