Last webinar on OpenSim now on-line!

Enrich your language teaching with something absolutely fascinating? Watch our latest webinar on 3D worlds. Stunning! Check

Our webinar series is now over. It is all on our Youtube channel. Watch what we have shared with you about tools, tasks, intercultural telecollaboration, teachers’ impressions, and the organisation of telecollaboration exchanges.
Want to start today with exciting exchanges for your pupils? Contact us now. We can provide assistance if needed.

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Webinar: Organisation of Telecollaboration Exchanges

Did you miss the TILA webinar about organising telecollaboration sessions? No problem: it’s now on-line at . Watch it now!

Tomorrow is your last chance to attend such a TILA seminar live. Wanna be there? Then sign up quickly on


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Webinar intercultural telecollaboration

It was another great webinar last Tuesday, about intercultural telecollaboration. Of course it is now on-line, so if you have missed it, watch it here. It is full of practical tips about how to approach international telecollaboration in your class.

There are still two interesting topics to come. Coming Tuesday a very experienced TILA colleague will outline all the organisational aspects to take into account when setting up exchanges with other schools. And on Wednesday 10 June we will end our webinar series with a stunning way of working together on-line: accomplishing tasks in a 3D virtual world, whilst talking another language and learning about intercultural communication.

How would you feel about missing these webinars…? It’s much better to sign up right away here. So see you soon… on-line!


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Webinars 2 and 3 on-line

Our webinars 2 and 3 are now on-line: . We continue on 2 June with Intercultural communication. Very promising! Check our programme on  . Sign up soon, it’s free!

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Our webinars on-line!

Unable to attend our first webinar on-line? Willing to watch it again? The first webinar, about Telecollaboration tools, is now available on Youtube ( The other ones will be upoaded there as well, but of course nothing compares to attending them live. It allows you to share your own experiences, and to have your questions answered by TILA experts. So join us now, on It’s free and signing up is easy!

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Preparing 1st webinar on telecollaboration

Thrilled to start our series of six interactive webinars on telecollaboration in the language classroom, on 18 May. After two years of hard work we can now share the results. Amazing what telecollaboration can offer! Want to know more about the various tools you can use in your classroom? Then join the first webinar on 18 May. It’s free! Check the program and register through .

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Webinars on telecollaboration in foreign language teaching

In May and June 2015 the TILA consortium will organise six different webinars about telecollaboration (TC) in the foreign language classroom. These interactive webinars will last 1 hour each and will be moderated by experts from the TILA consortium. You can join these sessions for free and get answers to all the questions you may have about TC tasks, 3D worlds and other TC tools, teachers’ experiences with TC exchanges, etc.

For registration: see

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Full programme TILA conference

Interested in knowing how technology can be applied in the language classroom? Would you like to see how students can interact with others in a virtual world?

Discover the results and affordances of telecollaboration tools used in the EU funded TILA project during the TILA conference to be held at Utrecht University (Drift 21) on the 16th of April in the afternoon.

During this conference, you will learn about the experiences of teacher trainers, teachers and students participating in the project, about the importance of intercultural competence in language teaching, about best practices in task design and the acquisition of 21st century skills in the language classroom.

You’ll find here the conference programme and here the presentation summaries!

Interested in knowing who the speakers will be? Click here.

You can follow live the TILA conference using the following link:

Do please contribute to the discussion on integrating telecollaboration in leanguage teaching by addressing your questions, comments or views to our twitter address @tilaproject
We will discuss them during the roundtable at 16.30 CET.

If you plan to join the face to face conference live in Utrecht do please fill in this form.

Learn with us how to take your language teaching practice to the next level!

For more information visit our TILA website.

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Checking if the video works in the tutorial of OpenSIM

Checking if the video works in the tutorial of OpenSIM

The tutorial for our MA research went well! Even though we experienced some technical difficulties. Both the Dutch and Finnish groups were very enthusiastic and are looking forward to the next tasks.

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TILA conference on the 16th of April in Utrecht

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