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Asia-Europe Classroom Network (AEC-NET) Project Implementation and Evaluation

Project Period: Contact: Department: Programme: Theme:
January to December 2012 Education Department ASEF Classroom Network (ASEF ClassNet) Education

ASEM Countries

The "Asia-Europe Classroom Network (AEC-NET) Project Implementation and Evaluation" consists of the following:

  • Evaluation of the shortlisted AEC Projects developed from the last conference in Ireland

ASEF will shortlist six AEC project groups from over 30 entries to compete for the AEC Awards (Gold and Merit) in October 2012. The AEC Awards recognises innovative, effective and sustainable online projects for Asian and European students to learn from each other. These interactive and intercultural online projects are planned and facilitated by secondary and high school teachers from Asia and Europe.

The Gold Award winning groups will each walk away with EUR 2,000 cash prize, followed by EUR 500 for the Merit Award groups. Please click here to view the list of AEC Projects for 2011/2012.

The results will be published in the October issue of the AEC-NET quarterly e-newsletter.


  • Submission and implementation of new AEC project proposals for 2012/2013

These are the collaborative projects that are proposed and submitted online (ongoing), covering various themes and topics. These AEC projects will be implemented over a period of 5 to 9 months and should be completed by 31 July 2013.

Launched in 1998, the Asia-Europe Classroom Network (AEC-NET) is a programme conceptualised to enrich learning and teaching through the use of ICT among secondary and high schools in ASEM countries. Through its activities, the AEC-NET provides opportunities for collaborative learning and intercultural exchanges. It is also an effective instrument to raise the ASEM awareness for people at an early age.

More information about the AEC-NET is available at

Project Updates

  • The Asia-Europe Foundation is pleased to announce the Gold and Merit Awards 2012 to the following Asia-Europe Classroom (AEC) project groups, namely –

    Gold Awards

    - A Magic Flight to Berlin
    - Homeseek II:  ‘Exploring’ Homes
    - Windows to the Past Season 2 – A Glimpse into Our Heritage

    Merit Awards

    - Crossing the Borders, Feeling the Others
    - Planet Happiness
    - GoCyberGreen 2012

    Congratulations to all six groups!

    These six AEC projects engaged a total of 73 educators along with 891 students coming from 59 schools in 24 ASEM countries*. Each group awarded with the Gold or Merit Awards will win a cash prize of EUR 2,000 and EUR 500 respectively.  These Awards can be used to further develop their projects or to initiate new AEC projects.

    Click here to know more about the winning projects

    *Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mongolia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden

  • Asia-Europe Classroom Awards 2012

    Published on 01 Oct 2012

    Schools from Asia and Europe will be contending for the Asia-Europe Classroom (AEC) Awards 2012 this October. The Award encourages secondary and high school educators to use creative online inter-cultural learning platforms. These platforms are effective and long-term bridges to connect students from across Asia and Europe. Six such shortlisted projects out of the 38 entries will compete for the AEC Gold and Merit Awards.

    Names of the winners will be published in the AEC-NET quarterly e-newsletter on 15 October 2012.

    Read more on AEC Projects for 2011/2012

  • Evaluation of the AEC Projects

    Published on 20 Sep 2012


    Evaluation of the AEC Projects developed at the last Conference in Ireland in 2011 is in progress.  6 AEC Projects from over 30 entries will be shortlisted for the AEC Awards (Gold and Merit) in mid October. Watch out for the results to be published in the upcoming AEC-NET e-newsletter  to be released on 15 October 2012.

    Click here to know more about the AEC-NET!  If you want to subscribe to the AEC-NET e-news, please send an email with “Subscribe eNews”, in the subject title.

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