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Call for papers: Virtual Exchange and 21st Century Teacher Education

Call for papers: The EVALUATE project has published the call for papers for the project’s final conference which will take place at the University of León, Spain on 4-6 September 2019. The conference is called “VIRTUAL EXCHANGE AND 21ST CENTURY TEACHER EDUCATION” and you will find more details on the conference website: At the […]

EVALUATE as an example of the symbiosis between research and policy making in Spain

On the September 7th 2018 at the Opening ceremony of the University of León, the Minister of Education for the Junta de Castilla y León in Spain, D. Fernando Rey Martínez, mentioned the EVALUATE project as an example of collaboration between research and policy making. Here is an extract from his speech (translated from Spanish): […]

EVALUATE final conference: 4-6 September in León, Spain

Save the dates: The final conference of EVALUATE will take place at the University of León, Spain in collaboration with the UNICollaboration Organisation for Telecollaboration and Virtual Exchange on 4-6 September 2019. The conference will have NO attendence fees and welcomes presentations and discussion groups on the theme of Virtual Exchange and Initial Teacher Education. […]

EVALUATE at UNICollaboration 2018

The EVALUATE team presented its progress with their European Policy Experiment looking at the impact of Virtual Exchange on over 30 international partnerships at the UNICollaboration conference in Krakow, Poland recently. You can find the powerpoints here on our dissemination page:

Data analysis session at León

On the 12-13 January members of the EVALUATE research team carried out a data analysis session on the 20+ Virtual Exchanges that took place in the winter semester 2017. The aim of our European Project Experiment is to identify the impact of telecollaborative exchange on students of Initial Teacher Education.

Second EVALUATE Teacher Training Workshop: León 2018

Teacher trainers from around Europe and beyond took part in the second EVALUATE teacher training workshop at the University of León, Spain on 11-12 January 2018. These teachers worked with their teaching partners as well as members of the project team to prepare their Virtual Exchange projects for this term.

Sign up for the León Teacher Training Workshop

All the information about the second EVALUATE teacher training workshop on telecollaboration in teacher education is now available on this website. If you would like to attend the workshop and run an exchange with your students in the spring term 2018, complete the registration form. This workshop for educators working in Inital Teacher Education will […]

Second Training Workshop for teacher trainers: León, Spain

Come and attend a free teacher training workshop about telecollaboration in Initial Teacher Education in León, Spain. The EVALUATE project is offering a second Teacher Training Workshop at the Universidad de León, Spain on 11 & 12 January 2018. This workshop is intended for teacher trainers working in higher education who are interested in taking part in the EVALUATE […]

EVALUATE at the EAIE 2017 conference in Seville

The EVALUATE project was well disseminated at the recent EAIE conference in Seville, Spain. The EAIE conference is the biggest conference in international education in Europe and there were over 6,500 people attending this year. Our project was presented in two presentations which were attended by over 150 participants and was also described in an […]

Teacher Trainers: Involve your students in a Virtual Exchange in the spring semester 2018

Do you work in inital teacher education? Would you like to give your students first-hand experience in communicating and collaborating online with classes of students from other countries? If so, the EVALUATE project  will help you to engage your students of teacher education in Virtual Exchange projects with partner classes in other countries. Read how […]