Benifits of a possible partnership Claus Berg, Chief Adviser,  UNI•C + contribution from my colleague Ebbe Schultze. eTwin...
My background <ul><li>Claus Berg </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher 1984-96, ICT Adviser, Teacher trainer </li></ul><ul><li>KIDLINK...
Agenda <ul><li>My background </li></ul><ul><li>UNI•C’s Portal EMU.dk …and international Climate Education </li></ul><ul><l...
www.EMU.dk , Denmark’s Education Portal eTwinning NSS Denmark <etwinning@uni-c.dk> 22 Oct 2009
Climate Education:  www.teacherscop15.dk   eTwinning NSS Denmark <etwinning@uni-c.dk> 22 Oct 2009
Climate Education  Weblog:  www.teacherscop15.dk   eTwinning NSS Denmark <etwinning@uni-c.dk> 22 Oct 2009
eTwinning is an initiative of the European Commission supported by all member states <ul><li>eTwinning: “The community for...
The eTwinning action works with Affiliate partners <ul><li>Work within a multilingual and multicultural society </li></ul>...
The eTwinning portal consist of 3 subportals <ul><li>The open eTwinning portal   www.etwinning.net . Where everyone can se...
eTwinning-portal in 23 language: etwinning.net <ul><li>70.000 teachers from more than 50.000 schools in 32 countries. </li...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
” Survival” videos
‘ How would you improve eTwinning?’
Benifits of a possible partnership <ul><li>Eco-Schools and eTwinning both have  large networks  of schools </li></ul><ul><...
Links and contact <ul><li>This  powerpoint presentation  available via slideshare at:  www.slideshare.net/clausberg/   </l...
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eTwinning presentation by Claus Berg, Chief Adviser, UNI-C, Copenhagen, Denmark.
At Eco-Schools' National Operators Meeting, 22. October 2009 – Trondheim, Norway.
Representing eTwinning by way of eTwinning Danish National Support Service (DK-NSS).

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eTwinning - Benefits of a possible partnership.

  1. 1. Benifits of a possible partnership Claus Berg, Chief Adviser, UNI•C + contribution from my colleague Ebbe Schultze. eTwinning National Support Service, Danmark (NSS) Eco-Schools – National Operators Meeting 2009 22. October 2009 – Trondheim, Norway eTwinning
  2. 2. My background <ul><li>Claus Berg </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher 1984-96, ICT Adviser, Teacher trainer </li></ul><ul><li>KIDLINK 1990-2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Adviser, Ministry of Education, 1996-2002 </li></ul><ul><li>UNI-C, Danish IT Centre for Education & Research, since 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>eTwinning since 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Chief Adviser at EMU.dk </li></ul><ul><ul><li>National & international project management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0, mobile learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Climate Change education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>eTwinning NSS </li></ul></ul>eTwinning NSS Denmark <etwinning@uni-c.dk> 22 Oct 2009
  3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>My background </li></ul><ul><li>UNI•C’s Portal EMU.dk …and international Climate Education </li></ul><ul><li>Presenting eTwinning and its online services </li></ul><ul><li>Benifits of a possible partnership between eTwinning and Eco-Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Links and contact </li></ul>eTwinning NSS Denmark <etwinning@uni-c.dk> 22 Oct 2009
  4. 4. www.EMU.dk , Denmark’s Education Portal eTwinning NSS Denmark <etwinning@uni-c.dk> 22 Oct 2009
  5. 5. Climate Education: www.teacherscop15.dk eTwinning NSS Denmark <etwinning@uni-c.dk> 22 Oct 2009
  6. 6. Climate Education Weblog: www.teacherscop15.dk eTwinning NSS Denmark <etwinning@uni-c.dk> 22 Oct 2009
  7. 7. eTwinning is an initiative of the European Commission supported by all member states <ul><li>eTwinning: “The community for schools in Europe” </li></ul><ul><li>It is therefore publicly-funded and is free to schools </li></ul><ul><li>It aims to increase the number and quality of online collaborative school partnership. </li></ul>
  8. 8. The eTwinning action works with Affiliate partners <ul><li>Work within a multilingual and multicultural society </li></ul><ul><li>Synergy between the partners projects </li></ul><ul><li>Together, the partners promote and enhance school collaboration through the medium of ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Increase participation of schools in online collaborative projects </li></ul><ul><li>Provide the schools with easy access to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>collaboration networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>projects and activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>contacts, tools and services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Promote and support the development of a collaborative project pedagogy </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinate and cooperate with other public and private partners aiming at achieving similar objectives. </li></ul>
  9. 9. The eTwinning portal consist of 3 subportals <ul><li>The open eTwinning portal www.etwinning.net . Where everyone can see the registered schools, look on the individual projects and be inspired to eTwinning projects, and can register as en eTwinning teacher. </li></ul><ul><li>The closed eTwinning Desktop . As a registered teacher you have access to the Orange eTwinning Desktop. Consist of partner finding tools and project tools. </li></ul><ul><li>The project portal: TwinSpace , www.new-twinspace.etwinning.net . Build up your own portal with web 2.0 tools, invite teachers and pupils from all the participating classes. </li></ul>
  10. 10. eTwinning-portal in 23 language: etwinning.net <ul><li>70.000 teachers from more than 50.000 schools in 32 countries. </li></ul><ul><li>About 15.000 project between two or more schools. </li></ul><ul><li>Find a partner class. </li></ul><ul><li>Build a project </li></ul><ul><li>Share ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange good practice </li></ul>
  11. 22. ” Survival” videos
  12. 23. ‘ How would you improve eTwinning?’
  13. 24. Benifits of a possible partnership <ul><li>Eco-Schools and eTwinning both have large networks of schools </li></ul><ul><li>eTwinning schools are often searching for partner schools focsing on environmental education </li></ul><ul><li>Existing eTwinning school partnerships/project can indeed invite schools from outside Europe </li></ul><ul><li>eTwinning is already building up ”Pedagogical kits” . Eco-Schools could provide such best practice examples </li></ul><ul><li>eTwinning.net is becoming a truly web 2.0 collaboration site </li></ul><ul><li>Multilingual support in almost all European countries, but however based on national basis </li></ul><ul><li>Possibilities for Eco-Schools to try out eTwinning – pilot? </li></ul><ul><li>Joint venture? </li></ul>eTwinning NSS Denmark <etwinning@uni-c.dk> 22 Oct 2009
  14. 25. Links and contact <ul><li>This powerpoint presentation available via slideshare at: www.slideshare.net/clausberg/ </li></ul><ul><li>eTwinning portal www.etwinning.net </li></ul><ul><li>Contact data for NSS’s in most European countries: under ”Help” </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers’ COP15 (+ blog) www.teacherscop15.dk </li></ul><ul><li>EMU.dk etwinning.emu.dk </li></ul><ul><li>eTwinning NSS Denmark [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Ebbe Schultze [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Claus Berg [email_address] </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook facebook.com/clausberg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter twitter.com/clausberg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Skype ’clausberg’ </li></ul></ul>eTwinning NSS Denmark <etwinning@uni-c.dk> 22 Oct 2009

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