European Schoolnet is looking for teachers (teaching either in secondary or primary education) covering a range of disciplines and curriculum topics to join the Europeana Education User Group (January 2019 – August 2020).

Young people from all over Europe are showing a growing appetite for coding activities, robotics and computational thinking, as the record participation in EU Code Week clearly reveals. The number of people taking part has grown from 10,000 to 2.7 million in just six years. The 2019 edition will take place from 5 to 20 October.

What are the most effective forms of online professional development for teachers, and how can we successfully assess, recognise and certify them? How can we support and empower schools to introduce computational thinking and coding?– these were a few of the questions discussed among more than 300 participants at the 2018 EMINENT conference, that took place in Lisbon, at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, between 13-14 December 2018.

It's time for Safer Internet Day! As each year, the cornerstone of online safety events is set to take place in over 140 countries across the globe, on 5 February 2019, under the unifying slogan of "Together for a better internet".

The data that is presented in a new Scientix Observatory report shows that teachers of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) need more support, training and tools for implementing innovative pedagogies at schools. This report is based on an analysis of 3,780 responses from STEM teachers at secondary schools in 38 European countries to a survey carried out by Scientix, with the support of European Schoolnet and Texas Instruments, earlier this year.

The early school leaving phenomenon was examined in depth during the DIS-CODE project coming to an end in December. After two years of collaboration between teachers, students and organisations from Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Italy and Portugal, the policy recommendations are available for policy makers and other stakeholders. The project conducted research and workshops in order to define which innovative teaching methods would benefit students that face the risk of dropping out, or are in the need of assistance.

The DIS-CODE International Scratch Jam competition took place successfully on 7 December in the Future Classroom Lab of Brussels, where students from schools across Europe and beyond were awarded for their projects using Scratch.

Teachers from six European countries (Belgium, France, Greece, Netherlands, Romania, and Spain) are offered the great opportunity to participate in a 3 days face-to-face course on entrepreneurship education taking place in Brussels in March 2019.

Scientix has identified a number of challenges in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education and possible ways forward, published in a new Scientix Observatory report . Carried out with the support of Texas Instruments, this analysis is based on a consultation with Ministries of Education and industry and university representatives in fourteen European countries.

Are you a primary or secondary teacher? Do you use cultural resources in your classroom? European Schoolnet is looking for 130 teachers* from Croatia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain and Turkey to join the Europeana Education User Group between January 2019 to August 2020.

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