About

Presented in 23 European languages, the School Education Gateway is a single point of entry for teachers, school leaders, policy makers, experts and other professionals in the school education field. Join today and stay informed about European policy and action for schools!

  • Latest - Fresh insights into Europe’s policy and practice in school education: short news articles, a calendar of events, and a collection of Good Practices from European projects and classrooms.
  • Viewpoints - Your source of Europe’s expert opinions and ideas in school education provided through articles and interviews. You can also take part in periodic short polls on intriguing topics and make your opinion count!
  • Resources - Publications to stay informed, ready-to-use tutorials and teaching materials, from Europe for your classroom! Also discover how the European Toolkit for Schools can help your school to promote inclusive education and tackle early school leaving; or other topical resources, such as good practices and guidelines for entrepreneurial learning.
  • Theme pages - Explore the content through the EU’s six key priorities in school education: Basic Skills; Citizenship; Early Childhood Education and Care; Language Learning; Tackling Early School Leaving; and Teachers and Teaching. Also join and share your ideas in dedicated collaborative spaces.
  • Teacher Academy - Teacher Academy allows teachers to discover a wide range of training opportunities and resources for their classroom. It consists of a central course catalogue with information on in-service onsite courses by independent course providers, School Education Gateway’s own free online courses, and a selection of teaching materials developed by eTwinning teachers, EU institutions and other EU-funded projects.
  • Erasmus+ opportunities - Schools across Europe can benefit from the funding opportunities provided by the European Commission’s Erasmus+ Programme, including support for training courses and teaching assignments for professional development, or participation in project partnerships. Discover the three tools that School Education Gateway provides for schools to prepare their Erasmus+ applications!

The School Education Gateway is funded by Erasmus+, the European programme for Education, Training, Youth and Sport. It is operated for the Directorate General for Education and Culture of the European Commission by European Schoolnet, an international partnership of 31 European Ministries of Education developing learning for schools, teachers and pupils across Europe. The School Education Gateway is linked to eTwinning, the community for schools in Europe.

Newsletter

The School Education Gateway newsletter is published four times a year in English. Subscribe to our newsletter here.

Read the previous newsletters here.

School Education Gateway promo pack

The following downloadable file includes a complete set of informative and promotional materials on the School Education Gateway, including the Teacher Academy. It includes presentations (.PPTX), infosheets (.PDF), logos & banners and many more. Most of the material is available in 23 languages.

Download the ZIP file here - 267 MB (v. 12 August 2016)

How to use School Education Gateway

Topics

The website content (news, good practices, expert articles, policy links, etc.) are indexed under different topics, helping you to find relevant content matching you interests. The topics are also linked to the European Commission policy priorities for school.

  • Assessment
  • Competences (including Basic skills; Literacy competences; Numeracy competences; Digital competences)
  • Curriculum (including Reform, development; Different subjects)
  • Early years education
  • Inclusive teaching (including Special needs; Learner support; Disadvantage; Early school leaving; Behaviour; Attendance; Diversity, migrants)
  • Internationalisation
  • Management (including Leadership; Governance; Autonomy; Organisation; Funding; Parental choice; Quality assurance; Inspection)
  • Policy and strategy (including Comparing educational systems)
  • Primary education
  • Professional development (including Coaching, mentoring; Training; Self-development; Teacher competences)
  • Research
  • Secondary education
  • Teaching (including Methods; Innovation; Pedagogy; Classroom management; Class culture; Behaviour; Learning environments)
  • Teaching profession (including Recruitment and retention, quality; Initial and continuing education; Certification; Incentives and pay; New teachers)
  • Technology (including Infrastructure; Software, hardware; Devices; Digital resources)
  • Trends