The Spanish Service for the Internationalisation of Education (SEPIE) is an Autonomous Body, dependent on the Ministry of Universities, whose main function is to act as the National Erasmus+ Agency in Spain, in charge of all the channelling and dissemination, management of resources such as budgets, promotion, and impact studies of the Eramus+ Programme (2014-2020) in the field of Education and Training. In this way, SEPIE tries to disseminate the calls for the different key actions within the Erasmus+ Programme, offering assistance and support to all possible beneficiaries, also carrying out a follow-up in order to achieve the appropriate objectives through the planned actions.
On 9th March 2020, the Council of the National Health System in Spain, agreed to put in place measures in the educational field, starting on 11th March and during 15 days, for the region of Madrid and the cities of Vitoria and Labastida in the Basque Country.
The measures in the educational field are as follows,
- Suspension of classroom teaching activity at all educational levels (Higher Education and Universities, Secondary Education, Infant and Primary Education, Nursery, VET and others).
- Suspension of complementary and extra-curricular educational activities.
For more information about these measures, please click on this link.
Additionally, the region of La Rioja has also confirmed the above-mentioned measures.
Furthermore, direct flights from any airport located in Italy to any airport located in Spain from 11th to 25th March 2020 have been forbidden. This information has been published on 10th March in the Spanish Official State Gazette (BOE): https://www.boe.es/boe/dias/2020/03/10/
From SEPIE, the Erasmus+ National Agency in Spain for the fields of education and training, this information will continue to be updated and will remain available to those interested through our usual channels of communication.
COVID-19: update of the situation. SEPIE. 11/03/2020.