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Thu, May 19th, 2016

Love eTwinning? Apply to be an Ambassador

eTwinning is all about connection: between classes, teachers, schools and cultures. eTwinning Ambassadors take that connection even further by communicating their passion for and knowledge of the programme to other schools and teachers, and letting them know the advantages of participation. We have an open call for eTwinning Ambassadors at www.surveymonkey.com/r/93SJDTB.  All you need to

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Léargas

Léargas is a not-for-profit organisation that operates under the aegis of the Department of Education and Skills and the Office of the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs. Léargas manages European, national and international exchange and cooperation programmes in education, training and youth and community work and has been managing such programmes for over 20 years. Léargas currently has 35 staff based in our Dublin office. Our staff come from Ireland, Poland, France and Spain and have wide-ranging experience in education, training, community, youth and development work; and in IT and finance. The National Centre for Guidance in Education operates under the aegis of Léargas.
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Léargas added 2 new photos.Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 at 1:33am
Delighted to be a part of the Wheel conference today! #wheelconf16
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Léargas shared The International Hang-Out's post.Sunday, May 22nd, 2016 at 10:31pm
Move through Mobility with this lovely video made by participants in the #ErasmusPlus Youth Key Action 1 training course in Balbriggan earlier this year. Check for more Youth training opportunities at http://www.leargas.ie/programmes/erasmusplus/youth/training-opportunities/.
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Léargas added 2 new photos.Thursday, May 19th, 2016 at 5:47am
Celebrating Diversity across Europe on #eTwinning Day, 9 May!

From 18 April to 9 May, eTwinning wanted to find out how young people across Europe felt about diversity through the #eTwinning4Diversity campaign. Teachers and students across Europe organised activities in their schools to celebrate on the day.

A big thank you to all the schools that organised activities for eTwinning Day on the 9th May. On Facebook this week we’re highlighting just two of them:

St Michael’s Boys’ School, Mervue, Galway, organised an International/Europe Day to celebrate diversity. They organised a wonderful range of activities on the day, including a feast of delicious dishes from countries around the world. Students made posters with lots of information about various countries and created colourful mosaics of stickers as they showed on different maps where they and their families have come from.

In Our Lady of Fatima School, Wexford, the students had a great day doing all sorts of activities: in-class exercises, a Lip Sync Eurovision Battle, Europe and eTwinning cake, Europe Anthem, Europe Table Quiz and a Euro Disco!

Check our eTwinning Day Photo Album for more great photos.

On a European level, there were over 500 videos posted on the ‘Celebrate Diversity’ campaign page from schools all over Europe with 20 events organised by eTwinners to celebrate diversity with a total of 700 sign-ups. A special thank you to Maynooth Post Primary School and Killorglin Community College for uploading videos to eTwinning Live as part of the campaign.
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Léargas added 28 new photos to the album: eTwinning Day 09 May 2016.Thursday, May 19th, 2016 at 5:43am
Photos from the celebrations in two Irish schools
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LéargasThursday, May 19th, 2016 at 12:44am
Do you love #eTwinning and want to share your knowledge and passion with others? eTwinning Ambassadors are teachers who communicate their experiences to other schools and teachers, and make known the advantages of participation.

Apply to be an Ambassador at www.surveymonkey.com/r/93SJDTB by 5.30pm on 22 June 2016. We will select the most suitable teachers on the basis of their professional and eTwinning experience, and how they can contribute to the eTwinning network. Find out more on our Ambassadors page: http://www.leargas.ie/programmes/etwinning/ambassadors/.
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