Monthly Archive for March, 2015

eTwinning Training for SMT – April 2015

The eTwinning National Support Service (Malta) will be organising an awareness seminar for members of the Senior Management Team in both Primary and Secondary schools. The seminar will be held on Thursday 30th April 2015 at the eLearning Centre (Lab 3), Floriana, from 9:00 – 11:00.

The benefits of eTwinning for the school include:

  • direct contact with other education professionals in European countries,
  • an awareness of teaching and/or management approaches used in other countries,
  • sharing and celebration of teachers’ own professional expertise and experience.

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eTwinning 10th Anniversary Workshops for students by students

On the occasion of the 10th Anniversary since eTwinning was first launched in Malta, the eTwinning NSS is proud to offer a programme of activities spanning across the 18th – 23rd of May 2015.

Workshops at the National Curriculum Centre in Hamrun

Teachers and students are invited to attend sessions on Digital Literacy and eTwinning, which will be animated by fellow teachers at the NCC in Hamrun. There will be different slots for primary and secondary schools. Attendance is strictly by prior booking and on a first come first served basis. It is recommended that each class is accompanied by two members of staff (teachers/LSA’s etc.).  Transport will be provided and funded by the eTwinning NSS.

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eTwinning 10th Anniversary Celebrations: eTwinning Clubs are here!

This year (2015) marks eTwinning’s 10th Anniversary since it was first launched in Malta back in May 2005. The eTwinning National Support Service (NSS) is planning a series of activities and competitions to mark this special event.

Introducing eTwinning Clubs

In the latter half of 2014, the concept of eTwinning Clubs started to gain grounds in the secondary schools. eTwinning Teachers around Malta opted to hold “eTwinning Sessions” during midday-break and activity lessons. Some of the sessions which have been taking place include:

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eTwinning Multilateral Seminar in Gozo – March 2015

During the weekend of the 6 – 8 of March 2015,  the Maltese National Support Service held a Multilateral Contact Seminar for Beginners in eTwinning at the Cornucopia Hotel in Xaghra, Gozo. This seminar was made possible thanks to the collaboration of our NSS Colleagues and teachers from Poland, France, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Estonia. A total of 60 educators were present, with almost half of them from Malta and Gozo.

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