Developing pupil competences through eTwinning

01/12/2014

“Developing pupil competences through eTwinning” explores the 8 Key Competences for Lifelong Learning: communication in one's mother tongue; foreign languages; digital skills; basic skills in maths and science; learning to learn; social and civic responsibility; initiative and entrepreneurship; and cultural awareness and creativity- and how they can be addressed at school through the eTwinning projects.

Open Educational Resources (OER) in less used languages: a state of the art report

01/12/2014

This report presents the results of an in-depth investigation and analysis of Open Educational Resources (OER) in the target languages of the LangOER consortium: Dutch, Frisian, Greek, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish and Swedish. Target languages have also been extended to more European languages, regional and minority languages (RML).

KeyCoNet's Teacher Guide: Assessment of Key Competences in School Education

01/11/2014

Equipping children and young people with key competences – the knowledge, skills and attitudes which facilitate the application of knowledge to the fast changing real-world contexts of the 21st century – is a universal challenge faced by schools. This short teacher guide focuses on project-based learning as a teaching method schools can use to help their students develop key competences.

KeyCoNet's Conclusions and Recommendations for strengthening Key Competence Development in Policy and Practice: Executive Summary

01/11/2014

This executive summary provides a brief summary of the key competence approach and its implications for teaching, learning and assessment, presents the state of the art in policy and implementation, and presents recommendations, for deepening and sustaining competence-based education.

KeyCoNet's Teacher Guide: Using Project-Based Learning to Develop Students' Key Competences

01/11/2014

Equipping children and young people with key competences – the knowledge, skills and attitudes which facilitate the application of knowledge to the fast changing real-world contexts of the 21st century – is a universal challenge faced by schools. This short teacher guide focuses on project-based learning as a teaching method schools can use to help their students develop key competences.

KeyCoNet's Conclusions and Recommendations for strengthening Key Competence Development in Policy and Practice: Final Report

01/11/2014

This report sets out the European Policy Network on Key Competences in School Education (KeyCoNet)’s final recommendations. It draws on evidence collected through literature reviews, country overviews, case studies, peer learning visits, national expert consultations,and an international online public consultation which gathered feedback from education stakeholders.

Computing our future: Computer programming and coding - Priorities, school curricula and initiatives across Europe

01/10/2014

Coding is becoming increasingly a key competence which will have to be acquired by all young students and increasingly by workers in a wide range of industries and professions. Coding is part of logical reasoning and represents one of the key skills which are part of what is now called "21st century skills".

Scientix booklet

01/10/2014

In this booklet, you will read about what Scientix offers, about its structure and history, and about its achievements. In the second part, you will “meet” five professionals; each of them is involved with and benefits from Scientix in multiple ways. These success stories give real-world experiences of why we think that Scientix can make a difference.

The e-Skills Manifesto 2014

01/10/2014

In this Manifesto, leaders in their fi eld are proposing a number of concrete actions to address the pipeline of ICT practitioners, which in turn will help rejuvenate and sustain both a healthy ICT sector and a broader e-Skilled workforce.

A parents' guide to careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

01/10/2014

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) are not as popular in Europe with school-age students as they once were. That’s a concern for Europe as a whole – but it should be a concern for parents, too. Why? Because any future skills shortage will affect both the economy and the individual worker.

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