The community for schools in Europe

eTwinning is a free online platform linking a community of more than 500,000 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 (ICT). Learn how five Irish schools use eTwinning in our brochure.

On the dedicated website you can create a profile, search for partners, browse ongoing and completed projects, and develop your own project ideas. Once you have found a partner and agreed a project plan, you can register your project and access a specially created ‘Twinspace’. This is a private and secure online workspace that you and your partner(s) administer; students can be invited to participate as members.

Have a look at Gaelscoil de hÍde in Roscommon chatting to their project partners in Spain.

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

Delighted to be working on @Leargas_etwinn project "Too young to vote, old enough to make a change" with our partners in Italy, Spain and Czech Republic. Great intros via Padlet and now working on a whole school student survey to identify topics for a transnational action groups Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

@MsMcCFranner @EUErasmusPlus @Leargas Enjoy @MsMcCFranner and all the #franner boys! Keep us posted on the great adventure 😎😀🌐

@MsMcCFranner Enjoy @MsMcCFranner and all your #franner boys! Keep us posted on the great adventure 😀😎

🤗🌐Great piece by @fitzsiobhan1 about the rich benefits available to teachers and pupils though collaborative #etwinning projects. Join our growing community here:… and take a peek at some of the great work being carried out in classrooms near & far!…

My week on Twitter 🎉: 13 Mentions, 10.6K Mention Reach, 3 Likes, 1 Retweet, 3 Retweet Reach. See yours with…

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Rich exchange of views with the team behind #eTwinning promoting #STEM #education @eudigitaledu #edGateway & @scientix_eu @eu_schoolnet helps us reach and support 650000 teachers and 205000 across #Europe Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Enhance your own teaching practice as a future primary or secondary school teacher by joining the Networked Teacher online course #ITELab_eu: #MOOC Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

🗣️Inspire and get inspired at the International Teachmeet @BETT in London on Jan 23rd! Share your stories about your international project, or just attend to listen and take part in networking activities! Get your free ticket here @BartVerswijvel #tmbett19

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Always great to #collaborate with such a supportive department in @UL . Looking forward to showing how #languagesconnect by talking about #etwinning and #tech . Make sure to sign up !! #edchatie #mflire #mfltwitterati @Leargas_etwinn @Leargas @languages_ie @langsconnect_ie… Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

John from @Leargas_etwinn explaining #eTwinning opportunities for training & professional development at our #ErasmusPlus Schools& VET mobility project management day Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Our TY Eramus students in the Auswanderhaus Bremerhaven, a museum on German emigration. @Leargas @Leargas_etwinn @ddletb @TheEchoOnline @NewsgroupIRL Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Home from a great #SEFDigital cluster meet in @laoisedcentre today. It was fantastic to work with our group spread across Laois, Kildare and Offaly to advance their project on easing the transition from primary to post-primary maths. @AbacusandHelix @jimlimk @Leargas_etwinn Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Today is the first day of The Language Exchange, a residential study visit that is bringing together language educators from 13 European countries. Love their enthusiasm for language teaching and learning! Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Les lettres sont arrivées des correspondants français. Les élèves @CoachfordColl sont ravis. @Leargas_etwinn @jctMFL Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Learn how to use Europe's #digital cultural heritage in your classroom by joining today at 17:30 CET the @Europeanaeu webinar on 16 January: #culture Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

📣 Hear what the #eTwinning Ambassadors have to say! Hear their experiences regarding being a part of the biggest educational community:… Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

🤗Yay! #SaferInternetDay is less than one month away! Have you already registered your support? Remember, we can all work 'Together for a better internet' - all year round, not just on #SID2019! 🤝 Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

👨‍🏫👩‍🏫are you ready for Teachmeet 2019?? #tmbett19 @BartVerswijvel @digitalmaverick @BETT London…

Today in "Our Regions Route Planner" we have had fun and learnt about Cork, Paris and Murcia playing the quiz the students prepared. These are the winners from Spain. #eTwinning @EuropeDirectMur @iesfelipe2 #EdChatEU @eTwinning_es @Leargas_etwinn @eTwinnico @eTwinningFrance Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

