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WELCOME TO THE eTWINNING WIKI
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Please use the links on the left hand side to navigate the site. Alternatively, use the Search function to find what you are looking for.
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What is eTwinning?
eTwinning enables schools in 32 European countries to work together using Information and Communication Technology (ICT). As a school or college (working with pupils and students between the ages of 3 and 20) you can
search for partners
and engage in collaborative online
eTwinning is a safe, secure, easy to use resource for enhancing the use of ICT across all areas of the curriculum. eTwinning is a flexible scheme that can support curriculum work already being produced in the classroom. We offer a complete package of free online resources available to support partnerships, including your own private profile space called the
. We also provide a range of tools to help you carry out your
work through your own private
(a virtual classroom space) including the ability to upload and share resources in a project folders, a calendar, a live chat forum and bulletin boards, as well as the facility to build your own project web pages and apply for a
to gain recognition for all your hard work. You can use these tools as much or as little as you wish.
is quick and easy though the main
. This portal enables you to register the details of your school, provides potential eTwinning partners according to various criteria (including country, age range, curriculum areas, etc.) and in addition, provides a range of collaborative tools for you to work together with your eTwinning partner – if you have an established link with a school in another eligible country, you could register your partnership with eTwinning and start a project.
eTwinning partnerships are formed online using our
tool; teachers with their students collaborate on a range of curriculum based
using exciting and innovative ICT tools. It is easy for schools to form short or long term partnerships in any subject area; there is no administration process and no time restrictions for registrations.
In addition, eTwinning workshops are held regularly throughout the UK giving advice (from experienced eTwinning teacher practitioners) on eTwinning registration, finding partner schools and developing appropriate ICT skills. Take a look at our
for upcoming workshops in your area or contact the
for more information and if you would like a workshop for your area.
In case of problems while using the eTwinning Portal, be sure to check your computer is set to the following requirements.
Operation System platforms:
Mac OS X
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.x
or more recent (Windows platform)
Mozilla Firefox 1.x
or more recent (all platforms)
or more recent (all platforms)
Browser settings (minimum):
Required installed plugins:
Adobe Flash Player 188.8.131.52
(available for all platforms)
: Server information needed for the eTwinning chat tool (available in the TwinSpace):
(XML) Socket server
HTTP Flash Protocol
No specifics, the port 80 must simply be allowed and the browser must allow HTTP sessions.
For more information about your computer settings and/or how to change them, please consult your local or school administrator.
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