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Please see the flyer for details of the great workshops offered at the conference! Download Languages_Conference_Flyer_external Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2012 at eTwinning UK
Want to undertake a professional development course, job shadow a colleague or attend a conference or seminar in any of the other 32 participating Comenius countries? A Comenius in-service training grant can help! An in-service training grant can be used... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2012 at eTwinning UK
Do you teach 12-16 year old students? Are you interested in working with a team of colleagues from your school and other schools in Europe? Do you think that media education should be integrated into subjects, not isolated? Are you... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2012 at eTwinning UK
Interested in finding out more about eTwinning? Then why not join our free webinars: 12 Dec Making use of project kits 13 Dec Finding a partner school 14 Dec Registering a project Sign up to attend here Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2011 at eTwinning UK
As part of International Education Week 14-18 November 2011, the British Council eTwinning team in the UK hosted 2 extremely successful workshops for school leaders, looking at how to raise standards in schools using eTwinning, Comenius and other international programmes... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2011 at eTwinning UK
Does your school, college or local authority want to learn more about international linking: including policy, practice, funding, CPD and training opportunities? Find out how developing the international dimension can contribute towards raising standards! As part of the British Council... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2011 at eTwinning UK
The FILTA association are running some training courses soon in Manchester: Time: November 8, 2011 at 5pm to December 6, 2011 at 8pm Location: All Saint Campus, Manchester Metropolitan University Description: Workshop series: Media skills for language teachers 1) Video... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2011 at eTwinning UK
Don’t miss out on your chance to join our first ever online event with the German eTwinning team, designed to help you find a German partner school to begin an eTwinning project. This event is comprised of a live, interactive... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2011 at eTwinning UK
September 26 is the European Day of Languages 2011. There are some great activity ideas and resouces here to help you celebrate languages in your school. Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2011 at eTwinning UK
Why not try a new IT tool this week in school? There are some interesting web 2.0 tools around to help spruce up a presentation for the classroom and you can usually use these for free, below are a few... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2011 at eTwinning UK
Wetherby High School is hosting a free eTwinning workshop on Tuesday 12 July from 3.45 to 5.15. The workshop is free to attend and is open to teachers from nursery, primary and secondary schools. The workshop will include an overview... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2011 at eTwinning UK
At a recent eTwinning Professional Development Workshop in Slovakia Greek Comenius Assistant, Iraklis Lampadariou, shared some great tools and ideas for supporting eTwinning and Comenius activity in your school. You can also contact Iraklis online at www.etwinning.net. Iraklis is currently... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2011 at eTwinning UK
Theme The theme for the Conference will be “Rivers in our Lives”. This will give you the opportunity to learn more about eTwinning and meet potential partner schools from Austria, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia. The workshop aim is to form... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2011 at eTwinning UK
Excellent piece in the Guardian online about how this Loughborough school have used technology to support their eTwinning link with Germany. Find out more here Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2010 at eTwinning UK
eTwinning project Crescendo was recently shortlisted for an ENGAGE Best Practice Award. Teachers from the two primary schools used Wii Music and Wii Sports, Olympics and Karts, and collaborated during the run of the project. The project, led by Paddy... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2010 at eTwinning UK
Interested in making links with partner schools on the theme of the Titanic? Then why not visit the Titanic Schools Project site? The famous ship combined with the history of engineering and shipbuilding throughout Europe could make for a really... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2010 at eTwinning UK
eTwinning ambassador, Paddy Carroll from Shaw Wood Primary School, will be leading a session for the forthcoming Global Education conference. The session will run from 7pm on Thursday 18 Nov will showcase how Nintendo Wii can be used to promote... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2010 at eTwinning UK
Natural Sciences Professional Development Workshop In September, the Slovenian eTwinning team hosted a wonderful science based workshop in the beautiful, historic town of Ptuj in northern Slovenia. Around 80 science teachers from across Europe travelled to Ptuj to participate in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2010 at eTwinning UK
We would like to invite applications for the eTwinning Professional Development Workshop taking place in Gdansk, Poland from Fri 17 – Sun 19 September 2010. This Professional Development Workshop will give you the opportunity to learn more about eTwinning and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2010 at eTwinning UK
eLanguages is a global online community of teachers sharing ideas and working together with their students on curriculum-relevant projects. Many teachers who use eTwinning also develop partnerships with schools outside Europe using eLanguages. Catherine Andy from Gartree Community School has... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2010 at eTwinning UK