What should a European language school or work placement provider do to receive PON groups?

Due to our years of experience within the educational industry, now we are more than happy to share our knowledge about PON and what should all the language schools or work placement providers do to receive PON groups. Once the National Authority launches the mobility actions,...
Posted On 21 Jan 2019

PON 2019: What you need to know when working with PON projects

 As an international educator you are most probably wondering what is the current state of PON calls and funding. Working within the educational industry for years, helped us learn all the details around PON and now we are more than happy to share all this...
Posted On 17 Jan 2019

PON Student Story: A Life – Changing Experience

My name is Chiara and I am from Italy. I am eighteen years old and I am at my fourth year of Business high school in IIS Vittone Chieri. This is a technical institute where the main focus of studies is on Business, Law, Maths and English. At IIS Vittone Chieri, it...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018

PON, INPSIEME, ITACA: Concrete funding opportunities to attract Italian students to your school

After years of uncertainty around the future of PON funds, PON funds are finally released again. Hundreds of Italian secondary schools submitted their PON projects in July 2017 and sent their students abroad for language learning and work experiences over the summer. If you are...
Posted On 12 Nov 2018

PON Projects 101 Pt. 2: Funding, Safety, Deadlines

Recently we shared with you some PON insight straight from our network of Italian partner agencies who work within the biggest study abroad funding program within Italian secondary education. Today, couple of weeks after the Alternanza Scuola Lavoro approved projects announcement...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018

PON Announcement: Approved projects for Alternanza Scuola Lavoro

The Italian Ministry of Education (MIUR) recently published the lists of successful PON projects for the “Alternanza Scuola Lavoro” scheme. What does that mean? Following the official announcement, all Italian secondary schools whose projects have been approved...
Posted On 19 Dec 2017

PON Projects 101: Accommodation, Culture, Food

PON scholarships are a very important opportunity for Italian secondary students. With generous EU funding and on the basis of their merit, students have the opportunity to go on a study abroad experience and explore a foreign culture completely free of charge. In...
Posted On 30 Nov 2017

UPDATE: PON projects deadline now moved to 15 June

Following a postponement of the initially announced official PON projects submission deadline from 28 May to 8 June, the Italian Ministry of Education has now extended the deadline for submissions of European Citizenships projects&nbsp to 15 June. According to the...
Posted On 31 May 2017

PON projects deadline for Italian schools extended to 8 June

Last Thursday, the Italian Ministry of Education announced that the deadline for Italian secondary schools to submit their PON project proposals has been postponed. The application procedure has been extended until 8 June instead of the initially announced deadline of...
Posted On 16 May 2017

PON 2017: Italian Ministry of Education Announces New Funding

The Italian Ministry of Education with the “Avviso quadro MIUR prot. n. 950” has recently announced the initiatives and funding available with the 2017 PON Programme. These will be released in the upcoming months for a set of key strategic areas, including in particular: Language...
Posted On 13 Apr 2017