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Etwinning eco schools-workshop_2010-10-14

  1. 1. Workshop 13. - 16. October 2010 – Malta ECO-Schools & eTwinning Ebbe Schultze Chief Advicer eTwnning National Support Service, Danmark (NSS) UNI • C [email_address]
  2. 2. 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>
  3. 3. 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>
  4. 4. The eTwinning portal consist of 3 subportals <ul><li>The open eTwinning portal . 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 , . Build up your own portal with web 2.0 tools, invite teachers and pupils from all the participating classes. </li></ul>
  5. 9. Benifits of the 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> 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>
  6. 12. <ul><li>eTwinning : </li></ul><ul><li>Galleri (gode examples): </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Lab, </li></ul><ul><li>eTwinning 2.0 – an online-community for schools in Europa 70p. </li></ul><ul><li>Step by step - Twinspace (en) 35s. </li></ul><ul><li>Video vejledninger: </li></ul><ul><li>Malta workshop TwinSpace: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Links:
  7. 14. eTwinning-portal in 23 language: <ul><li>100.000 teachers from more than 75.000 schools in 32 countries. </li></ul><ul><li>About 25.000 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>
  8. 22. ‘ How would you improve eTwinning?’