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PD Workshop on eTwinning for Durham MFL PGCE students

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  1. 1. eTwinning Workshop ?
  2. 2. More Information All information from this workshop, including this slideshow and links can be found on my Wiki:
  3. 3. Introduction to eTwinning <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Why eTwin? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Some examples of eTwinning Projects </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How do I get involved? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Awards and labels </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Time for research / questions </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What is eTwinning? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. What is eTwinning? <ul><ul><ul><li>Part of the EU eLearning programme </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Promote collaboration across Europe through the use of ICT </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can be long or short term projects </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can be in any curriculum area </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can be in any European Language </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>School partnerships in Europe </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Why? <ul><ul><ul><li>Native speaker contact </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Real audience </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Work with people in Europe </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learn more about the EU </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recognition for the work we already do with EU schools </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Motivation </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Some examples of Projects <ul><ul><ul><li>Deutsch bringt uns zusammen </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Voices of the World </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>History project with the Netherlands </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The fun never ends when you write to your friends (EDL activity) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Je blogue , tu blogues …let’s blog! </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. How to go about eTwinning <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Register </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Advertise on the “partner finding forum </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pick schools you’d like to work with </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Email,”chat” to finalise details for project </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Register the project </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Awards <ul><ul><ul><li>eTwinning Label once project approved by NSS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>National Quality Label: recognition to teachers and schools of the high level of their eTwinning activities. For pupils, this offers a boost to their work efforts, and for the school in general, a public affirmation of their commitment to quality and openness in European collaborative work. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>European Quality Label: Automatically awarded to projects that have had National Quality Labels awarded to 2 partners involved. </li></ul></ul></ul>