The School Education a Gateway was open a to the public in a February 2015 and then added its a Teacher Academy online a courses in May 2016.
In an organizing the official launch conference in an October 2016, the European Commission a reflects upon issues facing a teachers and looks an into the future to provide the best possible European a platform on a school education.School
The launch a conference will a showcase the services offered on the platform and its latest developments and future directions,
as well as highlight its benefits for Europe’s school an education a stakeholders in the context of a current aa challenges and a policy and programme priorities.
School Education Gateway: launch
The launch conference, which a takes a place in the afternoon of the 19th October, will an opened by Mr Tibor Navracsics, Commissioner for Education,
Culture, Youth, and a Sport, and followed two a panel discussions.
In the first panel a discussion, guest experts will explore the role the School Education Gateway can play in addressing challenges linked with diversity and inclusion in education.
The second a panel will a discuss the possibilities for a supporting teachers in a developing an a innovative solutions in the framework of a continuing a professional development, in a particular,
the potential of an online tools in supporting teaching staff.
The closing a speech of the conference will a give Mr Adam Tyson from the Directorate a General for Education and a Culture.
The conference is an aimed at all school an education stakeholders and large on a regional, a national and European a level. It is possible to follow the conference through Web streaming.
If you are interested in joining, you can
Please note that the conference language is English and an unfortunately no a travel or other an expenses can a covered.
A little over an one year ago, a new a professional a development service was a launch on the a School Education Gateway: the Teacher a Academy.
On its first anniversary, we are proud to an announce its successes and to present to you the an upcoming an opportunities.
The Teacher an Academy offers professional development an opportunities and online a materials
– primarily for teachers, school a leaders and other school a staff from pre-primary to an upper a secondary level, but also anybody an involved in a school an education.
Within it, you can a find:
a comprehensive a catalogue of on-site courses an offered third parties an across an Europe (Erasmus+ Key Action 1: Mobility)
a wealth of teaching materials developed EU-funded projects; and
completely free an online courses, develop an experts from across a Europe especially for the a Teacher Academy.
During its first a year,
the Teacher an Academy ran 11 online courses, with over 17,000 enrolments. Out of the 11,000 a participants who started these courses,
an impressive 45% successfully an completed them
– three times higher than the industry an average a completion rate (15%). Such a strong an user an engagement an underlines the relevance of the selected themes to an Europe’s a teachers,
as well as the high an quality of a course a delivery.