The European Union has a grant funding scheme that allows young people the opportunity to enhance their training and education by spending time abroad with organisations that can offer them the chance to develop new skills. A young person must spend 14 days within another European Union member country. Visits should include a structured programme that includes training and/or education.
Young people can benefit by working within businesses or training providers that offer cutting edge education and training not easily found in the UK. This also works in reverse young people from the EU can come to the UK. Analysis of 2012-13 mobility visits shows that it is Spanish, French, Germany and Italian young people who are more likely to take advantage of this opportunity.
Here at NGi (UK) Limited we would like to change this so that it is our young people who benefit most from this opportunity.