What is eTwinning?

eTwinning is a free online platform connecting more than 1 million teachers across Europe. It supports primary and post-primary schools to find partners and work on joint projects in any curricular area, using Information and Communication Technology.

eTwinning is funded by the European Union and administered in participating countries by a National Support Organisation (NSO). Léargas is the National Support Organisation for eTwinning in Ireland.

Benefits of eTwinning

By becoming a member of eTwinning, you unlock a world of benefits:

Intercultural Exchange: Enable your students to directly link with their peers, fostering a deeper understanding of European cultures and languages.

Connectivity: Seamlessly connect and build relationships with schools across Europe.

Development: Enhance your students’ digital literacy and ICT skills in a secure and supportive environment.

Recognition: Gain recognition for your projects and school through eTwinning Awards, including the National Quality Label, eTwinning Schools Label, European Quality Label, and Annual eTwinning Prize.

eTwinning in Context

Hear from staff at Patrick's Infants School in Co Cork oh how they use eTwinning in the Classroom

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Ready to Take the Next Step?

Follow these simple steps to join our vibrant community:

  1. Create a profile on the European School Education Platform. Add your organization’s information or reach out to etwinning@leargas.ie and we can assist you in adding it to your profile.
  2. .Once you’ve registered, this will be sent to us for verification. We will confirm your registration which will grant you access to eTwinning.
  3. Log in to the platform to browse a wide range of projects and connect with potential partners.
  4. Register your project’s details on eTwinning Live, our interactive platform for project management.
  5. Use the Twinspace to collaborate with your partner(s), develop project plans, and engage in project activities

Feeling inspired? Explore our collection of eTwinning project kits, designed to assist you in developing your own projects. These kits provide valuable resources and guidance, ensuring that you have all the tools you need to create impactful and engaging projects in the classroom.

 

Upcoming Events

eTwinning Contact Seminar: Wellbeing at school for experienced eTwinners 

9 – 11 September | Tbilisi, Georgia 

This contact seminar will bring together primary and secondary school teachers from across Europe who actively use eTwinning and wish to create projects on the theme of wellbeing at school. 

Participants will hear from experts in the field of teacher and student wellbeing, intercultural education, media literacy and AI. Irish participants will have the opportunity to network with European colleagues and work collaboratively to plan eTwinning projects during the seminar.

Deadline to apply 2 August 2024 

For more information, please email etwinning@leargas.ie 

eTwinning in Context

Hear from staff and pupils at Maynooth Post Primary School in Co Kildare on how they use eTwinning in the Classroom

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Upcoming Events

eTwinning Contact Seminar: Wellbeing at school for experienced eTwinners

eTwinning Contact Seminar: Wellbeing at school for experienced eTwinners

This contact seminar will bring together primary and secondary school teachers from across Europe who actively use eTwinning and wish to create projects on the theme of wellbeing at school.

Deadline: 02.08.24
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Get in Touch

Deirdre Finlay

Head of Education & Training Development Team (01) 8871205

Úna Kehily

ETWINNING OFFICER 01-8871263

Éabha McKeown

eTwinning Officer (01) 8871229