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.

@EUErasmusPlus project is also a good way to learn new languages such as Irish ! 😃🇪🇺 Share a reading in Irish and join R2-S2 @eTwinningFrance project ! @acpoitiers @Leargas_etwinn Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

@Leargas @Leargas_etwinn @EUErasmusPlus @robersonse More cultural activities for the "Developing Wellbeing Strategies" project! Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Wow, looks like a full house with @DpDonal this week! Happy #eTwinning to all @ClareEdCentre 🤗…

🎟️🎟️Have you got your tickets to the #LéargasForum 2019?? Click the link attached!!…

@Leargas @Leargas_etwinn @EUErasmusPlus @robersonse First mobility of our Wellness project. Very informative session. Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Absolutely fantastic workshops taking place here at #tcamalta . Delighted to have representation from #ComeraghCollege at the event. Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

We had a good class discussion today about #ArmisticeDay and its importance for our French #etwinning partner school and ourselves remembering the monument in our town centre to Irish soldiers who died in WW1 @Leargas_etwinn #mfl… Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

The eTwinning community has been recognised in the recently published Eurydice report “Digital Education at School in Europe”. Order a free copy of the report here:

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Recommendations: - Parents & teachers need to talk about homework. - National guidance on time, content & method. - A whole-school approach to be applied. - Games and activities to be incorporated. - Take into account children's home lives. - Consider removing infants' homework. Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Delighted to see 11 Irish names on this list 😃🏆 Well done the students, teacher and schools involved!! @leargas @Education_Ire @edchatie #teachergoals…

Webinar live now on "Exploring perspectives on assessment: learning from research and practice" Organised by @TeachingCouncil, in conjunction with @JCforTeachers and @NCCAie #molfeasa Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

❗ Announcing: the Jan Amos Comenius Prize - rewarding secondary school #teachers who help pupils learn about the EU in ways that inspire ✨ Up to 28 prizes of €8000 are available - find out more and apply →!MP89pn #ComeniusPrize Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Last few places available for Irish Teachers for our International Training Event. From Virtual to Reality: Moving from eTwinning to Erasmus+ 28 – 30 November, Dublin Closing date extended to Friday 8th November Apply here…

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Lovely handwriting and pictures from the girls in @MissFordesClass! Your partner class in France are in for a treat!🧁@eTwinningFrance #eTwinning #penpals…

Teachers and parents might be interested in the handy worksheets. See sample picture below. You can access World Book Online from anywhere once you have your Dublin City library membership card barcode number.… #lovelibraries #YourCouncil Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

📣🔜Join us on 03 December for the annual #LéargasForum at Dublin Castle. We have an exciting day planned with performance, panel discussion, project showcase, Ask Léargas info hub and some great workshops to chose from. Reserve your place here ✅ Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Looking for some #MondayMotivation? 📺Vicky’s Party looks at exclusion as a form of bullying and gives pupils a chance to empathise with those affected by it. For more on the lesson➡️ #Cyberbullying #OnlineSafety #edchatie Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

@Leargas_etwinn @ComeraghCollege @Leargas_Eli @Education_Ire Delighted to be able to show how #languagesconnect and how ICT paired with #eTwinning can enhance students learning experiences in the classroom! Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

@Leargas_etwinn @languagesdude @Leargas_Eli @Education_Ire We are always happy to highlight examples of what we do here at #comeraghcollege to ensure our students achieve their potential. Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Lovely article about the #EULanguageLabel award given to eTw ambassador @languagesdude at the European Language & #eTwinning Awards last month🎉 @ComeraghCollege were one of 9 schools to be recognised for their innovative approach to language teaching @Leargas_Eli @Education_Ire…

We're loving the 'Design a Logo' art competition launched by @McHughJoeTD earlier this month and we think #eTwinning would be the perfect home for entries - share your work with other classrooms & spread the joy! 🎨😍… @McHughJoeTD @Education_Ire… Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

We're loving the 'Design a Logo' art competition launched by @McHughJoeTD earlier this month and we think #eTwinning would be the perfect home for entries - share your work with other classrooms & spread the joy! 🎨😍… @McHughJoeTD @Education_Ire…

#CabraLibrary is looking lovely and colourful thanks to this bunting made by St.Catherine's Senior School, 4th class in #Cabra. Each panel represents their favourite character from a children's book! #DublinCityLibraries #YourCouncil ##lovelibraries Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

In your opinion, at what age should sexual and reproductive health be discussed with young people in #school? Take the short survey to share your opinion: #sexeducation Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

During the mid-term your child could be spending more time online. If you are concerned about the level of #screentime your child is having at home, here is some useful advice from Áine Lynch, CEO of the National Parents Council Primary. #Parenting #InternetSafety Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Very powerful and clear messages, so important especially for the time we live in -‘Where Education meets Democracy’ @NCCAie @TeachingCouncil @Education_Ire @cslireland… Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Labhair Gaeilge Liom is one of the projects that won the ELL Awards in 2019. They are now raising funds to develop the Gaelgoer App that will allow Irish speakers from around the world to connect. To find out more and support the Gaelgoer team, visit… Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