My week on Twitter 🎉: 1 Mention, 10 Mention Reach, 7 New Followers. See yours with…

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My week on Twitter 🎉: 5 Mentions, 1.67K Mention Reach, 2 New Followers. See yours with…

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My week on Twitter 🎉: 3 Mentions, 287 Mention Reach, 6 New Followers. See yours with…

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My week on Twitter 🎉: 12 Mentions, 2.46K Mention Reach, 5 Likes, 1 Retweet, 53 Retweet Reach. See yours with…

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There is still time to participate in the #eTwinning monitoring survey 2018! The deadline has been extended to 30 December, and you will have 2 more weeks to answer questions about eTwinning usability and your classroom practices. Read more:… Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Season's Greetings/Beannachtaí na Féile from all at Léargas. Our offices will close on 24 December and we'll be back on 02 January 2019. Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Very excited about our new @Leargas_etwinn project "Too young to vote, old enough to make a change". Looking forward to sharing views on democracy and global issues with our project partners in Italy, Spain, Czech Republic, UK and Turkey #EPASIreland #thistimeimvoting Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

My week on Twitter 🎉: 13 Mentions, 2.77K Mention Reach, 61 Likes, 23 Retweets, 51.9K Retweet Reach. See yours with…

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Should your school be an eTwinning School, but you have not received the invitation to apply for the label yet? You have until tomorrow Friday 14 December to appeal! Read more about the Label here:… Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Want to know what the new Twinspace is all about? Ceck out this video from @eTwinningEurope!… #eTwinningIRL

Our #eTwinning ambassador @annie_asgard will be delivering a free workshop on #eTwinning and #ErasmusPlus in Galway Education Centre on 22/01/2019. Details and registration link on Please share this with your colleagues! #eTwinningIRL #edchatie @Leargas

We are going to the 2019 @cesitweets conference, join us to find more about all the fantastic opportunities in #eTwinning! #eTwinningIRL…

Do you want to hear more from the #eTwinning Plus countries? Then have a look at the new video and read the article where eTwinners from the eTwinning Plus countries share their experiences:… Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

We are looking for responsible and hardworking partners for Twin-Cultural Forum etwinning project 2018-2019 #twinpartner #twinmooc Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Experts in #education from more than 35 countries meet in Lisbon this week at our annual conference #EMINENT2018 to discuss challenges facing the teaching profession & new forms of #professionaldevelopment! Watch live on 13 & 14 December @ 09:30 CET! Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

How many of you love the new look of the #eTwinning Twinspace, groups and learning labs? We think it’s fantastic! #eTwinningIRL @eTwinningEurope @Leargas…

If you are a teacher based in Ireland and haven’t contributed to this #eTwinning survey, please do that and retweet before the end of this week! Thank you! We value your feedback and contributions! #eTwinningIRL…

@_conorgalvin @TeachingCouncil @Leargas I only saw the emoji in your message after I replied to you. 🤭

Stakeholders discussing #Cosán framework for #teachers’ learning - exploring teachers’ sense of agency, leadership of learning and reflection. How can we collaborate more effectively and support teachers in their learning? #edchatie Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

@Leargas_etwinn Thank you for attending and participating - let’s keep talking about #learning! #Cosán Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

"We are working collaboratively with a great no. of agencies in the ed. system, & particularly #JCT who are doing a lot of heavy lifting in the system around issues such as #teacherreflection", @toruairc of @TeachingCouncil closing obs at the #Cosán stakeholder event #jcreform Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Commitment to professional learning already exists in the teaching profession. Cosán intends to build on the professional learning teachers are already doing, Noelle Moran #cosán #Droichead @niptireland @TeachingCouncil @DublinWestEC @PDSTie Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

We need a clear, robust framework and this is what Cosan is going to be, said Tomas O Ruairc, director of the Teaching Council. #eTwinning @Leargas @TeachingCouncil

Rich conversations on professional learning and great panel discussion today at the Cosan Stakeholder event. Thank you very much @TeachingCouncil! #eTwinningIRL

Conversation on Cosan not to be rushed to ensure quality, emphasizes Tomas O Ruairc, director of the @TeachingCouncil at the Cosan Stakeholder Event today. #eTwinningIRL


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