Find out about the latest developments in the eTwinning community
|Lisbon 2013: Another successful eTwinning conference!
The eTwinning Conference 2013, which took place in Lisbon between the 14th and the 16th of March 2013, was deemed a great success.
|2013 Spring Campaign is in full swing
In mid-April we launched the 2013 eTwinning Spring Campaign. It's turning out to be one of the most successful ever.
|eTwinning spring campaign launched - We are (eT)winning!
Despite a chilly start across most of Europe, spring is definitely in the air and the 2013 eTwinning spring campaign is now officially running.
|Welcome eTwinner 200K!
Today marks a momentous occasion in the history of eTwinning. We welcomed our 200000th member, Katya Kocheva from Bulgaria.
|eTwinning Corridor Campaign: We are (eT)winning!
Help spread the word and win a HD pocket camcorder in this year’s eTwinning spring competition.
|New eTwinning publications
The eTwinning Central Support Service has just released its two latest publications: the eTwinning book A Journey through eTwinning and the eTwinning report eTwinning School Teams: Case studies on teacher collaboration through eTwinning
|Participate in this year's edition of generations@school!
After the great success of the 1st edition of generations@school during the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations 2012, we are pleased to announce the launch of this initiative’s 2nd edition!
|eTwinning Plus goes live!
Monday the 4th of March 2013 sees the launch of eTwinning Plus, a partial extension of eTwinning to countries in the European neighbourhood.
|E-book on Teachers Room management
A new e-book on running a Teachers Room made by various teachers is now available (English only).
|eTwinning Plus welcomes neighbouring countries!
Ever wondered what is life like in Lviv? Or what’s on the curriculum in Chisinau? What kind of technology is most popular in Tbilisi?
|Finding partners, a fundamental step to found a project|
|The Learning Events schedule has been updated|
|Visit the eTwinning stand at BETT|
|Teaching profession in 2025 – what does the future bring? New module now available!|
|Projects! Projects! Projects!|
|Updates on the eTwinning portal|
|Rethinking Education: Investing in skills|
|eTwinning projects rewarded in Medea Awards!
We are glad to announce that several eTwinning projects won prizes at the MEDEA Awards ceremony, which took place on the 14th of November in Brussels as part of the Media & Learning Conference.
|Leading Schools in the 21st Century – A follow up to the Berlin Conference 2011|
|Schools awarded the European Quality Label, October 2012|
|European Year 2013 - European Year of Citizens Competition
2013 is the European Year of Citizens, and we want to highlight a competition in relation to this theme. It is an annual Competition (celebrating its 60th birthday) called Europaeischer-Wettbewerb.
|eTwinning Prizes 2013
We are pleased to announce that the eTwinning Prizes 2013 competition is now open for submissions!
|Let’s talk about project kits!
We attach much importance to providing you with quality project kits and we are interested to know how you use them.
|Updated Academic calendars from Eurydice
When does the school year start in Latvia? When does it end in Austria? When do students go on autumn holidays in Germany?
|Spotlight on Turkey
As part of eTwinning weeks, many of you will be actively seeking partners to set up projects with. But have you ever thought about a partner school in Turkey?
|Looking for a Project Partner?
Join the Partner finding Fair
As part of the eTwinning Weeks activities, there will be a special online Partner Finding Fair running from the 2 – 10 October. This event is open to teachers with pupils aged 11 – 19 and will give you the opportunity to introduce yourself and meet other
|The new Twinspace is online!
As all eTwinners know, the TwinSpace is the collaborative platform where teachers can work together on their projects. Each year, thousands of TwinSpaces are used and put online: they constitute the backbone of eTwinning project activities.
The 2012-2013 school year has just begun! We invite you to participate in the eTwinning Weeks, which is focused on Projects! Projects! Projects!
|eTwinning Weeks: Putting projects at the heart of European collaboration
Welcome to another exciting year with eTwinning! We hope you’re looking forward to working with partner schools all over Europe and participating in some of most exciting educational projects that Europe has to offer.
|Interview: eTwinning portal changes for the better
As from early September 2012 the eTwinning Portal will be totally restructured: a new layout, a better navigation and a more friendly user interface. We interviewed Santi Scimeca, the eTwinning Central Support Project Manager to find out more.
|Don’t get bored over the summer!
During the holidays, eTwinning follows tradition and sends postcards to its relatives.
|Do you also see eTwinning as a social network?
Our quick poll on social networks is now over and the results are quite interesting.
|Come closer, neighbour!
In Europe, there are roughly 70 country borders. Among those, 25 are language borders. Through eTwinning, many schools are crossing these borders by learning each other’s languages.
|eTwinning finds a friend in HOPE
Did you know teachers work in hospitals teaching sick and disabled children? Friend of eTwinning, HOPE (Hospital Organisation of Pedagogues in Europe) is an association of European hospital teachers aiming to help provide education to children who cannot
|An example of good practice from Belgium to set up and develop eTwinning in schools
At the latest European eTwinning Conference (Berlin, 29-31 March 2012), Bart Verswijvel, who teaches at Immaculata Instituut in Oostmalle (Belgium), talked enthusiastically about his experience with School Teams, showing in a concrete and simple way how e
|Intergenerational exchange: students and senior citizens can learn from each other!
In the context of the ‘European Year of Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations 2012’ and the development of the generations@school project, we tested your opinion via a quick poll about intergenerational exchange, the mutual learning experience
|eTwinning School Teams: divide the task and multiply the success
In May, we ran a quick poll on the desktop on “School Teams”. We wanted to know what your impressions on that theme were. The results are very interesting!
|Interview with Geert Kessels, Project manager at EUROCLIO, the European Association of History Educators
EUROCLIO, the European Association of History Educators, one of the ‘friends of eTwinning' offers training and seminars for history teachers at a European level. We recently caught up with project manager Geert Kessels and asked him a few probing question
|Winning project spotlight “SOHO: Sunspots Online - Helios Observatory ”
During the annual eTwinning conference, we caught up with Jean-Noel Peudeutour, one of the founders of the winning project of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie prize.
|Teaching Sans Frontières - eTwinning reaches out to hospital teachers
Just because a child is in hospital it does not mean they have to forgo or put their education on hold. This is all thanks to teachers working in hospitals. A recent workshop in Sweden highlighted this "hidden group" and encouraged them to get involved in
|Top European winners awarded in Berlin
The eTwinning annual conference was held in Berlin from 29 to 31 March. Over 500 teachers from 31 countries, actively participated in a very lively programme of presentations, workshops and activities.
|Join the generations@school project!
The European Year of Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations 2012 is the occasion to add an intergenerational element to your eTwinning projects! Get involved by inviting older generations to your school and letting your pupils exchange and learn
|What is the most difficult obstacle you face, trying to start a project?
eTwinning cares about the feedback from users. In this context, eTwinners regularly find quick polls on the Desktop to help us better understand potential issues encountered in a variety of subjects. The set of questions focused on potential pitfalls that
|When eTwinning meets policy makers!
30 Ministries of Education, through their network European Schoolnet (EUN), put special emphasis on eTwinning by linking EUN’s Eminent conference to an annual eTwinning conference aimed at European Regional Educational authorities, held in Genoa, Italy, o
|Project Card: talk to your National Support Service!
The Project Card is a feature available for all eTwinners engaged in a project to remain in contact with their National Support Service.
|What languages are you learning in eTwinning?
What languages are you using in eTwinning? How do your pupils learn languages on the platform? Learn about how teachers see their relationship with languages in eTwinning.