A superb event, thanks to all involved in the preparation and dilivery of the conference, the video link gives a good insight into the theme and content covered… Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Applying for Erasmus+ funding under Key Action 1 or 2? Discover how the School Education Gateway tools and tutorials can help you with your application. Join the #ErasmusFunding on… #EdGateway Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Well done everyone!! Delighted to have recieved the European Quality Label for our #etwinning project! #etwinningirl… Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

A wonderful snapshot of the inspiring speakers & workshop facilitators at last week's #eTwinning Annual Conference on the theme of #DemocraticParticipation #eTwconf19 @fitzsiobhan1 @EuTopiaplus @Sullyincork @lj_donovan @RhHession @kheustudies @annefrankhouse @eTwinningEurope…

Absolutely delighted to have been at #eTwconf19 with some of these inspirational people. Looking forward to putting some ideas from the conference into practice with our two @Leargas_etwinn projects this year. Going for 🥇!… Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

🥳🎖️So proud to see 10 Irish teachers listed here as European Quality Label holders for 2019! @AilbheForde @DpDonal @KillorglinCC @cmrock123 @ElaineSweeney1 @DonovanMaria @RhHession @SSNBearna @Leargas @eTwinningEurope…

The Minute Paper, Exit Slip and 3-2-1 Loads of great ideas here for checking comprehension 📚🔍...…

Our 2019 Frame of Mind #shortfilm competition is now accepting entries. We want you to make a short film about positive #Mentalhealth. There are 2 categories: Secondary School and General - each with a 1st prize of €1,000 and 2nd prize of €500. Info at: Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

🌟Free Course🌟: Erasmus+ Funding Opportunities for Schools This free, online course is and open to teachers & other school stakeholders. It is designed to help educators: 👩‍🏫 find #ErasmusPlus funding 👨‍🏫make their project ideas a reality

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A great way to promote positive mental health in schools with and by students #sphe #wellbeing @JCforTeachers @PDST_TechinEd… Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

What can I do if images of my child are shared online? There are supports available to your child, and to you as a parent. Elaine Byrnes, Doctoral Researcher-Psychology, NUI Galway offers advice on what to to do if intimate images of your child are shared online. @ebyrnesNUIG Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

congrats/comhghairdeas to @dpdonal and all in Killorglin CC on receiving their European Quality Labels! @Leargas_etwinn @eTwinningEurope… Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

@JasonKeelan @tvwalsh @Leargas @Leargas_etwinn @edcentretralee @ClareEdCentre @IPPN_Education @SineadPigott @cork_cesc @WCEC1 Oversubscribed on this one Jason but happy to get you started on eTwinning sometime if you want. Some great eTwinning ambassadors up your way that could set you up. Students love it and teachers find it refreshing to widen their professional network. Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Thank you to everyone who responded to my tweet. Still have a Spanish partner for an eTwinning project for post primary (13/14 yr olds). 'How Technology has Changed Our Lives' though Spanish & English. Great way to practice written, oral & aural language skills. @Leargas_etwinn… Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Great to receive two European Quality labels for our #eTwinning projects. Thank you great teachers, students and partners. @Leargas @Leargas_etwinn @eTwinningEurope @eu_schoolnet @fcl_euschoolnet @dublin_anne Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

I have primary teachers in Europe looking for Irish partners for eTwinning projects and job shadowing in the areas of Spanish, STEM and Wellbeing. Anyone interested? @Leargas @Leargas_etwinn @edcentretralee @ClareEdCentre @IPPN_Education @SineadPigott @cork_cesc @WCEC1 Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

If not in Schools, where❓ To celebrate the annual year of democratic participation, #eTwinning has just published the new Annual book!📚 Read the eTwinning book 2019 here:… #eTw4Democracy Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland

Such a warm welcome and positive start in Croatia, to our Erasmus+ project ‘Storytelling In Nature’. Delighted to be coordinating this project, collaborating with schools in Croatia, Germany, Italy and France @Leargas_etwinn @Changemakers @fitzsiobhan1 Retweeted by eTwinning Ireland


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 14th, 2019 at 12:01am
Bring your #ErasmusPlus ideas to life at our Strategic Partnerships Ideas Lab. This event is ideal if you have an idea in mind and are in the fields of #AdultEducation #Schools or #VET. To register visit:
LéargasWednesday, November 13th, 2019 at 6:02am
At our Project Lab you can meet experts who will help you develop your project ideas and prepare for your #ErasmusPlus & #EUSolidarityCorps applications. Our next one takes place in Dublin on 14 Nov! Sign up today at:
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Lovely ephemeral art created by students from Ireland and Spain in this #erasmusplus project... thinking about environment, links between Spain and Ireland, pilgrimages in the past, and exploring our world today...
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We facilitated this environmental artwork today with TY students from Newtown School (Ireland) and ADN Centro Educativo (Spain). Planet Earth on fire at the centre of the eye was created (in the rain) with kelp and rocks on Bunmahon Beach. The design was developed during a series of workshops at Newtown School under the guidance of environmental artist Sean Corcoran and staff teacher Karen Keogh. Later the sun shone and we moved to Kilmurrin Cove to write a special message to the Erasamus+ students who return to Spain soon. #OneWorld #FridaysForFuture #Teamwork #StandUpAndBeCounted #ClimateAction
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#erasmusplus placements getting underway for Mallow College students - best wishes to all!
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Hoping all is going well at UCD today - lots of great opportunities for science, engineering, architecture and IT students!