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.

Current international workshops and seminars for UK teachers

Sigulda, Latvia 

Who: this event is for teachers who are

  • interested in teaching through art and language (teachers do not have to teach art in order to participate in the seminar)
  • new to eTwinning (or have registered but have yet to carry out a project) 

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. During the seminar, teachers will learn how to draw comic books, how to tell stories through comic books as a means to building visually appealing classroom projects. 
Where: Hotel Sigulda, Sigulda, Latvia  
When: Wednesday 25 September – Saturday 28 September 2019
How:  Apply via https://www.eventsforce.net/britishcouncil/2316/home before Friday, 21 June, 2019.

Madeira, Portugal 

Who:  this event is for teachers who are

  • currently teaching in a primary or secondary school setting 
  • registered and are active on eTwinning 
  • experienced and have undertaken a number of eTwinning projects   

What: join teachers from across Europe to network, share ideas and best practice at this professional development workshop themed ‘empowering students with eTwinning’.
Where: Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
When: Thursday 3 October - Saturday 5 October, 2019 
How: apply via https://www.eventsforce.net/britishcouncil/2318/home before Friday, 21 June, 2019.

Bratislava, Slovakia 

Who: this event is for teachers who are

  • currently teaching pupils aged 7 - 15 years old 
  • new to eTwinning (or have registered but have yet to carry out a project) 

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. The theme of the event is 'collaborative activities go beyond communication and exchange of materials'
Where: Hotel Saffron, Bratislava, Slovakia
When: Thursday 10 October - Saturday 12 October, 2019
How: apply via https://www.eventsforce.net/britishcouncil/2317/home before Friday, 21 June, 2019.

Future opportunities for your interest

Serbia

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. 
Theme: contact seminar - eTwinning projects focused on language teaching
Who: this event is for teachers who: 

  • teach languages in primary education
  • are new to eTwinning
  • are registered on eTwinning but have not been active
  • have carried out one or two simple eTwinning projects

When: November 2019 (exact date TBC).
Where: venue TBC, Belgrade, Serbia. 
Apply: TBC - check back soon or sign up to www.eTwinning.net

Please sign up to www.eTwinning.net to be kept abreast of all opportunities.

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.