Developing a participatory, whole-school Social Media Literacy Strategy - Some recommendations from the sml4change project


Social media have become an important part of children’s and young people’s everyday lives. They offer both opportunities and risks, raising new dilemmas for parents and educators who wish to offer children enoughopportunities for learning, participation and personal growth, but at the same time, struggle tofind the right balance between provision of opportunities and protection from these risks.

Teacher training and IBSE Practice in Europe


Through this publication, European Schoolnet shares how Inquiry-Based Science Education has proven to be an effective tool in addressing the challenge of improving STEM learning and making STEM jobs more attractive.

Hacking Online Hate: Building an Evidence Base for Educators


This report synthesises the main research findings of a comprehensive research programme carried out by the SELMA project to achieve a holistic understanding of the online hate speech phenomenon.

DIS-CODE Recommendations for Policy Makers


The aim of this paper is dual; it aspires to collectively review the scientific findings of the project while reviewing the recommended methodology suggested by the DIS-CODE project, and additionally provide the appropriate recommendations addressed at multiple beneficiaries and policy makers.

STEM Education Practices in Europe - Scientix Observatory Report


Teachers of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) need more support, training and tools for implementing innovative pedagogies at schools. Those are the findings of a new Scientix Observatory report on educational practices in STEM.

STEM Education Policies in Europe - Scientix Observatory Report


This report is based on data gathered from sector experts. A survey was sent to STEM representatives from 14 European countries with questions on the place of STEM in the education system, the reform projects linked to STEM education, the situation regarding the professional capacity-building of STEM teachers and the development of specific pedagogical and learning resources.

eConfidence in Behaviour Changes through Serious Games - Booklet


The eConfidence booklet provides a useful summary of the research results of the project and more information about the methodology used.

Strategies to Include Computational Thinking in School Curricula


Computational Thinking (CT) marks a new focus on learning programming as a new thinking skill that develops crucial 21st century skills such as logical thinking, problem-solving skills, creativity and collaborative and social skills. Programming is also increasingly recognised as one of the new skills needed for students to succeed in our digital society. European Schoolnet conducted a first study visit in Norway and Sweden aiming to learn from the two country examples about the purpose of teaching CT/programming, strategies to implement it and how to assess it. The new report 'Strategies to Include Computational Thinking in School Curricula' highlights the results of this visit.

Developing a Successful Teacher Placement Scheme - Guide for Companies


'Developing a Successful Teacher Placement Scheme' is a new Guide for Companies that complements the efforts of STEM Alliance to promote STEM teacher placements in industry through the Teacher Discovery Placement Scheme. The STEM Alliance works to fill the need for more STEM-skilled workforce in Europe and to support the central role STEM teachers are playing to motivate young people to pursue STEM studies and careers.

Mapping online safety needs and priorities in education


What are the key strengths and weaknesses of online safety across schools in Europe? What areas could be improved? The report assesses the current certification process for the eSafety Label and the impact of the initiative in the school environment.