The 2nd Scientix Conference took place from 24-26 October 2014 in Brussels. This publication is an overview of the activities, providing details on every workshop, talk and roundtable organised.
The Web We Want is a handbook that helps teachers integrate issues related to the online activities of young people into their teaching curricula through interactive lesson plans and worksheets that link to national competency frameworks. The topics and objectives of each activity are presented in a comprehensive index for ease of use.
The publication outlines the ten key principles that European youth have identified as essential to creating a better internet for the future.
This policy brief recognizes the importance for nations to adopt Open Educational Resources in their own language and suggests policy recommendations for governments to take action for the development of OER in Less Used Languages.
This handbook is a compilation of tasks and materials used in the online teacher training course on Open Educational Resources taught in the fall 2014 as part of the EU-funded project LangOER.
“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.
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).
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.
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.