Successful bids to the UK's new outbound mobility program, the Turing Scheme, will allow 40,000 UK university and school students to study and work abroad, up from the original 35,000 placement target.
The UK higher education sector faces long-term challenges from new study hubs as the country fashions a new role in Europe, the British Council suggested at its International Education Virtual Festival.
The former EU Commission’s director for education, training and youth has said the Scottish and Welsh governments should press the UK parliament to reconsider leaving Erasmus+. "We are looking at alternative options," said a Scottish minister.
The UK has confirmed it will no longer be part of Erasmus+; instead, the UK confirmed it will commit £100m to a replacement mobility scheme named Turing, and submissions for funded projects are expected in early 2021.