Léargas manage international and national exchange programmes in education, youth and community work, and vocational education and training. These exchanges connect people in different communities and countries, and bring an international dimension to the work of organisations across Ireland. We are the National Agency for Erasmus+ in Adult Education, School Education, Vocational Education and Training, and Youth.
We have built a national and international reputation for effectively managing significant levels of funding to support international collaboration and exchange. We have also built a reputation for a friendly and supportive approach to programme applicants and beneficiaries.Léargas is a not-for-profit organisation (CHY 8317), wholly owned by the Department of Education and Skills. Our Board is appointed by the Minister for Education and Skills. The National Centre for Guidance in Education operates under the aegis of Léargas.