Professional development workshops

Find out about upcoming professional development opportunities or request a free workshop in the UK below.

Please register on www.etwinning.net to receive alerts to other opportunities as they become available.

Current opportunities

Leeds

Who: Secondary teachers.
What: A professional development workshop focusing on entrepreneurship in eTwinning projects. This workshop will bring teachers who are new to eTwinning from across Europe together to learn the basics about eTwinning, share good practice and meet new partners. The key aim of the workshop is for teachers to start a collaborative eTwinning project with other schools in Europe on the theme.
When: Thursday 4 October 2018 - Saturday 6 October 2018
Where: The Queens- City Square, Leeds
Deadline: Tuesday 18 September 2018
How: Apply here.

Belfast

Who: Secondary teachers of pupils aged 11-16
What: A bilateral seminar for eTwinning beginners from the UK and Ireland. Participants will be supported to create and register new collaborative eTwinning projects.
When: Thursday 15 November 2018 - Saturday 17 November 2018
Where: Belfast
Deadline: Monday 24 September 2018
How: Apply now.

Madrid

Who: Secondary teachers of Spanish (of pupils aged 12 – 18).
Working Language: Spanish
What: Join teachers from across Europe to network, share ideas and best practice. The key aim of the workshop is for participants to start a collaborative eTwinning project with other schools in Europe. 
When: Thursday 15 November – Saturday 17 November 2018~
Where: Hotel Ilunion Atrium, Madrid, Spain
Deadline to apply: Friday 5 October
How:  Apply now.

Erasmus+ and eTwinning Twilight Sessions

These sessions are designed for school staff interested in beginning or enhancing international collaboration and will provide an overview of:

  • The opportunities available under Erasmus+ and eTwinning
  • The benefits that these opportunities bring for staff, learners, schools and communities, and
  • Guidance on planning applications for funding

You will also have an opportunity to get one-to-one advice from National Agency staff and discuss project ideas.

Sessions are available as follows:

  • 10 September 2018 17.00 – 18.30
    British Council Scotland,
    2-4 Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh EH1 3EG
  • 17 September 2018 16.15 – 17.45
    British Council Wales
    1 Kingsway, Cardiff, CF10 3AQ
  • 24 September 2018 16.15-17.45
    British Council Northern Ireland
    The Boat, 49 Queen's Square, Belfast BT1 3FG
  • 26 September 2018 16.45 – 18.15
    British Council London
    10 Spring Gardens, St. James's, London SW1A 2BN
  • 08 October 2018 16.15 – 17.45
    British Council Manchester
    58 Whitworth St, Manchester M1 6B
  • 23 October 2018 16.45-18.15
    British Council London
    10 Spring Gardens, St. James's, London SW1A 2BN

In order to register, please select a ticket for the location you are interested in attending.

These twilight sessions are free of charge but spaces are limited. Please book your place and find out more now.

If you have any questions about registering please contact the team by emailing: erasmusplus.events@britishcouncil.org.

Previous opportunities for your interest

 

Hungary

Who: Primary and Secondary teachers of any subject (of pupils aged 10 - 16)
What: Join teachers from across Europe to network, share ideas and best practice.  The key aim of the workshop is for participants to start a collaborative eTwinning project with other schools in Europe.
When: 27-29 September 2018
Where: Budapest, Hungary

Poland

Who: Maths and Science Primary and Secondary Teachers (of pupils aged 7 - 11)
What: Join teachers from across Europe to network, share ideas and best practice.  The key aim of the workshop is for participants to start a collaborative eTwinning project with other schools in Europe.
When: 4-7 October 2018
Where: Warsaw, Poland

Slovakia

Who: Vocational Teachers (of pupils aged 15-19)
What: Join teachers from across Europe to network, share ideas and best practice.  The key aim of the workshop is for participants to start a collaborative eTwinning project with other schools in Europe.
When: 11-13 October  2018
Where: Bratislava, Slovakia

France

Who: eTwinning beginners – secondary teachers
What: Join teachers from across Europe to network, share ideas and best practice and learn about eTwinning around sustainable development.  The key aim of the workshop is for participants to start a collaborative eTwinning project with other schools in Europe on sustainable development.
When:  12 -14 October 2018
Where: Lille, France

Greece

Who: ICT Primary Teachers (of pupils aged 6-12)
What: Join teachers from across Europe to network, share ideas and best practice around Open Sources Tools in eTwinning projects.  The key aim of the workshop is for participants to start a collaborative eTwinning project with other schools in Europe.
When: 18-20 October 2018
Where: Chania, Greece

Arrange a free eTwinning workshop in your area

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.

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