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Special edition on School Education Gateway’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak and school closures

During the efforts to reduce the infections of COVID-19, our platform is fully operational and ready to support the school education community with distance learning and online professional development.

In this special edition of our newsletter, you can find some of the articles and other activities we have prepared for professionals across Europe.

Find many more articles on the platform! In addition, you can follow all updates regarding Erasmus+ mobility activities on the official European Commission website.


Survey on online and distance learning open until 10 May!

How comfortable are you with using online and distance learning approaches? Do you think this will have a lasting impact on your school’s practices? Take this short survey!

As the COVID-19 pandemic has led to massive school closures across Europe, countries have taken measures to limit the disruption to education, necessitating a move to online and distance learning. Take this short survey to share your experiences and opinions. It is open until 10 May and available in 23 languages. The results will be published on School Education Gateway.


Grow in your profession with the new Teacher Academy online course about climate change

Join the upcoming Teacher Academy online course and explore climate through innovative projects and activities!

Join us on the free online course Addressing the Climate Crisis in Your Classroom and continue to develop your teaching practice during this time of confinement. This course will help you to make sense of the scientific evidence behind the climate crisis and show you how to use it with young learners via innovative projects and activities. The course will also explore how to debate controversial ideas and combat misinformation, and how crises in general are shaping our planet and thinking – something particularly relevant to address with our students in the current situation. The course launches on 27 April.

Looking for more information on how to approach online learning? By taking the Five Strategies for Learning Online self-paced course on Teacher Academy, you will be introduced to strategies to help you make the most of our courses and to increase your facility with the tools and processes.



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