Foyle International established in 1990 has been involved in Leonardo da Vinci mobility programmes since 1995 as both a sending and receiving organisation.  In more recent years they have been at the forefront of improving quality and quantity in their mobilities by being involved in Leonardo Partnerships ( and currently play a lead role in researching, experimenting and implementing Credit transfers (ECVET) within mobilities in four European countries (Malta, Germany, France)

We receive on average 250 beneficiaries per year from over 16 European countries and we have a huge network of employers throughout N.Ireland that host our beneficiaries in different fields.  We are constantly involving employers in Life Long Learning programmes and they are now becoming more active in raising the quality of the placements and understanding the importance of Mobility of young people in Europe and the benefits which it can bring to the local community financially and culturally.

All are staff are highly qualified in vocational, linguistic and cultural studies and our courses range from being accredited by the British Council for English language learning to vocational BTEC courses accredited by Edexcel.

Foyle has an excellent working relationship with the six Northern Irish Regional Colleges but in particular with the two largest, Belfast Met and North West Regional.
Our current director, Mr. Paul Murray has recently been invited to sit on the advisory board for N. Ireland regarding Life Long Learning.
Foyle is totally focused in the enhancement of quality in vocational training and guidance.   


Latest News

New project to focus on the impact of mobility!

The past 24th and 25th of January, 2014, the consortium of the MOB G.A.E. project celebrated its Kick-Off meeting. The 2 year project, co-funded by the European Union, aims to evaluate and disseminate the impact of international mobility experiences in the personal and professional lives of  former participants and organisations/people dealing with mobility.

T-Tactic@school project completed!

The T-Tactic@school project offiically ended at the end of September 2013.  However, the T-Tactic@school consortium continues to implement the manual within its daily work and among its network of partners. Also, the T-Tactic@school Manual and useful annexes can be downloaded for free in The Manual section of the website.  

If you are interested in news on the follow-up of this project, please contact that Project Coordinator (Silvia Volpi) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.