garagErasmus Newsletter / November 2019


Third edition of our International Talents Match in Porto

On 29 October 2019, garagErasmus Foundation (gE Foundation) organised the third edition of “International Talents Match - 10 minutes to convince the recruiter”. The event was held at the EXPONOR Exhibition Centre in Matosinhos (Portugal), during the Feira Internacional do Porto, in cooperation with the University of Porto and Erasmus Student Network Porto (ESN Porto).

The main goal of this format is to provide more opportunities for young, international-mindset students in order to find their dream job and emphasize the importance of an international experience in job search


Kick-start for the DiGi-Sporting project

Funded through the Erasmus+ programme, the DG-Sporting project aims to develop a guide of good practices for the effective incorporation of technology in sport clubs and academies, as well as the creation of a competitive profile of Sports Technologist and a postgraduate training package.

Furthermore, this project meets the need to harmonize and standardize a postgraduate specialization for graduates in Physical Activity Sciences, Sports and Physical Education in Europe, focused on the application of technology to training and teaching activities in the sports sector.


garagErasmus at the NEO-ICP Coordination Meeting

On 14 November 2019 garagErasmus Foundation participated in the joint NEO-ICP coordination meeting organised by the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency of the European Union (EACEA) in Brussels, where we had the chance to present 2 outstanding ESAA projects we are involved in:

The EduVanHub project, presented by Gèv Harutyunyan (garagErasmus4Yerevan), seeks to help disadvantaged young people living in Armenian and Ukranian rural communities acquiring media skills by building an inclusive & innovative environment.

The WE AfriHug project, presented by Konstantinos Maragkos (GaragErasmus4Athens), aiming to bring closer Africa and Europe by empowering youth through capacity building, creating links between the African Union & the European Union's HEIs & CSOs.


IYE-LABS partners
meeting in Brussels

  On 18-19 November 2019, IYE-LABS' partners had the chance to discuss many practical aspects related to the implementation phase of this transnational project co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union at the Out of the Box International headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. garagErasmus ASBL (gE4Brussels) is leading communication and dissemination actions for IYE-LABs project.

IYE-LABs project seeks to train 100 young Europeans to face the most pressing social, environmental and cultural challenges. Young people participating in the laboratory will experience in first person a training and self-knowledge process aimed at better understanding the dilemmas and social, cultural and environmental challenges both at a local and global level to carry out innovation and ethical actions and build local citizenship.


EYVOL hosts the first international conference on Sport Volunteerism

  The conference took place on 27 November 2019, at the Maison du Handball in Creteil (Paris), France, and it was organized within the framework of the ‘Empowering Youth Volunteers through Sport’ (EYVOL) project, a transnational and multi-sectoral initiative co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union, involving partners from the Olympic Movement, the United Nations, the academic world and civil society. 

Representatives from organizations such as the International Labour Office (ILO), UNICEF,  FIFA, The Inter-Ministerial Delegation from the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the French Ministry of Sport, Special Olympics, the French Football Federation, alongside several National Olympic Committees, NGOs and associations took part in the conference as panellists and shared information on practices, policies and plans in recruitment, training and deployment of sport volunteers, in view of promoting future employability.


gE4Valencia: the perfect mixture of European values and delicious Mediterranean cuisine!

  The Mediterraneo Culinary Centre (MCC) is a Spanish private school which specialises in Gastronomy. ​As well as being the only organisation of that kind in our network, MCC is the only school in Spain recognized by Worldchef and the World Gastronomy Institute. The rural surroundings and the long history of a gastronomic culture in the maritime area of Valencia play an inspiring role to their activities. Moreover, MCC organises both cooking masterclasses and courses of Spanish language and culture. 

MCC has extensive experience as a Host Institution for a series of European Mobility Programs, notably Erasmus+ KA1 and KA2.​ They also implement educational projects and facilitate mobility abroad for youths.

If MCC has caught your attention, you can visit their social media channels (Facebook and Instagram) and stay tuned!

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The EU's Erasmus+ programme is about students, but not only: there are opportunities also for trainees, teachers, staff, volunteers and more. Get to know more about it by watching this EP video. 


In 2018, 82% of young people aged 20-34 who had successfully obtained at least an upper secondary level of education in the past 1-3 years were employed. This figure has increased for 5 years in a row, up from a relative low of 75% in 2013, recorded in the aftermath of the last economic crisis.  But which regions have the highest and lowest employment rates for recent graduates?

Data from EUROSTAT.


The EURYDICE 2019 Report contains over 35 structural indicators on education policies for the 2018/19 academic year in six policy areas: early childhood education, achievement in basic skills, early leaving from education & training, higher education, graduate employability and learning mobility, also providing a short overview of the major reforms since the start of the 2014/15 academic year.


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