Eu Spotlight Series: Inclusion in Adult Education

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In collaboration with Léargas, The Wheel’s Access Europe programme is delivering a series of events exploring different EU funding opportunities relevant to the charity and community sector. The next event in the Eu Spotlight Series is Inclusion in Adult Education on the  to 

Inclusion in Adult Education

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Erasmus+ is the EU’s funding programme for education, training, youth and sport and provides a variety of opportunities for Irish civil society organisations and communities to collaborate with European partners to develop and innovate. One of the programme’s key priorities for 2021-2027 is inclusion and diversity.

This event will specifically focus on Erasmus+ funding for the adult education sector and will feature:

  • Insights from experts in the adult education sector
  • First-hand accounts from people and organisations who have benefitted from the Erasmus+ programme
  • Training from the national contact points at Léargas on how you can get started with Erasmus+ Adult Education funding opportunities.

Wheel is are Ireland’s national association of community and voluntary organisations, charities and social enterprises.

Meet your Facilitators

Emma Murtagh has worked with The Wheel since 2017 in various roles including European Programmes Officer, Grants and Research Officer, and most recently European Programmes Manager. She oversees the delivery of Access Europe, a support and capacity building programme for the sector around accessing and managing EU funding. She is also in charge of developing The Wheel’s own European funding applications and overseeing project delivery.


Jane Carter has a background in youth and community development through non-formal education and is experienced working for organisations in Europe, Asia, Central America, and Australia. Having completed an MSc in Equality Studies from UCD in 2013, Jane has recently returned to Ireland and has been working as the Inclusion and Diversity Officer with Léargas since 2021. She has a particular intertest in engaging and supporting marginalized communities in the Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps programmes and to promote the life-changing impact of these programmes.

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