eTwinning Plus Azerbaijan held a Regional Conference in Lankaran on 18-20 November 2019. The Conference lasted for three days on the topic of “Project based learning”.
More than 50 local teachers participated in the Conference. The aim of the event was to share the experience on modern usage of technology in education, increase cooperation between local and European teachers, enlarge the projects’ scope in the country and develop teachers’ knowledge and skills. 6 workshops on Web 2.0 tools, project planning and work on Twinspace organized for the professional development of participated teachers.
Representatives of the Bureau on ICT for Education under the Ministry of Education of the Azerbaijan Republic, Head and deputy head of the regional educational department participated in the event. As a result of the conference 14 projects were created, 5 of them have international collaboration.
Overall, 552 schools joint eTwinning in Azerbaijan. There are almost 2000 projects realized by 2085 Azerbaijan teachers in eTwinning portal. eTwinning teachers have lots of opportunities to participate in onsite trainings, conferences and professional development courses. These kind of onsite trainings are organized in one of the member countries and they usually last for 2-3 days. All costs of the trips are met by the budget of eTwinning grant project signed by the Bureau on ICT for Education.