Professional development workshops

Opportunities become available throughout the year for teachers of pupils between 3 - 19 across all sectors (Nursery, Primary, Secondary, SEN, Further and Vocational Education). If there are no current opportunities for you, please register on www.etwinning.net to receive alerts of other opportunities as they become available.

Please also see our current online professional development offer.

APPLY NOW: international seminars for UK teachers (April, 2020).

SCOTLAND - EDINBURGH

Who: this event is for teachers:

  • of primary school pupils aged 4-11
  • of all subject areas
  • who are new to eTwinning or have registered but have not been active, or who have carried out one or two simple eTwinning projects.

What: Climate change, environmental challenges and the sustainable development goals will be the theme of this multi-lateral workshop. Teachers from across Europe will network, share ideas and best practice. The key aim is for participants to start a collaborative eTwinning project with other schools in Europe (and some neighbouring countries). 
Where: Holyrood Macdonald Hotel, Edinburgh, UK.
When: 15:00, Thursday 23 April until 13:00, Saturday 25 April. 
How: Apply now (deadline for submissions is 23.59, Wednesday 11 March 2020).

HUNGARY

Who: this event is for teachers:

  • Within the VET or FE sector, teaching pupils aged 14 - 20
  • across all subject areas  
  • who are registered and active on eTwinning or have completed a number of eTwinning projects.

What:  Preparing students for the future, with a focus on competences, will be the theme of this multi-lateral workshop. Teachers from across Europe will network, share ideas and best practice. The key aim is for participants to start a collaborative eTwinning project with other schools in Europe (and some neighbouring countries). 
Where: Mercure Budapest Castle Hill, Budapest, Hungary
When: Wednesday 22 April 2020 - Friday 24 April, 2020.
How: Apply now (deadline for submissions is 23:59, Wednesday 11 March 2020).

JORDAN

Who: this event is for teachers:

  • in lower secondary education, teaching pupils aged 12-16
  • of all subject areas.
  • who are new to eTwinning or have registered but have not been active, or who have carried out one or two simple eTwinning projects.

What:  Integrating 21st Century Skills with projects focusing on climate change will be the theme of this multi-lateral workshop. Teachers from across Europe will network, share ideas and best practice. The key aim is for participants to start a collaborative eTwinning project with other schools in Europe. 
Where: Venue TBC, Amman, Jordan.
When: 14:30 Tuesday 21 April until 14:00 Thursday 23 April, 2020.
How: Apply now (deadline for submissions is 23:59, Wednesday 11 March 2020).

LATVIA

Who: this event is for teachers:

  • of primary school pupils
  • across all subject areas
  • who are new to eTwinning or have registered but have not been active, or who have carried out one or two simple eTwinning projects.

What:  Primary school coding will be the theme of this multi-lateral workshop. Teachers from across Europe will network, share ideas and best practice. The key aim is for participants to start a collaborative eTwinning project with other schools in Europe. 
Where: Hotel Sigulda, Latvia.
When: 17:00 Wednesday 22 April until 12:00 Saturday 25 April, 2020.
How: Apply now (deadline for submissions is 23.59, Wednesday 11 March 2020).

APPLY NOW: international seminars for UK teachers (May, 2020).

DENMARK

Who: This event is for teachers:

  • in lower secondary education, teaching pupils aged 12-15
  • of music, art and drama.
  • who are new to eTwinning or have registered but have not been active, or who have carried out one or two simple eTwinning projects.

What: Music will be the theme of this multi-lateral workshop. Teachers from across Europe will network, share ideas and best practice. The key aim is for participants to start a collaborative eTwinning project with other schools in Europe. 
Where: Venue TBC, Roskilde, Denmark.
When: 13:00 Monday 18 May until Wednesday 13:30, 20 May, 2020. 
How: Apply now (deadline for submissions is 23.59, Wednesday 11 March 2020).

SLOVAKIA

Who: this event is for teachers:

  • in lower secondary education, of pupils aged 11-15
  • of all subject areas. 
  • who are new to eTwinning or have registered but have not been active, or who have carried out one or two simple eTwinning projects.

What: removing barriers to eTwinning participation will be the theme of this multi-lateral workshop. Teachers from across Europe will network, share ideas and best practice. The key aim is for participants to start a collaborative eTwinning project with other schools in Europe.
Where: Venue TBC, Bratislava, Slovakia.
When: Thursday 21 May until Saturday 23 May ,2020.
How: Apply now (deadline for submissions is 23.59, Wednesday 11 March 2020).

SWEDEN

Who: this event is for teachers:

  • in lower secondary education, teaching pupils aged 12-15
  • of environmental studies, social studies and/or citizenship.
  • who are new to eTwinning or have registered but have not been active, or who have carried out one or two simple eTwinning projects.

What: The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals will be the theme of this multi-lateral workshop. Teachers from across Europe will network, share ideas and best practice. The key aim is for participants to start a collaborative eTwinning project with other schools in Europe. 
Where: Djurönäset, Stockholm archipelago, Sweden.
When: 15:00 Thursday 7 May until 12:00 Saturday 9 May, 2020.
How: Apply now (deadline for submissions is 23.59, Wednesday 11 March 2020).

Arrange a free eTwinning workshop in your UK region

The British Council eTwinning team will:

  • arrange a date, time, workshop theme (can also be during INSET days)
  • provide the venue, including equipment hire and refreshments (this can be your own school)
  • identify eTwinning experts in your area to deliver the session
  • ask for your help to contact teachers in your area to attend the workshop
  • cover costs such as venue and equipment hire, supply cover for speakers (and their associated travel and accommodation costs), and refreshments. Unfortunately we cannot meet supply cover costs for participants.

To arrange a free workshop, please contact us.