Europe at School Internet Projects
If you want to implement an Interclass Internet Project and you can't
find partners or you would like someone to offer you a timeschedule
and the motivation to do it, then this will interest you.
Interclass Projects are one of the best ways to implement the Internet
in your classes since they cash in on the Internet's most strong
point: the chance to bring people together and, therefore, the chance
to use the foreign language in an authentic and truly communicative
Europe at School offers a range of activities for young people and the
Internet Award Scheme is one of the programme's projects. The aim is
to work with two other partners so that a group of students from three
different European countries can build a joint website on a given
topic. Europe at School helps with finding partners, assigns a general
theme, offers a timeschedule and monitors work. Finally the websites
are evaluated and the winners are in for a variety of exciting prizes
such as a trip to another European country (all paid for).
There are more than 30 European countries running the Europe at School
programme so chances are that your country is one of the partners.
Check the programme's main website http://www.europe-at-school.org to
find out. There are only a few days left for you to express interest
(by *Wednesday 31st October) but you can do that even if you are not
100% sure you want to go ahead with the project.
Expressing interest gets you in the database of interested groups and
schools and helps you find partners. It is only when you have
established a partnership with two other European groups when you are
more committed to carrying out the rest of the work and this is, of
course, due to the responsibility you carry towards the other schools.