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  • Erasmus+

  • Key Action 1: Learning Mobility of Individuals

We welcome students from 16 to 60+ to learn English on any of our adult courses. We have over 40 different nationalities studying with us every year and small class sizes of a maximum of just 10 students per class. Did you know that 98% of Celtic students would recommend us to their friends and family?

Courses eligibles for government funding

We provide courses which are eligible for government funding e.g. Erasmus+, PON, Bildungsurlaub and CPF.

Funding Description

Since 2014, the new Erasmus+ replaces seven existing funding programmes including: Lifelong Learning Programme (Erasmus, Leonardo da Vinci, Comenius and Grundtvig), Youth in Action, Erasmus Mundus, Tempus and Alfa Edulink Programme for cooperation with industrialised countries.


Under the Erasmus+ criteria, teaching professionals are eligible to receive funding for the following course at Celtic English Academy:

Teacher Development Course

This course is available for primary or secondary school teachers looking to improve their own level of English and gain new ideas and methodologies for use in their own classroom.

The 2-week course has set dates during the year and if you come as a group of minimum 6 teachers, we can organise the course at any time of the year. For more information see our Teacher Development Course page.

How to apply:

You have to apply for Erasmus+ funding through your school, organisation, training institute or university. You cannot apply individually.

Application forms are found on the Erasmus+ Website.

When completing the application form, please remember to justify your application by using the Key Action 1 criteria, set out in the Erasmus+ Programme Guide (p31-34). This will make a strong application and increase your likelihood of obtaining funding.

Before you make the application, you will have to register your school on the European portal.

Who is this for?

Funding is available for school teachers from the following countries:

  • AC: Austria - Belgium - Bulgaria - Croatia - Cyprus - Czech Republic

  • DF: Denmark - Estonia - Finland - France

  • GI: Germany - Greece - Hungary - Iceland - Italy

  • LM: Latvia - Liechtenstein - Lithuania - Luxembourg - Malta

  • NR: Netherlands - Norway - Poland - Portugal - Romania

  • S:Slovakia - Slovenia - Spain - Sweden - Switzerland

  • T: Turkey

Teacher Refresher Programme (2 weeks) 

The International School Linking Department of Cardiff Council, in partnership with Celtic English Academy, proposes a 2-week programme for overseas primary or secondary school teachers. Teachers will be able to experience the British school system, improve their own English and learn a range of techniques to deliver English in their own classroom.

Download the fact sheet of the programme for more information:

Erasmus+ Teacher Refresher Course