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10 years eTwinning: It’s a wrap!

Time flies! The past 12 months we celebrated the 10th anniversary of the eTwinning community of schools on various occasions both online and offline and now – right before the Christmas break– we would like to look back at the highlights of 2015 and thank our contributors! 2015 was...

Learning by coding, for all – etwinning conference workshop

Should coding be taught at schools? How should it be taught, as a subject or as a cross curricular teaching and learning tool? Do you have any experience in using different coding resources? These and other questions were asked to the audience to introduce the topic of coding at...

eTwinning Teachers Generation: born to run!

Italian testimonials from the 2015 annual eTwinning Conference in Brusselles 43 European countries represented by  500 teachers : these are the   extraordinary numbers of the eTwinning European Conference in Brussels  defining  us like “eTwinning Teachers Generation”, the generation born to run, as Bruce Springsteen says, the generation born to...

Photos from eTwinning conference shared on Flickr

Photos from the 10th annual eTwinning conference are now online. As many participants know photographers went around and took pictures of workshops, plenaries sessions, key note speeches and the gala dinner. The photos are shared in three albums: photos from the first day of the conference, registration and plenaries,...

eTwinning asks, “What does active citizenship mean to you?” at #eTconf15

During the 10th annual eTwinning conference, eTwinning met with some workshop leaders to hear their views on active citizenship. The results were filmed and shared on eTwinning_Europe’s Instagram page, meaning responses to the question, “What does active citizenship mean to you?” were limited to 15 seconds. The theme of...

eTwinning Teacher Training Pilot: a bet for the European future school

During the school year 2012/13, a Pilot Project began to show  students different new didactic strategies on eTwinning platform, during  the initial stages of their  training. The Teacher Training Institutes from different European  countries  worked together to achieve two main goals:  to raise awareness of the processes and possibilities...

Active citizenship for pupils – etwinning conference workshop

The purpose of the workshop Active Citizenship for Pupils, held by M.R. Fasanelli at the 2015 etwinning conference, was to give participants an understanding of this year’s theme “Active Citizenship” as well as something to go home with, some basic concepts for active citizenship to develop in their current...

Understanding History Developing Tolerance – eTwinning conference wokrshop

What was the weather like yesterday? That’s what participants were asked at the start of this thought provoking workshop on understanding history and helping students develop tolerance. Everyone in the room had their own take on the weather, some thought it was warm, whilst others thought it was cold....