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.

Good news for all budding #filmmakers! Due to demand, the closing date for our Frame of Mind short film #competition is extended until January 2020, with all the info you need to enter below. #mentalhealth #film Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Happy Friday folks! Sign HAPPY FRIDAY w/ Deirdre #Lámh Tutor&speech therapist HAPPY both hands ‘a’ handshape palms facing each other. Move up&down together before chest twice FRIDAY right hand ‘v’ handshape palm sideways Move from lower left to lower right cheek #FridayFeeling Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

@caoicoo @PDST_TechinEd A great way to gain insights and knowledge about the great work going in in classrooms all around the country. The Primary level videos are available too, have a 👀 @PDST_TechinEd #DigCoPs @PDSTie Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

There is no #silverbullet to get more #girlsintech & #womenintech - but BETTER and MORE portrayal of girls and women in #media is definitely ONE - via @roningirl… Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Amazing short videos with practical tips on embedding digital technology into your teaching on the @PDST_TechinEd website➡️ Watched 3 in 10 minutes!… Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Looking forward to seeing how these themes develop and evolve as participants share & discuss practices across primary & Post-Primary contexts #PDSTDigCoPs @PDST_TechinEd… Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

A great photo of students from @BanagherCollege who are preparing to travel to Slovakia in January as part of their project 'Inside Out'! Well done, girls...looking forward to hearing all about it 👏 @eTwinningEurope @eTwinning_SK @eTwinningTurkey @eTwinning_nl @eTwinningPolska…

Not surprising to hear this. ETwinning has a hugely positive impact across our school, perceived and real.… Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

An essential part of developing our Community of Practice today was finding a 'Shared Vision' & motivations to participate & share in the @Leargas_etwinn platform. Some great reasons to engage given by our primary group in Carrick-On-Shannon 👍 #PDSTDigCoPs @PDST_TechinEd Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

@castleplunkett @PDST_TechinEd @Leargas_etwinn With such a diverse range of interests, expertise & class contexts there's no better time... To Begin Learning #PDSTDigCoPs @PDST_TechinEd 😊👍 Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Really enjoyed working with such an enthusiastic & engaged group. Some great sharing of practice & keen to develop skills & knowledge from each other via our @Leargas_etwinn platform. @PDST_TechinEd #PDSTDigCoPs… Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

@Leargas_etwinn @eTwinningEurope @Leargas @Education_Ire @PDSTie Thanks @Leargas_etwinn. We’re very excited to see such meaningful collaboration, deep professional reflection and the sharing of practice re: digital learning amongst teachers in our #PDSTDigCoP groups. Huge thanks to @caoicoo also for all her help in the initial stages. Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Great to see #eTwinning Groups being used to aid collaboration among Digital Communities Ireland. We're here to help if you need any assistance & keep an eye out for our professional development opportunities @eTwinningEurope @Leargas @PDST_TechinEd @Education_Ire @PDSTie…

⚡️ Tickets for the #LeargasForum on 03 December are going fast ⚡️ We have an exciting day planned with 🔸performance 🔸a panel discussion 🔸project showcase 🔸Ask Léargas info hub 🔸4 workshops to choose from ✅ Reserve your place today ✅ Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

eTwinning Monitoring Study reveals the perceived positive impact eTwinning is having student learning and engagement @dublin_anne @Education_Ire @PDST_TechinEd @eTwinningEurope @Leargas #eTwinningIrl

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5 minutes till we start, 100 attendees and counting Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

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@apachulski @Talentsoft @EUDigitalEdu @DigitalSkillsEU @DSMeu "In Ireland, we provide teachers with time so they can collaborate with fellow teachers and develop their capacity building, knowledge and expertise." - Harold Hislop, Chief Inspector @Education_Ire. #EUKeyCompetences #EuropeanEducationArea Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Delighted that these @PDSTie Digital Communities of Practice (DigCoP) will be using #eTwinning to collaborate, discuss digital learning and share examples of good practice. Looking forward to attending next week. @Leargas_etwinn @PDST_TechinEd @eTwinningEurope @Leargas… Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

A great addition to the #etwingirl #ambassador group.… Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Great to meet you yesterday, @InfocusTrain - a very welcome addition to the team! #eTwinningIrl…

Delighted to have on board @MissGEnrique 👋😃…

How great are our eTwinning ambassadors?! 💪 Working hard on a Saturday morning on the question: 'What is the Value of an eTwinning Project?' #eTwinningIrl @eTwinningEurope @Leargas @EdChatIE

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Swapping eTwinning back stories and welcoming new ambassadors! 👋🌍 @Leargas @Sullyincork @mrssparklyteach @languagesdude @odwyerbrendan1

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Looking forward to a day of learning with @Leargas_etwinn #edchatie Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

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Great to see that using #eTwinning is on the increase! Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

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The Webwise #InternetSafety teaching resources are available to you, your school or your organisation for free. They can be ordered or downloaded from our website! #EdChatie #SPHE #EdChat Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

