Newsletter no 4 - June 2010

Dear teachers,
The Spring Day edition is almost over. Thanks to all of you for making it a great success! Do not hesitate to give your feedback on the campaign, answering a short survey. If you haven’t done yet, submit your event reports and make sure the status of your events is “completed”.
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Spring Day for Europe Conference: EU teachers and experts discuss how to encourage youth to participate in democratic life

Nearly 100 teachers and experts from all twenty-seven EU member states are meeting for two days in Madrid for the Spring Day for Europe Conference. They will discuss the importance of engaging young people – the active European citizens of the future – to participate in democratic life. The Spring Day for Europe project is here to help to address this challenge. It offers tools and resources that teachers can use to stimulate debate on European topics in the classroom.Read more

Newsletter no 3 - May 2010

Dear Teachers,
As the school year nears its end, make sure to take advantages of all Spring Day educational opportunities. Have a look at the portal to follow the latest developments!
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Spring Day 2010: Winners announced!

Thirty brilliant contributions were selected as this year’s winners of the Spring Day competitions. The ten best entries for “Becoming teacher for 1 day!” and “My SD film on climate change” , together with the top five submissions for “Animal Tracks” and “Bio-masks” were evaluated by the Pedagogical Advisers and by a Grand Jury.Read more

Tell us what you think of Spring Day!

Spring Day is launching a short evaluation survey. Please take a few minutes to let us know your opinion of the activities, competitions, events and other main features of this year’s edition. The Spring Day team thanks you in advance for your cooperation: your opinion counts and helps us make Spring Day even better!Read more

Winners of the Estonian Spring Day competition come to see how EU institutions work

Brussels, 30 June 2010. Spring Day 2010 officially closes with a final study trip to the heart of Europe. A group of eight students from Kuressaare Gymnasium (Kuressaare, Estonia), two accompanying teachers and Irma Kaljulaid, from the Estonian EC Representation, spent two days in Brussels, visiting the European Parliament, the European Commission and the offices of European Schoolnet.Read more