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British Council
Providing interactive online collaboration between European Schools - from Nursery to Secondary and Further Education Colleges
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PLEASE NOTE THAT AS OF 2015, ALL ETWINNING UK BLOGS AND CASE STUDIES WILL BE HOSTED ON OUR NEW MICROSITE: http://www.britishcouncil.org/etwinning/ Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2015 at eTwinning UK
http://conference2014.etwinning.net/ [View the story "eTwinning Conference Rome 2014: Pedagogical gladiators on chariots of fire!" on Storify] Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2014 at eTwinning UK
Lisa Blackwood, a teacher at Rowan Gate Primary School, discusses her experience and what she gained from attending the eTwinning Professional Development Workshop in Guimarães, Portugal. Our children live in a media-rich society as technology is part of their everyday... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2014 at eTwinning UK
Mozilla Festival (MozFest) is “a yearly festival with hundreds of passionate people exploring the Web, learning together, and making things that can change the world”. I jumped at the chance to get a ticket to see what this was all... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at eTwinning UK
Jacqueline Emkes, eLearning Consultant and Ambassador for eTwinning, tells her experience of MozFest 2014 Millenium Dome It’s Sunday, it’s clock change weekend and it’s raining. A great start to half term. Do clocks fall forward and Spring back or is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at eTwinning UK
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Angela Chapman, International and Global Education Co-ordinator at Woodfield School in Hertfordshire, walks us through her international school linking journey. Our journey: developing an international curriculum What kind of school are we? Woodfield School provides a learning environment for students... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2014 at eTwinning UK
“How did a Sandwich cause World War 1?” proclaimed the poster in the History classroom I occasionally teach Maths in. “How did I get involved in eTwinning” is the question I have been asked quite a lot of late. My... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2014 at eTwinning UK
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Irena Głowińska from Tadeusz Kościuszko Primary School, Gębice (Poland) and Fina Vendrell Vila from Col-legi Sant Josep, Navas (Catalonia) came together to create a stunning eTwinning project called ‘Golden Rules of Good Behaviour’ which won the special category prize for... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2014 at eTwinning UK
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Bratislava, 24 April – 26 April 2014 Five UK teachers and one member of the UK National Support Service attended the seminar of 40 delegates from eight countries. This seminar was aimed at eTwinning beginners, some already registered in a... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2014 at eTwinning UK
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Diana Linford, French teacher at Eastburn Junior and Infant School and Steeton Primary School, not only gained a national Quality Label but scooped the ‘Creative Language Learning’ prize at the 2013 eTwinning Conference in the UK. Her eTwinning project used... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2014 at eTwinning UK
In early April 2014, I accompanied three history UK teachers to a multilateral eTwinning workshop in the small city of Verdun in Lorraine in north-eastern France. Verdun is mostly known for the Battle of Verdun in 1916 which was the... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2014 at eTwinning UK
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Dr. David Ceiriog-Hughes, European Coordinator and Head of German, Winchester College, will be making his way to Brussels next week to pick up an eTwinning European prize. ‘Moi, Toi, lettres à nous’ has won the French Language prize (jointly sponsored... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2014 at eTwinning UK
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Next week, Wilma Gordon (Mid Calder Primary School in Scotland) will be travelling to Brussels, joining 150 teachers and pupils from across Europe, to pick up an eTwinning European prize. ‘eCultural Kaleidoscope’ has won the Mevlana Prize for Intercultural Understanding... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2014 at eTwinning UK
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Bring Chinese language and culture alive for your pupils. Whether you’re introducing Mandarin for the first time or looking to support your current provision, your school could be eligible to host a Chinese teacher at a subsidised rate. In addition... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2014 at eTwinning UK
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Are you interested in meeting peers from across Europe, sharing best practice, creating sustainable school partnerships and taking new ideas back into the classroom? There are still places available to attend an eTwinning professional development workshop in Europe this April... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2014 at eTwinning UK
We invite you to apply in the forthcoming eTwinning Professional Development Workshops for Secondary teachers and teaching staff. The objective of these events is for participants to meet new eTwinning partners and begin new eTwinning projects during the workshop that... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2014 at eTwinning UK
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Milton School, which caters for children with complex learning needs, has become a model of how to use international education to improve standards within the classroom and support the professional development of teaching staff. The situation at Milton in April... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2014 at eTwinning UK
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Our British Council Ambassador, Andrée Jordan (International coordinator, Global Education Consultant), tells us all about her experiences of online collaboration. Walking around the BETT show it seemed to me that the theme this year was collaboration. With Office 365, SharePoint... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2014 at eTwinning UK
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British Council launches new education pack for primary schools The Chinese Spring Festival and Chinese New Year celebrations will be beginning on Friday 31 January. According to the Chinese Lunar Calendar, we will be entering into the Year of the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2014 at eTwinning UK
Written by Stephen Cole, Head of ICT/Computing at Launceston college "The eTwinning Seminar in São João da Madeira took place from Thursday 14th November to Sunday 17th November. This was my second eTwinning seminar I have attended in 2013 and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2013 at eTwinning UK
eTwinning is no longer exclusive to Europe! Now countries in Europe's immediate neighbourhood have the opportunity to participate as well through eTwinning Plus. "Why involve more countries in eTwinning? eTwinning Plus supports 'contacts between people', one of the core objectives... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2013 at eTwinning UK
The 'eTwinning in the Future Classroom' training that took place last week in Brussels was designed to help participants develop new project ideas supporting 21st century skills. Here's what some of the eTwinning ambassadors had to say about the two-day,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2013 at eTwinning UK
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International Education Week is a chance for us to promote the importance of incorporating an international dimension into the education of young people across the UK both at primary and secondary level. Cultural and modern foreign languages are now essential... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2013 at eTwinning UK
200 school leaders with experience in Comenius and eTwinning gathered in Vilnius on Friday and Saturday 11-12th October to discuss how EU supported activities such as school partnerships and teachers’ in-service training can be used strategically to introduce positive changes... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2013 at eTwinning UK
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eTwinning Bilateral Contact Seminar in Izmir Turkey, 2-5 October 2013 Keeping the momentum up, 21 new eTwinning projects established in Izmir, are now vibrantly underway. Just a few of the comments coming in from Turkish and UK teachers after the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2013 at eTwinning UK