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"New Ways into Teaching: Gemeinsam Zukunft bilden" event in Austria - 4th April 2017

On Tuesday 4th June 2017 the dissemination event "New Ways into Teaching: Gemeinsam Zukunft bilden" took place in Austria. It was organized by our Austrian project partners Teach For Austria (TFA), the Federation of Austrian Industries (FAI) and the Vienna Board of Education (VBE). At the beginning of the event Heinrich Himmer (VBE), Christian Friesl (IV) and Walter Emberger (TFA) stressed the importance of different ways into the teaching profession. 


More than 60 stakeholders from the school edcuation area in Austria used this opportunity to learn more about the project, and the alternative and traditional pathways into the teaching profession. They also had the opportunity to discuss the challenges and developments in the education system. Marie Hamer from the Institute of Teaching in the United Kingdom did the keynote speech on "The teacher’s developmental journey towards mastery". 

The Vienna Board of Education meets participants from Austria's pilot

On October 19th 2016 the Vienna Board of Edcuation invited Austrian participants of the pilot to an official reception. The Teach for Austria teachers used the possibility to present their aims and tasks to Jürgen Czernohorszky the Chairman of the Vienna Board of Education. It was a great opportunity to step back and look at the past steps taken in the Erasmus+ project (recruiting, selection, Summer institute etc. etc.) and to reflect on upcoming challenges.


The new bipartisan political agreement sign in November in the Basque Country has decided to include and give full support to the NEWTT project as one of the main contributors to the education priority 2016-2020 around “improving the training and stability of teachers”. You can read more here (page 33).

Upcoming "New Ways into Teaching: Gemeinsam Zukunft bilden" event in Vienna - 4th April 2017!

On April 4th 2017 the "New Ways into Teaching: Gemeinsam Zukunft bilden" event will take place in Vienna. This event is organized by the three Austrian project partners Teach For Austria, Vienna Board of Education and Federation of Austrian Industries in order to promote the NEWTT project.

The keynote will be delivered by Marie Hamer (Institute for Teaching, UK) who will be speaking about new ways into teacher training. The entire event will be focusing on exploring different ways into teaching.

Please note: The event will be in German, except for the keynote speech by Marie Hamer which will be done in English.



Title: New Ways into Teaching:Gemeinsam Zukunft bilden

Date: 4th April 2017, 3p.m. – 7p.m.

Location: Haus der Industrie, Schwarzenbergplatz 4, 1031 Vienna


Registration:  If you are interested in participating in the event please send an e-mail to by March 17th at the latest. 

Sharing and learning together in San Sebastian and Bilbao

On the 14th of January more than 140 people gathered in Bilbao to share, debate and learn from education experts and Empieza por Educar participants' experiences.  

On 19th and on 25th of January, in San Sebastian and Bilbao respectively, 10 participants of the Basque pilot, had the chance to share with their colleagues of the Teachers Máster of Deusto University their experience in the innovative pathway in teacher training that the Basque Country is testing (one of our main collaborators).

This experience offer Students and teachers of the Master the opportunity to have a first hand understanding of the benefits that a dual learning model has to become more effective teachers.

The next 14th and 15th of February, we will have the chance to organize a workshop in the Basque Public Universities Teacher´s Master.



Teach For All and Teach For Bulgaria co-hosted Teach For All’s annual Global Conference in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, on October 25-27, 2016. Conference participants had the opportunity to explore the theme of “Reimagining Education” through dynamic workshops and discussions with a diverse array of leading thinkers, innovators, and students from around the world as well as from the local Bulgarian education community. Attendees were also able to discover NEWTT and ask questions to the partners involved.

The Education Conference 2016 in Bulgaria will be held on 28th & 29th October by Teach For Bulgaria, with the support of the European Commission and the America for Bulgaria Foundation.. It will take place at the University of Architecture and Civil Engineering in Sofia. This event will be gathering more than 800 guests - representatives of the government, schools, educational experts and leaders from the private and public sectors from Bulgaria and abroad - to consider how changes in the world around us must be reflected in classroom room and ways of teaching.

Teach For Romania hosted the Conference ‘Our Impact in Education’ on 3rd of June 2016 which gathered over 340 participants and launched the Movement for Performance in Education. Teach For Romania is one of the 15 partners working together for Innovation in Education policy through the NEWTT project and this event was a good illustration of the determination, work and support that Teach For Romania and its national consortium partners have been putting into their common goal to transform education in Romania. The NEWTT project was also presented during the conference which found great success among attendees.