Erasmus+ Programmes

 

Erasmus+ is the European Union Programme for education training, youth, and sport. A new generation of Erasmus+ has been launched in 2021. It brings exciting new features, including mobility opportunities for pupils and permanent accreditations for school education institutions. Erasmus+ offers a range of opportunities for pupils, teachers, and other education staff to improve their knowledge, skills, and competencies.

-General English 

OR 

-Irish Culture Course High School Immersion 

Program Hybrid High School 

Immersion 

OR 

 

-Teen Entrepreneur 

Program 

Teacher Refresher Course:  

Course Description    

The course offers practical training in teaching techniques while also helping participants to improve their own language skills.  

Participants explore a wide range of topics including teaching methodology, 
exploiting and adapting materials, the increased 
role of technology in the language classroom, 
classroom management and approaches and activities 
for teaching all language areas and skills.  

Classes on Irish history, culture and the 
Irish educational system in addition to a full social and 
activity programme also forms part of this intensive 
and dynamic course. Teachers will also have the 
opportunity to visit local schools to see firsthand the 
Irish Education System. 

What is the organization ID number?

The OID is the code unique to each Erasmus+-approved institution. The OID is required to take part in and avail of any Erasmus+ Staff Mobility Programme & funding.

The OID for Equinox Education Services is: E10336811

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General English + Irish Culture Course
Course Aim & Description

Course participants will learn
about a range of aspects of Irish
Culture from a selection of specially designed sessions including Irish music, literature, mythology,
history, and food.

Participants will
also consolidate and improve their overall level of English through an integrated skills approach.

In our mixed General English
lessons, an emphasis is placed
on listening comprehension,
pronunciation, and spoken
interaction. Improve your overall
English on our General English
+ Irish Culture course and enjoy
an academic, cultural, and social
experience with us in Carlow.

High School Immersion Program
Course Aim & Description

This course is for secondary school students who are placed in a local secondary school/ High School for a period between 2 to 4 weeks.

Students take regular classes
alongside local students and fully take part in all school activities. This gives the participant an opportunity
to fully integrate and experience the Irish education system.

High School Immersion + Teen Entrepreneur Program
Course Aim & Description

This course is for secondary school students who participate
in this program and are placed in a local Secondary school ( High School )for a period of 2 weeks. Students take regular classes alongside local students and fully take part in all school activities. This gives the
participant an opportunity to fully integrate and experience the Irish education system.

                         SKILLS ACQUIRED:

Teamwork                                               Presentation Skills
Goal Setting                                            Leadership Skills
Environmental Awareness                    Survey Research
Entrepreneurial Skills                            Communication Skills
Problem-Solving                                     Critical Thinking
Internationalisation                                Cultural Awareness

 

How to apply

Apply through the Erasmus+ National Agency in your country for:

  • Erasmus accreditations
  • Key action 1 projects
  • Small-Scale partnerships
  • Cooperation partnerships

Apply through the European Education Culture Executive Agency in Brussels for:

  • Cooperation partnership’s lead bu European NGO’s
  • Erasmus+ Teacher Academies
  • Jean Monnet Actions

Equinox Education Services works as a facilitator of the programme to all students providing :

  • Airport Transfers
  • Host Family Accommodation
  • Uniforms for school students
  • Activities and Excursions on the weekend and throughout the week
  • Equinox provides students with a coordinator to help in any and all problems/issues the students have

Thank you very much for your support. I had a good experience for 4 weeks!! You were like the father of our this trip and you are very very kind to us. I learned a lot from your lecture. English of your speaking is very very easy to understand. Thank you very much for speaking slowly!! I love your silhouette 🙂 This is very very lovely! Your smile makes us happy! You looked like Santa Clause!! 

Thank you very much for your kindness! I will never forget you!!

Chizuru

Japan

I think this is one of merits of studying abroad in Ireland. You can find different cultures between your countries, and you can learn new things. You can find new way of thinking, and you can think about new choices. Studying in Ireland will make you change yourself, and it’s really good opportunity to make yourself different. I think I changed a lot after I came to Ireland. I met a lot of people in here, and they told me about their experiences of their life. I was shocked a lot, and impressed with their opinions, because all these thinking were absolutely new things for me. If I didn’t take this opportunity to come to Ireland to study, I wouldn’t know these precious opinions from foreigners. Their opinions were sometimes about school, about personality, jobs, or lifestyle. All of these became big help for me in thinking about my future, school life, everything. Ireland was great experience for me, and it will be great memory for me throughout whole my life. I hope you can also meet great people, see great places, and have great moments from your exchange experience. It wasn’t easy, but I can affirm that the experience of studying in Ireland will change yourself and your life forever.
Masaki Masuda

Tokyo, Japan

Equinox has been the highlight of my daughters’ summer! Their organisation is flawless, their classes stimulating and effective, their leisure activities varied and fun! I warmly thank Equinox for both their kindness and professionalism! I highly recommend it!

Claudia

Italy, mum of Virginia 16 and Matilde 14

Thank you for five weeks! I relied entirely on you in Ireland and Swiss. I like you! See you again!!

Suzuka

Japan

In 2018 I was 20 years old and studying business administration in Germany. As part of my studies I was given the opportunity to take an internship abroad. I selected Ireland for my internship country because from an early age I have always wanted to travel to Ireland where the scenery is so beautiful and natural. I spent three weeks working in Ireland and found the country so gorgeous and all people friendly and lovable. On weekends I visited various towns and cities, and which were all unique and lovely. Ireland is so multifarious. There are beautiful Cliffs in places such as Howth Galway and the Cliffs of Moher, which contrast so much with modern cities like Dublin. Not forgetting the little Irish Pubs with live music and Guinness, which all made for an unforgettable experience. I enjoyed my time in Ireland and I’m definitely coming back!
Rica Schewnerko

Germany (had an internship in Ireland)

For the final year of studying business and finance, my college gave me the opportunity to travel Ireland to spend three months as an Intern with Equinox Education Services in Carlow in 2018.

Thanks to Equinox I have gained great work experience and got to enjoy living with a wonderful host family. I also got the opportunity to explore many beautiful places in Ireland and meet people from other parts of the world. My spoken and written English has improved steadily during my time here and I would have no hesitation in recommending Equinox to anyone wanting to learn English in this safe and beautiful country.

Itziar Elso Txapartegi

The Basque Country, Spain (had an internship in Ireland)

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