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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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eTwinning Learning Events – New Application Procedure

Attention, eTwinners: The Learning Lab has moved to eTwinning Live! As you may have noticed, there is now a new section on eTwinning Live called “Professional Development”. To apply for the upcoming Learning Events and Online Seminars now you need to follow these steps:

PD1) Go to the new section Professional Development.
2) Click on the title of the event you are interested in.
3) Then click on “Sign up” on the page that appears and tell us why you would like to take part in the activity.

As before, the application will open 1 week before the event. In the case of the Learning Events, you will receive an email from the Coordinator to tell you if you have been successful or not.

“Mobility is the key to enhancing the quality of teaching”

Paul Holdsworth – from the European Commission’s Directorate General for Education and Culture – tells eTwinning how mobility projects and in-service training are essential for complementing teachers’ professional development.

Continue reading and view video of the interview at: http://www.etwinning.net/en/pub/news/news/paul_holdsworth.htm