Weekly Roundup

diversity classroomPromoting diversity in the classroom

New online lesson plans have been made available on the School Education Gateway to enhance cultural diversity in the classroom. Additionally, these lesson plans provide a series of steps to improve the integration of newly arrived migrants.

More information and the lesson plans can be found here.


british councilWould you like to improve your English?

The new online course created by the British Council can be accessed for free and help you establish your level and improve your level! If you are an educator, DOREA Educational Institute also offers English language courses especially designed for educators! More information about them can be found here.

The online courses from the British Council can be found here.


educational roboticsOnline toolkit for educational robotics

Would you like to enhance your curriculum and teach robotics, but do not know how to introduce the subject? The new School Education Gateway toolkit will help you find your way! The toolkit is designed to give educators ideas on how to introduce educational robotics to your classroom. It also gives advice on how to approach the subject, and gives examples of activities.

The toolkit as well as more information, can be found here.

 


first year teachersNew module for first-year teachers

The second module for the online courses Surviving Your First Years of Teaching will start next week on the 5th of June. With the first module over, a new teacher will now focus on how to get ready for lessons in the new academic year. The previous module is also still open, would you still like to participate!

More information, such as a Facebook support group, can be found here.


discovereu#DiscoverEU

Are you turning 18 this year or have you turned 18 this year, and do you love to travel? Well, get ready to fill in your application and obtain a free travel pass for the summer holidays! This summer 15,000 youngsters will have the opportunity to explore Europe, will you be one of them?

Read more about how to apply here, and mark the 12th of June in your calendar!


european citizens initiativeEU Platform for European Citizens’ Initiative

Would you like to launch a European Citizens’ Initiative, or would you like to promote an already on-going initiative, or simply discuss possibilities? Then, the EU Platform for European Citizens’ Initiatives is worth checking out! On the platform you can connect with others, discuss, and learn from each other!

Check the platform out here.

 


erasmus virtual exchange facilitatorBecome a facilitator

Would you like to help a group of people have a constructive and respectful dialogue on a variety of topics? If your answer is yes, the EU has the perfect opportunity for you! The EU is currently looking for facilitators for the Virtual Exchange programme.

Did this catch your eye? Check out the requirements and express your interest here.


edunews eu4energy#EU4Energy

Participate in the photo challenge #EU4Energy! Entering the competition is simple; just take a photo showing the wind, sun, water or biomass providing energy for where you live. Submit your picture before the 11th of June, and try to win the grand prize of a video drone!

Check the requirements and find more information here.

 

 

Prepared by  Tessa Verheij