The annual (online) eTwinning conference Initial Teacher Education – eTwinning For Future Teachers is scheduled from 8 to 10 December. This is a European project aiming to make the eTwinning platform a means to introduce and disseminate a different way of schooling through the regular use of new technologies, communication in a foreign language, and learning in multicultural environments.
The event, organised by the European commission and the eTwinning central unit aims to suggest perspectives and options on how to help future teachers to face up to the new post-pandemic normality, in an innovative and professional development perspective, also thanks to the eTwinning community.
The live streaming
The first day of the conference (8/12 from 3pm) will be broadcast live at this link.
The programme includes:
- Welcome speech
Wilhelm Vukovich, European Commission
- Teachers in Europe – Careers, development and well-being
Akvile Motiejunaite-Schulmeister, senior analyst of education policies and systems, European Commission
- A European foundation shared by a generation of new teachers
Ilana Cicurel, Member of the European Parliament
- eTwinning and the (initial) professional development of teachers – Research, evidence and opportunities in Italy
Maria Chiara Pettenati, INDIRE