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European School Education Platform


A collection of inspiring practices from projects, schools and classrooms across Europe

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Alternative approaches for innovative teaching and learning

There is no exact shortcut or magic trick to make a classroom more innovative. Innovation can be a part of small choices a teacher makes, or part of the wider context in which learning happens.
Blended Learning
Learning space
Non-formal learning
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Mentoring as a progressive guide for pupils, teachers and schools

Mentoring can be a powerful tool for educational enhancement, particularly when targeting students at risk and supporting teachers in their professional growth, or for schools that want to change the way they operate.
Career guidance
Professional development
Teacher and school leader careers
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Supporting newly arrived refugee students

In 2022, school Nº361 in Warsaw, Poland, received a high influx of refugee students from Ukraine. In this video we will learn how the school has welcomed these students, and helped them to learn the Polish language, collaborate with their new peers and most importantly, to feel safe.
Language learning
Migrant students
Group of students discussing

Making the case for social and emotional learning

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is an educational approach that aims to develop students’ social and emotional intelligence through an integrated whole-school approach.
Social skills
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Increasing student engagement in STEAM education

STEAM is an integrated approach to learning that combines the arts with STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and uses it as an access point for guiding student inquiry, creativity and problem-solving. This multidisciplinary approach promotes gender-inclusive learning by encouraging girls to explore scientific topics and making the arts more appealing to boys.
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The use of AI in learning and teaching: first steps and feedback

The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming more prevalent in many sectors, including education. The AI algorithms, based on the analysis of generated and collected data, may or may not be specifically developed for education.
Digital tools
teacher and students in science class

2022 European Innovative Teaching Award laureates

The European Innovative Teaching Award (EITA) was launched by the European Commission in 2021 to celebrate the achievements of teachers and schools.
Disadvantaged learners
Learning space
Non-formal learning
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Projects encouraging multilingualism in the classroom

Given the current crisis in Ukraine, diversity in classroom settings and supporting multilingual pedagogies and teaching practices have been brought into the spotlight. How can educators manage a more culturally diverse classroom and ensure all children receive an equal education? In this article, we explore projects across Europe aimed at supporting inclusion in the classroom of children with different home languages.
Language learning
Migrant students

Action research projects making a difference

Action research allows teachers to continually assess and improve their practices through research and reflection. The following projects show how action research can benefit your classroom.
Media literacy
Language learning
Cultural diversity