The next professional development workshops will take place in early Autumn 2018. Details to be published soon.

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International School Awards

Join us for this year’s Northern Ireland International School Award Ceremony at Titanic Belfast on Tuesday, 9th October.  This free event is open to all primary and post-primary teachers and can help them learn more about adding an international element to education and hear best practice examples from other colleagues.

This year’s keynote address will be delivered by Mr Derek Baker, Permanent Secretary of the Department of Education. The audience will also hear from the 2018 ISA awardees on how they have embedded the international dimension in their school. A more informal marketplace of information on British Council programmes and drinks reception will provide a networking opportunity after the ceremony. 

RSVP to Naomi.McAteer@britishcouncil.org by Wednesday 26th September 2018

Where: Titanic Belfast, 1 Olympic Way, Queens Road, Titanic Quarter, BT3 9EP
When: Tuesday 9th October from 16:00

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eTwinning

First Steps in eTwinning – Bilateral Seminar

15 – 17 November 2018, Belfast, UK

A bilateral seminar for eTwinning beginners from the UK and Ireland. Participants will be supported to create and register new collaborative eTwinning projects.

Target audience: Secondary teachers of pupils aged 11-16

This seminar is in conjunction with Léargas - Apply by 24thSeptember using the eTwinning and Meetings & Training application form.

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Erasmus+ 

Interested in funding for international pupil exchanges, staff overseas teaching/training placements and partnerships with schools across Europe?

Join us for a twilight information session in our Belfast office on 24th September, from 16:15-17:45

Erasmus+ and eTwinning offer fantastic opportunities for UK schools to connect with schools across Europe including:

  • Funding for international pupil exchanges and staff teaching/training placements
  • Professional development opportunities for teachers
  • Online school partnerships
  • Funding for joint projects with partner schools

This session is designed for school staff interested in beginning or enhancing international collaboration and will provide an overview of:

  • The opportunities available under Erasmus+ and eTwinning
  • The benefits that these opportunities bring for staff, learners,  schools and communities
  • Guidance on planning applications for funding

You will also have an opportunity to get one-to-one advice from National Agency staff and discuss project ideas.

This twilight session is free of charge but spaces are limited. Register now

 If you have any questions, please contact erasmusplus.events@britishcouncil.org.