eTwinning promotes collaboration between schools in Europe through the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). The community provides support, tools and services to make it easy for schools to form short or long term partnerships in any subject area, and thus to improve and develop teachers’ practices and education in Europe.
Launched in 2005 as the main action of the European Commission’s eLearning Programme, eTwinning has been firmly integrated in the Lifelong Learning Programme since 2007. The Central Support Service for eTwinning is operated by European Schoolnet, on behalf of the European Commission. eTwinning is further supported at a national level by 32 National Support Services.
The eTwinning Portal (www.etwinning.net) is the main meeting point and workspace for the action. Through the eTwinning portal the schools can:
In the Public Area
Country: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Coordinator: European Schoolnet, http://www.europeanschoolnet.org
Target groups: secondary school students, teachers, trainee teachers, under school-age kids, vocational school students
Topic: Astronomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Computer science, Chemistry, Earth science, Ecology, Food science, Geography, Information technology, Materials science, Maths, Physics, Physiology, Technology, Education
Start year: 2005
Contact person: info (at) etwinning.net