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Erasmus

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 27th February 2017.

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Photo of Gordon Marsden Gordon Marsden Shadow Minister (Education)

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the benefits of the Erasmus Plus programme for UK (a) vocational education staff, (b) vocational students and (c) apprentices.

Photo of Jo Johnson Jo Johnson Minister of State (Department for Education) (Universities and Science) (Joint with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), Minister of State (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Universities and Science) (Joint with the Department for Education)

Holding answer received on 24 February 2017

Students and apprentices who participate in Erasmus+ mobility typically enhance their employability and their social skills, and staff their professional development; both typically also enhance their linguistic skills.

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