eTwinning www.etwinning.net   Owain Wright eTwinning Project Officer British Council Wales
After today’s workshop you will: <ul><li>Understand what eTwinning is </li></ul><ul><li>Understand how you can use eTwinni...
Aims of eTwinning <ul><li>Facilitate  collaboration between teachers  in different countries in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>P...
<ul><li>31 European Countries </li></ul><ul><li>Over 125,000 teachers in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Over 11,500 teachers in ...
Reasons to   use eTwinning: <ul><li>It’s free </li></ul><ul><li>Safe  online environment </li></ul><ul><li>No application ...
Project ideas and examples <ul><li>Culture in a Box </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange ‘Mascots’ </li></ul><ul><li>Day in the Life...
How to get involved <ul><li>Make sure that you and your partner are registered on  www.etwinning.net   </li></ul><ul><li>F...
Support <ul><li>[email_address]   – Your local   eTwinning officer based in Cardiff </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address]   – ...
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eTwinning Presentation at Comenius PTP Training February 2011

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eTwinning presentation given at the Comenius PTP training week at Llangammarch Wells February 23rd 2011.

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eTwinning Presentation at Comenius PTP Training February 2011

  1. 1. eTwinning www.etwinning.net Owain Wright eTwinning Project Officer British Council Wales
  2. 2. After today’s workshop you will: <ul><li>Understand what eTwinning is </li></ul><ul><li>Understand how you can use eTwinning to sustain links with your job-shadowing school </li></ul><ul><li>Have some project ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Know what to do next </li></ul>
  3. 3. Aims of eTwinning <ul><li>Facilitate collaboration between teachers in different countries in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Partner finding </li></ul><ul><li>Project work </li></ul><ul><li>Share best practice and ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Allow teachers and pupils to work together online using various tools </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>31 European Countries </li></ul><ul><li>Over 125,000 teachers in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Over 11,500 teachers in UK </li></ul><ul><li>Over 750 teachers in Wales </li></ul><ul><li>Over 4,500 active projects </li></ul>eTwinning Headlines
  5. 5. Reasons to use eTwinning: <ul><li>It’s free </li></ul><ul><li>Safe online environment </li></ul><ul><li>No application form or lengthy admin process </li></ul><ul><li>Could be your 1 st step or could enhance an existing link </li></ul><ul><li>Develop ICT skills </li></ul>
  6. 6. Project ideas and examples <ul><li>Culture in a Box </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange ‘Mascots’ </li></ul><ul><li>Day in the Life </li></ul><ul><li>Pen pals </li></ul><ul><li>Songs and music </li></ul><ul><li>Celebrations! </li></ul><ul><li>Traditions and Fairy Tales </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.britishcouncil.org/50_ideas_for_international_projects.doc </li></ul>
  7. 7. How to get involved <ul><li>Make sure that you and your partner are registered on www.etwinning.net </li></ul><ul><li>Find your partner on eTwinning site and add each other to ‘Contacts List’ </li></ul><ul><li>Plan your project work </li></ul><ul><li>Register your project </li></ul><ul><li>Use eTwinning Twinspace & other ICT tools to communicate & work together </li></ul>
  8. 8. Support <ul><li>[email_address] – Your local eTwinning officer based in Cardiff </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] – Contact the team </li></ul><ul><li>On the web – </li></ul><ul><li>http://etwinninguk.wikispaces.com – Guidance and help </li></ul><ul><li>www.etwinninguk.typepad – eTwinning UK Blog </li></ul><ul><li>www.twitter.com/etwinninguk – Follow us on Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>This presentation can be found at: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/OwainWright </li></ul>

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