Professional Learning

Professional Learning

Beginner to advanced level members of the eTwinning network can participate in Professional Development Workshops (PDWs), eTwinning Seminars, and the Annual eTwinning Conference. PDWs bring together participants from different European countries who want to learn more about eTwinning, and develop their skills in European collaboration using ICT. Thematic seminars are held in different European countries and allow participants to network and share experiences.

Funding to support teachers’ attendance at workshops, seminars and conferences is available.

To apply for a place at any of the events, complete the eTwinning Meetings & Training application form, submit it online, and we’ll contact you in due course. Please email etwinning@leargas.ie if you have any queries.


eTwinning for Rural/Remote Schools

25 – 28 September – Sicily, Italy 

This multi-lateral seminar aims to give Irish teachers from remote and/or rural areas an opportunity to network with similar schools from Italy, Finland and the Nordic Countries. The teachers will share their experiences  and ways to use eTwinning to overcome the specific difficulties that arise for schools in rural areas. They will be guided through the many ways to use the eTwinning portal and receive help and assistance to find project partners and begin projects.

Target audience: Primary teachers/principals in rural and/or remote areas. This course is suitable for beginners in eTwinning.
Working language: English
Deadline for applications: 31 August 2019
For more information: email Caoimhe and you can apply here.


Practical Art and Cartoons for beginners

25 – 28 September – Sigulda, Latvia

In this seminar teachers will learn how to draw comic books, how to tell stories visually and build visually appealing projects. Teachers will explore the importance of Art in schools and the use of Art in eTwinning projects. There will also be practical workshops in photography, caricature and comics, Teachers don’t have to teach art in order to participate in the seminar.

Target audience: primary and post-primary school teachers of all subjects with particular interest to Art Teachers
Working language: English
Deadline for applications: 23 August 2019
For more information: email John  and you can apply here.

 


 

eTwinning Thematic Conference, 2019, Aviva Stadium Dublin

The eTwinning Thematic Conference organised and hosted by NSS Ireland took place from 09 – 11th May in the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. The Conference was a three day event dedicated to promoting and strengthening eTwinning schools as cohesive learning organisations. It consisted of Keynote Speeches, 24 Workshops, Plenary Sessions and Networking Activities. 230 delegates from 30+ countries across the eTwinning community attended. The programme was very well received and the event has proved to be a great success.


 

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Previous Opportunities:

 

eTwinning Thematic Conference  | Dublin | 09 – 11 May 2019

Developing key competences through project based learning  | Belgium | 25 – 27 March 2019

Interactive technologies for the future classroom | Belgium | 09 – 10 April 2019

Developing an eSafe Classroom  | Belgium | 22 – 23 November 2018

 Active Learning in my School and Classroom  | Belgium | 01- 02 December 2018

 First Steps in eTwinning – Bilateral seminar with the UK | Belfast, UK | 15-17 November 2018

 Flipped Classroom | Brussels, UK | 10-11 November 2018 

How eTwinning and Erasmus+ can contribute to the International development of Schools in Europe | Belfast, UK | 15-17 November 2018

Collaborative Learning in English | Estonia | 27 – 29 2018

eTwinning Annual Conference eTwinning and Our Heritage: Where the past meets the Future | Poland |  25 – 27  October

Schools Connected across Europe – eTwinning and Erasmus+ CPD Course for Primary School Teachers | Dublin |  20 – 21 August 2018

eTwinning School | Italy | 14 – 16 May 

ICT Collaboration and eSafety in the Primary School Classroom  | Dublin |  19 – 21 April 

Building the Future of Europe through Cultural Heritage | Greece | 19 – 21 April 2018

How to plan your first eTwinning project | France | 23 – 25 March 2018

TIE – Tackle Inclusion with eTwinning | Dublin | 01 – 03 February 2018 

Collaborative Teaching and Learning with ICT Tools / Brussels | 29 – 30 January 2018