We had a busy week with our visitors from Lithuania, Portugal, Spain & Turkey as part of our @Leargas @Leargas_etwinn @EUErasmusPlus project “Developing Well-being Strategies in the Whole School Community “. The mobility was a massive success! Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Amhrán na nGael á chleachtadh don seomra ranga! #Tionól2019 Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Tá Tionól @Gaeloid @CoggOid faoi lán seoil ar maidin i gCorcaigh! Tá mic léinn an @OidTri @MarinoInstitute iontach tógtha as bheith anseo agus ag súil go mór leis na ceardlanna iontacha atá eagraithe! #Tionol2019 #oidgael Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Gabriel Ó Cathasaigh, Gaelscoil Uí Ríordáin. Saibhreas agus Teanga an tSóisialaithe. #Tionól2019 Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

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@FrankOTormaigh ag thabhairt ceardlainne an-suimiúil ar "Ag Spreagadh na cainte leis an scáileám glas" ag #Tionol2019 @Gaeloid @CoggOid Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Grazie mile, Míle buíochas, a thousand thanks to Monica and Mauro who showed me around the wonderful Piazza dei Mestieria. A most amazing example of vocational education at its best. ⁦@Leargas_etwinn⁩ ⁦@EtwinningP⁩ ⁦@DublinWestEC⁩ ⁦⁦@ETBIrelandRetweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Ag obair go dian, ag caint go crua agus ag foghlaim go hard! @Gaeloideas #Tionol2019

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Congratulations to all of the wonderful 25 primary schools across Ireland crowned winners at this years renowned FÍS film awards @FisFilm #FisFilmAwards 👏👏👏… Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

*TIONÓL - UM SOSA* Beidh sos ag na toscairí ar fad i gceann 15 nóim! Beidh deis agaibh tae & caife a fháil chomh maith le cuairt ar thabhairt ar Aonach na Seastán! Bígí ag tvuíteáil! #Tionól2019 Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Tá Edel agus @nicreamoinn as Meánscoil Gharman linn ag @GaelOideas i @RochestownPark #Tionol2019…

Tá an-áthas orm a bheith i gCorcaigh ar maidin chun cúrsaí oideachais lán-Ghaeilge a phlé agus chun bualadh le múinteoirí Gaeilge. Ceol álainn ó dhaltaí Choláiste Ghobnatan #Tionol2019 @Gaeloid @CoggOid @ForasnaGaeilge Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

#etwcaringschools Great to see that our ⁦@ActiveFlag⁩ is now a feature in some Italian schools thanks to eTwinning. ⁦@Leargas_etwinn⁩ ⁦@DublinWestEC⁩ ⁦@PDSTie⁩ ⁦@niptireland⁩ ⁦@TeachingCouncil⁩ ⁦@EdCentreMayoRetweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Buongiorno @mairin_ni! 🇮🇪🇮🇹 Great to see #eTwinning being used to facilitate such key educational matters at an international level @PDSTie @DublinWestEC @eTwinning_Ita #Wellbeing #eTwCaringSchools…


Léargas is a not-for-profit organisation that operates under the aegis of the Department of Education and Skills and the Department of 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 30 years. Léargas currently has 40 staff based in our Dublin office. Our staff come from Ireland, Poland, France, Croatia, Denmark 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.
LéargasThursday, November 21st, 2019 at 10:10pm
The Star of Europe training will take participants through a youth exchange project from its very beginning to the very end, highlighting the ways how young people themselves can be involved in every step of their own youth exchange project.

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LéargasThursday, November 21st, 2019 at 10:05pm
This seminar brings together youth workers to share knowledge, expertise and experience in working directly with young people from diverse cultural backgrounds and support them in using European Solidarity Corps and Erasmus+ Youth in Action as a tool.

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LéargasWednesday, November 20th, 2019 at 12:01am
Are you a VET provider interested in how #ErasmusPlus VET mobility projects can benefit your learners? This event is for you! Learn about the benefits of Erasmus+ and #ECVET at this upcoming ECVET event, this November in Dublin:
Léargas shared a post.Monday, November 18th, 2019 at 11:29pm
We recently said “Goodbye” to our four students from ADN Centro Educativo who visited our school for two months as part of our “Way of Culture” Erasmus+ Programme supported through Léargas funding. Here are videos made by students describing some of their experiences. We look forward to visiting in March.
Newtown School Waterford
We recently said “Goodbye” to our four students from ADN Centro Educativo who visited our school for two months as part of our “Way of Culture” Erasmus+ Programme supported through Léargas funding. Here are videos made by students describing some of their experiences. We look forward to visiting in March.
LéargasMonday, November 18th, 2019 at 8:00pm
The #LeargasForum brings together educators from Youth, VET, Adult Education and Youth for a day celebrating the benefits of European projects. Here's teacher Kieran Brosnan sharing on the benefits for him as a teacher from our 2015 Forum: