European Schoolnet
Transforming education in Europe
ABOUT US
European Schoolnet is the network of 31 European Ministries of Education, based in Brussels.
As a not-for-profit ...
“Technology alone does not transform teaching
practices. Any transformation process has to be the
result of a strategy and...
European Schoolnet was founded in 1997. Based in
Brussels, it counts about 65 staff.
The governing bodies of European Scho...
REMIT
European Schoolnet’s remit is to support mainstreaming teaching and learning practice
aligned with 21st century skil...
MAIN STAKEHOLDERS AND TARGET GROUPS
Stakeholders
Ministries of Education
European Commission
IT Industry and Suppliers
Sch...
MAIN OBJECTIVES
Contributes to development
of technology-enhanced
learning in schools
Disseminates good practice
and inves...
STRATEGIC AREAS
Providing concrete
evidence and data in
the area of innovation
in education on which
to base policy
recomm...
EVIDENCE-BASED ACTIVITIES
• Survey of Schools:
ICT in education
• Briefing Papers
• Netbook study
• Analysis of serious
ga...
VALIDATION OF INNOVATIVE APPROACHES
Fully equipped, reconfigurable, teaching
and learning space developed by
European Scho...
SUPPORT TO SCHOOLS AND TEACHERS
To empower children to use the internet safely www.saferinternet.org
School networking
STE...
SUCCESSFUL EXAMPLES
The European Schoolnet Academy is a platform for online professional development of teachers
in Europe...
Reach out: monthly average for Twitter
and FB page
R
E
A
C
H
O
U
T
Social media followers, fans and
members
Corporate soci...
SCHOOL YEAR 2013/2014: OUR PLAN
OUR CURRENT PROJECTS
PARTNERS
‘Redesigning the Classroom’
Brussels, 14 January 2013
We hosted teachers and pupils from Immaculata
Instituut, Malle, Belg...
‘Every Classroom a Future Classroom’
Brussels, 10 - 11 October 2013
150 invited delegates took part to debate
mainstreamin...
inGenious Summer School, Barcelona
23 - 26 August 2013
160 participants from 22 countries sharing best
practice in STEM Ed...
inGenious School, Croatia, 2013
Building an Electronic Dice, Philips
eTwinning Camp
Antalya, Turkey
April 2012
inGenious school, Czech Republic 2013
Building an Electronic Dice, Philips
Safer Internet Forum, Brussels 17-18 September 2013
Over 330 participants from 65 countries creating a Better
Internet wit...
eTwinning Conference, Lisbon
14 - 16 March 2013
Rewarding the best eTwinning projects and sharing
good practice through pr...
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About European Schoolnet

  1. 1. European Schoolnet Transforming education in Europe
  2. 2. ABOUT US European Schoolnet is the network of 31 European Ministries of Education, based in Brussels. As a not-for-profit organisation, we aim to bring innovation in teaching and learning to: Ministries of Education, schools, teachers, researchers and industry partners. Connect with us: European Schoolnet pledges to: - Support schools in achieving effective use of ICT in teaching and learning - Improve and raise the quality of education in Europe - Promote the European dimension in education Through our activities, we aim to transform teaching and learning processes, using the integration of ICT as a force for improvement. www.europeanschoolnet.org
  3. 3. “Technology alone does not transform teaching practices. Any transformation process has to be the result of a strategy and a vision where the heads of school will assert their key role alongside the teaching community as the driving force for change.”
  4. 4. European Schoolnet was founded in 1997. Based in Brussels, it counts about 65 staff. The governing bodies of European Schoolnet are composed by the Ministries of Education who are full members of the network. Members: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and UK Membership under consideration: Georgia, Iceland, Israel, Latvia, Romania Observer status: Bulgaria, Germany OUR MEMBERS
  5. 5. REMIT European Schoolnet’s remit is to support mainstreaming teaching and learning practice aligned with 21st century skills, standards and expectations for the education of all students. We position as a THINK TANK that is able to help Ministries develop policies to support the educational reform process at European level based on evidence and facts. Changing practicesPeer exchanges Surveys and reports
  6. 6. MAIN STAKEHOLDERS AND TARGET GROUPS Stakeholders Ministries of Education European Commission IT Industry and Suppliers Schools Experts Target audiences Teachers Pupils School leaders Policy makers Researchers, developers
  7. 7. MAIN OBJECTIVES Contributes to development of technology-enhanced learning in schools Disseminates good practice and investigates new models for schooling and learning Provides services, content and tools based on ICT to members and partner networks Offers pedagogical and information services with European added value to schools in Europe Supports professional development of teachers and school heads Fosters and supports collaboration and cooperation among schools in Europe
  8. 8. STRATEGIC AREAS Providing concrete evidence and data in the area of innovation in education on which to base policy recommendations Supporting schools and teachers in their teaching practices Developing and sustaining a network of schools engaged in innovative teaching and learning approaches Our activities encompass three strategic areas:
  9. 9. EVIDENCE-BASED ACTIVITIES • Survey of Schools: ICT in education • Briefing Papers • Netbook study • Analysis of serious games • Observatory blog • Country reports on ICT in education • Interactive Classroom • Digital skills • Special Needs Follow our 3 Working Groups
  10. 10. VALIDATION OF INNOVATIVE APPROACHES Fully equipped, reconfigurable, teaching and learning space developed by European Schoolnet http://fcl.eun.org Largest initiative across Europe on the design of learning and teaching for the future classroom http://itec.eun.org
  11. 11. SUPPORT TO SCHOOLS AND TEACHERS To empower children to use the internet safely www.saferinternet.org School networking STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) eSafety The community for science educators in Europe www.scientix.eu Brings teachers and industry together to excite pupils about STEM www.ingenious-science.eu www.etwinning.net
  12. 12. SUCCESSFUL EXAMPLES The European Schoolnet Academy is a platform for online professional development of teachers in Europe. Our two first courses are starting in March: • Innovative Practices for Engaging STEM Teaching: March 17 | 8 weeks | #STEMcourse • Future Classroom Scenarios: March 24 | 6 weeks | #FCScourse www.EuropeanSchoolnetAcademy.org Free online professional development courses for teachers: #EUNAcademy
  13. 13. Reach out: monthly average for Twitter and FB page R E A C H O U T Social media followers, fans and members Corporate social media
  14. 14. SCHOOL YEAR 2013/2014: OUR PLAN
  15. 15. OUR CURRENT PROJECTS
  16. 16. PARTNERS
  17. 17. ‘Redesigning the Classroom’ Brussels, 14 January 2013 We hosted teachers and pupils from Immaculata Instituut, Malle, Belgium. The visit was part of the school’s innovation activities in iTEC.
  18. 18. ‘Every Classroom a Future Classroom’ Brussels, 10 - 11 October 2013 150 invited delegates took part to debate mainstreaming the results of education innovation
  19. 19. inGenious Summer School, Barcelona 23 - 26 August 2013 160 participants from 22 countries sharing best practice in STEM Education
  20. 20. inGenious School, Croatia, 2013 Building an Electronic Dice, Philips
  21. 21. eTwinning Camp Antalya, Turkey April 2012 inGenious school, Czech Republic 2013 Building an Electronic Dice, Philips
  22. 22. Safer Internet Forum, Brussels 17-18 September 2013 Over 330 participants from 65 countries creating a Better Internet with You(th)
  23. 23. eTwinning Conference, Lisbon 14 - 16 March 2013 Rewarding the best eTwinning projects and sharing good practice through presentations and workshops
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