Wow! Erasmus+ is 30 years old/young! Congratulations for all the numerous and enlightening moments in all of the activities in this wonderful programme to all of Us and to all of You. Apples may not fall too far from the tree, but the winds and the birds and the butterflies fly the seeds to faraway corners of the world. So do the Erasmus+ seeds in our minds and the bodies and the hearts, they take us far in life.
On this especially rainy day in Tampere and as the children get back to nurseries and the wild outdoors, it is the great time to make sand cakes, or better: mud cakes. You know how sand needs a decent amount of water to make a good cake, well, these are the golden days for children (the laundry…). Finnish children have a short rhyme ”Älä tule paha kakku, tule hyvä kakku” – ”Please, become a good cake, do not become a bad cake”.
Speaking of cakes, you know how all we have our favourite recipes? And how we know that with those recipes, we will succeed. But the recipe needs the right ingredients… The recipe of successful worklife is the mixture of great connections and the most fitted organisations to your needs. You mix them, you stir, and puff! There’s the cake.
This is my international education cake mix. Have a good weekend!
”Submit Online” with a long secretive term ”Form Hash Code”looks so lovely to many international activities coordinators this week in Vocational Education and Training (greetings to you all!). This is our secret language meaning: your work of many months has been paid off by sending IN an application in the Erasmus+ Programme. More uncoding: almost a hundred vocational secondary institutions in Finland have made their plans for international mobility periods in Europe for the next one or two years to come and have sent a Key Action 1 (KA1) Learning Mobility of Individuals application to the Brussels database. Now, all we can do, is to wait until late May to hear the result. How exciting. Continue reading →