Welcome to eTwinning Malta!

Welcome to eTwinning, the Community for Schools in Europe!
eTwinning offers a platform for staff (teachers, head teachers, librarians, etc.), working in a school in one of the European countries involved, to communicate, collaborate, develop projects, share and, in short, feel and be part of the most exciting learning community in Europe.  In this blog you can find all the latest news related to the eTwinning action in Malta and other interesting news from our fellow colleagues in Europe.

eTwinning One Day Seminar

The eTwinning National Support Service is pleased to offer a one-day, voluntary seminar for Educators who are interested to learn more about eTwinning and Online Tools for Learning.
The seminar will be held on Saturday, the 6th May at the eLearning Centre, Great Siege Road, Floriana, from 9:00am – 2:30pm.  Teachers, kindergarten assistants and learning support assistants, who would like to learn about the benefits of eTwinning educational initiatives , are invited to attend.

The programme of events is as follows:
9.00 – 10.30   General introduction to  – eTwinning & Digital Literacy    – The eTwinning portal   –  Professional development opportunities in eTwinning
10.30 – 10.45   Coffee break
10.45 – 12.15  Hands on workshops: 1/ Browsing the portal  2/ Basic skills/ Web2.0 tools
12.15 – 12.45  Sandwich lunch
12.45 – 2.15  Showcasing of projects, examples/ideas of activities and Partner finding – creating a new project
2.15 – 2.30  Concluding session:  Sharing of ideas

Educators interested in participating are kindly requested to fill in a short online form: https://goo.gl/forms/ovJaeIdDn2sC6Srf1 by not later than Tuesday 2nd May 2017.
A certificate of attendance will be issued. For more information kindly contact the eTwinning National Support Service on 25982150/2805 or send an email at etwinning@ilearn.edu.mt

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eTwinning Online Seminar – Webinar

 eTwinning Online Seminar (Webinar)

Topic : How to apply for the National Quality Label. 

The Maltese eTwinning National Support Service will be organising a series of webinars for Maltese teachers interested to learn more about eTwinning. These online seminars are an opportunity for eTwinners to become involved in continuing Professional Development online.

This first webinar is open to all Maltese educators, state and non-state who are working on an eTwinning project.

eTwinning Webinar: Common indicators for National Quality Label criteria

Date: Thursday 6th April 2017

Time: 6.00 -7.00pm

Agenda:  webinar2

What is a National Quality Label.

How to apply for the National Quality Label.

Exploring the criteria that should be followed throughout the project. 

Format:

The webinar will be held online, therefore teachers will be able to follow the session from the comfort of their own homes. Teachers may use a computer, laptop or tablet to connect to the meeting, further details will be provided to those who apply.

Participation is strictly by registration and interested teachers are kindly asked to send an email to the eTwinning National Support Service on etwinning@ilearn.edu.mt and request to join the meeting by not later than Tuesday 4th April 2017.

 

eTwinning/National Agency Seminar for SMT

screen-shot-2016-11-07-at-12-02-09The eTwinning National Support Service, in collaboration with the European Union Programs Agency (EUPA) is pleased to announce a joint training session for members of the Senior Management Team who are interested in introducing eTwinning initiatives in schools. The training session will also serve participants to familiarize themselves with funding opportunities available through Erasmus+. College Principals, Education Officers and Heads of Department are invited to attend.

The training session will be held in Lab 1, eLearning Centre on Monday 28 November 2016, from 9:00am – 11am. The Agenda will be as follows:

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eTwinning One Day Training Seminar – Saturday 5 November 2016

screen-shot-2016-10-25-at-09-48-12The eTwinning National Support Service is pleased to offer a one-day, face-to-face voluntary seminar for Maltese Educators wishing to learn more about eTwinning and Online Collaborative Tools for Learning.

The seminar will be held on Saturday, the 5th November at the eLearning Centre, Great Siege Road, Floriana, from 9:00am – 2:30pm. Teachers, Kindergarten Assistants and Learning Support Assistants are invited to attend. The programme of events for the day is as follows:

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eTwinning Online Course – eTwinning Tools for Learning in eTwinning Projects

screen-shot-2016-11-21-at-10-06-46The eTwinning National Support Service is pleased to announce a short online course on the eTwinning Learning Events Platform. The course, eTwinning Tools and Activities for Creating an eTwinning Project, will run entirely online from the 21 November – 5 December 2016. The activities will be asynchronous, meaning that educators may log in at any time during the day and complete the short tasks required for the course.

This Learning Event is open to all educators from Malta and Gozo as well as eTwinning Plus Countries, as part of an ongoing collaboration between Malta, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, Tunisia and Ukraine.

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Tutorial: Creating an eTwinning Online Event

The eTwinning Live Platform allows eTwinners to create their own on-site or online webinars. An event can be anything from a a training session, a project presentation, partner finding session, or even just a video-conferencing session for your classroom and your partners.

Online Events held on the eTwinning Platform are safe (meaning you can restrict access), can hold up to 100 participants and furthermore, the session can be recorded and shared with others.

To learn how to create an online event (webinar) yourself, watch our step-by-step video tutorial and benefit from using a secure an powerful video-conferencing tool.

Participate in our eTwinning Online Survey – How does eTwinning effect your Professional Development ?

screen-shot-2016-10-18-at-11-37-18Whether you have been involved in eTwinning since the very beginning or are just getting started, we would like your opinion!

In order to gain valuable insights on how eTwinning is affecting teachers’ professional development and practice, we would very much appreciate it if you could take some time to participate in our second edition of the eTwinning monitoring survey.

To ensure your privacy, please note that all replies will remain confidential and used for internal analysis only. You can find the link here:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/eTwinning-MT-2016

This survey is made up of closed questions and multiple choice questions only. It will take you around 15 minutes to complete the survey. We are confident you will find this time well invested as the questionnaire has been designed to serve as a useful tool to help you reflect on your own professional practice.

If you wish you can enter for our draw. Three names will be drawn at the end of the survey period and those three lucky people will receive a tablet device. If you wish to participate you can fill in the space on the last page of the survey indicating your email address.

You will be kept informed about the results of this questionnaire in due time. Many thanks in advance for your valued participation!

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